2016 Lincoln Navigator

Pros: New turbo V6 engine delivers improved economy with no significant sacrifice in power; Spacious and comfortable 3rd-row seat folds flat to the floor; impressive towing capacity; lots of standard equipment

Cons: Fuel economy is still poor compared to most vehicles; some controls are placed out of easy reach; tall step-in height means entry and exit can be tricky for smaller occupants

CG Says: After last year’s refresh, the 2016 Lincoln Navigator gains a new Sync 3 infotainment control system. The Navigator is obviously an expensive vehicle, but it is actually something of a bargain when compared to the rest of its class—and to high-end versions of the Chevrolet Tahoe/Suburban and GMC Yukon. The Navigator’s 3rd-row seat space and comfort remains among the best in the class, and the extensive updates for 2015 help Navigator hold its own against the redesigned Cadillac Escalade.

The Facts
Class Premium Large SUV
Body Style(s) 4-door wagon
Passenger Count 8
Drive Wheels rear-wheel drive, four-wheel drive
Manufacturer Lincoln
Nation of Manufacture USA
Base Prices Select: $63,195
4WD Select: $66,770
Select L: $65,560
4WD Select L: $69,135
Reserve: $71,260
4WD Reserve: $74,260
Reserve L: $73,645
4WD Reserve L: $76,650

Base Engine
turbocharged 3.5-liter V6
Horsepower
380
Std. Transmission
6-speed automatic
Avail. Transmission
NA
EPA City Range (mpg)
15-16
EPA Hwy Range (mpg)
19-22

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2016 Lincoln Navigator L