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2014 Lincoln Navigator vs. 2014 Volkswagen Touareg Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Rear passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Lincoln Navigator than in the Volkswagen Touareg. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between front seat comfort in the Lincoln Navigator and the Volkswagen Touareg.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Lincoln Navigator as you will with the Volkswagen Touareg, as they are both able to travel similar distances on a tank of gas.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). The Lincoln Navigator is somewhat more expensive than the Volkswagen Touareg. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Lincoln Navigator will cost more in terms of transportation costs than the Volkswagen Touareg.

Dimensions
Since the Lincoln Navigator is much wider than the Volkswagen Touareg, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. If you go with the Lincoln Navigator, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Volkswagen Touareg.

Drivetrain
Due to its much higher torque, the Lincoln Navigator does a much better job of transmitting its engine's horsepower to its wheels than the Volkswagen Touareg.

Handling
The Lincoln Navigator has a larger turning radius than the Volkswagen Touareg, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
With the Lincoln Navigator, you'll be able to pull heavier loads than the Volkswagen Touareg. The Lincoln Navigator has a little more horsepower than the Volkswagen Touareg.

Utility
Soccer Moms and those who need to chauffeur around a lot of people will appreciate the Lincoln Navigator more than the Volkswagen Touareg, due to its significantly greater seating capacity. With the Lincoln Navigator, you'll be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Volkswagen Touareg.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the Lincoln Navigator than that of the Volkswagen Touareg.

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2014 Lincoln
Navigator

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MSRP*: $56,165 - $59,065

2014 Volkswagen
Touareg

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MSRP*: $44,570 - $61,435
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Low APR Loan: -- As low as 1.90%
Lease Incentive: -- --
City MPG: 13 - 14 17 - 20
Highway MPG: 18 - 20 23 - 29
Engine(s): V-8 V-6
Seating Capacity: 8 - 8 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating
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Side Crash Rating
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Invoice*: $53,357 - $56,112 $42,386 - $58,424

Days On Lot: Comparing Ease of Negotiation

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