Lincoln Navigator vs Ford Edge

2023 Lincoln Navigator
2023 Lincoln Navigator
$79,725MSRP
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2021 Ford Edge
2021 Ford Edge
$32,750MSRP
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2023 Lincoln Navigator
$79,725MSRP
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2021 Ford Edge
$32,750MSRP
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Overview

MSRP

$79,725

MSRP

$32,750

Average price

$45,575

Average price

$20,306

Listings

8477

Listings

9218
Ratings & Reviews
User Reviews
User Reviews

Expert reviews

7.7 out of 10

Expert reviews

7.2 out of 10
Pros
  • Powerful engine
  • Spacious third row
  • Impressive technology
Cons
  • Poor fuel economy
  • Poor ride quality (in Normal mode)
  • Basic version of hands-free driving tech
Pros
  • Multiple powertrain options
  • Comfortable
  • Spacious
Cons
  • Poor handling
  • Outdated technology
  • Poor value for money

Reviews Summary

An era is coming to an end. It’s been 25 years since Lincoln launched the Navigator as an upscale version of the Ford Expedition, built on a traditional truck-style platform giving it significant towing and hauling capability. But the 2023 Lincoln Navigator can’t hit 20 mpg in combined driving, despite its use of a twin-turbo V6 engine instead of a traditional V8. And so, the gas-guzzling Navigator’s days are numbered, with electrification waiting just around the corner.

Reviews Summary

The Ford Edge proves that trends run in cycles. Launched in the early 2000s, the original Edge was one of the first midsize crossover SUVs, sporting car-like styling that sharply contrasted the more traditional-looking Ford Explorer of the time. However, new-car buyers realized they liked the roominess of three-row SUVs like the Explorer more, and interest in the two-row Edge waned.

Now, however, car shoppers are once again eyeing two-row midsize SUVs, this time as an alternative to sedans. The Edge is now part of a growing market segment that includes the Chevrolet Blazer, Honda Passport, Hyundai Santa Fe, Jeep Grand Cherokee, Nissan Murano, and Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport.

Yet while market dynamics have changed, the Edge hasn’t. The current second-generation Edge dates back to the 2015 model year, and even a substantial update undertaken for the 2019 model year is quickly receding in the rearview mirror. The Edge now sits between the much newer Explorer and Ford Escape in the automaker's SUV-heavy lineup.

Aside from some new tech features, the 2021 Ford Edge doesn’t get many significant changes, so we can evaluate it based on our experience with previous model years. As with the 2020 model year, trim levels include SE, SEL, ST-Line, Titanium, and ST.

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Popular Features & Specs

Engine

3.5L 440 hp V6

Engine

2.0L 250 hp I4

Drive Train

4X2

Drive Train

FWD

Seating Capacity

8

Seating Capacity

5

Horsepower

440 hp @ 5500 rpm

Horsepower

250 hp @ 5500 rpm

MPG City

17

MPG City

21

MPG Highway

23

MPG Highway

29
2023 Lincoln Navigator
2023 Lincoln Navigator
$79,725MSRP
Overview
Overview
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2021 Ford Edge
2021 Ford Edge
$32,750MSRP
Overview
Overview
OverviewShop Now
2023 Lincoln Navigator
$79,725MSRP
Overview
Overview
OverviewShop Now
2021 Ford Edge
$32,750MSRP
Overview
Overview
OverviewShop Now
Overview
MSRP
$79,725
$32,750
Average price
$45,575
$20,306
Listings
Ratings & Reviews
User reviews
4.4
4.5
Expert reviews

7.7 out of 10

Read full review

7.2 out of 10

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Pros & cons
Pros
  • Powerful engine
  • Spacious third row
  • Impressive technology
Cons
  • Poor fuel economy
  • Poor ride quality (in Normal mode)
  • Basic version of hands-free driving tech
Pros
  • Multiple powertrain options
  • Comfortable
  • Spacious
Cons
  • Poor handling
  • Outdated technology
  • Poor value for money
Summary
An era is coming to an end. It’s been 25 years since Lincoln launched the Navigator as an upscale version of the Ford Expedition, built on a traditional truck-style platform giving it significant towing and hauling capability. But the 2023 Lincoln Navigator can’t hit 20 mpg in combined driving, despite its use of a twin-turbo V6 engine instead of a traditional V8. And so, the gas-guzzling Navigator’s days are numbered, with electrification waiting just around the corner.

The Ford Edge proves that trends run in cycles. Launched in the early 2000s, the original Edge was one of the first midsize crossover SUVs, sporting car-like styling that sharply contrasted the more traditional-looking Ford Explorer of the time. However, new-car buyers realized they liked the roominess of three-row SUVs like the Explorer more, and interest in the two-row Edge waned.

Now, however, car shoppers are once again eyeing two-row midsize SUVs, this time as an alternative to sedans. The Edge is now part of a growing market segment that includes the Chevrolet Blazer, Honda Passport, Hyundai Santa Fe, Jeep Grand Cherokee, Nissan Murano, and Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport.

Yet while market dynamics have changed, the Edge hasn’t. The current second-generation Edge dates back to the 2015 model year, and even a substantial update undertaken for the 2019 model year is quickly receding in the rearview mirror. The Edge now sits between the much newer Explorer and Ford Escape in the automaker's SUV-heavy lineup.

Aside from some new tech features, the 2021 Ford Edge doesn’t get many significant changes, so we can evaluate it based on our experience with previous model years. As with the 2020 model year, trim levels include SE, SEL, ST-Line, Titanium, and ST.

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Popular Features & Specs
Engine
3.5L 440 hp V6
2.0L 250 hp I4
Drive Train
4X2
FWD
Seating Capacity
8
5
Horsepower
440 hp @ 5500 rpm
250 hp @ 5500 rpm
MPG City
17
21
MPG Highway
23
29
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