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2022 Lincoln Navigator | MotorWeek Road Test

Whether you love ‘em or loathe ‘em, vehicles like this #Lincoln #Navigator deliver an encapsulating experience unlike any other. And while high and uncertain fuel prices have never been kind to big, luxury SUVs, the push to electrification is a whole new threat. Let’s find out if the Navigator car chart a course through these troubled waters. #LincolnNavigator

Motorweek is made possible by lucas oil tirerac.com and rockauto.com whether you love them or loathe them vehicles like this lincoln navigator deliver an encapsulating experience unlike any other and while high and uncertain fuel prices have never been kind to big luxury suvs the push to electrification is a whole new threat so let’s find out if the navigator can

Chart a course through these troubled waters while it’s clear that the future of the automobile lies in batteries we’ve yet to see any practical examples of fully electric vehicles that can deliver what the full-size 2022 lincoln navigator can sure it still sucks gas through one of those jumbo bubble tea straws but it has room for up to eight and their gear can

Tow up to 8 700 pounds and still looks right at home both at the country club links or on a special date night with your significant other this fourth generation navigator has been around since 2018 and continues to be built on ford’s f-150 pickup chassis updates for 22 elevate the exterior design as well as upgrade tech as for the updated styling it starts with

A new front face that looks taller and flatter than before with a more vertical grille with added chrome fresh adaptive pixel projector headlights add a more modern flair and three-dimensional tail lights do much the same for the rear you probably don’t need us to tell you this but the navigator is extremely plush inside with a premium feel to everything you touch

And just about every convenience type doodad you can imagine and probably even a few you hadn’t thought of front seats are supremely comfortable with plenty of adjustments for a wide variety of body shapes and adequate room for adults to stretch out in both second and third rows infotainment resides on a larger 13.2 inch touchscreen with a new sync 4 interface

Exclusive to lincoln it has twice the computing power of before can be updated over the air and integrated with amazon alexa we found it mostly intuitive as it responded quickly with minimal hang-ups rear seat passengers get a new touchscreen of their own for controlling climate and audio as well as available entertainment bigger tech news is lincoln’s active

Glide hands-free driver assist system essentially lincoln’s competitor to gm supercruise active glide allows for hands-free driving on dedicated blue zone highways with an in-dash camera to monitor the driver’s head posture and eye motions to make sure they’re still engaged in the process powering all of this posh and circumstance is the same 3.5 liter twin turbo

V6 as before but it has lost a few horsepower since it debuted in 2018 now outputting 440 horsepower instead of 450 though torque remains unchanged at 510 pound-feet uniquely labeled drive modes include conserve deep conditions excite normal and slippery so we had high expectations when we dialed up excite as we pulled into mason dixon dragway well we can’t say

Driving 6 000 pounds of anything at the racetrack is truly exciting but that twin turbo truly gets this massive beast moving with a fair amount of urgency solid low end grunt off the line and all-wheel drive grip had us hitting 60 in 5.9 seconds exactly the same as we got before shifts from the standard 10-speed automatic are smooth with only the minor amounts of

Engine noise that seep into the cabin to break up the overall feeling of high-speed serenity quarter mile eclipsed in 14.5 seconds at 95 miles per hour more of a patient and steady approach was required to navigate through our handling course slow steering with very little feel plenty of body roll and lots of understeer were all things working against this luxury

Liner but stability systems will kick in well before anything gets out of sorts and it does so in a way that allows you to maintain your momentum instead of just shutting things down for a vehicle this size panic stops from 60 miles per hour and just 125 feet are pretty good there is a lot of weight transfer to the front so it gets a little light in the rear when

You first go full on the brake pedal but it settles itself down quite nicely as you come to a halt government fuel economy ratings with four-wheel drive are 16 city 22 highway and 18 combined we averaged 18.5 miles per gallon of regular that’s a much worse than average energy impact score with 16.5 barrels of oil consumed yearly and co2 emissions of 8.2 tons

Pricing starts at 79 975 with top black label coming in at 108 975 so until bevs are truly able to do the things that full-size suvs can there will be a place for vehicles like this 2022 lincoln navigator it’s over the top in all the right ways offering capability performance and even luxury worthy of its lofty price tag so you

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