Judging on the latest reports, it looks that the famous sedan will be dead soon. Sales are slow and there is a big chance that the 2022 Lincoln Continental will be the last year model offered in North America. On the other side, this model is doing pretty well in China, so we could easily see production moved to this country.
In any case, the next year definitely won’t bring any important change. The 2022 Lincoln Continental will continue with the same design, so we don’t expect to see it on the market before the last quarter of the year.
- Poweful optional engines
- Spacious interior
- Easy-to-use controls
- Poor fuel economy
- Rivals feature better interior quality
- Handling could be better
In terms of the exterior design, the 2022 Lincoln Continental will definitely keep the same characteristics. It will continue to ride on the company’s familiar CD4 platform, which is in use for most of Ford’s mid-size cars. It guarantees quite decent driving dynamics and good overall efficiency.
In terms of the styling, this model features the company’s latest design language. It comes with a typical sedan shape, with a familiar face that characterizes pretty much all newer Lincoln models. The next year definitely won’t bring any important change, expect possible new color options.
The interior of the 2022 Lincoln Continental will also remain pretty much unchanged. That means that you can count on a pretty spacious cabin, characterized by pretty good quality. However, there is still a couple of surfaces that feature plastics and similar materials.
Also, German rivals like BMW 5 Series or Audi A6 feature far better final treatment. On the other side, a list of standard equipment is pretty long. Even the most basic versions are equipped with things like 10-way power-adjustable front seats, heating, leather upholstery, 10-speaker stereo, Android Auto, and Apple CarPlay, dual-zone climate control and much more. Of course, there are tons of available features in all aspects.
There will be three engines in the offer for the 2022 Lincoln Continental, all with six cylinders. Base models will feature a familiar, older-generation 3.7-liter V6 with around 305 horsepower. Optional EcoBoost units are far better choices.
The first one is a 2.7-liter engine with a max output of 335 horsepower. Finally, there is a 3.5-liter V6 engine with around 400 horsepower. All engines are coupled with a 6-speed automatic transmission and all of them are pretty thirsty.
2020 Lincoln Continental Release Date and Price
The 2022 Lincoln Continental will hit the market sometime late in the years. Base models should go around $46,000.