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2011 Lincoln MKX Technical Specifications
Construction Unibody
Final assembly location Oakville Assembly Complex; Oakville, Ontario
Type 3.7-liter Ti-VCT V-6
Manufacturing location Lima Engine Plant; Lima, Ohio
Configuration 60-degree V-6, aluminum block and heads
Intake manifold Composite, common plenum
Exhaust manifold Cast iron
Crankshaft Forged steel
Redline 7,000 rpm
Idle speed in drive/neutral 600 rpm (640 with trailer tow package)
Throttle body 65 mm, electronic
Valvetrain DAMB, four valves per cylinder, twin independent variable camshaft timing
Valve diameter Intake: 37 mm; exhaust: 31 mm
Pistons High-temperature cast-aluminum alloy with low-friction coated skirts, low-tension rings
Connecting rods Cracked powder metal
Ignition Pencil coil
Bore x stroke 3.76 x 3.4 in. / 95.5 x 86.7 mm
Displacement 227 cu. in. / 3,726 cc
Compression ratio 10.5:1
Horsepower 305 @ 6,500 rpm (SAE certified)
Horsepower per liter 81.9 (SAE certified)
Torque 280 lb.-ft. @ 4,000 rpm (SAE certified)
Recommended fuel 87 octane
Fuel capacity 19 gallons (FWD), 20 gallons (AWD)
Fuel injection Sequential multi-port fuel injection
Emission control Closed loop with catalyst
Emissions (tailpipe/evaporation)
Federal standards Tier II/Bin 5, LEV II
California standards ULEV II
Oil capacity Six quarts, with filter
Recommended oil GF4, 5W-20
Layout FWD (optional AWD)
Standard Six-speed SelectShift Automatic(TM)
Gear Ratios
1st 4.48:1
2nd 2.87:1
3rd 1.84:1
4th 1.41:1
5th 1.0:1
6th 0.74:1
Reverse 2.88:1
Final drive FWD 3.16, AWD 3.39
Front MacPherson strut and L-shaped lower control arm with isolated subframe and stabilizer bar
Rear Independent with trailing blade, integrated knuckle and lateral links, isolated subframe and stabilizer bar
Type Power rack-and-pinion
Steering column Tilt-telescope
Type Four-wheel ABS (four channel); AdvanceTrac(R) with RSC (Roll Stability Control(TM))
Front Discs
Rear Discs
Power assist Yes
P245/60R-18 BSW A/S H-rated on 18-inch premium painted wheels
P245/60R-18 BSW A/S H-rated on 18-inch polished aluminum wheels
P245/50R-20 A/S BSW H-rated on 20-inch chrome-clad aluminum wheels
P245/50R-20 A/S BSW H-rated on 20-inch polished aluminum wheels