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Drivetrain

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD 4-Door 14 20 $54,301 $57,775
4WD 4-Door 13 18 $56,998 $60,675
4WD 4-Door
Pricing
Invoice Price
$54,301
$70,716
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$57,775
$79,455
Monthly Payment Estimate
$963 / month
$1324 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC Rating
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TCC Rating
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TCC's Bottom Line Lavish and large, the 2012 Lincoln Navigator is luxury, American-style, but its powertrains are a step behind those of the competition. The 2011 Lexus LX 570 is no Range Rover or Escalade, and it isn't a serious trail crawler either; what's left is a luxurious and well equipped SUV, but one with limited appeal.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 14 mpg 12 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 20 mpg 18 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity 7 8
Third Leg Room (in) 37.7 28.3
Second Head Room (in) 39.7 38.9
Third Hip Room (in) 50.1 56.6
Second Shoulder Room (in) 63.7 61.4
Front Leg Room (in) 41.1 42.9
Third Head Room (in) 37.6 35.8
Front Hip Room (in) 60.2 58.8
Third Shoulder Room (in) 51.9 62.3
Second Leg Room (in) 39.1 34.4
Front Head Room (in) 39.5 38.3
Second Hip Room (in) 59.9 58.5
Front Shoulder Room (in) 63.3 61.0
Exterior Dimensions
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 78.8 77.6
Track Width, Front (in) 67.0 64.6
Min Ground Clearance (in) 9.1 8.9
Length, Overall (in) 208.4 196.5
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 78.3 75.6
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) 67.2 64.4
Wheelbase (in) 119.0 112.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 54.4 41.0
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 103.3 83.1
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) 18.1 15.5
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 13.5 x 1.3 13.4 x - TBD -
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System (Second Line) NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 13.1 x 0.9 13.6 x - TBD -
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) NA NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location NA NA
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 28.0 24.6
Fuel Tank Location NA NA
Steering
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock NA - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) N/A NA
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center 20.0 16.6-20.7
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 40.8 38.7
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code T22 NA
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Size P255/70R18 285/50R20
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear NA - TBD -
Spare Tire Size Compact 285/50R20
Front Tire Order Code T22 NA
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front NA - TBD -
Rear Tire Size P255/70R18 285/50R20
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare NA - TBD -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 500 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 1350 700
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5000 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 9000 7000
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 2909 2997
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) - TBD - 7275
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 2909 2998
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 18 x 8.5 20 x 8.5
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 18 x 8.5 20 x 8.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 17 x - TBD - 20 x 8.5
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 23.2 - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 130 - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 650 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Watts NA - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) NA NA
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 365 @ 3600 403 @ 3600
Engine Order Code 995 NA
Displacement 5.4L/330 5.7L/346
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 310 @ 5100 383 @ 5600
Engine Type Gas/Ethanol V8 Gas V8
Fuel System Electronic Fuel Injection SFI
Engine Oil Cooler NA NA
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 16 14
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 20 18
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 14 12
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.69 0.59
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.17 3.33
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA 2.62
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.54 1.35
Trans Type 6 6
Trans PTO Access NA NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Four Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.87 0.73
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA 1.00
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.40 3.06
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.34 1.96
Trans Order Code 446 NA
Transfer Case Power Take Off NA NA
Trans Power Take Off NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.14 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Automatic Automatic
Transfer Case Model NA NA
Summary
Body Style Sport Utility Vehicle 4 Door SUV
Vehicle Name Lincoln Navigator Lexus LX 570
Body Code 119" WB 112.2
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Axle Type - Rear - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Double-Wishbone Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.4 - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.73 - TBD -
Axle Type - Front - TBD - - TBD -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear w/Coil Springs Four link
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front NA - TBD -
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Frame
Frame Type Fully Boxed Ladder
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 11.6 13.3
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score 1 1
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
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Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
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Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
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Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
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Overall Side Crash Rating
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Side Barrier Rating
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Side Barrier Rating Driver
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Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
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Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
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Combined Side Rating Front Seat
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Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
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Rollover Rating
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