The 2022 Lincoln Navigator Reserve Is the Most Popular Trim, and Here’s Why

The 2022 Lincoln Navigator is a luxury large SUV that has ample room for both passengers and cargo in a stylish and supremely comfortable package. While there are several Lincoln Navigator trim levels to choose from, the 2022 Lincoln Navigator Reserve is by far the most popular option. Here’s what makes it the best choice for the Navigator, and how much it will cost you.

Front view of black 2022 Lincoln Navagator, one the Consumer Reports most reliable luxury SUVs for large families
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What is the Reserve Package on a 2022 Lincoln Navigator?

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The 2022 Lincoln Navigator Reserve price starts at $88,740, and it’s the most popular Navigator trim level. The Navigator Reserve comes with 22-inch wheels, a panoramic sunroof, illuminated power running boards, and upgraded 24-way power-adjustable front seats. The Reserve also adds upgraded leather upholstery and Lincoln’s ActiveGlide driving system as well as a head-up display.

In addition to all of this, the 2022 Lincoln Navigator Reserve includes everything that the base model Navigator has, like a hands-free liftgate, adaptive suspension, and a 13.2-inch touchscreen infotainment system. It’s compatible with both Apple CarPlay and Android Auto and also has a digital gauge cluster. In addition, both the front and second rows are heated and ventilated, and the front seats are power-adjustable as well. The second and third rows are power-folding.

Upgrade to the L Reserve for added space and fuel capacity

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There’s also a slightly more expensive L Reserve, which is a longer-wheelbase version of this Navigator trim. The Lincoln Navigator L Reserve price is $91,770. This adds almost 12 inches to the Navigator’s length, according to Edmunds. The L also increases the amount of fuel that the Navigator can hold to 27 gallons as well.

When you choose 2022 Lincoln Navigator Reserve you can also select one of two packages. The Luxury Package30-way power-adjustable front seats and an upgraded sound system with 28 speakers. You could also choose the Heavy-Duty Trailer Tow Package, which has a Class IV hitch with trailer pin connectors, low-range gear with all-wheel drive, and trailer backup assist. It also comes with a trailer brake controller and trailer sway control.

Is a Lincoln Navigator worth the money?

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For your money, you also get a host of safety features. The 2022 Lincoln Navigator Reserve comes with the same essential safety equipment as other Navigator trim levels. These include forward collision mitigation, blind-spot monitor, lane-keep assist, a surround-view camera system, adaptive cruise control, and evasive steering assist.

In addition, while the 2022 Lincoln Navigator isn’t Consumer Reports-recommended, it does get the second-highest score out of the Luxury Large Sport Utility Vehicle segment. Out of a possible 100 overall score, the Navigator gets a 63, behind the 2022 BMW X7’s 81. Consumer Reports lgives the Navigator a score of 5/5 for noise. However, its predicted reliability is just a 3/5 and it’s routine and emergency handling each get only a 2/5. Both the ride and the owner satisfaction get a 4/5, indicating that people are fairly happy with their Navigator purchases.

The 2022 Lincoln Navigator Reserve isn’t the most expensive Navigator you can buy, and that might be partly why it’s the most popular. You still get a whole lot for your money, without sacrificing any of the luxury you’d expect in a Lincoln.

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