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2010 Lincoln Navigator

$5,015 — $23,899 USED
Sport Utility
7-8 Seats
17 MPG
(Combined)
Key specs of the base trim
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Overview

Is this the car for you?

The Good

  • Power-adjustable pedals
  • Heated and cooled front seats
  • Stability system with Roll Stability Control
  • Side curtain airbags for all three rows

The Bad

  • Overly ornate gauges, interior trim pieces
  • Poor gas mileage
2010 Lincoln Navigator exterior side view

What to Know

about the 2010 Lincoln Navigator
  • Power liftgate
  • Power-folding third row
  • Standard backup camera
  • Long-wheelbase Navigator L available
  • 310-hp, 5.4-liter V-8

Our Take

from the Cars.com expert editorial team

Vehicle Overview
The Navigator is Lincoln's full-size luxury SUV that can seat up to eight people in three rows. Related to the Ford Expedition, the SUV is also available in long-wheelbase Navigator L form. Competitors include the Cadillac Escalade and Infiniti QX56.

Skip to details on the: Navigator L


New for 2010
The Navigator gains a few new features for 2010. The standard electronic stability system now boasts trailer-sway control, which can sense from the movement of the SUV if a trailer may be out of control and apply the brakes or reduce engine power. The Navigator also comes standard with Ford's MyKey system, which gives buyers the ability to set maximum speed and volume limits based on the key that's in use — handy for parents sharing the Navigator with a teen driver. Power-lowering running boards are newly standard, too.

Exterior
The Navigator's most prominent feature is its grille. It's an eggcrate design with a large horizontal bar running through the Lincoln logo. Flanking the grille are standard xenon headlights.
  • Standard capless fuel system
  • Standard rain-sensing wipers
  • Standard power liftgate
  • Standard 18-inch aluminum wheels; 20-inch chrome rims optional
  • Optional moonroof


Interior
The leather-upholstered heated-and-cooled front seats include power adjustments, and there are adjustable pedals to add to driver comfort. Wood accents are found throughout the cabin. Second-row captain's chairs are standard, but a split-bench seat can b...
Vehicle Overview
The Navigator is Lincoln's full-size luxury SUV that can seat up to eight people in three rows. Related to the Ford Expedition, the SUV is also available in long-wheelbase Navigator L form. Competitors include the Cadillac Escalade and Infiniti QX56.

Skip to details on the: Navigator L


New for 2010
The Navigator gains a few new features for 2010. The standard electronic stability system now boasts trailer-sway control, which can sense from the movement of the SUV if a trailer may be out of control and apply the brakes or reduce engine power. The Navigator also comes standard with Ford's MyKey system, which gives buyers the ability to set maximum speed and volume limits based on the key that's in use — handy for parents sharing the Navigator with a teen driver. Power-lowering running boards are newly standard, too.

Exterior
The Navigator's most prominent feature is its grille. It's an eggcrate design with a large horizontal bar running through the Lincoln logo. Flanking the grille are standard xenon headlights.
  • Standard capless fuel system
  • Standard rain-sensing wipers
  • Standard power liftgate
  • Standard 18-inch aluminum wheels; 20-inch chrome rims optional
  • Optional moonroof


Interior
The leather-upholstered heated-and-cooled front seats include power adjustments, and there are adjustable pedals to add to driver comfort. Wood accents are found throughout the cabin. Second-row captain's chairs are standard, but a split-bench seat can be substituted at no extra charge. There's a standard power-folding third-row seat.
  • Seats seven or eight
  • Standard Sync voice-activated multimedia system
  • Standard backup camera
  • Standard heated second-row bucket seats
  • Standard Sirius Satellite Radio with 14-speaker audio system
  • Optional backseat entertainment system with 8-inch screen


Under the Hood
The Navigator has standard V-8 power and is available with rear- or four-wheel drive. The only EPA gas mileage estimates available for the Navigator are for the two-wheel-drive model, which is rated at 14/20 mpg city/highway.
  • 310-horsepower, 5.4-liter V-8 that makes 365 pounds-feet of torque
  • Six-speed automatic transmission
  • Runs on regular gas
  • 9,000-pound (RWD) or 8,700-pound (4WD) towing capacity when properly equipped


Safety
Safety features include:
  • Antilock brakes
  • Electronic stability system with Roll Stability Control
  • Side-impact airbags for front-seat occupants
  • Side curtain airbags for all three rows of seats
  • Front and rear parking sensors


Navigator L
Though similar in appearance to the regular Navigator, the long-wheelbase Navigator L is about 15 inches longer and provides 42.6 cubic feet of cargo space with all the seats in place — nearly 25 cubic feet more than the shorter model.

Like the Navigator, the Navigator L is powered by a 5.4-liter V-8 that drives a six-speed automatic transmission. Rear- and four-wheel-drive models are offered, but the Navigator L's towing capacity of 8,700 pounds for the rear-wheel-drive model and 8,500 pounds for four-wheel-drive versions are both slightly lower than what the regular Navigator achieves. Back to top


Consumer Reviews

What drivers are saying

4.5
15 reviews — Read All reviews
Exterior Styling
(4.9)
Performance
(4.5)
Interior Design
(4.8)
Comfort
(4.8)
Reliability
(4.6)
Value For The Money
(4.6)

Read reviews that mention:

(5.0)

Best vehicle i have ever owned

by rrc2kv from Austin, TX on November 3, 2018

This vehicle will meet all your needs whether for pleasure or work is a very comfortable ride that wont let you down. Wear your seat belt and enjoy the ride. Read full review

(5.0)

Excellent vehicle with comfort and style

by Edgewater from Sheboygan on May 12, 2018

This vehicle was one of the best vehicles I ever owned. Very reliable, extremely comfortable, and tons of comfort options. The 3rd row seat room separates the Lincoln from its competition providing ... Read full review

Safety

Recalls and crash tests

Recalls

The 2010 Lincoln Navigator currently has 0 recalls


Crash and Rollover Test Ratings

Based on 2010 Lincoln Navigator Base

NHTSA rates vehicles using a star rating system from 1-5 stars, with 5 being the highest.

Overall Rollover Rating
4 Star
Driver's
5 Star
Passenger's
5 Star
Front Seat
5 Star
Rear Seat
5 Star
Side Barrier Rating Driver
5 Star
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
5 Star
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is part of the U.S. Department of Transportation. NHTSA provides vehicle safety information such as front- and side-crash ratings and rollover ratings. Vehicles are rated using a star rating system from 1-5 stars, with 5 being the highest.

Warranty

New car and certified pre-owned programs by Lincoln

New Car Program Benefits

  • Bumper-to-Bumper

    48 months / 50,000 miles

  • Powertrain

    72 months / 70,000 miles

  • Roadside Assistance

    72 months / 70,000 miles

Certified Pre-Owned Program Benefits

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Cars.com Car Seat Check

Certified child passenger safety technicians conduct hands-on tests of a car’s Latch system and check the vehicle’s ability to accommodate different types of car seats. The Navigator received the following grades on a scale of A-F.*
* This score may not apply to all trims, especially for vehicles with multiple body styles that affect the space and design of the seating.

Warranty FAQs

What is a Bumper-to-Bumper warranty?

Often called a basic warranty or new-vehicle warranty, a bumper-to-bumper policy covers components like air conditioning, audio systems, vehicle sensors, fuel systems and major electrical components. Most policies exclude regular maintenance like fluid top offs and oil changes, but a few brands have separate free-maintenance provisions, and those that do offer them is slowly rising. Bumper-to-bumper warranties typically expire faster than powertrain warranties.

What is a Powertrain warranty?

Don't be misled a 10-year or 100,000-mile powertrain warranty doesn't promise a decade of free repairs for your car. It typically covers just the engine and transmission, along with any other moving parts that lead to the wheels, like the driveshaft and constant velocity joints. Some automakers also bundle seat belts and airbags into their powertrain warranties. With a few exceptions, powertrain warranties don't cover regular maintenance like engine tuneups and tire rotations.

What is included in Roadside Assistance?

Some automakers include roadside assistance with their bumper-to-bumper or powertrain warranties, while others have separate policies. These programs cover anything from flat-tire changes and locksmith services to jump-starts and towing. Few reimburse incidental costs like motel rooms (if you have to wait for repairs).

What other services could be included in a warranty?

Some automakers include free scheduled maintenance for items such as oil changes, air filters and tire rotations. Some include consumables including brake pads and windshield wipers; others do not. They are typically for the first couple of years of ownership of a new car.

What does CPO mean?

A certified pre-owned or CPO car has been inspected to meet minimum quality standards and typically includes some type of warranty. While dealers and third parties certify cars, the gold standard is an automaker-certified vehicle that provides a factory-backed warranty, often extending the original coverage. Vehicles must be in excellent condition and have low miles and wear to be certified, which is why off-lease vehicles feed many CPO programs.

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