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Tips, Tricks & Trends

Does Ford Own Lincoln?

It may be obvious that PepsiCo makes Pepsi, but did you also know it also owns some or all of Quaker Oats Company, Stacy’s Pita Chips, and Sabra? It’s fascinating to learn that some common brands are related. That’s also the case with automakers. In fact, Lincoln has been under the Ford umbrella for almost 100 …

2020 Lincoln Navigator is on display at the 112th Annual Chicago Auto Show
Trucks & SUVs

The 2021 Lincoln Navigator Is as Good as Full-Size Luxury Gets

Three-row luxury SUVs are among the biggest, poshest, and most expensive vehicles today. The Lincoln Navigator and Cadillac Escalade are some of the best-known models in that class. In addition, they’re also the highest ranked, according to MotorTrend. For this year, the 2021 Lincoln Navigator comes in first, and here’s a look at why. What’s …

The tan-and-black interior of a 2020 Lincoln Navigator Reserve
Trucks & SUVs

The 2020 Lincoln Navigator Finally Got the Money to Go All Out

If you were to guess the number-one three-row luxury SUV of 2020, which would you choose? The Infiniti QX80? The Lexus LX? Maybe the $130,000 Mercedes-Benz G-Class? If the Lincoln Navigator slipped your mind, that’s understandable. However, MotorTrend ranks the 2020 Lincoln Navigator 4×4 Black Label first in its “3-Row Luxury SUV Comparison Test.” For …

Five 2021 Ram trucks in colors that honor the five branches of the U.S. Military. Ram is one of the most liked car brands.
Tips, Tricks & Trends

The Most Liked Car Brands All Have This in Common

Over the years, many car brands have built future classics. Chevrolet produced the sporty Corvette, Ford designed the muscular Mustang, and the long-gone American Motors Company sold the Eagle back when SUVs weren’t even a thing yet. Consumers usually bought these vehicles for fun.  Today’s car buyers want something they can trust that will last …

A gray 2020 Lincoln Aviator midsize crossover SUV parked outside a modern ivy-covered home
Crossover & Midsize

These 2021 Lincoln Aviator Models Have Inferior Headlights, the IIHS Warns

Slightly smaller than its popular Navigator sibling, the midsize crossover Aviator is one of Lincoln’s latest additions. The automaker quietly discontinued the first-gen Aviator after the 2005 model year. Many speculated it was due to numerous complaints. The Aviator’s rear panel cracked over time, and it suffered from long-term engine problems. Fortunately, Ford’s luxury brand …

2021 Lincoln Navigator driving down a city street
Trucks & SUVs

How Many Miles Will a Lincoln Navigator Last?

The Lincoln Navigator might be a hulking SUV but it’s a hulking SUV that has plenty to offer. From its spacious interior to its long list of luxury amenities, the Lincoln Navigator doesn’t make any compromises. But as lavishly appointed as the new Lincoln Navigator may be, can you expect it to go the distance? …

2020 Lincoln Corsair is on display at the 112th Annual Chicago Auto Show
Trucks & SUVs

Lincoln Bottomed Out on Consumer Reports Reliability Rankings

There are so many new vehicles to choose from that some buyers may want to narrow the options down to just a few brands. For buyers looking for reliability, Consumer Reports has looked over lots of automakers to see which are most and least reliable. Lincoln went from average last year down to last this …

A silver 2017 Lincoln MKX travels on a two-lane road surrounded by foliage and rolling green hills
Crossover & Midsize

Despite Recalls, Consumer Reports Recommends the 2017 Lincoln MKX

Luxury and reliability aren’t always synonymous. That’s where Consumer Reports comes in. The consumer nonprofit’s recommendations can even help you choose a more reliable used luxury SUV. One to consider is the 2017 Lincoln MKX. But it might be a surprise that the 2017 MKX has several recalls on it. Here’s why Consumer Reports likes …

A 2021 Lincoln Nautilus in Flight Blue travels on a two-lane paved road lined by foliage
Crossover & Midsize

Is the 2021 Lincoln Nautilus Worth the Price Jump?

The Lincoln Nautilus has been around since the 2007 model year. But this midsize crossover, known until 2019 as the MKX, sees its most expansive upgrade this year. From a fancier interior to nice cosmetic upgrades on the exterior, Lincoln wants to make the Nautilus an unabashed leader in the midsize SUV segment. However, just because …

2020 Lexus RX 350 | Lexus
Trucks & SUVs

2 Lincoln SUVs Beat the 2020 Lexus RX

In terms of quality, J.D. Power ranks SUVs based on the results of a consumer survey. Vehicles with the fewest problems per 100 are rated the highest. According to the study for the 2020 model year, two Lincoln SUVs beat the 2020 Lexus RX. The 2020 Lincoln Nautilus and the 2020 Lincoln Navigator made it …

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Tips, Tricks & Trends

Which Auto Brands Rated Best/Worst Sales Experience?

The JD Power Sales Satisfaction Index is out for 2020. This takes a 1,000-point scale and determines the satisfaction of the sales process based on delivery, dealer personnel, paperwork, dealer website, and other factors. Almost 36,000 buyers were surveyed from January through June of 2020. So it determines which brands rated the best/worst overall sales …

2020 Lincoln Aviator
Trucks & SUVs

Lincoln is Consumer Reports’ Most Unreliable SUV Brand

There is a new SUV brand ranked in last place, according to Consumer Reports, and it’s Lincoln. While Cadillac was in last place, recently, it moved up on the list of most reliable new cars, and Lincoln dropped a few spots. So, is the Lincoln Aviator, Navigator, or Corsair the least reliable option?  Consumer Reports …

Lincoln Blackwood pickup truck
Trucks & SUVs

Pickup Trucks are Cool – These Trucks Are Not

Europeans have their sports cars, the Japanese their drifters, and we love our pickup trucks in America. These are, of course, stereotypes and oversimplifications of billions of people’s tastes, but, in general, it is pretty fair to say Americans love pickup trucks. Pickup trucks are cool. They have style. They are practical. Trucks often come …

2019 Lincoln Nautilus is on display at the 111th Annual Chicago Auto Show at McCormick Place
Crossover & Midsize

Most of the 2021 Lincoln Nautilus Remains Unchanged

The Lincoln Nautilus took over the MKX’s name and position in the lineup as the brand’s namesake midsize SUV. And while the midsize SUV has gone through many changes throughout the years, the latest 2021 Lincoln Nautilus is directly in the middle of the current generation. So what’s updated on the 2021 Lincoln Nautilus, what’s …

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Is Is Worth Upgrading From the Ford Escape to the Lincoln Corsair?

The Ford Escape was completely redesigned for 2020. The 2020 Escape still has the same sporty driving dynamics and more standard tech. Ford also made a splash by introducing the all-new 2020 Lincoln Corsair, which shares the same platform as the Escape. You might be wondering: is it worth upgrading from the Escape to the Corsair? What it’s like to …

2019 Lincoln MKZ is on display at the 111th Annual Chicago Auto Show
Sedans & Coupes

Lincoln Is Finally Putting the MKZ Out of Its Misery

While there are some models so great that they stick around for decades, many cars get discontinued eventually. The modern Lincoln MKZ was released for the 2005 model year as the Zephyr, but it was rebadged one year later. The automaker announced that the MKZ is joining the ranks of the many other cars that …

The 2020 Lincoln Navigator L SUV on display at the 2019 Los Angeles Auto Show
Trucks & SUVs

Lincoln Dominated This List of Best Luxury 3-Row SUVs

With SUVs continually growing in popularity, it’s easy to become overwhelmed with options. Fortunately for anyone shopping for a 3-row luxury SUV, though, this decision might actually be a bit easier to make. Lincoln SUVs nabbed the top three spots in Carfax’s list of Best 3-Row Luxury SUVs of 2020, an impressive feat that definitely …

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Trucks & SUVs

The 2021 Lincoln Navigator Has A Boatload of Disappointments

The 2021 Lincoln Navigator is here, but we aren’t sure if that’s a good thing. You might be able to use the Lincoln Navigator to pick other options instead. The Chevy Tahoe or Cadillac Escalade may be more modern options to enjoy.  Disappointments with the 2021 Lincoln Navigator  The folks at AutoBlog got the opportunity to test …