2019 Lincoln MKC

midsize luxury SUV / 4-door SUV

2019 Lincoln MKC 4-door SUV
2017 Lincoln MKC shown

Crashworthiness

Rating overview
Moderate overlap front
Side

Crash avoidance & mitigation

Front crash prevention
Optional system
Not tested

Child seat anchors

LATCH ease of use

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
Injury measures
Head/neck
Chest
Leg/foot, left
Leg/foot, right
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.

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. 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

System details

  • Optional Pre-collision Assist with Driver Alert and Pedestrian Detection and Automatic Emergency Braking

Package name

  • Optional Technology Package

Applies to 2019 models

Overall evaluation

  • This system meets the requirements for forward collision warning.
  • Autobrake not tested.

How front crash prevention is evaluated

Child seat anchors

Applies to 2017-19 models

Overall evaluation
Vehicle trim Reserve
Seat type leather

This vehicle has 2 rear seating positions with complete child seat attachment (LATCH) hardware.

It has 1 additional seating position with a tether anchor and the ability to borrow lower anchors from the other seating positions.

Note: When anchors are borrowed, they aren't available to use in their designated positions.

1 2 3
G Good
A Acceptable
M Marginal
P Poor
Seating positions that rely on borrowed lower anchors or have only a tether anchor available are not rated.
thether anchor symbol
Tether anchor
lower anchor symbol
Lower anchors
shared lower achors symbol
Lower anchor(s) can be borrowed from adjacent positions(s)
No hardware available

Details by seating position

1
Tether anchor
easy-to-find location
other hardware could be confused for anchor
Lower anchors
too deep in seat
not too much force needed to attach
difficult to maneuver around anchors
2
Tether anchor
easy-to-find location
other hardware could be confused for anchor
Lower anchors
Can be borrowed from 1 and 3
3
Tether anchor
easy-to-find location
other hardware could be confused for anchor
Lower anchors
not too deep in seat
not too much force needed to attach
easy to maneuver around anchors
Technical measurements for this test

Seat position 21

3

Lower anchor A
Open access rated No
Depth (cm) 0-2
Force (lbs) 9
Clearance angle (degrees) 63
Lower anchor B
Open access rated No
Depth (cm) 0-2
Force (lbs) 12
Clearance angle (degrees) 73
Tether anchor
Location Middle seatback
Confusing hardware present Yes
Has contrasting label
within 3 inches of tether anchor
No

Seat position 22

2

Lower anchor A
Lower latch is shared for this seat position
Lower anchor B
Lower latch is shared for this seat position
Tether anchor
Location Middle seatback
Confusing hardware present Yes
Has contrasting label
within 3 inches of tether anchor
No

Seat position 23

1

Lower anchor A
Open access rated No
Depth (cm) 2-4
Force (lbs) 6
Clearance angle (degrees) 79
Lower anchor B
Open access rated No
Depth (cm) 0-2
Force (lbs) 6
Clearance angle (degrees) 48
Tether anchor
Location Middle seatback
Confusing hardware present Yes
Has contrasting label
within 3 inches of tether anchor
No

How child seat anchors are evaluated