2021 Lincoln Nautilus refreshed with a contemporary, related cabin
The 2021 Lincoln Nautilus compact crossover SUV sheds the vestiges of its MKX predecessor with a brand new inside extra consistent with the upscale refinements of the bigger Lincoln Aviator and Lincoln Navigator. The powertrain carries over, and new colour choices and a revised entrance bumper freshen the surface, however the inside is the primary attraction, primarily based on Lincoln’s announcement Friday morning.
The main function belongs to a brand new 13.2-inch touchscreen mounted entrance and heart on the horizontally themed sprint. The 2-tiered sprint separated by a band of wooden trim and chrome accents steps right down to a horizontal band of vents, and Lincoln’s piano-key digital gear shifter. The local weather and audio management panel angles into the middle console and sits above a big decrease storage space.
The massive display epitomizes the expertise overhaul all through the Nautilus. The Lincoln smartphone app can exchange the important thing so pockets and purses can go unburdened, and Ford’s Sync 4 infotainment software program has a particular show theme distinctive to Lincoln. Wi-fi smartphone compatibility cuts the twine, and pure voice recognition guarantees to simplify the most typical instructions starting from elevating the quantity to setting the navigation or voice browsing the online. Over-the-air updates freshen the system like a smartphone.
A 12.3-inch digital instrument cluster is customary, together with power-adjustable entrance seats which might be heated, 4 USB ports, a leather-wrapped steering wheel, and LED headlights and taillights. Choices vary from a surround-view digital camera system and heated rear seats to 22-way massaging entrance seats and a very good Revel audio system.
Commonplace security options embody computerized emergency braking with pedestrian detection, energetic lane management, blind-spot displays, and computerized excessive beams. The rear digital camera could be washed clear with the push of a button.
Powertrains stay the identical from final yr with a regular 2.0-liter turbo-4 that makes 250 horsepower and 280 pound-feet of torque with front-wheel drive or a 2.7-liter twin-turbo V-6 making 335 hp and 380 lb-ft with all-wheel drive. Each engines pair with an 8-speed computerized transmission.
Inbuilt Ontario, Canada, the 2021 Lincoln Nautilus goes on sale early in 2021.