2015 Lincoln Navigator vs. Its Competition

2015 Lincoln Navigator
Martin Padgett Martin Padgett Editorial Director

Full-size SUVs don't get reinvented as often as sports cars, but the Lincoln Navigator's 2015 redo is just in time.

Many of its biggest competitors have been under the dryers in the past 18 months.

The Infiniti QX80 (nee, the QX56) is just a few years old and quite muscular, if not so efficient.

The Lexus LX hangs on to its Land Cruiser hardware, but the Mercedes GL-Class was new just last year, and has a marvelous turbodiesel edition for fuel economy in the low 20-mpg highway range.

The latest Land Rover Range Rover is the best pick if you need serious off-road ability, and its cabin appointments also feel more special--but we're eager to drive the 2015 Cadillac Escalade, too, as it promises every bit as much glitz and glam as the Navigator, and a rippling V-8 to boot.

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Quick Specs
The 2015 Lincoln Navigator polishes its user interface with EcoBoost and MyLincoln Touch--but for some, its size is still its killer app.
The 2015 Cadillac Escalade promises--and delivers--more of everything a full-size luxury SUV buyer could want.
The 2015 Range Rover is the most advanced and luxurious model yet from Land Rover, combining modern styling and convenience with classic ruggedness and off-road prowess.
The 2015 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class offers the most Mercedes luxury to the most people, with a pleasant ride and easy driving dynamics to boot.
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Gas Mileage   
15 MPG City / 22 MPG Hwy14 MPG City / 22 MPG Hwy14 MPG City / 23 MPG Hwy13 MPG City / 26 MPG Hwy
Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-6Gas V8Intercooled Supercharger Premium Unleaded V-6Intercooled Turbo Diesel V-6
EPA Class   
Style Name   
2WD 4-Door4WD 4-Door Standard4WD 4-Door4MATIC 4-Door GL 350 BlueTEC
Rear Wheel DriveFour Wheel DriveFour Wheel DriveAll Wheel Drive
Passenger Capacity   
Passenger Doors   
Body Style   
Sport UtilitySport Utility VehicleSport Utility4MATIC
Automatic w/ODAutomaticAutomatic w/ODAutomatic w/OD
Detailed Spec Comparison
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