2018 Lincoln Navigator

2018 Lincoln Navigator – Review

The 2018 Lincoln Navigator is a sophisticated people moving machine. Not often can you change a vehicle that meets everybody’s expectations, but Lincoln has done it. Totally redefined and ready to excite.

Interior

Walk up to the new Navigator and the vehicle immediately comes alive. The Lincoln logo is projected on the ground inviting you to step in. once inside the refined interior makes you feel comfortable like your slipping into a leather couch. The heavy use of wood accents and chrome mixed with leather reminds you that you’re in a whole new level of luxury. The 10” touchscreen mounted on the dash is in easy reach and instrument cluster is easy to use with great visuals to keep you informed.  A 30-position driver’s seat with eleven independent air cushions that are heated or ventilated along with a full message capability keeps you comfortable for any length of drive. A very spacious cabin that seats seven, one-touch tilt and slide PowerFold second row seats and a power reclining third row. With the second and third row seats folded flat, the Navigator offers total cargo volume of 2925 L (103.3 cu ft)

Four 12-volt power ports and a 110-volt outlet positioned conveniently so all rows can access. Panoramic vista roof that is so big you think you were driving a convertible. All models come with a 4G LTE WI-FI hotspot that enables up to 10 devices to be connected at the same time. The available Revel Ultima audio system brings the concert hall to you with a total of 20 speakers throughout the cabin.

Engine:

3.5 L twin-turbocharged engine is capable of producing 450 horsepower and 210 lb-ft of torque, mated to a 10-speed transmission

On nice feature is the auto hold button which keeps the vehicle still one the driver comes to a stop, even on hills. The Lincoln drive modes allows you to select from six different drive modes that control the adaptive suspension, shift points, and 4-wheel drive lines, everything from slippery to excite. Switch to tow haul mode and it seamlessly translates power into towing performance. Towing capacity is up to 3810Kg (8,400 lbs) when properly equipped.

Pump frequency:

14.9 / 11.8 L/100 km (city/highway)

Verdict

I have driven many large SUV’s over the years and in fact, own one myself, but nothing that compares to the luxury and comfort this new Navigator offers. Outstanding vehicle and I am thoroughly impressed. I recommend taking a test drive for yourself.

Warranty Support:

  • Basic 4 years / 80,000 km
  • Corrosion 5 years / unlimited distance
  • Powertrain 6 years/ 110,000 km
  • Safety restraint 5 years/ 100,00 km

Price

  • Navigator Select $88,150
  • Navigator Reserve $91,150
  • Navigator Select L $91,150
  • Navigator Reserve L $94,150
  • Our tester was the Navigator Reserve with options $101,600