Lincoln Nautilus Secures Top Safety Pick+

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The 2024 Lincoln Nautilus, a midsize luxury SUV, has been awarded the TOP SAFETY PICK+ by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). This accolade reflects its outstanding performance in several key safety tests, emphasizing both front and rear passenger protection.

Key Highlights:

  • Top Safety Pick+ Award: The 2024 Lincoln Nautilus meets the stringent criteria for the IIHS TOP SAFETY PICK+ award.
  • Safety Tests: The vehicle earned good ratings in small overlap front and updated side tests, and an acceptable or good rating in the updated moderate overlap front test, highlighting back seat safety.
  • Pedestrian Safety: It achieved an acceptable or good rating in the pedestrian front crash prevention evaluation.
  • Headlights: All trims are equipped with acceptable or good-rated headlights.
  • Crash Prevention System: The Nautilus features a standard front crash prevention system that earned a good rating in the pedestrian test.

To qualify for the 2024 TOP SAFETY PICK+ award, vehicles must excel in several rigorous safety evaluations. The Lincoln Nautilus has demonstrated exceptional performance across these tests, particularly in the updated moderate overlap front test, which now focuses on back seat safety. This test revealed that the SUV’s structure remains intact during a crash, providing robust protection for both the driver and rear passengers. Measurements from crash test dummies indicated no significant risk of injury, thanks to the optimal positioning of both shoulder and lap belts.

Additionally, the Nautilus has shown remarkable effectiveness in pedestrian safety. Its standard front crash prevention system received a good rating, ensuring safety for pedestrians as well as vehicle occupants. The inclusion of good-rated headlights across all trims further contributes to its top safety ranking, offering excellent visibility under various driving conditions.

The 2024 Lincoln Nautilus not only meets but exceeds the high standards set by the IIHS for the TOP SAFETY PICK+ designation. This prestigious award underscores Lincoln’s commitment to safety, making the Nautilus a leading choice for consumers prioritizing security and reliability in a luxury SUV.

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