A luxurious interior with turbocharged performance.

2019 Lincoln Navigator | CarMax

In 2017, the fourth-generation Lincoln Navigator was introduced to the world. This full-size SUV is refined and distinctive, with a style all its own. Packed with a powerful turbocharged V6, the 2019 Lincoln Navigator is just as comfortable for your trip to a big-city show as it is on a weekend getaway in the mountains or by the lake. Here's what you'll learn in this 2019 Lincoln Navigator review.

Key Specs & Features

  • Equipped with a twin-turbocharged 3.5L V6 with auto start-stop, the 2019 Lincoln Navigator boasts 450 horsepower and 510 lb.-ft. of torque.
  • Four trim levels are available on the 2019 Lincoln Navigator: Standard, Select, Reserve, and Black Label.
  • For the Standard and Select trims, you may choose between a 4X2 or 4X4 configuration; the Reserve and Black Label trims are standard with a 4X4 configuration.
  • Comes standard with blind-spot detection and cross-traffic alert.
  • Comes standard with forward and reverse sensing system's audible guidance for low-speed maneuvers.
  • Comes standard with rain-sensing windshield wipers.

5 Reasons to Buy


2019 Lincoln Navigator: Tech Dash | CarMax

Every 2019 Lincoln Navigator comes with standard WiFi hot spot—that's going to come in handy for road trips near and far, as will the optional rear-seat entertainment system, which comes with wireless headphones. 1 The kids will love playing video games without having to hold a device up to their faces. For you, the intuitive infotainment system is streamlined to make it easy to use, and both Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto are standard on every 2019 Navigator.


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Blind-spot detection comes standard on the 2019 Navigator, with lane-keep assist and automatic braking available as options. This driver-assist technology will help to make your life easier on the road. Rear cross-traffic alert is also an integrated feature on 2019 models, which is designed to build confidence in busy parking areas.


2019 Lincoln Navigator: Backseats | CarMax

The 2018 and 2019 Lincoln Navigator comes with a powerful twin-turbo V6, but behind that power is a quiet and comfortable interior. When you think: "luxury automobile," you likely imagine a relaxing, soothing experience—and the 2019 Lincoln Navigator will meet your expectations. The 2019 Navigator's adaptive suspension smooths out the bumps from uneven roads while enhanced sound-absorbing materials keep things quiet. On top of all this, Active Noise Control provides everyone in your Navigator with a peaceful ride.


With 450 horsepower and 500 lb.-ft. of torque from the 3.5L V6, the 2019 Lincoln Navigator is light on its feet. It's large but graceful, slipping away like a panther from the other vehicles on the road. And if it has to tow, the 2019 Navigator acts more like a truck than an SUV, with the ability to tow an estimated 8,700 pounds with the V6 when properly equipped.2 The 2019 Navigator's optional 4WD system gives you and your Navigator sure footing on slippery and icy roads, offering you the flexibility to go almost anywhere.


When you're driving a Navigator, you expect premium materials and amenities. Even so, you might not have anticipated the deluxe massaging seats. Equipped to transport up to seven full-size adults, the 2019 Navigator brings the heat—literally—with standard heated and ventilated seats for the front row, as well as Perfect Position Seats. The design of these fantastic seats was inspired by private aircraft, and that becomes obvious the moment you're inside. The Perfect Position Seats feature 24- and 30-way power adjustments while the patented design of Active Motion 2 flexes around you. Your key fob also sets your preferred settings, including the position of the driver seat, pedals, steering column, side-view mirrors, audio and climate control preferences, and more.

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What You Need to Know

2019 Lincoln Navigator Trims

The 2019 Lincoln Navigator is available in four trim levels: base, Select, Reserve, and Black Label. All trims are powered by a turbocharged 3.5L V6 (450 horsepower, 500 lb.-ft.) paired to a 10-speed automatic transmission. Rear-wheel drive is standard and four-wheel drive is optional for the first two trims. The 2019 Navigator is available in standard and extended-length versions. (extended models have an L at the end of its name)—for instance, a Navigator Select becomes a Navigator Select L when expanded.


Standard on every 2019 Navigator:

  • Blind-spot detection with cross‑traffic alert and trailer coverage
  • Forward and reverse sensing system's audible guidance for low-speed maneuvers
  • Rain-sensing windshield wipers help keep your view ahead clear
  • Rearview camera
  • Equipped with LED headlights, taillights, and fog lamps
  • Daytime running lamps


  • 360-degree camera with front wash offers a bird's-eye view of the vehicle and its surroundings and a 180-degree front or rear view
  • Body-colored spoiler and matching bumpers
  • Illuminated power running boards

RESERVE adds Technology Package

  • Enhanced active park assist with park out assist
  • Auto high-beam headlamps that increase forward visibility
  • Adaptive cruise control with stop-and-go, which helps while highway cruising or in lower-speed traffic
  • Head-up display, which includes forward collision warning
  • Lane-keeping system with driver alert
  • Pre-collision assist with pedestrian detection and automatic emergency braking features


  • 360-degree camera
  • SYNC®3
  • QuantumLogic® surround sound system
  • Amazon Alexa® integration3
  • SecuriLock® Passive Anti-Theft system
  • Hands-free liftgate

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The Bottom Line

Overall, the 2019 Lincoln Navigator is all about living your life the way it was intended: with quiet confidence and the support of your loved ones, deciding which way to go next.

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