2019 Lincoln Nautilus  RealSafeCars89Safety Rating

#16 of 2019 SUVs

#23 of all 2019 vehicles


The Nautilus, part of Lincoln's lineup since 2007, is a midsize SUV with seating up to 5. It handles mud, snow, and sand with ease with optional all-wheel drive (AWD). The Nautilus has offered Android Auto since 2020 and Apple CarPlay since 2019. Having better than average EPA (miles per gallon) for its class, it reduces fuel costs and pollution. Lincoln offers a 4-year, 50,000-mile basic warranty, and a 6-year, 70,000-mile powertrain warranty on its lineup.


The 2019 Lincoln Nautilus is safe compared to all vehicles.

Comparison to all vehicles.  This plot shows RSC safety scores on the horizontal axis vs. the number of vehicles with each safety score (depicted by bar height and percentages at the bottom). Colors reflect vehicle safety, ranging from red (not that safe) to green (safer). For reference, a score of 0 implies a 0.15% chance of driver death (13% chance of driver injury) over 15 years, and a score of 100 reflects a 0.016% chance (1.4% chance of driver injury). The 2019 Lincoln Nautilus has a score of 89, implying a 0.03% chance of driver death (2.7% chance of injury). If equipped with optional advanced driver safety features, the chance of death falls to 0.026%, and the chance of injury falls to 2.3%.

We estimate that the 2019 Lincoln Nautilus has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0299% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 3.4108%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0299% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 3.4108% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2019 Lincoln Nautilus is 38% less likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other suvs, the 2019 Lincoln Nautilus is 29% less likely to result in a fatal accident.

2019 Lincoln Nautilus offers AEB optionally. With AEB, the vehicle lifetime fatality chance drops by 14%.


But it is about as safe as many comparable models.

9783Cadillac XT5BMW X3Acura RDXLincoln NautilusM.-B. GLC-ClassVolvo XC90Volvo XC60Acura MDXLexus RXJeep Grand CherokeeMazda CX-9Audi Q5Comparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2019 Lincoln Nautilus with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 83 to 97. The 2019 Lincoln Nautilus is safer than the 2019 Cadillac XT5 and less safe than the 2019 Volvo XC60 and the 2019 Volvo XC90. It is about as safe as the 2019 BMW X3, the 2019 Acura RDX, the 2019 Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class, the 2019 Audi Q5, and the 2019 Mazda CX-9.

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