CARS.COM — The Lincoln Navigator has long been an easy-to-drive full-size SUV with one of the roomiest interiors in the segment — but it hasn’t felt as luxurious as the competition for some time. We’ve wondered for a while whether Lincoln wants to be considered a true luxury brand and was willing to take the necessary steps to get there. After seeing the redesigned 2018 Navigator — first shown at the 2017 New York International Auto Show — we now have an answer: an emphatic yes.
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After taking in all the cars at a busy New York show, the Navigator came out on top, taking home Cars.com’s Best in Show award. One of the big reasons for its win was its upscale interior, but it also impressed in other ways. Here are five things that make the new Navigator a legit luxury SUV.