History / Overview
The Lincoln Continental is a full-size luxury sedan notable for its use of one of the brand's best-known nameplates.
What's New / Key Changes from Last Year
For 2020, Lincoln has eliminated the entry-level Select trim, leaving the uplevel Reserve as the sole package on offer.
The Lincoln Continental comes with a choice of 2.7L and 3.0L turbocharged V6 engines, both of which come standard with a 6-speed automatic transmission and AWD. There's also a livery package with a 3.7L naturally aspirated V6.
The Continental's standard mechanical and exterior features include an adaptive suspension, adaptive steering, 19-inch wheels and tires, light-touch door handles, HID headlights, LED daytime running lights and taillights, rain-sensing wipers, a wiper de-icer, passive keyless entry, an auto-dimming driver's side mirrors, and power-folding side mirrors.
Inside, the Continental comes with a dual-panel sunroof, three-zone climate control, a head-up display, front and rear parking sensors, active noise control, electric steering column adjustments, a heated steering wheel, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, rear-seat reading lights, ambient lighting, an 8.0-inch infotainment touchscreen, a 13-speaker stereo, navigation, 24-way power front seats, and heated rear seats.
Safety items include automatic high beams, active park assist, forward collision warning with automatic braking, adaptive cruise control, lane keeping assist, and 360-degree exterior camera views.
A luxury package adds 20-inch wheels, premium LED headlights, and a 19-speaker stereo.
The rear-seat package brings heated and ventilated rear seats with four-way lumbar and power recline, and rear side sun shades.
Buyers can also choose 30-way "perfect position" front seats with active motion.
Lincoln's fuel consumption estimates for the Continental are 14.0/9.5 L/100 km (city/highway) with the 2.7L engine, and 14.5/9.8 L/100 for 3.0L models.