2017 Lincoln Navigator Overview
When the Lincoln Navigator was introduced back in 1998, it marked the first time that the luxury automaker had ever offered a vehicle in either the SUV or truck segment. In the years since, the Navigator SUV has maintained its basic design, but has added a number of convenience features like heated and cooled seats, a GPS system, leather upholstery, and a rearview camera. With the next-generation Navigator expected to debut later this year, the 2017 Navigator carries over relatively unchanged from the 2016 model year. The 2017 Lincoln Navigator competes with other full-size SUVs such as the Cadillac Escalade, Mercedes-Benz GLS-Class, and the more affordable Ford Expedition.
What’s New for the 2017 Lincoln Navigator?
For the 2016 model year, the Lincoln Navigator SUV came with the new Sync 3 infotainment system, which users applauded for being more intuitive and user-friendly than the previous infotainment system. However, the only update made to the 2017 Navigator is the addition of the Palladium White Gold exterior color option.
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2017 Lincoln Navigator Exterior
The 2017 Lincoln Navigator comes with a powerful and bold exterior design, which truly makes it stand out whether it’s traveling down the highway or navigating tight city streets. Every ’17 Navigator comes standard with LED taillights, chrome exhaust tips, and 20-inch aluminum wheels, but consumers can upgrade to larger 22-inch wheels if they opt for the available Reserve Package. In addition, the new Navigator comes with chrome roof-rack side rails and an enormous split grille. Exterior color options for the ’17 Navigator include Midnight Sapphire, White Platinum, and Riviera Sands Light Brown.
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Exterior available on the 2017 Lincoln Navigator Select 200A
- 20-inch Ultra Brite Machined-Aluminum wheels, P275/55R20 all-season BSW tires, Body-color door handle bezels with chrome strap, Center high-mount stop lamp on liftgate, Chrome roof-rack side rails with black crossbars and end caps, Chrome-tipped exhaust, Color-keyed upper and lower bumper fascias, Dual power-folding heated mirrors, Forward Sensing System, Rear bumper fascia-integrated frame-mounted hitch with cover, Front Rain-Sensing Wipers, HID projector lamps with LED signature lighting, LED running lamps, LED taillamps with backup lamps, Power liftgate, Power rear quarter windows, Power windows with driver/front passenger one-touch-up/-down feature, Power-deployable running boards, Reverse Sensing System, Satin-Aluminum Grille, Two front-bumper-integrated tow hooks, Heavy-Duty Trailer Tow Package
Exterior available on the 2017 Lincoln Navigator Reserve 300A
- 22-inch 20-Spoke Machined-Aluminum wheels, P285/45R22 all-season BSW tires
2017 Lincoln Navigator Performance
For many years, Lincoln offered the Navigator SUV with a big V8 engine, but the 2017 model features a direct-injected 3.5-liter V6 rated at 380 horsepower and 460 lb-ft of torque. That’s the same engine offered in the best-selling F-150 pickup truck and it allows the Navigator to sprint from 0 to 60 mph in just over six seconds, which is plenty quick when you consider this vehicle weighs more than 6,000 pounds. Furthermore, consumers have the option of either rear-wheel or four-wheel drive. If you plan to use the Navigator for towing purposes, the four-wheel drive variant can haul up to 9,000 pounds.
2017 Lincoln Navigator Efficiency
While the 2017 Lincoln Navigator is no Chevy Cruze Diesel when it comes to efficiency, the Navigator still yields respectable fuel economy for a vehicle of its size and weight. The standard-size Navigator with rear-wheel drive yields an EPA-estimated 15 mpg in the city and 21 mpg on the highway. In comparison, the extended length variant with four-wheel drive is good for 15 mpg in the city and 19 mpg on the highway. Every 2017 Lincoln Navigator comes standard with a 28-gallon fuel tank.
2017 Lincoln Navigator Interior
Without a doubt, the most distinguishing part of the 2017 Lincoln Navigator is its spacious and luxurious cabin. Even the entry-level model comes standard with a 14-speaker sound system, navigation technology, and premium leather trimmed bucket seats, but Lincoln also offers a Reserve Package that take elegance to a whole different level. If you opt for that available package, then your new Navigator will come with Ziricote wood accents and leather seating in every row, as well as premium floor mats. Furthermore, the 2017 Lincoln Navigator offers more than 18 cubic feet of storage space behind the rear seats, but the third row can fold into the floor by simply pressing a button, providing more than 100 cubic feet of available cargo space.
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Interior available on the 2017 Lincoln Navigator Select 200A
- First-row 10-way power, heated, and cooled premium leather-trimmed seats; OneTouch PowerFold®60/40 third-row fold-flat bench seat; Second-row heated, premium leather-trimmed bucket seats less center console; 110-volt AC outlet; Accessory delays for power windows, audio system, and power moonroof (If optioned); Two first-row assist handles; Two second-row assist handles; Liftgate assist handle; Auto-dimming interior rearview mirror; Auxiliary rear climate controls; Dual-zone electronic automatic temperature control; First-row center floor console with floor shifter, armrest, covered storage bin with chrome handle and two-tiered storage, two front cupholders, two USB ports, rear audio/climate controls, two headphone jacks, and rear cupholders; Floor mats with driver’s side retainer hook; Leather-wrapped and wood-trimmed steering wheel with power tilt column, cruise control, and secondary audio controls; Memory settings for driver’s seat position, exterior mirrors, adjustable foot pedals, and steering column; Power door locks; Power-adjustable foot pedals; Remote Start System; Soft door trim panels with real wood appliques, armrest, speaker grille, sail-mounted speakers, map pockets, and release handle with chrome finish, SiriusXM Satellite Radio, THX® II Certified 5.1 Surround Audio System, Available Navigation with SiriusXM Traffic and SiriusXM Travel Link®, HD Radio™ Technology
Interior available on the 2017 Lincoln Navigator Reserve 300A
- Upgraded all-weather floor mats
2017 Lincoln Navigator Safety
While the 2017 Lincoln Navigator has yet to undergo safety tests for the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), it did earn the highest possible rating of five stars from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). Every 2017 Lincoln Navigator comes standard with stability control, blind-spot monitors, a rearview camera, antilock brakes, and front parking sensors. In addition, the ’17 Navigator features the Ford MyKey system, which allows parents to set predetermined speed limits for secondary drivers, like teenagers, to encourage good driving habits.
Standard Safety Features
- AdvanceTrac® with Roll Stability Control™ (RSC®)
- Color-keyed safety belts with adjustable shoulder harness (first row) and 3-point belt for all seating positions
- Front seat-mounted side airbags
- Illuminated entry activated by key fob; interior lights and enhanced puddle lamp
- Personal Safety System™
- Rear view camera
- Safety Canopy® System with 3-row side-curtain airbags and rollover sensor
- Side-impact door beams
- Tire Pressure Monitoring System
- Trailer sway control
- Childproof rear door locks
- LATCH (Lower Anchors and Tether Anchors for CHildren)
- Perimeter alarm
- Remote Keyless Entry System
- SecuriCode™ keyless entry keypad
- SecuriLock® Passive Anti-Theft System
- SOS Post-Crash Alert System™
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