2020 Lincoln Corsair vs Nautilus

2020 Lincoln Corsair compared to the 2019 Lincoln Nautilus

2020 Lincoln Corsair vs 2019 Lincoln Nautilus



At Phil Long Lincoln, two popular vehicles everyone wants to compare is the 2020 Lincoln Corsair vs. 2019 Lincoln Nautilus. They both occupy a similar niche in the market and people wonder what the exact differences are. The Lincoln Nautilus replaced the Lincoln MKX in 2019. The Lincoln Corsair is due in fall 2019 and will replace the MKC in the Lincoln lineup. To thoroughly understand the Corsair Nautilus difference, we will look closer at the fuel economy, price, engine options, safety features, and other specs.

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2020 Lincoln Corsair


2020 Lincoln Corsair exterior

2020 Lincoln Corsair Exterior

The most significant difference between the Corsair vs. Nautilus is the size. The 2020 Lincoln Corsair measures 181″ L x 74″ W x 64″ H. The Corsair will be available in 10 color options including Iced Mocha, Artisan Blue, Magnetic Gray, Red Carpet, Infinite Black, Ingot Silver, Pristine White, Burgundy Velvet, Flight Blue, and Ceramic Pearl.

2020 Lincoln Corsair Performance

When deciding between the Corsair or Nautilus, you want to consider the engine differences. The 2020 Lincoln Corsair contains a standard 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder pumping out 250 horsepower. There’s an available 2.3-liter turbo four-cylinder with an output of 280 horsepower as well. Both engines come with an eight-speed automatic transmission. Drivers also have the option to add intelligent AWD.

2020 Lincoln Corsair MPG

The official EPA-estimated fuel economy numbers haven’t been released yet, but we expect to see the Corsair to get between 20-22 mpg in the city and 27-29 mpg on the highway. With the new Ford Escape getting a hybrid, it's possible we could see a Corsair Hybrid as well.

2020 Lincoln Corsair Interior


2020 Lincoln Corsair interior front cabin

The new Lincoln Corsair has room for five passengers to fit comfortably, especially considering it comes with a sliding second row. It also features 34 cubic feet of cargo space. The automaker included plenty of advanced technology in this model such as the Phone As A Key software that opens the tailgate adjusts the setting, and starts the car. Buyers have 5 interior colors to choose from: Ebony, Sandstone, Medium Slate, Ebony/Cashew, and Beyond Blue.

Lincoln Corsair Safety Features

We don’t have safety ratings yet, but we expect them to be superior to the MKC. Lincoln Co-Pilot360 comes standard on every Corsair trim. It includes blind-spot detection, cross-traffic alert, automatic emergency braking, pre-collision assist, pedestrian detection, dynamic brake support, forward collision warning, lane-keeping assist, automatic high beams, and a rearview camera. Other additional safety features include rear parking sensors, SOS post-crash alert, post-impact braking, and Lincoln Co-Pilot360 Plus.

2019 Lincoln Nautilus


2019 Lincoln Nautilus exterior

2019 Lincoln Nautilus Exterior

Looking at the size comparison between the Corsair vs. Nautilus, we see that the 2019 Lincoln Nautilus measures 190″ L x 76″ W x 66″ H, making it slightly larger. It is also available in 11 color options including Burgundy Velvet, Infinite Black, Blue Diamond, Rhapsody Blue, Ingot Silver, Ochre Brown, White Platinum, Magnetic Gray, Ceramic Pearl, Ruby Red, and Iced Mocha.

2019 Lincoln Nautilus Performance

In this Lincoln SUV comparison, we see some additional power from the 2019 Lincoln Nautilus. It comes standard with a turbo-four and 250 horsepower, but there’s the optional twin-turbocharged V6 that outputs 355 horsepower. As with the Corsair, both of these engines come complete with a smooth-shifting eight-speed automatic transmission.

2019 Lincoln Nautilus MPG

The 2019 Lincoln Nautilus achieves up to 21 city/26 highway mpg, making it more efficient than most class rivals. With AWD, these numbers drop slightly to 20 city/25 highway mpg.

2019 Lincoln Nautilus Interior


2020 Lincoln Navigator interior front cabin

In our Corsair Nautilus comparison, you see that both SUVs provide room for five. In the Lincoln Nautilus, you have 37 cubic feet of cargo space. Standard features include a SYNC 3 infotainment system, eight-inch touch screen, Wi-Fi hot spot, a ten-speaker sound system, Android Auto, Apple CarPlay and Bluetooth. The Nautilus has 8 interior color designs: Ebony, Cappuccino, Coffee/Cappuccino, Ebony/Terracotta, Slate, Onyx, Cashmere, and Jet Black.

Lincoln Nautilus Safety Features

The 2019 Lincoln Nautilus earned 5/5 stars from the NHTSA. In addition, the IIHS gave it the highest rating of Good in six crash tests. Standard safety features include a rearview camera, automatic high beams, blind-spot monitoring, rear parking sensors, lane departure warning, forward collision warning, lane keep assist, pedestrian detection plus automatic emergency braking. Available safety features include adaptive cruise control, a 360-degree camera, evasive steering assist, front parking sensors plus perpendicular park assist.


Corsair & Nautilus: Better than their Predecessors

From the Lincoln Corsair vs. Nautilus comparison, you see that the Corsair is smaller than the Nautilus model while another difference between the Corsair and Nautilus is the price. The 2020 Lincoln Corsair starts at $35,945 while the 2019 Lincoln Nautilus starts at $40,340. They will employ a lot of the same advanced safety tech, luxury amenities and similar color options. However, the Lincoln Corsair interior design is a major upgrade.

Looking at either the Corsair or Nautilus, we do see one significant aspect that both Lincoln luxury SUVs have in common. They both improve upon the previous models they replaced. The 2020 Lincoln Corsair is designed to be better than the MKC, while the Nautilus tops the MKX. Both of these iconic SUV models can continue to live on in a new form with up-to-date features and enhanced specs. Find them both in Colorado Springs at Phil Long Lincoln!



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