Extensive official information about details of the 2019 Lincoln Navigator is not yet being widely disseminated by the manufacturer but knowledgeable auto industry experts have provided a clear picture of what can be expected.
Expectations are that the exterior will not see extensive changes, the reason being that the Navigator was already redesigned for the 2018 model year. Significant changes introduced to the exterior, interior, technology and powertrain of this model are expected to be retained in the 2019 model.
Luxury will continue to be the key to describing the interior of the 2019 Lincoln Navigator. The new model will be even more spacious than its predecessor. Seats, steering wheel and door handles will be leather covered. Buttons will be minimized in favor of digital controls, which will include a wide-screen LCD touch screen; other electronic features included are a 360-degree camera system and parking sensors. A sound system with an expected 20 speakers, and Wi-Fi hotspot are also notable.
Regarding the motor, expectations are that the vehicle will continue to be powered by a 3.5 liter V-6 engine, with 450 horsepower and 500 pf of torque.Unofficially, there is a possible hybrid version of the Navigator, in line with Ford 2015 stated intention of introducing 13 electrified cars by 2020.
Performance will be enhanced by a decrease in weight. The Navigator will continue to be built on a truck chassis, with the weight reduction achieved by using aluminum in constructing the body.There will be a ten-speed automatic transmission, and standard rear-wheel drive. All-wheel drive will be offered as an optional choice.Automatic emergency braking will be included on some versions, but is not expected to be standard on the base model.
Price of new Navigator
Price of 2019 Lincoln Navigator is expected to be comparable to the Cadillac Escalade. That is, the low end prices will likely be in the range of $78,000 to $80,000 range, with high end versions priced at $98,000 to more than $100,000.
2019 Lincoln Navigator Release date
A release date has not been announced, but expectations are that the 2019 Lincoln Navigator will appear toward the end of 2018.