Lincoln introduced the 2015 Navigator back in January and the vehicle was seen as a bonus for brand’s dealers. Still, it appears that the life cycle of this model will be short as the company will redesign the Navigator and roll it out in the second half of 2016 as a 2017MY.
Just like the F-150, the Lincoln Navigator is expected to arrive with an aluminum body which means it will not only be lighter but also more fuel efficient. The 2015 Navigator made its debut with a new 3.5-liter twin-turbocharged EcoBoost V6 engine that generates 380 hp and 430 lb-ft of torque.
The EcoBoost V6 replaces the old 5.4-liter V8 and it is mated to a six-speed automatic transmission with Lincoln’s SelectShift. Regarding the design, the 2015 Navigator features the latest version of company’s split-wing grille, LED taillights and 20-inch machined aluminum wheels.
Inside, there is a new steering wheels that was also introduced on the MKC premium small utility. Offered in both long- and short-wheelbase versions, the Lincoln Navigator comes with three rows of seats. Pricing starts at $62,475 including destination and delivery charges.
The 2015 Navigator 4x2 models equipped with the Reserve Package cost $69,975 but if you want the 4x4 models you will have to pay $72,900. The long-wheelbase 2015 Lincoln Navigator L starts at $64,640, but if you want the all-wheel drive version this costs $68,215.