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Pros: automatic tailgate and the dual climate control
Cons: The sound system is of poor quality.
Advice: If you like luxury and a really smooth ride then the Navigator is for you.The clock display is poorly displayed. Driver seat controls are difficult to access.
Pros: ride and handling for a 6000# suv
Cons: needs more power
Advice: not a good value at list priceThe 2004 model is by far the best Navigator to date. Rack and pinion steering has sportscar like feel. Stiffer frame makes the big bumps feel like little ones. Would have preferred a digital clock, hard to read clock hands when going 80 mph in heavy traffic. For the 63,000 price tag Ford could have installed a rain sensor wiper system ,cabin air filter, telescoping tilt wheel, and a few more cupholders in back.
Pros: the flip down tv
Cons: Thrid row seat
Advice: If U buy one 'please don't talk about the gas'When this truck first came out I did not like it untill last week I drove one! I had my heart set on a Cad (escalde) but once I drove it 'I went on and brought it and Let me tell ya its loaded.
Pros: Rack and Pinion Steering
Cons: Engine power - (Not up to par with the Escalade)
Advice: Assure that your Dealer service is on par with other vehicles within this segmentSignificant upgrades to both ride and handling versus the previous model (1998-2002). Excellent Interior. Tasteful exterior styling. Initial quality was lacking for a vehicle of this price range/market segment.
Pros: I love the idea of a middle counsel that act as if you have a stick shift.
Cons: Poor interior lighting and gas consumption
Advice: The Lincoln Nav is a smooth looking vehicle, but be aware that your gas bill will increase drematically.The only bad part about the 2003 Lincoln Navigator is that it needs more horespower (350hp would be great), add ash trays for passengers, provide a better quality audio system, and definitly add more interior lighting overall. The front passeger side needs a little more room, Moon roof needs to have a rain catch in case you leave it open in a tilted position.
Pros: Gimmicky, cheap components
Cons: Cheap components, poor craftsmanship
Advice: Compare carefully to other luxury SUVsThe ride and overall handling is comparable to other popular SUVs including the Ford Expedition and Chevy Blazer. The materials and craftsmanship are second rate. The sound system used is the same one used in Fords low-end vehicles. The 6 CD 85 watt AM/FM receiver is mass produced by Visteon for Ford and is insufficient for providing quality sound in a vehicle this size. The 9 speakers are mass produced for Ford by a company in Brazil, and the sound quality is on par with low-end vehicles such as the Ford Escort. Most of the other components in this vehicle are the same components found in lower end Ford vehicles. Lincoln engineers must have assumed people purchasing luxury SUV are more concerned with outward appearances than quality components. Overall Review: The Navigator is the Ford Expedition done right, but discerning buyers will quickly recognize the poor craftsmanship and low quality components. The Navigator compares well to other popular SUVs including the Chevy Blazer, GMC Yukon and Ford Expedition in handling, however, the vehicle is significantly more expensive for what amounts to a few style changes. This vehicle should not be considered a luxury SUV because the components used to manufacture the vehicle are substandard and the quality of worksmanship is poor.
Pros: the built in A/C on the captains chair
Advice: be ready 2 be check out by the ladys they know by nowThe truck drive like a sedan or like for what it is a 'lincoln'-'smooth' lots of power, period and if u push it u will get 2 feel those 300 horses that comes handy when u are next 2 a porsche on the road. By the i got a massage system put on the driver chair. 'holla'