Since 1998, the 2015 Lincoln Navigator continues to scratch that itch for motorists who desire a luxury SUV geared towards providing an almost regal, king-of-the-road experience. The car-maker happily boasts “improved utility, craftsmanship and comfort,” and the difference is certainly noticeable. Its heightened efficiency in ’15 raises eyebrows as well; this model possesses a 3.5-liter twin-turbo V-6 heart which packs 380 horsepower and 16/20 city/highway miles per gallon (17 miles per gallon combined).
Sporting a considerably large frame and expansive cabin sitting on 22-inch polished aluminum wheels, this dynamic vessel demands its space—and will get it—while maneuverability, riding comfort, and overall road feel is uncompromisable. Drivers sit advantageously high for optimal visibility, and up to eight passengers enjoy numerous amenities in their plush leather seats. From the MyLincoln Touch, voice-activated navigation controls, trailer sway control, power-folding seats, and wood/leather steering wheel for the pilot, to the THX-certified audio system, ambient lighting, power moon-roof, and dual climate control for the entire crew to relish, everyone gets pampered especially during long road trips.
With all of these enhancements and high-volume towing capability [(9,000 lbs. (4×2)/
8,600 lbs. (4×4)], the 2015 Navigator leaves little to be desired in the large luxury SUV segment.
Base price: $65,055
Review model with all options and fees: $72,900 plus destination and delivery ($995)
For more information, visit Lincoln.com.
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