If you're looking for a new luxury vehicle, you're probably considering the Lincoln Nautilus or the BMW X5 as your next SUV. Both vehicles offer impressive exterior designs, spacious cabins, and luxury amenities that will ensure you are comfortable every time you get behind the wheel.

Which ride is right for your drives around Stroudsburg, Lehigh Valley, Nazareth, and Easton, Pennsylvania? The team at Ray Price Lincoln put together this 2021 Lincoln Nautilus vs. 2021 BMW X5 comparison so that you can find out!1

Lincoln Nautilus vs. BMW X5: Exterior Measurements

When you're cruising down the highway, you want your luxury SUV to glide around the highways with grace. Both the 2021 Lincoln Nautilus and 2021 BMW X5 are designed to make your morning commutes and trips to the shore a breeze:





Lincoln Nautilus

190 inches

66.2 inches

78.7 inches


194.3 inches

68.7 inches

78.9 inches

 With its more compact exterior measurements, the 2021 Lincoln Nautilus is a commuter-friendly SUV. Additionally, its smaller design allows you to confidently leave your luxury SUV in packed parking lots by the beach or small spaces on busy city roads.

2021 Lincoln Nautilus vs. BMW X5: Interior Space

While the new Lincoln Nautilus and BMW X5 have well-designed exteriors, these luxury cars also boast spacious interiors that ensure you and your passengers are comfortable, no matter how long the journey may be:


Front Legroom

Back Legroom

Lincoln Nautilus

42.8 inches

39.6 inches


39.8 inches

37.4 inches

 When you get behind the wheel of the 2021 Lincoln Nautilus, you can have peace of mind knowing everyone has enough room to stretch out.

Additionally, the Lincoln Nautilus offers 59 inches of shoulder room for passengers in the rear, so they'll be comfortable no matter where they're seated. In comparison, the BMW X5 only provides 58.1 inches of shoulder room for rear passengers.

Lincoln Nautilus vs. BMW X5: Luxury Amenities

While a spacious cabin is sure to make your journeys comfortable, luxury features make getting behind the wheel even more enjoyable. Both the 2021 Lincoln Nautilus and BMW X5 boast a range of deluxe amenities, including:

  • Leather-wrapped steering wheel
  • Driver seat memory
  • Heated front seats

These design elements all enhance the driver's and front-row passenger's experience, but what about the backseat passengers?

The 2021 Lincoln Nautilus stands out for ensuring that everyone is treated to a high-quality cabin with heated rear seats that come standard with the Reserve. The 2021 BMW X5, on the other hand, does not allow back passengers to experience this luxury as a standard feature.

Lincoln Nautilus vs. BMW X5: The Results

It's a close comparison when looking at the 2021 Lincoln Nautilus and 2021 BMW X5. However, with its well-designed exterior, comfortable cabin, and luxury features, we believe the Lincoln Nautilus is the better choice for drivers in Stroudsburg, Lehigh Valley, Nazareth, and Easton, Pennsylvania.

If you'd like to see this luxury car in person, stop by Ray Price Lincoln to take this impressive vehicle for a test drive. We can show you its deluxe features up close, and when you're ready, walk you through the car-buying process.

Model not yet released. All specs mentioned herein have been cited from Car and Driver and are subject to change by the manufacturer.

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