2017 Lincoln Navigator is a fully fledged Luxury SUV manufactured by Lincoln which is a luxury division of Ford Motor Corporation. It was first made its debut in Chicago Motor Show and from then it has been ruling the large SUV market. 2017 model belongs to the 4th generation of Navigator but the design has some similarities with Ford Expedition. With new refreshed look and low weight chassis make it distinctive from its previous models.
2017 Lincoln Navigator Exterior and Interior
It is based on the same platform of 2015 Ford F-150 that uses aluminum platform which reduces the body weight of the car. A lot of new redesigned stuffs will be seen in the outer panel of the car that include new large front grille, giant headlamps, 20 inch alloy wheel along with 22 inch, new LED fog-lamp. There isn’t much makeover in body lines or panels of the car except it will use aluminum material that will increase the dynamics and mileage of the car as it will reduce 700 lbs from total bodyweight.
2017 Lincoln Navigator will furnish lot of makeovers in the interior that enhances the aesthetics of the car. It would have a long spacious cabin that in turn increase the head and leg space which in turn increases the comfort level. Same leather stitched dashboard would be predominant along with some new interesting modern features that include leather stitched interior parts,8 inch touch screen display that include satellite navigation system and MyLincoln Touch System, new digital speedometer, two display panel will be at the backside of the headrest of the front seats, automatic air controller with air duct in front and back, leather stitched hand rest. Overall styling exhibit a sophistic nature which in term will attract lot of buyers.
2017 Lincoln Navigator Engine Specs
Its predecessor uses a power train which comprises 5.4 liter V-8 SOHC engine that uses lot of fuel so it dropped the sales. For this reason Ford came up with a new V-6 engine that will pegged with an EcoBoost 3.5 liter engine that will attract more buyer because of its better fuel efficiency. The engine can produce 380 horsepower and 460 lb-ft of torque which will give a massive boost to the performance of the car and it will be better when compared to other model in this segment.
2017 Lincoln Navigator will be packed with a 10 way programmed transmission system instead of the old six speed automatic transmission. This new transmission is expected to give a new level of driving experience to the rider.
As it is using new aluminum body material which in turn is reducing fuel consumption and new 3.5 liter is assumed to be a less fuel consumer.
2017 Lincoln Navigator Price and Release Date
2017 Lincoln Navigator is expected to launch in later part of 2016 with price range starting from $ 60,000 to $ 75,000. In 2007 it had a huge sales chart but gradually the sales growth got checked and as a result Lincoln could sell only 10,000 units in 2014. It will face stiff competition from Mercedes Benz GL-Class, BMW X7 and Cadillac Esclade.