2003 Lincoln Navigator Road Test Specs | Edmunds

2003 Lincoln Navigator - Road Test Specs

2003 Lincoln Navigator SUV

(5.4L V8 4-speed Automatic)


Model year2003
StyleUltimate 4WD 4dr SUV (5.4L 8cyl 4A)
Base MSRP$54,950
As-tested MSRP$60,040


Drive type4WD
Engine typeV8
Displacement (cc/cu-in)5.4
Horsepower (hp @ rpm)300 @ 5,000
Torque (lb-ft @ rpm)355 @ 2,750
Transmission type4-speed automatic


Suspension, frontIndependent, dampers, air springs, stabilizer bar
Suspension, rearIndependent, dampers, air springs, stabilizer bar
Steering typeRack-and-pinion, speed sensitive, variable asst.
Tire brandMichelin
Tire modelPilot LTX
Tire size, frontP275/65R18
Tire size, rearP275/65R18
Brakes, frontfront and rear ventilated disc

Track Test Results

0-45 mph (sec.)5.8
0-60 mph (sec.)9.9
0-75 mph (sec.)14.7
1/4-mile (sec. @ mph)17.4 @ 80.5
Braking, 30-0 mph (ft.)31.02
60-0 mph (ft.)127.28
Slalom, 6 x 100 ft. (mph)58.4
Skid pad, 200-ft. diameter (lateral g)38.7
Sound level @ idle (dB)Below 50
@ Full throttle (dB)73
@ 70 mph cruise (dB)75

Test Driver Ratings & Comments

Braking ratingGood
Handling ratingGood

Testing Conditions

Elevation (ft.)85
Temperature (°F)71.6
Wind (mph, direction)5.7 mph

Fuel Consumption

EPA fuel economy (mpg)Auto 12/16 Manual /
Edmunds observed (mpg)11
Fuel tank capacity (U.S. gal.)28

Dimensions & Capacities

Curb weight, mfr. claim (lbs.)5,994
Length (in.)206
Width (in.)80.2
Height (in.)77.8
Wheelbase (in.)118.8
Legroom, front (in.)41.1
Legroom, rear (in.)38.6
Headroom, front (in.)39.6
Headroom, rear (in.)39.7
Seating capacity8
Cargo volume (cu-ft)17.9
Max. cargo volume, seats folded (cu-ft)104


Bumper-to-bumper4 years / 50,000 miles
Powertrain4 years / 50,000 miles
Corrosion5 years / unlimited miles
Roadside assistance4 years / 50,000 miles
Free scheduled maintenanceNot available


Front airbagsStandard
Side airbagsNot Available
Head airbagsStandard
Antilock brakesStandard
Electronic brake enhancementsbraking assist
Traction controlStandard
Stability controlStandard
Rollover protectionStandard
Emergency assistance systemNot available
NHTSA crash test, driverExcellent
NHTSA crash test, passengerExcellent
NHTSA crash test, side frontNot available
NHTSA crash test, side rearNot available
NHTSA rollover resistanceNot available

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