More stopping power, increased braking technology

More stopping power, increased braking technology  - Overview - Lincoln MKX

New four-wheel disc brakes provide enhanced stopping power. Key brake system upgrades include steel pistons, larger rear rotors, revised brake friction materials, revised brake booster gain and revised pedal ratios, all of which enable more initial bite and a firmer, more confident feel when customers press on the brake pedal.

The 2011 Lincoln MKX also offers several new brake-related features: Hill Start Assist, which reduces rollback on hills; Trailer Sway Control, which provides greater towing stability when equipped with the available trailer tow package; Hydraulic Brake Assist, which provides greater braking force in emergency stops; and available Adaptive Cruise Control and Collision Warning with Brake Support.

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    Setting speed control
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    Energy management feature Ч front outboard
    Х This vehicle has a safety belt system with an energy management feature at the front seats to help further reduce the risk of injury in the event of a head-on collision. Х The energy managemen ...

    Steering
    To help prevent damage to the power steering system: Х Never hold the steering wheel at its furthest turning points (until it stops) for more than a few seconds when the engine is running. Х Do no ...