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Selected Style 2WD 4-Door
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Drivetrain

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD 4-Door 14 20 $48,773 $53,120
4WD 4-Door N/A N/A $51,383 $56,020
RWD 4-Door
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Drivetrain

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4WD 4-Door 12 17 $51,021 $55,550
RWD 4-Door 12 18 $48,180 $52,450
Pricing
Invoice Price
$48,773
$48,180
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$53,120
$52,450
Monthly Payment Estimate
$885 / month
$874 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC Rating
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TCC's Bottom Line The 2009 Lincoln Navigator is a well-rounded, full-size SUV offering both luxury and performance. The 2008 Infiniti QX56 misses the mark for a lot of practical reasons, but it can tow a Chris Craft in high style.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 14 mpg 12 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 20 mpg 18 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification 2WD Sport Utility Vehicle 2WD Sport Utility
Interior Dimensions
Third Hip Room (in) 50.1 48.8
Second Shoulder Room (in) 63.7 64.5
Front Leg Room (in) 41.1 41.8
Passenger Volume (ft³) 159.6 188.4
Third Head Room (in) 37.6 35.9
Front Hip Room (in) 60.2 61.3
Third Shoulder Room (in) 51.9 63.7
Second Leg Room (in) 39.1 41.9
Front Head Room (in) 39.5 39.7
Passenger Capacity 7 7
Second Hip Room (in) 59.9 60.1
Front Shoulder Room (in) 63.3 65.1
Third Leg Room (in) 37.7 32.2
Second Head Room (in) 39.7 40.0
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 9.2 8.3
Length, Overall (in) 208.4 206.9
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - NA
Height, Overall (in) 78.3 77.0
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) 67.2 67.5
Wheelbase (in) 119.0 123.2
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD - NA
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 78.8 79.5
Track Width, Front (in) 67.0 67.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 130.3 61.2
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) - TBD - NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) 18.1 - TBD -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) - TBD - NA
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 54.4 - TBD -
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD - NA
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 13.1 x 0.9 12.60 x 0.55
Brake Type Pwr Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 13.5 x 1.3 12.60 x 1.02
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System Four Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 28 28.0
Steering
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.2 3.6
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 20.0 20
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 40.83 40.8
Tires
Spare Tire Size 17 x - TBD - P275/60R20
Front Tire Order Code T22 NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P255/70R18 P275/60R20
Rear Tire Order Code T22 NA
Front Tire Size P255/70R18 P275/60R20
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 500 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 600 900
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5000 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 6000 9000
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 5814 5597
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 18 x 8.5 20 x 8
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Front Wheel Size (in) 18 x 8.5 20 x 8
Spare Wheel Size (in) 17 x - TBD - 20 x 8
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 23.2 12.8
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 130 130
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 650 650
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 365 @3600 393 @ 3400
Engine Order Code 995 NA
Displacement 5.4L/330 5.6L/339
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 310 @ 5000 320 @ 5200
Engine Type Gas/Ethanol V8 Gas V8
Fuel System SEFI NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 20 18
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 14 12
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 16 -
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.52 1.52
Trans Type 6 5
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.86 0.83
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.40 2.61
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.34 2.37
Trans Order Code 44G NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.73 3.36
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.14 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.69 NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.17 3.83
Summary
Vehicle Name Lincoln Navigator Infiniti QX56
Body Style 4 Door 4 Door
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Multi-Link Double Wishbone
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.71 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) SLA Double Wishbone
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.42 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Independent
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score 3 -
 
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