The redesigned 2016 Lincoln Navigator is a full-size luxury SUV that replaces the obsolete 2015 model. From the time it was launched, it has recorded a lot of success on the market. Car is improved and refreshed, this of course can be linked to increased competition from different vehicles in the same class like Cadillac Escalade or Volvo XC90.
2016 Lincoln Navigator has iconic figure with aluminum platform in order to enhance its performance and consequently reduce its fuel consumption as a result of the light weight. It follows the F150 platform update together with a aluminum body panel and steel frames. These qualities have made it lose over 700 pounds of its initial weight.
The new Lincoln Navigator 2016 in a standard and long-wheelbase L variant is available in two trim levels Select and Reserve. Both levels as a standard offering a lot: Clear coat paint, deep tinted glass, power lift gate, Rear cargo access perimeter lights and led brake lights, power heated side mirrors, adjustable pedals, push-button start and power tilt, telescoping steering wheel, blind-spot monitoring, a rearview camera and front and rear warning sensors and chrome door handles. It consist of 20” ultra brite machined aluminum wheel and 18” steel spare wheel , on them are tire dimensions: P275/55R20 AS BSW tires and P275/65R18AT OWL which is spare tire.
Optional equipment include 22 inch chrome wheels that wear 285/45 all season tires, power running boards, premium leather across all three rows and includes Ziricote wood accents and upgraded floor mats. All these additions raise the price of the vehicle for $ 8,000.
2016 Lincoln Navigator Interior
The inside of 2016 Lincoln navigator is specious with a comfortable cabin. Its cabin is made of high quality materials that are equipped with safety features and gadgets. Around the dashboard there exist most recent and innovative features such as Sync 3 infotainment system. The control panel is fitted with 8-inch touch screen, navigation and voice command that the company has considered advancing. Passengers are able to listen to premium 14-speaker THX II-certified audio system. The interior is also composed of three zone climate control. The premium leather seats have both cooling and heating options.
It has also specious leg room in all seat rows not ignoring the cargo room which is one of the biggest in the class. It is able to accommodate up to eight passengers.
Engine Specs and Performance
The 5.4-litre V8 from 2015 Navigator has been replaced by a 3.5-liter twin-turbocharged V6 engine. The engine is capable of delivering 380 horsepower @ 5,250 rpm and 460 lb-ft of torque @ 2,750 rpm. Power is transmitted through 6 speed automatic gearbox with a manual shift mode to all wheel drive at buyer’s choice. Towing capability maxes out at 9,000 for a RWD SWB model, and falls to 8,400 pounds for a 4WD Navigator L. With this engine 2016 Navigator accelerate from 0-60 mph per 6,6 seconds, generating a top speed of abouth120 mph. It is very economical with around 21 mpg hwy, 15 mpg city with adorable tank capacity of 28 gal. This gives it a range of CTY/HWY 420 miles/ 560 miles.
Price and Release date
2016 Lincoln Navigator will be available in the market for sale in the second quarter of 2015. The prices will however range around 65 000 US dollars mark for the basic version. This is expected to satisfy buyers among the family men and people who like to have a spacious and comfortable car.