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Lincoln Navigator
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$61,480 - $67,220
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CR Model Summary
The big news about the Navigator is that the 3.5-liter EcoBoost V6 engine will make its way under the hood for its 2015 freshening. Lincoln says that the V6 will return better fuel economy and more power than the outgoing 5.4-liter V8. A six-speed automatic is the lone transmission. Both regular- and long-wheelbase versions will continue to be available, as well as eight-passenger seating. New features include SYNC with MyFord Touch, push-button start and blind spot monitoring. We can only hope that this new V6 will improve upon the dismal 13 mpg overall from the last Navigator we tested.
 
General Model Specs
Body styles
4-door SUV, extended SUV
Drive wheels
Rear or selectable 4WD
Seating
2 front, 3 rear, 3 third
Engines available
3.5-liter V6 turbo (380 hp)
Transmissions available
6-speed automatic
Warranty
Basic: 4/50
Powertrain: 6 year/ 70,000 mile
 
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Reliability History - Lincoln Navigator
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Trouble spots by year 05 06 07 08 09 10 11 12 13 14
Engine Major
Engine Cooling
Transmission Major
Transmission Minor
Drive System
Fuel System
Engine Minor
Electrical System
 
Safety Specs
Safety belts
Pretensioners, front/rear Yes/no
Air bags
Side air bags, front/rear Standard/no
Side curtain air bags Standard with rollover
Active safety features
Antilock brakes Standard
Traction control Standard
Stability control Standard
Daytime running lights Not available
Crash and rollover tests
IIHS front moderate overlap NA
IIHS front small overlap NA
IIHS side crash NA
IIHS rear crash NA
IIHS roof crush NA
NHTSA overall crash score NA
NHTSA overall frontal-crash score NA
NHTSA front-crash, driver/front passenger NA / NA
NHTSA overall side-crash score NA
NHTSA side-crash, driver/rear passenger NA / NA
NHTSA side pole-crash NA
NHTSA rollover, 2WD/4WD 3 / 4
 
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