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Lincoln Navigator Reviews from Consumer Reports

Lincoln Navigator Reviews

The Lincoln Navigator is a 4-door SUV, extended SUV offered in a 4x4 Select, 4x2 Select, 4x2 Reserve, 4x4 Reserve, 4x4 Select, 4x2 Select, 4x4 Reserve and 4x2 Reserve. The powertrains include 3.5-liter V6 turbo (380 hp) engines, and 6-speed automatic transmissions. It is Rear or selectable 4WD wheel drive. EPA-rated fuel economy ranges from NA mpg city to NA mpg highway. The Navigator uses Regular fuel.

Competing models include Mercedes-Benz GLS, Buick Enclave, Cadillac Escalade, Infiniti QX80 and Toyota Land Cruiser.

Last Model Reviewed: 2016

Reviewed Lincoln Navigators from Consumer Reports

Consumer Reports has placed the following models through over 50 tests at our test track:

  • 2016 Lincoln Navigator SUV Base V6
  • 2015 Lincoln Navigator SUV Base V6
  • 2007 Lincoln Navigator SUV Ultimate V8

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