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2012 Infiniti QX56

2012 Lincoln Navigator

  2012 Infiniti QX56 2WD 4-door 7-passenger Angular Front Exterior View 2012 Lincoln Navigator
Invoice $55,525 $54,301
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Bottom Line Infiniti's civilized the full-sized SUV about as well as Land Rover has--but does the world still need big utes like this one? Read Full Review Lavish and large, the 2012 Lincoln Navigator is luxury, American-style, but its powertrains are a step behind those of the competition. Read Full Review
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  • Muscular V-8 powertrain
  • Looks like a real SUV
  • A winning interior
  • Off-road hardware's pretty exotic


  • Very tall front end--the "five-head"
  • Cheap-looking fender vents
  • Steering is light, almost dainty
  • Flies in the face of conventional wisdom


  • Spacious third row
  • Retro, classy design
  • Smooth, slick-shifting six-speed automatic
  • Comfortable ride and good handling


  • Underpowered
  • Noisy engine
  • Limited outward visibility
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