All-New Lincoln Navigator Earns a Five-Star Overall NHTSA Crash Rating

2018 Lincoln Navigator
  • National Highway Traffic Safety Administration awards the all-new 2018 Lincoln Navigator a five-star Overall Vehicle Score in its New Car Assessment Program – the highest possible rating

  • Navigator is the only vehicle in its class to earn an Overall Vehicle Score of five stars

  • Driver-assist technologies, like adaptive cruise control with stop-and-go capability, help to inspire confidence on the road

DEARBORN, Mich., June 08, 2018 – The all-new 2018 Lincoln Navigator earns five stars, the highest possible government crash rating, from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s New Car Assessment Program. Navigator is the only SUV in its class to earn an Overall Vehicle Score of five stars in the full-size SUV segment.

“We want our Lincoln clients to feel at ease and confident behind the wheel for an ultimately enjoyable driving experience,” said Andrew Kernahan, Lincoln Navigator chief engineer. “Our innovative technology allows us to enhance that experience while also improving the vehicle’s overall safety.”

Navigator’s lightweight aluminum body, fully boxed steel frame, dual pyrotechnic pretensioners in front seat belts and driver-assist technologies all contribute to it achieving the top rating.

The all-new Lincoln Navigator offers a host of driver-assist technologies designed to inspire driver confidence. These include Blind Spot Information System, a lane keeping system, enhanced active park assist, auto high beams, 360-degree camera and adaptive cruise control with stop-and-go capability.


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