New crossovers in 2019-2020 model year are presented by Lincoln Nautilus, debuting at the beginning of December 2019 at an auto show in Los Angeles and preparing to enter the US market in the summer of 2020. In our review of Lincoln Nautilus 2019-2020 – photos and videos, the price and specifications, the technical characteristics of the upgraded Lincoln MKX car park, which received an original and unusual name. The Lincoln Nautilus crossover is planned to be sold in North America (USA and Canada) and China, where the novelty will try to compete with such grandees of the class of medium-sized SUVs like Acura RDX , New Audi Q5 , BMW X3 , Cadillac XT5 , Lexus RX , Mercedes GLC and Volvo XC60 . The price of the new Lincoln Nautilus crossover will be at least $ 40,000 for the base version with a petrol 2.0-liter Turbo engine (2.0 EcoBoost).
The predecessor of the new Lincoln Nautilus crossover with the boring name MKX in the American market “stars from the sky is not enough.” In 2016, only 30,967 American motorists opted for this model, and by the end of 2019 from January to October inclusive, only 25,436 cars were sold. The super popular Lexus RX sold at times better: for 2016 sold about 110 thousand Japanese crossovers. So, there is a hope that modernization, facelifting and a new sonorous name will help spur the interest of buyers to the successor of Lincoln MKX.
Having survived the name change from the boring MKX to the sonorous Nautilus with the subsequent modernization, the American crossover brand Lincoln acquired a very bright appearance, a reformatted saloon and updated technical stuffing. At the same time, as before, the model is based on the Ford Edge platform with 2850 mm wheelbase dimensions, front or all-wheel drive (electronically controlled clutch connecting the rear wheels) and extremely powerful petrol engines.
Body Lincoln Nautilus demonstrates the corporate design corporate style of the latest innovations in the brand of crossover Lincoln MKC and Lincoln Navigator , sedans Lincoln MKZ and Lincoln Continental . In the presence of chic design front end with a powerful hood relief, rich trapezoidal falshradiatornoy grilles, LED headlamps and stylish bumper.
The body profile looks flawless and attractive: a long hood, huge cutouts of wheel arches, large doors with a high window sill, original ribs, splashes of front and rear wings, mirrors on the legs, decorative chrome inserts on the front doors with the model name, neat and powerful at the same time stern.
The rear part of the crossover body is traditionally designed for the models of the luxury division of the Ford brand company Lincoln with an excellent LED chandelier of overall lighting spread out over the entire width of the body, a neat trunk door with a compact, spiked glass and a powerful bumper supplemented with an LED reflective tape and huge trapezes of the exhaust nozzles pipes.
- The external dimensions of the body of the Lincoln Nautilus 2019-2020 are 4825 mm in length, 1999 mm (including rear-view mirrors 2187 mm) in width, 1682 mm in height, with 2850 mm of wheelbase.
- For the crossover, light-alloy 18-21 inch wheels with a new design of the figure are offered.
The five-seater showroom of the new Lincoln Nautilus may look a bit simple, but the architecture of the front panel and the center console is very neat and attractive, and the availability of modern equipment and high-quality materials show that we have a premium car showroom.
Interior Nautilus as a whole is similar to the salon of the MKX model, sent to retirement, but substantially modernized and improved. There is a new multi-functional steering wheel with three spokes, a digital customizable instrument panel with a 12.3-inch display, an advanced multimedia system Sync 3 (Apple CarPlay and Android Auto) with the ability to connect the application Lincoln Way (with the smartphone owner can open and lock the door , to start and stop the engine, to check the parameters of the car).
In addition to the above equipment, the American crossover will please owners of the excellent first-row Ultra Comfort seats with 22 comfort personalization functions (electric drive, heating, ventilation and massage), ReveL audio systems with 13 or 19 speakers, adaptive cruise control, assistance in emergency obstacle clearance (electronics help the driver to rotate the steering wheel quickly and in the right direction), trim the interior with genuine leather or Alcantara leather.
Specifications Lincoln Nautilus 2019-2020 year.
As mentioned above, the Nautilus crossover, like the predecessor of the MKX, is built on the Ford Edge platform. So in the arms of a completely independent architecture of the front and rear suspension, disc brakes in a circle, electric power steering, front-wheel drive or four-wheel drive.
Under the hood of an American two EcoBoost gasoline engines:
- The initial four-cylinder engine 2.0 EcoBoost (248 hp 366 Nm) paired with 8 automatic transmission.
- More powerful engine 2.7 EcoBoost V6 (340 hp 515 Nm) in the company with 8 automatic transmission.
It only remains to add that the new 2.0 EcoBoost engine replaced the old 3.7 Ti-VCT V6 (307 hp 377 Nm) atmospheric engine, which is installed on the top version of the Lincoln MKX, and the new 8-speed automatic transmission replaced the 6 SelectShift.