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2012 Lincoln Navigator Carries Tradition of Excellence That Sets It Apart from Other Full-Size Luxury SUVs•Lincoln Navigator offers excellent control and security technologies and brings an impressive lineup of safety features to the full-size luxury SÚV §egmènt
•Navigator now offers Lincoln SYNC® AppLink™, a software application that gives Lincoln SYNC users hands-free voice control of select smartphone apps
•New integrated spotter mirrors help drivers see vehicles in their blind spot
The 2012 Lincoln Navigator continues to raise the bar it helped define by offering timeless design and luxury amenities that give it a level of performance and style that truly sets it apart in the premium full-size SÚV market.
Lincoln earned the ranking of top brand in the 2011 Vehicle Dependability Study recently conducted by J.D. Power and Associates. Lincoln was just recognized as the leading luxury brand in vehicle satisfaction by AutoPacific in its 15th annual Vehicle Satisfaction Awards. The awards are benchmarks for measuring how satisfied an owner is wîth his or her new vehicle. The study summarizes input from more than 68,000 new vehicle owners.
The innovations that have helped Lincoln earn such accolades keep coming.
The new Navigator, for example, offers Lincoln SYNC® AppLink™, a software application that gives Lincoln SYNC users hands-free voice control of select smartphone apps. The 2012 model year marks the first time AppLink has been available for Lincoln.
Excellence in class The Lincoln Navigator exudes strength and confidence wîth an unmistakable exterior design and styling package. Details set it apart. Consider the power-deployable running boards that slide out from under the vehicle when a door is opened as just one example of the level of detail offered by Navigator.
The interior design of the 2012 Navigator blends function and form. Quality abounds throughout the interior, wîth olive ash and walnut swirl wood accents on the front and rear doors, the instrument panel and §teering wheel, and alloy and burnished bronze accents located on the center stack, door trim, beverage holder rings and gear shifter.
The Navigator has exceptionally comfortable seats that enhance interior refinement and include a stitched Lincoln Star logo on each first-row head restraint. The seats are plush yet firm, wîth soft cushions, and are designed to enhance comfort by reducing vibration through the floor.
The 2012 Lincoln Navigator features 103.3 cubic feet behind the first row, 54.4 cubic feet behind the second row and 18.1 cubic feet behind the third row along wîth an under-floor cargo compartment for stowing various items.
Power comes from a quiet and smooth 5.4-liter SOHC V8 engine that produces 310 horsepower at 5,100 rpm and 365 lb.-ft. of torque at 3,600 rpm when running on regular gasoline. The engine provides confident power to accelerate effortlessly to cruising speed and at the same time has powerful low-end capability for maximum towing capacity when properly equipped. A smooth-shifting six-speed transmission provides smooth and precise shifts.
Lincoln offers complimentary maintenance for the first four years/50,000 miles in service.
Lincoln SYNC creates a whole new way for customers to interact wîth digital and vehicle technology, offering impressive innovations such as Lincoln SYNC Services, which includes Traffic, Directions and Information, along wîth AppLink.
The standard voice-activated touch-screen Navigation System wîth SiriusXM Traffic and SiriusXM Travel Link enables customers to access up-to-the-minute information and entertainment content, such as current gas prices for about 120,000 filling stations, traffic information for 78 markets, weather conditions, sports scores and movie listings in the 48 contiguous states and the District of Columbia. Owners receive a free six-month subscription for SiriusXM Radio.
Navigator occupants also enjoy superb audio sound quality as Lincoln is the only car manufacturer in the world to offer the THX® II Certified Audio System, which comes wîth AM/FM/MP3 capabilities and a six-disc, in-dash CD changer.
Available as an option is a headrest-mounted DVD system. With two individual screens and two sets of wireless headphones, the system allows rear seat passengers to enjoy individual audio and visual options without disturbing those in the front seat or each other. A standard household-style 110-volt AC outlet has been added to facilitate connection of video game consoles or other auxiliary gear.
The Forward Sensing System helps warn drivers of certain objects within a defined range of front bumpers. It alerts the driver wîth an audible tone when large stationary objects are detected in front of the vehicle. The feature assists wîth parallel parking and parking in a garage or crowded area and is automatically turned off when the vehicle is shifted to park or neutral.
The Reverse Sensing System warns the driver wîth an audible tone if an object is detected up to six feet behind the vehicle. The warning sound becomes a solid tone to tell the driver it is time to stop. It automatically engages whenever a vehicle is placed in reverse. And the rear view camera system transmits an image of the space directly behind the vehicle to the navigation screen when the vehicle is in reverse.
New for 2012 in Navigator are integrated spotter mirrors that consist of an outside rearview mirror designed wîth a secondary convex spotter in the top outer corner. The spotter mirror is aimed at the driver's blind spot. When traffic enters the blind spot on either side of the vehicle, it is visible in the secondary convex mirror, helping provide the driver a broader peripheral view.
Rain-sensing wipers automatically detect moisture on the windshield and activate the wipers to help increase driver visibility.
Security owners deserve
Navigator brings many safety features to the full-size SÚV §egmènt.
AdvanceTrac® wîth RSC® (Roll Stability Control™) is an electronic stability enhancement system that enhances control on slippery surfaces like snowy, muddy, wet or gravel roads. Roll Stability Control can detect potentially unstable situations and quickly engages AdvanceTrac to help keep the tires firmly planted on the ground. All-wheel drive is an option, as well.
Front seat-mounted side airbags provide chest protection in certain side-impact collisions or rollovers. These airbags are attached directly to the front seats so they provide protection regardless of seat position. The Safety Canopy System has side-curtain airbags that provide added protection for outboard-seated occupants in the event of certain side-impact or rollover collisions.
The SOS Post-Crash Alert System™ automatically sounds the vehicle's horn and flashes the hazard lights in the event of an accident where the airbags are deployed or the front safety belt pretensioners are activated.
To help promote responsible driving habits, the MyKey® owner controls feature is standard for the new Navigator. MyKey allows owners to program a key to limit vehicle speed to 80 mph, limit maximum audio volume to 44 percent of the audio system's capability and establish earlier low-fuel warning.
The standard SecuriCode™ keyless entry keypad uses a five-digit code that allows owners to unlock the driver's door, passenger doors or access the liftgate, all without using a key. SecuriCode helps eliminate the possibility of being locked out of the vehicle and allows customers to program their own, customized five-digit code.
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