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2022 Ford Explorer
AWD
2021 Lincoln Nautilus
Black Label AWD
MSRP
$65,090
Invoice
$61,184
Average Price Paid
$64,736
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2022 Ford Explorer
AWD
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Black Label AWD
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2022 Ford Explorer
AWD
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2021 Lincoln Nautilus
Black Label AWD
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The Lincoln Nautilus nameplate first appeared for the 2019 model year, as a major refresh of the Lincoln MKX. The Nautilus is a midsize luxury crossover, doing battle mostly against th...

Specs

2022 Ford Explorer
AWD
2021 Lincoln Nautilus
Black Label AWD
Powertrain 8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
AWD
AWD
AWD
Fuel Economy, City
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19 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
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25 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 17.9 gal 18.5 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Flex Fuel Vehicle
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
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335 hp @ 5,500 RPM
Torque
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380 lb-ft @ 3,250 RPM
Cylinders
6 cylinders
4 cylinders
6 cylinders
Compression Ratio
12:1
10:1
10:1
Displacement
3,300 cc
2,300 cc
2,700 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.56 in x 3.41 in
3.45 in x 3.7 in
3.27 in x 3.27 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Overall 5 stars 5 stars
Front Crash Overall 5 stars 5 stars
Front Crash Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Front Crash Passenger 5 stars 5 stars
Side Crash Overall 5 stars 5 stars
Side Barrier Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Side Barrier Passenger 5 stars 5 stars
Side Pole Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Rollover 5 stars 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof -- Standard
Leather Seats -- Standard
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard Standard
Passenger Power Seats -- Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 7 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 43 in 42.8 in
Back Legroom 39 in 39.6 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 18.2 cu ft 37.2 cu ft
Maximum Payload 1,468 lbs --
Maximum Towing Capacity 5,300 lbs 3,500 lbs
Exterior
Length 198.8 in 190 in
Width 89.3 in 86.1 in
Height 69.9 in 66.2 in
Wheelbase 119.1 in 112.2 in

Available Options

2022 Ford Explorer
AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Agate Black Metallic
  • Atlas Blue Metallic
  • Carbonized Gray Metallic
  • Forged Green Metallic
  • Iconic Silver Metallic

Option Packages

  • Class IV Trailer Tow Package
2021 Lincoln Nautilus
Black Label AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Burgundy Velvet
  • Chroma Elite Copper (CHROMOFLARE)
  • Flight Blue
  • Green Gem
  • Infinite Black
  • Pristine White
  • Silver Radiance

Option Packages

  • Class II Trailer Tow Package
  • Lincoln Play W/DVD
  • Ultra Comfort (22-Way) Seats W/Active Motion

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