2017 Lincoln Continental

[Lincoln: a brand named after Ex American President]

Introduction:

The 2017 Lincoln Continental is a lavish large car. It offers three ample powered engines, each of them with a 6-speed automatic. It is a completely different sedan from previous models. The suspension smooths out the bumpy rides. It has good reviews and offers many elite facilities that include comfortable seats and spacious back seats. It has high security and reliability ratings as well as smartphone app integration (android auto and apple car play). Despite all these qualities, it has a less responsive steering and bad fuel consumption.

Lincoln produced this model fifteen years later the launch of its predecessor. This model brings value to a full-sized luxury sedan. if your preference is a full-size luxury sedan that looks expensive like Mercedes and BMW but is economical, you should definitely give the 2017  Lincoln Continental a try. Even KIA K-900 and Genesis G-90 models have higher prices than the 2017 Lincoln Continental.

Competitors:

Its competitors include the Mercedes Benz S-class and BMW seven series.

Variants of 2017 Lincoln Continental

The 2017 Lincoln Continental offers the same technology features that are offered by the costly luxury cars like Mercedes Benz S-class and BMW 7-series but at a lower price. It has four available trims:

  • PREMIER
  • SELECT
  • RESERVE
  • BLACK LABEL

The 2017 Lincoln Continental Premier Model:

It is the basic trim that comes with a 3.7l, V-6 engine of 305hp and 280 lb-ft. It offers a 6-speed automatic transmission. It has the following technical features and specifications:

Alloy wheels(18-inch)
LED lights and xenon adaptive lights 
Engine starts with remote 
Keyless entry 
Automatic climate control(dual-zone)
Leather wrapped steering wheel 
Interior ambient lights 
Bluetooth 
Infotainment system 
Audio system(10 speakers)
Touch screen8-inch
USB ports(two)
Radio(setallite)
Ignition 
Rearview camera 
Parking sensors 
Dampers(adjustable)
Blindspots 

The 2017 Lincoln Continental Select:

This variant adds up to the premier trim at a very economical price. It has features of premier trim and the following additional features that were not available in premier trim:

19-inch wheels 
Doors with soft-close convenience 
Exterior mirrors that are power controlled 
Hands-free opening for the trunk 
USB ports(Charge only)
Leather seating 
The steering wheel has wood accents 

Stepping up to this trim also allows users to enjoy a 2.7l, V-6 engine with 335 horsepower and 380 pound-feet.

The 2017 Lincoln Continental Reserve trim:

It includes more features than the previous two trims. A 2.7-liter engine is standard for this trim and so are adjustable and ventilated front seats that are [ower supplied and can be rotated in 24-ways.

Blindspot monitoring 
Automatic climate controlTri-zone
Cross-traffic alert 
Navigation system 
Sunshade 
Smartphone apps 

The 2017 Lincoln Continental Black label Trim:

The price of this trim is relatively higher but it has full features and provides Lincoln’s Black label program. It is considered the best one among all trims due to its features.

20-inch wheels 
LED lights 
Suede headliner 
Leather seatings 
Heated steering wheel 
Revel ultima audio systemNineteen speakers
CD player 
HD Radio 
Interior color options 
Three different pallets 
Adjustable rear-seats 

It also allows access to Lincoln’s Black Label member privileges.

According to the power desired by users, The black label and Reserve, both offer an option of a 3.0l, V-6 turbo engine that is a 400horsepower and 400 pounds-feet. This feature comes with additional summer performance tires.

Some optional packages for 2017 lincoln continental

The Climate package: (available for select, reserve, and black label) It offers the following features:

  • automatic vipers
  • high beam lights
  • rearview mirror with auto-dimming facility
  • a heated steering wheel and rear seats.

The Technology package: (this package is available for Select with a 2.7l engine, Reserve snd Black Lable) It offers the following options:

  • A parking camera that works 360 degrees.
  • Rearview mirror with auto dimming facility
  • Cruise control
  • parking sensors
  • lane departure assistance
  • emergency auto-brake
  • Collision sensors

The rear seat package (available for Reserve and Black label)

  • Includes a reclining rear seat
  • A panoramic sunroof
  • Ventilated and heated outboard seats that can be adjusted in 4-ways
  • Inflatable seat belts
  • Sunshades on the rear side

The Reserve’s luxury package.

  • The LED lights
  • Audio system (Revel)

Other features are also offered individually, depending on the trim. For example; 20 inch wheels, the Revel audio system, sunroofs, seats have a massaging function and can be adjusted in thirty ways.

2017 Lincoln Continental

Owner’s Manual

The 2017 Lincoln Continental Owner’s Manual covers the specs, operation, and routine maintenance of the vehicle. Manuals for other years of the Lincoln Continental are also available.

Added safety

The 2017 Lincoln Continental manual has higher safety ratings. According to an estimate by NHTSA (National highway traffic safety administration), continental has an overall 5-star rating in safety and the possibility of car crash tests. The insurance safety institute for highway safety tested Lincoln and chose it as a 2017 top safety pick. The safety features of this model include:

  • A standard feature of MyKey.
  • Parking sensors
  • Standard rearview camera
  • Speed limit control

Moreover, the drivers’ assistance features include:

  • Automatic cruise control
  • Blind-spot monitoring
  • Lane departure warning
  • Collision alert
  • Pedestrian detection
  • Surround-view camera
  • The automatic brake system in case of emergency

What’s new?
The 2017 model Lincoln Continental is reintroduced as a totally new 2017 model.

Pros and cons

Customers must be aware of the pros and cons before buying this luxurious full sized sedan.

ProsCons
Powerful enginesBad fuel consumption
Spacious and attractive seatsStiff handling
Good reliability rating 
5-star ratings for safety 

Cost to own a 2017 model Lincoln Continental

Considering its bad fuel economy, Lincoln continental costs more for gas as compared to its rivals. Adding us the cost of gas, insurance, repair, and maintenance, etc. The amount of around $30,000 is estimated to keep this car for five years.