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Bravo27

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About Bravo27

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  • My MKX's Year
    2019 Lincoln Nautilus

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  1. Bravo27

    2021 Nautilus

    The last 3 posts from you folks is news that I feared. The (MKX) Nautilus and one of the best ICE V6's (2.7L) in the market is coasting to the end. Entered the Ford Company vehicle family with the 2019 Nautilus because I heard such good things about the MKX. I tested all the competition before making the leap in the fall of 2018. The dilemma is do I hold onto it or bail. New incentives announced today on the 2021's but the dealers only have one or two. Confusing!
  2. Bravo27

    2021 Nautilus

    Much appreciated comment "shoeguy". Guess this sets the stage for me. No wonder the sales guy hasn't got back to me. Not sure if I want to wait but at least gives me time to decide. Always good info on this forum.
  3. Bravo27

    2021 Nautilus

    Not seen any 2021 Nautilus in my area as of yet and my dealer says "4 are in transit". Same story for 4 weeks. Chip shortage has also put the brakes on much of the competition also so my shopping is extended. 2022 MDX seems like the only one not effected by chips at this point with shut downs. Just don't like the 3 row but at least the MDX won't be dead in 2024.
  4. Bravo27

    2021 Nautilus

    2021 Acadia has HUD and is okay. Have to get the Denali version however and it seems to turn it into a trailer puller plus it's a 3 row. The GM V6 is dated and not comparable to FMC 2.7L. Wherever I look for an alternate I end up at Nautilus (MKX). Have not ventured to look at the M40i.
  5. Bravo27

    2021 Nautilus

    Keeping track of Nautilus competitors and as you all have said, this goes throughout the industry. I probably should start looking at what's coming in the 2022 Nautilus (6 months) like maybe HUD will show up as an option. Acura MDX made a smart move to eliminate 2021 model year and call it 2022 model.
  6. Bravo27

    2021 Nautilus

    2024 is good news. I have looked at allot of 2 row types and Nautilus (MKX) with 2.7L can't be beat for size, quality and $$. The 3 row 2022 MDX is close in quality but to include all the bells and whistles that Nautilus has, it is 5K more in price and 9" longer.
  7. Bravo27

    2021 Nautilus

    It appears that the "Build" option for 2021 Nautilus(MKX) is up and running. Have not seen any 2021 in my area to physically look at. Looks like this model will have a short life as BEV will take it's place soon.
  8. Bravo27

    2021 Nautilus

    I have a early 2019 Reserve and have been waiting to hear anything from my sales rep. Sounds like exactly what I will want from what you've said. I will bring this up "Again" to my dealer about April incentives. Excellent service department with great technicians at my location but "sleepy" sales department. I always think service after the sale is the most important part of the returning customer. More shopping in the weeks ahead.
  9. Bravo27

    2021 Nautilus

    Yes. Canadian dealerships have had more info on pricing. Perhaps next week we'll see "build & pricing" as I read somewhere Job 1 start up on Jan. 25. Still can't figure out why no HUD as lots of other Ford SUV's (Lincoln) have it.
  10. Bravo27

    2021 Nautilus

    Got 24K on my Nautilus 2.7L and love it versus the turbo 4. Got it in November of 2018. Strictly my preference but the 2.7L sounds and feels better than the 4 under full throttle. Drove the Acura RDX turbo 4 prior to choosing (MKX) Nautilus and decided I had to have V6. The loaner Corsair turbo 4 I had for a week was a surprise and a great responsive engine but strictly in city driving and again my preference is the 2.7L V6. GM's 3.6L is no match this engine. Made some arrangements to hold on to my Nautilus until at least Feb. Will look over my options then.
  11. Bravo27

    2021 Nautilus

    A few weeks ago I had a new Corsair as a loner for a week having my Nautilus in for problems. Very nice vehicle, great response, well engineered and the 4 banger surprised me with acceleration and shifting. The physical size driving was my only problem as I'm accustom to a bigger wheelbase and 190"-200" length. When you're in that range there's allot of 3 row seating and very little to compare to the Nautilus.
  12. Bravo27

    2021 Nautilus

    Lots of information here today as "akirby" noted. Large, heavy key fob can now be part of my cell phone which is a big plus. I suspect lots of small details coming in the months ahead before production. Disappointed HUD not part of accessories. Looking forward to updates of info.
  13. Bravo27

    2021 Nautilus

    With the Nautilus production start of late January 2021 I suspect there will be small clips of something every few weeks. Should be interesting to see what's up on November 20th news break. Could make this a 2022 Nautilus and eliminate 2021 designation. MDX will skip 2021 designation and introduce there new redesign as a 2022 late in January. BEV's and covid really keeps things interesting to speculate.
  14. Bravo27

    2021 Nautilus

    I'm keeping an eye out too. I'm reading order bank date of 10/28/2020.
  15. Bravo27

    2021 Nautilus

    Job 1 pushed out that much is somewhat surprising to me with the new dash photos posted awhile back. I realize this is not a final production line photo. Seems to be all over the industry as I hear the new MDX is pushed into Feb. 2021. Still think Nautilus has a captured market with 2.7 V6, 2 row and a good value on what you get. Guess I agree that maybe the future Nautilus will be in the BEV's family. Funny thing is the my dealership doesn't know as much as this form does. I'll stay tuned here.
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