What is a Lincoln Nautilus?


What is a Lincoln Nautilus?

The Lincoln Nautilus is a midsize luxury SUV that competes with well-known players like the Lexus RX 350, Audi Q5, and Cadillac XT5. This is an extremely competitive and profitable market segment, so carmakers have to bring their a game if they’re going to play. Although you probably haven’t heard of the 2019 Lincoln Nautilus before, it’s actually been around for quite a few years. Formerly known as the Lincoln MKX, this midsize luxury SUV received an intense midcycle refresh that was designed to make people actually give a crap. Prior to installing the new name and front and rear sheet metal, many people shopping in this segment didn’t even know that it existed. This relatively simple fix seems to have worked, because 2019 Lincoln Nautilus sales went up 20%.

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Thanks to the beautifully recognizable new Lincoln grill, it actually looks like something that you would aspire to drive. They upped the content on the 2019 Lincoln Nautilus too. Newly standard safety equipment includes automatic emergency braking, blind spot warning with rear cross traffic alert and automatic highbeam’s. Vehicles equipped with the driver assistance package get full speed adaptive cruise control, and lane keeping assist with lane centering. The stop and go functionality of the adaptive cruise control works in tandem with the lane centering function to create a near semiautonomous driving system. The Lincoln Nautilus driver assistance package also gets another new feature called evasive steering assist, which works with front sensors and the adaptive steering system to boost steering input to help you quickly steer around obstacles in your path. A 360° camera system and automatic parking were also available.


The inside of every used 2019 Lincoln Nautilus comes with a new steering wheel, wireless phone charging pad in the center console and the fully configurable 11.3 inch digital display replaces the physical gauges in the instrument cluster. Apple car play and android Auto also comes standard.

Every used 2019 Lincoln Nautilus can be found in several trim levels that include select, reserve and black label. The top spec 2019 Lincoln Nautilus black label gets all the bells and whistles, and along with fancy leather seats and an Alcantara headliner.

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What is the Lincoln Nautilus based on?

In case you were thinking “is Lincoln Nautilus the same as a Ford Edge?” It is, sort of. The 2019 Lincoln Nautilus uses the same Ford CD4 platform that’s also used in the Ford Edge, but it’s a few inches longer. The suspension and steering are also calibrated differently, which provides a more luxurious driving dynamic (the 2019 Ford Edge is designed to have more of a sporty feel). A 2019 Lincoln Nautilus AWD model is available as well.

Under the hood of a used 2019 Lincoln Nautilus is either the base 2.0L turbo-4 that makes 250-hp and 280 lb-ft of torque. The upgraded engine is a 2.7L twin turbo V6 that makes a stout 335-hp and 380 lb-ft of torque. If you’d like to go “rapidly”, the Lincoln Nautilus 2.7L is definitely the one to get.

Does Lincoln Nautilus have third row?

To answer the question, “does the Lincoln Nautilus have 3rd row seats?”. The answer is no. The 2019 Lincoln Nautilus is only a five passenger SUV. If you need 3 rows of seats, you’ll have to step up to something larger like an Audi Q7, Infiniti QX60, or Buick Enclave.

Where is Lincoln Nautilus made?

The Lincoln Nautilus is built at the Ford plant in Oakville Ontario, Canada. It’s produced in tandem with other models that share the Ford CD4 platform like the Ford Edge.

How much is Lincoln Nautilus?

To answer the $67,000 question “how much does Lincoln Nautilus cost?”, You would have paid around $40,000 for a base 2019 Lincoln Nautilus, and around $67,000 for a maxed out 2019 Lincoln Nautilus black label. But thanks to the magic of depreciation, you can get a gently used 2019 Lincoln Nautilus reserve (which originally stickered for around $48,000) at Off Lease Only starting at $38,000. That’s with super low miles and the balance of the original factory warranty. If you want to save even more money, Off Lease Only has super low mileage examples of the 2016 – 2017 Lincoln MKX starting at just $22,000. And if you want to cross shop other midsize of luxury SUVs, we have a massive selection that includes the Lexus RX 350, Acura MDX, Audi Q5, Mercedes-Benz GLC, Jaguar F-Pace, and just about anything else you can think of.

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