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Ford Lincoln Suv 2018 Colors, Release Date, Redesign, Price

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In the past some may have viewed the
Lincoln Navigator as little more than a fancied up Ford Expedition but that is
no longer the case. Ok, the navigator still shares its core
structure with the Expedition but it’s very much a Lincoln. The navigators chiseled aluminum body
and assertive chrome face paints a distinct, audacious picture of opulence
but that full scale richness really comes alive inside where classic style
and spacious quarters combined to deliver old-school lincoln luxury. With a
scrutinizing eye you can find details that were shuttled over from the
Expedition but that is nitpicking. Taken as a whole the Navigator’s cabin is
striking. Take a look at these seats and this trim, this deep pile floor mat. Ask
any robber baron and they’ll tell you, real luxury means plush floor mats.

Elevating the interior’s luxuriousness
is liberal use of chrome and beautiful wood trim. Look close and the dash trim
isn’t actually one piece but seriously who’s looking back here besides nosey
car reviewers.

Elsewhere nearly every surface is covered in soft, swanky
materials making the Navigator feel like a properly premium product. Easy for me
to say. Luxurious though it may be the cabin is also completely functional with
simple push-button controls, countless cupholders, excellent in-door storage, a
USB-equipped bin big enough for a 1980s cell phone, and a deep center
console storage hold, though it sure seems like the armrests should lift
separately. Climbing aboard the Navigator is a cinch
due to available power running boards, OneTouch second-row seat releases, and a wide pass-through to the power-reclining third row. The second row is as
accommodating as the third and in some seven passenger models includes a neat
cantilevered center console that mirrors the console up front. Perfect for icy, passive-aggressive rides to the airport. With up to eight seats
and outstanding space in all rows lugging a full load of adults is no
problem. While large and plush I will mention that just like in the Lincoln
Continental the Navigator’s optional 30-way adjustable seats feature a divided
seat back with separate top and bottom adjustability. That’s theoretically neat
but that division, for me, creates pressure points right about here and
here or this region if you’re looking at my back. If you don’t mind the gap the Navigator’s
front perches offer a lovely massage function and absurd levels of
adjustability including three zone lumbar support and asymmetrical thigh
support. If you prefer your front seats uncomplicated 10-way heated units come
standard. One interesting interior detail is a
conversation mirror that is as tiny as this screen is huge. Regarding the screen
it’s a 10-inch unit running the latest version of Sync 3. For navigation, phone,
and entertainment functions this is an agreeable interface. I will interface
with it.by using my finger. The infotainment system also includes
smartphone integration by way of Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, with icons so
large I can leave my Homer-approved dialing wand at home. For hauling cargo
the Navigator offers 20 cubic feet behind the third row, depending on how
the seats are angled. Drop the back two rows and cargo capacity lands at a
sizable 103.3 cubic feet. For better managing your cargo there is an optional
cargo management system. Or, if you’d just like more space, consider the more
cavernous long-wheelbase Navigator L. Moving this beast around is a
twin-turbocharged 3.5 liter V6 that sends its power groundward through a 10-speed, push-button automatic transmission. In operation the 10-speed largely fades
into the background, which is a good thing with almost any transmission but
especially within the context of a luxury SUV. Despite having 450 horsepower acceleration off the line is not as life-altering as you might expect.
Nonetheless, with rare exception, if you need to get ahead of traffic the
Navigator will get the job done. The V6’s power can also be used to tow up to
8,700 pounds. For best results we recommend trailer backup
assist, an optional system whose knob controlled steering makes backing up a
trailer almost foolproof. And FYI, the V6’s maximum power is only
available when running premium fuel.

Speaking of fuel economy, it’s good for a
large SUV, with optional four-wheel drive imposing a minor penalty. When stopped an automatic engine start/stop system shuts down the engine to save fuel but the
system is defeatable.

Captain Planet villains, rejoice! Rolling down the road
the Navigator has a cushy demeanor facilitated by an independent rear
suspension and optional adaptive dampers. The navigator suspension does good
things for ride quality but for best results the standard 20-inch wheels are
a smart bet. Though the optional 22-inch wheels do look cool. It might be big but
the Navigator’s steering is light and easy.

For close quarters maneuvering it’s really
not that bad, though partial credit goes to a compelling roster of driver assists. Standouts include optional Lane Keep Assist, adaptive cruise control with stop
and go functionality, a 180-degree forward facing camera for safely pulling
into traffic, a 360-degree camera system for infinitely easier parking, and a
one-button parking system that takes over steering from the no doubt
incompetent driver. It deactivated. Now who’s the incompetent one? Smug. Like many cars the Lincoln Navigator offers multiple drive modes
that alter vehicle behavior as the occasion requires. But man, those drive
modes will blow your mind with their grandiosity. I mean, even normal mode
looks like a deleted scene from Christopher Nolan’s interstellar. Deep
conditions indeed. The base Navigator Premier trim has a
starting price around $73,000 dollars and includes a standard backup
camera, LED head and tail lights, front and rear parking sensors, 3-zone
automatic climate control, six USB ports, power adjustable pedals, intelligent
access with push button start, and blind spot warning, a welcome feature since the wide b-pillar next to the driver’s head impedes the view left. Also standard are
a four year 50,000 mile bumper-to-bumper warranty and approach detection, which
greets the driver with glowing door handles, illuminated welcome mats, and
flashy displays from the head and tail lamps. Among the many enticing options
are a panoramic roof, a head-up display, and dual 10 inch entertainment screens
featuring USB and HDMI inputs, though headrests constantly smacking into them
cannot be good. Get reckless with the option sheet
and it’s possible to spec in nearly $100,000 Navigator. if you want to live
the ultimate Lincoln Life the Navigator is offered in black label form, opening a
range of customization options along with concierge services like
complimentary car washes, vehicle maintenance delivery services, and access to restaurants. Competitors include the Lexus LX, Infiniti QX80, and Mercedes-Benz GLS, though the Cadillac Escalade remains the Navigator’s prime target. It should
also be said that you can enjoy most of the Navigator’s features and functions
for less money with its platform mate the Ford Expedition. Even so, these days
there are good reasons to choose the Lincoln over the Ford. The Navigator
isn’t just a fancy SUV, it’s a fancy SUV that embodies the grandeur of Lincoln’s
past. If you want a full-size expression of American indulgence that can also tow
a boat, welcome to the Land of Lincoln No, the car company.

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