Ed Loh, editor in chief of Motor Trend on fox news, said the Lincoln MKC is "a beautiful vehicle inside and out. It's fun to drive and was a very strong finalist."
The Criteria: (from motortrend.com)
The judges are looking for well-executed exterior and interior styling, innovative vehicle packaging, and good selection and use of materials.
Total vehicle concept and execution; clever solutions to packaging, manufacturing, and dynamics; and cost-effective technology that benefits consumers.
Performance of Intended Function
How well the vehicle does the job its planners, designers, and engineers intended it to do.
The judges consider fuel efficiency and carbon footprint size relative to the vehicle's competitive set.
The judges take into account each vehicle's ability to help the driver avoid a crash, as well as the secondary safety measures that protect its occupants during an accident.
Each vehicle's price and equipment levels are compared with those of vehicles in the same market segment.