In comparing the Lincoln Nautilus's and the Lincoln Navigator's specifications and ratings, the Lincoln Nautilus has the advantage in the areas of new vehicle base pricing, typical lower range of pricing for one- to five-year-old used cars, and fuel efficiency. The Lincoln Navigator has the advantage in the areas of resale value, interior volume and base engine power. Based on this comparison of the Lincoln Nautilus's and the Lincoln Navigator's specifications and ratings, the two cars are fairly comparable.
Lincoln Nautilus vs. Lincoln Navigator Pricing
A used 2023 Lincoln Nautilus ranges from $44,987 to $64,622 while a used 2023 Lincoln Navigator is priced between $93,145 to $115,966. For a new model, the Lincoln Nautilus's price is between $46,646 and $69,231, with the Lincoln Navigator priced between $92,044 and $118,979.
Lincoln Nautilus vs. Lincoln Navigator Resale/Retained Value
Looking at the 5-year depreciation rate for both models, the Lincoln Nautilus loses 55.7 percent of its value and the Lincoln Navigator loses 55.6 percent of its value. This means the Lincoln Navigator retains 0.1 percentage points more of its value and has the advantage of higher resale value versus the Lincoln Nautilus.
Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison
For engine performance, the Lincoln Nautilus’s base engine makes 250 horsepower, and the Lincoln Navigator base engine makes 440 horsepower. The Nautilus is rated to deliver an average of 23 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 468 miles. The Navigator is rated to deliver an average of 19 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 529 miles.This gives the Lincoln Nautilus the advantage in fuel efficiency and the Lincoln Navigator the advantage in maximum range. Both models use regular unleaded.
Passenger Space Comparison
The Lincoln Navigator, a fullsize SUV, has the advantage of offering more interior volume, reflected in more front head room, front shoulder room, front leg room, rear head room, rear shoulder room and rear leg room. The Lincoln Nautilus, a crossover/midsize SUV, has the advantage in the area of cargo space.
Safety Ratings Comparison
When comparing crash test ratings from NHTSA, both the Lincoln Nautilus and the Lincoln Navigator have the same average safety rating of 5 out of 5 Stars. When comparing IIHS evaluations, the Lincoln Nautilus has the advantage with a Top Safety Pick award.