Available in standard and extended-length body styles, the 2022 Lincoln Navigator is a full-size luxury SUV that can ferry up to eight people, carry plenty of cargo, and tow significant amounts of weight. It features a twin-turbocharged V6 engine, rear-wheel or four-wheel drive, and plenty of cargo space — especially in the longer 2022 Lincoln Navigator L model.
2022 Lincoln Navigator Configurations
In addition to its two different body styles, the 2022 Navigator comes in three trim levels, each available with option packages that alter the SUV’s appearance and character:
- Navigator — Standard equipment includes 20 inch machined aluminum wheels, a hands-free power rear liftgate, Lincoln Soft Touch simulated leather upholstery, real wood trim, ambient cabin lighting, and triple-zone automatic climate control. Front seat occupants enjoy ten-way power-adjustable heated and ventilated seats, and the 2022 Navigator includes heated and ventilated second-row seats and a heated steering wheel. In addition, a 12 inch digital instrumentation panel and a new 13.2 inch touchscreen infotainment system are standard. The infotainment system is running next-generation Sync 4 software. It features a Lincoln Connect 5G modem with Wi-Fi, a Lincoln Way remote services smartphone app, wireless smartphone mirroring and charging, conversational voice recognition, and a navigation system. A 14-speaker premium sound system is also standard, along with a Lincoln Co-Pilot360 2.0 collection of advanced driving assistance systems (ADAS)
- Navigator Reserve — The Navigator Reserve has standard 22 inch wheels, premium leather upholstery, 24-way power-adjustable front seats, a panoramic glass sunroof, and Lincoln ActiveGlide hands-free highway driving assistance technology. It also offers access to exclusive option packages and upgrades
- Navigator Black Label — Loaded with standard equipment, the Black Label models come only in curated style themes and include additional ownership perks. The Chalet and Yacht Club themes continue this year, now joined by the new Central Park and Invitation collections. In addition, all Black Label models include 30-way power-adjustable front seats with massage and a 28-speaker high-end audio system
What’s New for the 2022 Lincoln Navigator?
Lincoln gives the 2022 Navigator a light styling refresh and some new comfort features and technology. Updated grille, lighting, and wheel designs help to visually distinguish the new Navigator, while interiors gain standard heated and ventilated front and second-row seats. Second-row massaging seats and a 5.8 inch digital control panel for rear passengers are also available this year.
A more sophisticated Sync 4 infotainment system with a larger 13.2 inch touchscreen display features conversational voice recognition and benefits from over-the-air update capability. A new optional premium sound system with 28 speakers also debuts for 2022, while the optional rear-seat entertainment system offers expanded access to movies, games, music, and more.
Lincoln introduces its new ActiveGlide semi-autonomous driving technology in the 2022 Navigator, giving the SUV hands-free travel capability on specific, approved North American roads. The Navigator also comes with a standard adaptive damping suspension with new technology that allows it to adjust before the Navigator reaches a bump, crack, or hole in the road. New trailering technologies also debut when buyers order the optional trailer towing package.
Lincoln Navigator Competitors for 2022
While the Cadillac Escalade is the Lincoln Navigator’s primary competitor, the Lincoln also serves as an alternative to the BMW X7, GMC Yukon Denali, Infiniti QX80, Jeep Grand Wagoneer, Lexus LX 600, and Mercedes-Benz GLS. The Jeep and Lexus are new for 2022, while nearly all of the others have received complete redesigns since the Navigator’s most recent total overhaul.
Lincoln Navigator Features
Designed to carry up to eight people, accommodate between 19.3 and 120.2 cu. ft. of cargo, and tow between 8,100 and 8,700 pounds of trailer, the 2022 Lincoln Navigator is more than just a luxury SUV. It offers plenty of utility, too.
- Lincoln Co-Pilot360 2.0— Standard collection of advanced driving assistance systems
- Post-collision braking — Standard feature brings the SUV to a stop as soon as possible following a collision
- Intersection Assist — Standard feature attempts to prevent a driver from making an unsafe left turn across approaching traffic
- Evasive Steering Assist — Standard feature adds stability when a driver takes sudden evasive steering action to avoid an obstacle
- Lincoln ActiveGlide — Available feature offers hands-free driving on specific, approved roads*
- Infotainment system — Standard Sync 4 technology with a 13.2 inch touchscreen display
- Smartphone mirroring — Standard wireless support for iOS and Android devices
- Phone as a Key — Available digital key feature uses your smartphone to unlock and start the Navigator
- Active Park Assist 2.0 — Standard hands-free parking assistance technology
- Lincoln Co-Pilot360 2.0 Towing — Available feature adds three towing-assistance technologies to the Navigator*
- 3.5L twin-turbocharged V6
- 440 hp
- 10-speed automatic transmission
- Rear-wheel or four-wheel drive
- 17 mpg to 18 mpg in combined driving
- Lincoln Soft Touch upholstery — Standard feature
- Heated and ventilated seats — Standard front and second-row
- Premium leather upholstery — Available feature*
- Massaging seats — Available feature for front and second-row*
- High-end audio system — Available feature with 28 speakers*
*Availability is subject to specific trim level selections