2015 Lincoln MKC

small SUV / 4-door SUV

Crashworthiness

Rating overview
Moderate overlap front
Side

Crash avoidance & mitigation

Front crash prevention: vehicle-to-vehicle
Optional system
Basic

Other available safety features

  • Optional daytime running lights
  • Optional blind spot detection
  • Optional lane departure warning
  • Optional lane departure prevention

Key

  • G
    Good
  • A
    Acceptable
  • M
    Marginal
  • P
    Poor
  • Superior
  • Advanced
  • Basic

Some ratings use a scale of Poor to Good. Others range from Basic to Superior.

Moderate overlap front

Rating applies to 2015-19 models

Tested vehicle: 2015 Lincoln MKC Reserve 4-door 4wd

The Lincoln MKC was introduced in the 2015 model year and is derived from the Ford Escape. Moderate overlap frontal ratings are assigned by the Institute based on a test conducted by Ford as part of frontal crash test verification.

Overall evaluation
Structure and safety cage
Driver injury measures
Head/neck
Chest
Leg/foot, left
Leg/foot, right
Driver restraints and dummy kinematics
Technical measurements for this test

Measures of occupant compartment intrusion on driver side

Test ID VTF1407
Footwell intrusion
Footrest (cm) 5
Left (cm) 7
Center (cm) 6
Right (cm) 6
Brake pedal (cm) 3
Instrument panel rearward movement
Left (cm) 2
Right (cm) 1
Steering column movement
Upward (cm) 1
Rearward (cm) -2
A-pillar rearward movement (cm) 1

Driver injury measures

Test ID VTF1407
Head
HIC-15 231
Peak gs at hard contact no contact
Neck
Tension (kN) 0.9
Extension bending moment (Nm) 7
Maximum Nij 0.22
Chest maximum compression (mm) 28
Legs
Femur force - left (kN) 0.7
Femur force - right (kN) 0.8
Knee displacement - left (mm) 1
Knee displacement - right (mm) 3
Maximum tibia index - left 0.31
Maximum tibia index - right 0.44
Tibia axial force - left (kN) 2.1
Tibia axial force - right (kN) 2.7
Foot acceleration (g)
Left 42
Right 76

How the moderate overlap front test is conducted

Side

Rating applies to 2015-19 models

Tested vehicle: 2015 Lincoln MKC Reserve 4-door 4wd with standard front and rear head curtain airbags and standard front seat-mounted torso airbags

The Lincoln MKC was introduced in the 2015 model year and is derived from the Ford Escape. Side ratings are assigned by the Institute based on a test conducted by Ford as part of side crash test verification.

Overall evaluation
Structure and safety cage
Driver injury measures
Head/neck
Torso
Pelvis/leg
Driver head protection
Rear passenger injury measures
Head/neck
Torso
Pelvis/leg
Rear passenger head protection
Technical measurements for this test

Measures of occupant compartment intrusion on driver side

Test ID VTS1411
B-pillar to longitudinal centerline of driver's seat (cm) -18.0
Negative numbers indicate the amount by which the crush stopped short of the seat centerline.

Driver injury measures

Test ID VTS1411
Head HIC-15 258
Neck
Tension (kN) 1.2
Compression (kN) 0.2
Shoulder
Lateral deflection (mm) 23
Lateral force (kN) 1.2
Torso
Maximum deflection (mm) 26
Average deflection (mm) 23
Maximum deflection rate (m/s) 3.49
Maximum viscous criterion (m/s) 0.45
Pelvis
Iliac force (kN) 1.5
Acetabulum force (kN) 1.8
Combined force (kN) 3.1
Left femur
L-M force (kN) 0.7
L-M moment (Nm) 91
A-P moment (Nm) 22

Passenger injury measures

Test ID VTS1411
Head HIC-15 157
Neck
Tension (kN) 0.1
Compression (kN) 0.3
Shoulder
Lateral deflection (mm) 40
Lateral force (kN) 1.7
Torso
Maximum deflection (mm) 33
Average deflection (mm) 25
Maximum deflection rate (m/s) 2.78
Maximum viscous criterion (m/s) 0.43
Pelvis
Iliac force (kN) 0.0
Acetabulum force (kN) 2.2
Combined force (kN) 2.2
Left femur
L-M force (kN) 0.2
L-M moment (Nm) 46
A-P moment (Nm) 30

How the side crash test is conducted

Front crash prevention: vehicle-to-vehicle

System details

  • Optional Collision Warning with Brake Support

Package name

  • Optional Technology Package

Overall evaluation

Applies to 2015-18 models

Basic
Basic
with optional equipment
  • This system meets the requirements for forward collision warning.
  • Autobrake not available.

How front crash prevention is evaluated