2021 Lincoln Nautilus vs. 2021 Ford Edge

If you are in the market for a new SUV, you wonder what the difference is between the 2021 Lincoln Nautilus vs. 2021 Ford Edge. Both of these SUVs have a lot to offer, but our full Nautilus vs. Edge comparison looks at the size, features, pricing, performance, and more.

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Release Date | 2021 Lincoln Nautilus vs. Ford Edge

Both the 2021 Lincoln Nautilus and Ford Edge will be on sale in Colorado Springs later in 2020.

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View of the moon roof on the exterior of a 2021 Lincoln Nautilus vs. the interior moon roof on a Ford Edge 

Price & Trims | 2021 Lincoln Nautilus vs. Ford Edge

Both the 2021 Lincoln Nautilus and Ford Edge offer a variety of trim levels, each with a different MSRP.

2021 Lincoln Nautilus:

  • Base | $42,000 (est.)
  • Reserve | $49,000 (est.)
  • Black Label | $64,000 (est.)

2021 Ford Edge:

  • SE | $31,100
  • SEL | $34,355
  • Titanium | $38,100
  • ST | $43,265

Highlights | 2021 Lincoln Nautilus vs. Ford Edge

The 2021 Lincoln Nautilus has an upscale cabin, plus a smooth, controlled ride. In comparison, the 2021 Ford Edge offers a sporty style and lots of tech amenities.

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Black Label | 2021 Lincoln Nautilus vs. Ford Edge

The 2021 Lincoln Nautilus comes with a Black Label trim option complete with Venetian leather, an adaptive suspension, a surround-view parking camera, upgraded safety features, and a premium sound system. While there are multiple trim levels with the 2021 Ford Edge, you can't get anything as luxurious as what the Nautilus offers.

Electronics | 2021 Lincoln Nautilus vs. Ford Edge

The new Nautilus interior features a whole new dashboard design. We expect to see a standard 11-speaker sound system, satellite radio, the SYNC 3 infotainment system, a Wi-Fi hot spot, an eight-inch touch screen, Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, and two USB ports. The 2021 Ford Edge comes complete with a SYNC 3 infotainment system, Android Auto, Apple CarPlay, satellite radio, an eight-inch touch screen, two USB ports, a Wi-Fi hot spot, plus a six-speaker audio system.

Zoomed in view of the interior speakers on a 2021 Lincoln Nautilus and Ford Edge

Interior Features | 2021 Lincoln Nautilus vs. Ford Edge

The 2021 Lincoln Nautilus SUV is equipped with massaging, heated and ventilated front seats, dual-zone automatic climate control, and synthetic leather upholstery. Additionally, there are some luxuries in the new Edge that you wouldn't expect at this price point.

Seating | 2021 Lincoln Nautilus vs. Ford Edge

Both the 2021 Lincoln Nautilus and Ford Edge have room to hold five in the cabin.

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Dimensions | 2021 Lincoln Nautilus vs. Ford Edge

The 2021 Lincoln Nautilus and Ford Edge have some similarities in size. 

2021 Lincoln Nautilus:

  • Interior: 108.3 cubic feet (passenger volume 2020)
  • Cargo Space: 37.2 cubic feet (behind rear seats 2020), 68.8 cubic feet (with rear seats folded down 2020)
  • Exterior: 190″ L x 76″ W x 66″ H (2020)

 2021 Ford Edge:

  • Interior: 113.9 cubic feet
  • Cargo Space: 39.2 cubic feet (behind rear seats), 73.4 cubic feet (with rear seats folded down)
  • Exterior: 189″ L x 76″ W x 68″ H

close view of the center console and shift on a 2021 Lincoln Nautilus vs. a Ford Edge 

Engine | 2021 Lincoln Nautilus vs. Ford Edge

Both the 2021 Lincoln Nautilus and Ford Edge come with the same two engines. The base engine is a 250-horsepower 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder, or you can opt for the 335-horsepower 2.7-liter V6. Either of these comes with an eight-speed automatic transmission. 

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Safety Features | 2021 Lincoln Nautilus vs. Ford Edge

Both the Ford and Lincoln SUV include the Co-Pilot360 suite of advanced safety features. Among the features this system offers, you get automatic emergency braking, cross-traffic alert, auto high beam headlamps, a rearview camera system, and pre-collision assist.

Performance | 2021 Lincoln Nautilus vs. Ford Edge

The 2021 Nautilus with a V6 engine hits 60 mph in just 6.8 seconds. Additionally, the 2021 Ford Edge is capable of reaching 60 mph in 5.7 seconds because of the smaller size.

view of the dark dashboards on a 2021 Lincoln Nautilus vs. a Ford Edge

Exterior | 2021 Lincoln Nautilus vs. Ford Edge

The 2021 Lincoln Nautilus comes with the same sleek exterior as the previous models. It also includes 18- or 21-inch wheels, while the 2021 Ford Edge offers an option of 18-, 19- or 20-inch tires.

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Color Options | 2021 Lincoln Nautilus vs. Ford Edge

Both SUVs can be chosen in a variety of exterior and interior colors.

2021 Lincoln Nautilus:

  • Interior: (5) Cappuccino, Coffee, Terracotta, Slate, Ebony
  • Exterior: (11) Rhapsody Blue, Red Carpet, Ochre Brown, Pristine White, Iced Mocha, Ceramic Pearl, Magnetic Gray, Burgundy Velvet, Silver Radiance, Artisan Blue, Infinite Black

2021 Ford Edge:

  • Interior: (3) Ebony, Soft Ceramic, Dune
  • Exterior: (9) Magnetic, Star White, Dark Persian Green, Desert Gold, Agate Black, Race Red, Atlas Blue, Burgundy Velvet, Iconic Silver

MPG & Fuel Tank Capacity | 2021 Lincoln Nautilus vs. Ford Edge

The 2021 Lincoln Nautilus is estimated at 23/26 mpg and has an 18.4-gallon fuel tank. On the other hand, the 2021 Ford Edge receives 21/29 mpg with front-wheel-drive or 21/28 mpg with all-wheel-drive and the base engine. This Ford SUV has an 18.4-18.5-gallon fuel tank.

Ratings & Reviews | 2021 Lincoln Nautilus vs. Ford Edge

Ford Authority points out that the 2021 Lincoln Nautilus has an "all-new dashboard and center console design, both of which better align the crossover with the rest of Lincoln's lineup." Plus, Car and Driver state that the 2021 Ford Edge has an "accommodating interior, smooth and quiet ride," plus is well-equipped."

Back view of a 2021 Lincoln Nautilus compared to a Ford Edge

Buy A New Lincoln Nautilus

You can buy a new Lincoln Nautilus in Colorado at Phil Long. We have the models you want to drive, including the fully-loaded Black Label trim.

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Buy A Used Lincoln Nautilus

If you want to purchase a pre-owned Nautilus, check out our online inventory. It is constantly changing, so act quickly when you see something you like.

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Lease A New Lincoln Nautilus

There's also the option to lease a new Lincoln Nautilus. With our Nautilus lease deals, you pay a minimal amount down and save more money each month.

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