The 2023 Lincoln Navigator® SUV vs 2023 Mercedes Benz GLS

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The 2023 Lincoln Navigator vs. Mercedes-Benz GLS

In the pursuit of excellence, the 2023 Lincoln Navigator stands tall. This luxury SUV embodies a sense of elegance and evokes feelings of anticipation and excitement. Upgrade your lifestyle in a luxury vehicle that outpaces the competition.

The 2023 Navigator is known worldwide for its excellence and performance. Whether you're exploring Bentonville or making heads turn throughout Rogers, the Navigator gives you everything you need to achieve your goals. When a vehicle this outstanding comes along, you'll find competitors waiting along the wings. Unfortunately for the competition, the 2023 Lincoln Navigator isn't afraid to shine.

Join McLardy Daniel Lincoln in Bentonville as we explore the ways in which the 2023 Navigator outclasses the Mercedes-Benz GLS.

Vehicle Comparison

Horse Power440 hp @ 5850 rpm 362 hp @ 5500 rpm
Engine Torque510 ft-lbs. @ 3,000 rpm369 ft-lbs. @ 1600 rpm
MPG City/Highway16 city /22 Highway 18 city /23 Highway
Fuel Capacity23.6 gal23.8 gal

Affordable Luxury

Champions pay the price to win. However, when it comes to experiencing a winning driving experience in a luxury model that stands above the competition, we feel you don't need to stress your budget. The 2023 Navigator opens its doors with a starting MSRP of $79,725, granting access to a better driving world. The more expensive Mercedes-Benz GLS will cause your wallet to stretch, but why pay more when you can drive something that elevates your life beyond the mundane? Choose the Lincoln Navigator, and reach greater heights.

Hands-Free Adventure

The future is now. When piloting the 2023 Lincoln Navigator on the highway towards Bella Vista, you can experience something the Mercedes-Benz GLS doesn't offer - hands-free highway driving. Powered by our available ActiveGlide® technology, your Navigator takes you on a ride you'll adore. Sit back and relax and allow the Navigator to take charge. You're in great hands, even while those hands are off the wheel.

With ActiveGlide hands-free highway driver-assist technology, you'll experience a journey unlike any other. This outstanding technology is supported by more than 130,000 miles of compatible prequalified sections of divided highway roads throughout North America. These Hands-Free Blue Zones create a confidence-boosting experience you'll adore. Keep your eyes on the road but your hands off the wheel while exploring the highways in your new Lincoln Navigator.

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Move through space with effortless grace. This vehicle introduced available ActiveGlide* hands-free highway driver-assist technology that allows you to operate your Navigator SUV hands-free while keeping your eyes on the road. This feature is compatible on prequalified sections of divided highways called Hands-Free Blue Zones that make up more than 130,000 miles of North American roads.


Intelligent Adaptive Cruise Control** with Stop-and-Go capability makes for an easy drive. When the Navigator is in adaptive cruise mode, radar scans the road ahead and detects if you are approaching slower traffic. The system can automatically brake and accelerate to keep you at your set speed or follow with the pace of traffic when speeds are below your set speed. With the addition of Stop-and-Go,† the feature can bring your vehicle to a complete stop in congested traffic and resume driving as traffic begins to move.

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*Includes a three-year connected service plan with regular map updates after which purchase is required. Requires Lincoln Way® App and modem activation. Driver-assist features are supplemental and do not replace the driver's attention, judgment and need to control the vehicle. Lincoln ActiveGlide™ is a hands-free highway driving feature. Only remove hands from the steering wheel when in a Hands-Free Blue Zone. Always watch the road and be prepared to resume control of the vehicle. It does not replace safe driving. See Owner's Manual for details and limitations. 2023 Lincoln Navigator® Standard includes a 90-day trial with the option to purchase a three-year connected service plan with regular map updates. Requires Lincoln Way App and modem activation.

**Driver-assist features are supplemental and do not replace the driver's attention, judgment and need to control the vehicle. It does not replace safe driving. See Owner's Manual for system details and limitations.

†If the stop is longer than three seconds, driver must tap accelerator pedal or push resume button to confirm that he or she wants the vehicle to start moving again.

Aesthetically Designed

The stately 2023 Navigator brings feelings of joy to the forefront. While perceiving this luxury SUV is a pleasure, once you climb inside, you'll encounter elegance you can't ignore. The detailed finishes and high-end accents prove the Navigator is one of a kind.

The 2023 Navigator features a piano-key shifter, providing a sleeker and more streamlined design while limiting distractions. The GLS maintains an antiquated gear shifter, drawing attention away from where it matters most - the road.

Lincoln Black Label

Appoint your Navigator® SUV with an air of artistry and prestige through exclusive colors, materials, design cues and membership privileges.* You can select from four unique themes - Central Park, Invitation, Yacht Club and Chalet - plus you can upgrade your exterior aesthetic with the available Lincoln Black Label Special Edition Package.

Available at participating Lincoln Black Label Retailers only. *Restrictions may apply. See a participating Lincoln Black Label Retailer for complete details.

2023 NAVIGATOR® SUV Performance Features

The Strength of a Leader

Great power is second nature to the 2023 Lincoln Navigator. The monstrous twin-turbocharged powertrain and strong foundation deliver outstanding towing power that outmuscles the Mercedes-Benz GLS. This luxury vehicle offers seating for up to eight, meaning you can bring your loved ones on an adventure while having the power to haul everything you may require.

Apply our advanced Heavy-Duty Trailer Tow Package and experience up to 8,700 pounds of maximum towing capacity. Whether you're traveling to your favorite hidden Rogers destination or enjoying a getaway in Bella Vista, the 2023 Lincoln Navigator gives you the power to achieve your aspirations.


Capable of producing 440 horsepower* and 510 lb.-ft. of torque,* the twin-turbocharged 3.5L engine in the Lincoln Navigator® is a true powerhouse. With smooth and controlled power, it performs in a way that matches both your mood and the road. Additionally, this vehicle features five standard, selectable Lincoln Drive Modes, and offers the available Slow Climb mode when equipped with the Heavy-Duty Trailer Tow Package (4x4 only).

*Horsepower and torque ratings based on premium fuel per SAE J1349® standard. Your results may vary. Horsepower and torque are independent attributes and may not be achieved simultaneously.


The 10-speed transmission in the Lincoln Navigator® helps to balance power with comfort. With 10 shift points, the engine can operate in its sweet spot and avoid the highs and lows associated with fewer gears.


Conquer a range of terrain with ease. The available 4x4 configuration deftly applies the twin-turbocharged engine's 440 horsepower* and 510 lb.-ft. of torque,* making rugged driving conditions easily traversed. Plus, by adding available Hill Descent Control™ and tow hooks, trying situations can be easily overcome.

*Horsepower and torque ratings based on premium fuel per SAE J1349® standard. Your results may vary. Horsepower and torque are independent attributes and may not be achieved simultaneously. Always consult the Owner's Manual before off-road driving, know your terrain and trail difficulty, and use appropriate safety gear.

2023 NAVIGATOR® SUV Technology Features


Link and power your media. With Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ compatibility,* you can connect your smart devices to the vehicle interface in order to bring your apps and content on the road. Low on battery? Use the standard wireless charging pad** in the front center console for easy access to your device.

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*Requires phone with active data service and compatible software. SYNC® 4 does not control third-party products while in use. Third parties are solely responsible for their respective functionality.
**Qi wireless charging may not be compatible with all mobile phones.


With standard Lincoln Connect™,* you and your passengers can enjoy seamless connectivity. All models feature a 4G LTE Wi-Fi hotspot** that enables up to 10 devices to be connected and comes with a three-month trial or when 3-gigabyte of data is used. Plus, with the embedded modem, you can use the Lincoln Way™ App164 to its fullest and even keep track of your Wi-Fi data usage. Whether in the vehicle or up to 50 feet away, you can access the hotspot and make lasting connections.

*Lincoln Connect includes complimentary five-year subscription for remote features, excluding Wi-Fi hotspot, and starts with vehicle sale date (after which, fees apply). Subscription is subject to compatible 4G LTE network availability. Evolving technology/cellular networks may affect future functionality. Certain restrictions, third-party terms or message/data rates may apply.
** Wi-Fi hotspot includes complimentary wireless data trial that begins upon AT&T activation and expires at the end of three months or when 3GB of data is used, whichever comes first. To activate, go to


Sound that surrounds you like a live concert. The available Revel Ultima 3D Audio System provides three custom listening modes and 28 speakers strategically placed throughout the cabin to provide resonating acoustics. Combined with Quantum Logic® 3D Surround 3D technology, every music track is translated into a stimulating masterpiece.

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The available head-up display* helps to prove that what lies ahead is just as important as what is happening now. The system helps to create a custom driving experience by letting drivers choose what data to display, from standard driving information to Intelligent Adaptive Cruise Control settings, Lane-Keeping System information and more. Digital light projection technology allows the display to be visible in different ambient lighting conditions.

*Don't drive while distracted. See Owner's Manual for details and system limitations.

Reserve Your 2023 Lincoln Navigator Today

Reserve your 2023 Lincoln Navigator online through our dealership. Our knowledgeable and dedicated sales representatives are here to provide the world-class and personalized service you deserve. Contact us online or call McLarty Daniels Lincoln if you have any questions.

Embrace a better driving experience. Build your 2023 Navigator today. The roads are yours. We can't wait to see you take charge.

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