The Lincoln Nautilus is a midsize luxury SUV that competes with the Cadillac XT5 and Lexus RX.
The Nautilus takes over for the outgoing MKX as the midpoint in Lincoln’s crossover lineup for 2019. The exterior design of the MKX has been overhauled for the Nautilus to include a new grille, standard LED lighting and puddle lights that shine the Lincoln logo onto the ground outside the vehicle. The Nautilus also features a standard suite of advanced safety technologies that includes automatic high beams and pedestrian detection.
Here is an overview of the Lincoln Nautilus’ specifications:
- The 2019 Lincoln Nautilus Standard has a starting price of $41,335 including a $995 destination charge.
- The Nautilus Black Label has a starting price of $57,890 including $995 in destination fees.
- The 2019 Lincoln Nautilus is available in four trims: Standard, Select, Reserve and Black Label.
- The Nautilus has a wheelbase of 112.2 inches, an overall length of 190 inches and a width with mirrors of 86.1 inches.
- The 2019 Lincoln Nautilus comes standard with a 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine that has 250 horsepower and 280 pound-feet of torque.
- The Nautilus is available with a twin-turbocharged 2.7-liter V6 engine that has 335 horsepower and 380 pound-feet of torque.
- An eight-speed automatic transmission is standard.
- Front-wheel drive is standard. All-wheel drive is available.
- The Nautilus can tow up to 3,500 pounds when equipped with a Class II Trailer Tow Package.
- When equipped with the 2.0-liter engine, the Nautilus has EPA-estimated fuel economy of 21 mpg in city driving, 25 mpg on the highway and 23 mpg combined.
- When equipped with the 2.7-liter engine, the Nautilus has EPA-estimated fuel economy of 18 mpg in the city, 27 mpg on the highway and 21 mpg combined.
- The Nautilus comes with Lincoln’s Co-Pilot360 package that includes blind spot monitors, a rearview camera, automatic high beams, pre-collision assist with pedestrian detection, adaptive cruise control, park assist and lane-centering technology.
- The Nautilus comes standard with two USB ports, 11-speaker audio, SiriusXM radio capability and the Ford SYNC 3 system that includes Apple CarPlay/Android Auto and app functionality.
- Available features include navigation, Revel Audio 13- or 19-speaker sound and a rear-seat entertainment system.
Comfort & Convenience
- The Nautilus comes standard with soft-touch seating surfaces, heated front seats, power front seats, folding rear seats, a hands-free power liftgate, remote keyless entry and start, active noise control and a leather-wrapped steering wheel.
- Optional features include a panoramic sunroof, upgraded premium leather upholstery, a heated steering wheel, ambient lighting and a cargo-management system.
- Black Label trim comes with exclusive concierge features, meal and travel benefits and complimentary standard maintenance for up to 50,000 miles.
Editor’s note: All photos courtesy of Lincoln.