2018 Lincoln Navigator is a full-size luxury Sport Utility Vehicle advertised and sold by the Lincoln brand of Ford Motor Company since the 1998 model year. Lincoln Navigator 2018 model will be marketed primarily in North America, the browser is the counterpart of the Ford Lincoln Expedition. Although it is not the longest vehicle ever sold by the brand, it is the largest production ever built by Lincoln. Considering its Ford counterpart, it’s also the Lincoln with the largest cargo capacity and the first non-limousine Lincoln to seat more than six people.
The 2018 Navigator is the first Lincoln manufactured in a plant outside the Wixom assembly plant since 1958. From 1997 to 2009, production was obtained at the Michigan assembly plant in Wayne, California. Michigan. Since 2007, production has also been obtained at Kentucky Truck Plant in Louisville, Kentucky.
2018 Lincoln Navigator Design
The browser has been revamped under the program code name U326 with a new design and mechanical features for 2007. Presented at the Chicago Motor Show in February 2006, the browser has introduced its most distinctive style update since its introduction with new front fairings and rear and sidelining. At the front, there was a large, chrome-plated upper grille resembling the classic Lincoln, like Continental, 1963, a completely new flagship and more intricate design, less chrome grille with integrated fog lights and a hood “Domo energy” More important.
On the other hand, 2018 Lincoln Navigator rear fairing features rear lights inspired by the updated Lincoln MKZ and chrome trim that are most used prominently on the sides of the browser, including the lower chrome molding on the doors. The distinctive appearance of the Navigator exterior continued inward, highlighted by a brand new dashboard and dashboard. These areas have seen a wide use of rectangular shapes, as in counters, as well as greater use of real wood accents and satin nickel.
The independent rear suspension has been replaced by a new five-arm IRS design to further enhance the handling and quality of travel. The browser continued with standard 18-inch alloy wheels, but 20 and 22-inch wheels are now available. The 3.8L V8 SOHC 3-valve engine introduced in the Navigator 2005 remained unchanged in 2007. The 6-speed ZF Friedrichshafen automatic was replaced by Ford’s 6-speed design.
2018 Lincoln Navigator Features
For 2008, the packaging of the Navigator’s luxury and comfort features have been simplified, resulting in the elimination of permanent and luxury equipment levels and the standardization of a series of previously optional features. Some of the new standard features include heated and cooled front seats, third-row folding seats, power liftgate, and a 600-watt, 14-speaker THX II certified audio system. Also, the new standard was a 3.31: 1 rear axle ratio, although a 3.73: 1 ratio was still available as an option for the browser and remained in the recently available standard L. had a rear camera to help in the backup.
The 2018 Navigator’s 5.4-liter V8 gained 10 horsepower (7.5 kW), as well as a flexible fuel capacity. The new rearview camera for 2008 was now standard, as were the second-row heated seats, Front Park Assist, a lid-less fuel filler, rain-sensing wipers and the Lincoln SYNC.
2018 Lincoln Navigator Engine
The Lincoln Navigator 2018 continued to benefit from a pneumatic load leveling suspension, but now it lowered the vehicle by one inch when it stopped to facilitate entry and exit. The Navigator powertrain was changed from the UN173, but the previously used 5.4L DOHC V8 was no longer advertised as InTech. But now produces 300 hp (224 kW) at 5500 rpm and 355 lb.-ft. (481 N · m) of torque at 3750 rpm Due to changes with the new design, the base weight of the browser increased to 5.760 pounds (2,610 kg) on two-wheel drive models and nearly 2,700 kg on four-wheel drive models. In turn, the 2018 Lincoln Navigator towing capacity has been slightly reduced.