The 2021 Lincoln Navigator

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2021 Lincoln Navigator2021 Mercedes-Benz GLS
Base Engine3.5-liter V63.0-liter inline-6 turbo
Standard Horsepower450 horsepower369 horsepower
Transmission10-speed automatic9-speed automatic
Third-Row Legroom40.9 in.34.6 in.
Max Cargo Volume84.7 cubic feet42.7 cubic feet

Twin-Turbocharged 3.5-L Engine

Capable of producing 450 horsepower* and 510 lb.-ft. of torque,* the twin turbocharged 3.5-L engine in the navigator is a true powerhouse. With smooth and controlled power, it performs in a way that matches both your mood and the road. Additionally, this vehicle features five standard, selectable Lincoln Drive Modes, as well as a sixth, the available Slow Climb.**

*Horsepower and torque ratings based on premium fuel per SAE J1349® standard. Your results may vary.

**Slow Climb drive mode requires Heavy-Duty Trailer Tow Package and 4x4 drivetrain.

Lincoln Drive Modes

Satisfy both your desire for control and need for excitement with the simple twist of a dial. From Conserve to Excite, the Lincoln Navigator offers five standard and distinct selectable drive modes for confidence, exhilaration and control in a wide variety of driving conditions. These modes are Slippery, Excite, Conserve, Deep Conditions and Normal, as well as a sixth, available Slow Climb* drive mode. Each mode has a number of calculated settings that adjust the vehicle, including the available adaptive suspension, shift points, 4x2 vs. 4x4 drivetrain, information displays and more - and it all happens with the twist of a knob.

*Slow Climb drive mode. requires Heavy-Duty Trailer Tow Package and 4x4 drivetrain. Lincoln Black Label model shown.

Adaptive Suspension

Road conditions vary and, for smooth and confident driving, your suspension should too. The adaptive suspension controls the up-and-down movement of the wheels when driving on uneven surfaces and over potholes. This system, controlled by the five standard selectable Lincoln Drive Modes-including Deep Conditions for sandy terrain-helps to decrease the stress of harsh driving situations without compromising the comfort within.

Lincoln Connect™

With standard Lincoln Connect,™ you and your passengers can enjoy seamless connectivity. All models feature a 4G LTE Wi-Fi hotspot that enables up to 10 devices to be connected at the same time and comes with a 3-month/3-gigabyte trial. Plus, with the embedded modem, you can use the Lincoln Way™ App to its fullest and even keep track of your Wi-Fi data usage. Whether in the vehicle or up to 50 feet away, you can access the hotspot and make lasting connections.

Lincoln Connect includes complimentary 5-year subscription for remote features, excluding Wi-Fi hotspot, and starts with vehicle sale date (after which, fees apply). Subscription is subject to compatible 4G LTE network availability. Evolving technology/cellular networks may affect future functionality. Certain restrictions, third-party terms or message/data rates may apply.

Phone As A Key

Because Lincoln designs technology around humanity, now you never have to worry about losing or finding your keys. Through the Lincoln Way™ App, you can program your smartphone to act as the key to your Lincoln navigator. Via a Bluetooth® connection, your phone will grant you entry into the Lincoln Navigator, allow you to start it and drive away. And should your phone die or get misplaced, a backup system allows you to simply enter a code to gain access and start your engine.

Requires feature activation.

The Lincoln Way™ App

Focus on what matters most with an app* that makes vehicle ownership effortless. With the Lincoln Way App you can start or stop and lock or unlock your vehicle from virtually anywhere*, while Vehicle Details empower you to monitor your vehicle health and check oil life and tire pressure from wherever life takes you.* Should something happen along the way, 24/7 Roadside Assistance has you covered.† Earn Points with Lincoln Access Rewards™ and manage your balance right now from the app. Welcome to an effortless ownership experience. Welcome to the Lincoln Way.

Lincoln Connect (standard on select vehicles), the Lincoln Way App and complimentary connected service are required for remote features (see Lincoln Way terms for details). Connected service and features depend on compatible AT&T network availability. Evolving technology/cellular networks/vehicle capability may limit functionality and prevent operation of connected features. Connected service excludes Wi-Fi hotspot.,/p>

†Roadside Assistance is included for certain owners and available to everyone for per-service fee. Lincoln reserves the right to change program details without obligations.

Second- And Third-Row Comfort

Every surface, space and accessory inside the Lincoln Navigator has been optimized to deliver an immense level of comfort, not to mention best-in-class* second-row leg room when the second row is in its full rearward position. One-touch tilt-and-slide PowerFold® second-row seats and a power-reclining PowerFold third row offer an enjoyable level of comfort and space for all. Additionally, you can customize your second row experience by selecting between a center console, passthrough or bench seat design on Reserve models.

Class is Large Traditional Premium Utilities based on Lincoln segmentation.

Center Touchscreen

The 10-inch center touchscreen of the Lincoln Navigator presents users with an easy-to-use layout. With the press of a button, you can access navigation, change seat settings and more.

Split Armrests

The front- and available second-row split armrests provide eye-catching style and comfort.

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