Luxury SUV and crossovers are much in demand and nearly every carmaker is trying to cash in on the trend. Ford is not far behind others in the race. While its luxury sub-brand Lincoln may not be the top choice of buyers. However, in the last few years, Lincoln models have received a good response.
The upcoming 2019 Lincoln Navigator, a full-sized luxury SUV has been revamped for 2018 and it will sell as 2019 model. This Lincoln SUV has presented at the New York Auto Show received praise from all quarters and the production model is not much different from the one shown- which is a good thing.
Although at first it was believed that this model will be on sale this year, it will not happen. The new generation of this luxury SUV – 2019 Lincoln Navigator will not be available for purchase before the end of 2018.
Exterior and Interior Design
There is no denying upcoming 2019 Lincoln Navigator looks gorgeous, from every angle. Luxury SUV and crossover buyers looking for a vehicle that looks stunning both inside and outside. In that respect, it will not disappoint.
The turbine-style wheels look enticing as does the regal grille. The body comprises mostly of aluminum and this leads to weight reduction- nearly 200 pounds. Its hood creases, chrome grille, Sweeping Led headlamps and rear lamps add to the oomph- beyond any doubt.
Just like the exterior, the cabin of 2019 Lincoln Navigator oozes sophistication and luxury- at every inch! Craftsmanship is evident and attention to detail leaves no room for grudges. Usage of quality laminated glass ensures you can enjoy a quieter cabin. The front row seats have heating and massaging features embedded. Third-row seats have reclining feature. Lincoln bundles in the flexible cargo management system.
2019 Lincoln Navigator Engine Options
The 2019 Lincoln Navigator is powered by a new 3.5-liter twin-turbocharged V6 engine. This powerful engine is capable of making 450 HP. This is clubbed with all new 10-speed automatic transmission gearbox Ford has co-developed with GM. The base version has the rear-wheel drive, while all-wheel drive is optional.
The 2017 version had a towing capacity of 9000 pounds and that may remain unchanged for the upcoming model too. There are separate drives modes to pick from. For example, you get modes like Conserve, Slow Climb, Normal, Excite, Slipper etc.
Spec and Features
The 2019 Lincoln Navigator is loaded with innovative entertainment and top safety features. It also has speed-dependent adaptive lighting that helps enhance driving safety. The cabin’s instrument panel has a 12-inch display. A floating touch display is there to let you control SYNC 3 infotainment system setup.
You can enjoy listening to your favourite songs on the Revel II sound system. There are USB ports and 12-volt outlets and you also get access to a 4G LTE hotspot. The last one lets you connect 10 devices to it. Optional and driver-centric technologies are trailer backup assistance, adaptive cruise control, and 360-degree camera system.
Price and availability
Pricing of 2019 Lincoln Navigator isn’t known yet. However, it is likely to be priced around $64,000 for the base trim. It is going to be unveiled in 2018. The biggest change for this SUV is that it will get a hybrid powertrain.
Summing it up
2019 Lincoln Navigator is a superb luxury SUV that gets most things right. Also, the revamped exterior looks great and the cabin is among the category leaders beyond any question. It also gets a good engine and enhanced safety technologies. Its main competitor will be redesigned Infiniti QX80.