Ford Explorer vs Lincoln Nautilus Compare price, expert/user reviews, mpg, engines, safety, cargo capacity and other specs at a glance.

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New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2020 Ford Explorer
AWD
MSRP
$34,765
Invoice
$33,722
Average Price Paid
$33,402
27 listings nationwide

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2019 Lincoln Nautilus
AWD
MSRP
$42,835
Invoice
$40,908
Average Price Paid
$40,598
264 listings nationwide

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Pricing Analysis Price analysis based on recent sales data applied to current trim without options.

2020 Ford Explorer
AWD
Fair Price
$33,862
Good Price
$32,715
Great Price
$32,059
2019 Lincoln Nautilus
AWD
Fair Price
$41,609
Good Price
$39,959
Great Price
$39,015

Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2020 Ford Explorer
AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$35,671
3 listings nationwide

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2019 Lincoln Nautilus
AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$42,850
2 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2020 Ford Explorer
AWD
Kyree Williams Preview:

The midsize Ford Explorer has been around for nearly 30 years and was most recently redesigned in 2011. That year the SUV traded its truck-based construction and straightforward, uprig...

2019 Lincoln Nautilus
AWD
Clifford Atiyeh Test Drive Review:

Lincoln’s alphabet soup of car names is no worse than Acura's, Cadillac's, or INFINITI's, and they haven’t done much good for Ford's middling luxury division. The quest to copy Europea...

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  • Look and Feel 9
  • Performance 7
  • Form & Function 7
  • Technology 7
  • Safety 9
  • Cost-Effectiveness 7

User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2020 Ford Explorer
AWD
10
writes:
Good vehicle... very roomy... almost too roomy... still kinda loose on the handling
2019 Lincoln Nautilus
AWD
10
writes:
Heat car all the bells and whistles super Comfy, great lighting

Specs

2020 Ford Explorer
AWD
2019 Lincoln Nautilus
AWD
Powertrain 8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
AWD
AWD
AWD
Fuel Economy, City
16 MPG
20 MPG
20 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
23 MPG
27 MPG
25 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 19.2 gal 18.5 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Flex Fuel Vehicle
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
--
--
250 hp @ 5,500 RPM
Torque
--
--
275 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
Cylinders
6 cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
12:1
10:1
10.5:1
Displacement
3,300 cc
2,300 cc
2,000 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.56 in x 3.41 in
3.45 in x 3.7 in
3.44 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
Front Crash Overall -- 5 stars
Front Crash Driver -- 5 stars
Front Crash Passenger -- 5 stars
Side Crash Overall -- 5 stars
Side Barrier Driver -- 5 stars
Side Barrier Passenger -- 5 stars
Side Pole Driver -- 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player -- 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
Standard Towing Capacity -- 2,000 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

2020 Ford Explorer
AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Agate Black Metallic
  • Blue Metallic
  • Iconic Silver Metallic
  • Magnetic Metallic
  • Oxford White
2019 Lincoln Nautilus
AWD

Exterior Colors

  • 3-Coat White Platinum Metallic
  • Blue Diamond Metallic
  • Burgundy Velvet Metallic Tinted Clearcoat
  • Ceramic Pearl Metallic Tri-Coat
  • Iced Mocha Metallic Premium Colorant
  • Infinite Black Metallic
  • Ingot Silver Metallic
  • Magnetic Gray Metallic
  • OCHRE Brown Metallic
  • Ruby Red Metallic Tinted Clearcoat

Option Packages

  • Lincoln Play W/DVD

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