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2021 Ford Expedition vs. 2021 Lincoln Navigator Review

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2021 Ford
Expedition

MSRP*: $49,625 to $77,425
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2021 Lincoln
Navigator

MSRP*: $76,705 to $98,655
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Invoice* $47,640 to $74,162 $73,098 to $92,251
MPG - City 17 MPG 16 MPG
MPG - Hwy 22 - 23 MPG 20 - 22 MPG
Seating Capacity 7 - 8 seats 8 seats
Cargo Space 104.6 ft3 103.4 ft3
Engine V-6 V-6
Transmission Auto Manual Auto Manual
Drivetrain Four-wheel, Rear-wheel Four-wheel, Rear-wheel
Horsepower 375 - 400 hp 450 hp
Towing Capacity 9,200 - 9,300 lbs 6,200 - 8,300 lbs
Exterior Length 210.0 in 210.0 in
Exterior Width 79.9 in 79.9 in
Leg Room Front 43.9 in
Rear 41.5 in
Front 43.9 in
Rear 42.6 in
Head Room Front 42.0 in
Rear 40.0 in
Front 41.8 in
Rear 40.0 in
Basic Warranty 3 years/36,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** ***** *****
Frontal Crash Rating** ***** *****
Side Crash Rating** ***** *****

**Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries.

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the back seat may find themselves a little more cramped in the Ford Expedition than the Lincoln Navigator. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between front seat comfort in the Ford Expedition and the Lincoln Navigator.

Convenience
The Ford Expedition requires fewer stops at the gas station than the Lincoln Navigator, making it more convenient to drive.

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). Clearly, the Ford Expedition is a better financial choice over the Lincoln Navigator, when considering MSRP. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Destination Charge for the Ford Expedition is much higher than that for the Lincoln Navigator.

Dimensions
The Ford Expedition is about the same width as the Lincoln Navigator. When looking at overall length, the Ford Expedition takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Lincoln Navigator.

Handling
The Ford Expedition has the same turning radius as the Lincoln Navigator, so they both maneuver the same in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When considering towing capacity, the Ford Expedition is clearly the choice over the Lincoln Navigator for pulling heavy loads. The Ford Expedition has a little less horsepower than the Lincoln Navigator.

Powertrain
With its lower torque engine, the Ford Expedition doesn't do as good a job transmitting power to its wheels as the Lincoln Navigator.

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the Ford Expedition and the Lincoln Navigator. You'll be able to fit about the same amount of groceries in the Ford Expedition as you will in the Lincoln Navigator.

Warranty
The basic warranty of the Ford Expedition is not as nearly as extensive as that of the Lincoln Navigator.