Thursday, January 27, 2022
News Ford Edge and Lincoln Nautilus Discontinued in 2023

Ford Edge and Lincoln Nautilus Discontinued in 2023

Competition from within and from other brands means the Ford Edge’s and Lincoln Nautilus’ days are numbered


  • Their demise was predicted over a year ago.

  • The Edge competes with a number of other SUVs within Ford.

  • The Lincoln Nautilus may get a second life.


Rumours of the demise of two of Ford’s midsize two-row SUVs date back over a year. But now, it seems that the Ford Edge and its twin, the Lincoln Nautilus, are in fact not going to live beyond 2023.

2021 Lincoln Nautilus | Photo: Lincoln

At the very least, this will be the Edge’s fate. Sold alongside the new Bronco, Bronco Sport, Escape, and the Explorer, the Edge has lost its foothold where design, technology, and capabilities are concerned. It was due for a revamp in 2023 but it won’t return.

As for the Lincoln Nautilus, it may yet survive the end of the Edge, at least the name might be affixed to another vehicle. Lincoln is expected to launch new small and midsize fully-electric crossovers in 2025, according to Autoblog, and one of these could potentially sport the Nautilus name. The Oakville assembly plant, where the Edge and Nautilus are currently built, is expected to build a new EV by 2025 and another four by 2028.

Next Ford Edge To Be Cancelled Leaving The Oakville, Ont. Plant Wondering About Its Future

Meanwhile, the Ford Explorer and its non-identical twin, the Lincoln Aviator, will get a fully electric version. It’s unclear as to what platform will underpin these electric SUVs but it could come down to the GE2 evolution of the Mach-E’s GE1 platform, from Rivian or possibly Volkswagen’s MEB.

Trending Now

The Ineos Grenadier is Headed for Production in 2023

The Grenadier is an Off-roader inspired by the original Land Rover Defender It will be powered by a BMW powertrain with three locking...

Only Ford and GM Scored Points for their Driver Monitoring Systems

The systems from BMW, Tesla and Subaru were also tested Driver monitoring makes sure the driver is paying attention to the road when...

The German Government Wants BMW to Speed up its Electrification

The German Economy minister visited many companies, including BMW to promote a faster electrification The automaker hopes to receive monetary help to speed...

Cadillac is Giving the Escalade A Great Big V

Performance V badge applied to the Escalade for the first time Caddy keeping quiet on the details, but expect big things Cadillac is bringing...

Bridgestone Blizzak WS90 Winter Tire Review: Winter is just Another Season

The Blizzak winter tire shows no discernable weaknesses. The Bridgestone Blizzak remains one of the best all-around winter tires money can buy. Winter hit...
Matt St-Pierre
Trained as an Automotive Technician, Matt has two decades of automotive journalism under his belt. He’s done TV, radio, print and this thing called the internet. He’s an avid collector of many 4-wheeled things, all of them under 1,500 kg, holds a recently expired racing license and is a father of two. Life is beautiful. Send Matt an emai

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.