Lincoln to Go Fully Electric By 2030, First EV in a Year

Lincoln to be Electric by 2030 - West Point Lincoln - Houston, TX

Lincoln is committed to an electrified future, announcing its plan to electrify its entire portfolio of vehicles by 2030. As the automaker celebrates its 100th anniversary next year, it will also debut its first fully electric Lincoln vehicle, the first in a full lineup of EVs.

The holistic approach to electrification will help Lincoln deliver a smooth yet exhilarating experience towards the Quiet Flight design philosophy. This transformation will also help the luxury automaker accelerate growth in North America and Canada.

Lincoln plans to deliver four new fully electric vehicles, which will join the plug-in hybrid Lincoln Aviator and Lincoln Corsair SUVs in the current lineup. With the company’s new rear-wheel-drive and all-wheel-drive battery electric flexible architecture, Lincoln can start the transition towards electrification.

The first fully electric Lincoln will combine modern aesthetics with a rejuvenating interior space. Constellation, Lincoln’s new digital design language, will also give Lincoln customers an immersive experience with exclusive themes that showcase the night sky.

Next-generation technology and an enhanced suite of connected services will help Lincoln drivers feel closer to Lincoln vehicles and create a relationship that will improve the driver experience. From the introduction of Lincoln ActiveGlide® hands-free highway driving technology to continuous improvements to the Lincoln Enhance platform, the advancement of connected features will help Lincoln take electrification to the next step.

Be part of the electrified automotive future by joining the Lincoln family at West Point Lincoln in Houston, Texas.

Best Things to Do in Houston, Texas

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West Point Lincoln is proud to be a part of the thriving Houston, Texas community because of how many activities there are locally that we can enjoy with our families. If you’re looking for some family-friendly excursions in the area, keep reading for a list of our top picks.

  • Houston Museum of Natural Science: If you and your little ones are curious about everything, the Houston Museum of Natural Science will cultivate your native sense of wonder. The museum is fun for visitors young and old alike, and has a planetarium, skeleton collection, and a unique grasshopper clock at the entrance.
  • The Chocolate Bar: After you hit up the museum, you’ll probably be in the mood for a sweet treat at The Chocolate Bar. The old-fashioned chocolate shop has a traditional candy counter, an assortment of scrumptious confections, and swing dancing every Thursday.
  • The Children’s Museum of Houston: This is one of the coolest spots in Houston for parents, as you’ll be able to witness your children come alive in an environment designed exclusively for then. The museum, which was built by parents in the ‘80s as a child development tool for their community, offers water play areas and a child-sized metropolitan street to wander through.

Need a vehicle to take your family on its next Texas adventure? Visit West Point Lincoln in Houston, Texas, to explore our spacious, family-friendly cars and SUVs.

The Best Accessories for Your Lincoln Luxury SUV

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By definition, your Lincoln luxury SUV is already loaded with great features — and you can make your time behind the wheel even more enjoyable by choosing from a wide variety of sophisticated and convenient accessories. Here are just a few of the add-ons you should consider for your luxury ride in Houston, Texas.

Dash Cam

A luxury SUV is a valuable investment, and one of the best ways to protect it is with a dash cam. Lincoln Accessories sells a high-quality version that will capture video of anything that happens to your vehicle on the road or in the parking lot, even after dark.

Cell Phone Signal Booster

Whether you’re enjoying a wilderness getaway or driving late at night in a remote area, you’ll eventually run into a situation where cellphone coverage is weak or nonexistent. To boost your peace of mind and stay prepared for emergencies, consider installing a cellphone signal booster in your luxury SUV.

A Vacuum Cleaner

Regular vacuuming is a great way to keep your luxury SUV looking like new. But when you’re on the go, you don’t always have time to stop at the car wash to do this. However, the problem is easily solved with a wet/dry vac designed especially for vehicular use — just stash it in the cargo bay and use it a few minutes per week for big dividends.

Racks and Carriers

If you live an active lifestyle, a specialized holder for your gear will definitely come in handy. Whether you prefer boating, biking, or snow sports, it’s not hard to find a rack or carrier that’s perfect for your luxury SUV.

Need assistance installing any of these accessories on your luxury ride? The service team here at West Point Lincoln in Houston will be happy to help.

Best Scenic Drives Near Houston, TX

Scenic Drives Near Houston - West Point Lincoln - Houston, TX

The city of Houston is an exciting, yet hectic place to live. If you are ready to get away from it all and get back to nature, the following scenic drives (all located close to the city) will recharge your spirit.

Adventure Bound

Take Interstate 10 East to Beaumont for a landscape-rich drive, filled with towering oak and pine trees and mysterious swamps. This scenic drive runs approximately 60 miles and lands you at the Gator Country Adventure Park in Beaumont. The journey is just as thrilling as the up-close viewing of alligators, snakes, crocodiles, and tortoises you will get at the adventure park.

Wildlife Rich

A mere 48-mile drive, Highway 288 to Brazos Bend State Park, will expose you to a range of wildlife including armadillo, deer, and birds. The park boasts six lakes, idyllic spots for fishing and relaxing. The night sky comes into full view at the George Observatory. For a better understanding of the park’s creatures, spend some time in the Nature Center.

Water View

The 51-mile drive on Interstate 45 South to Moody Gardens in Galveston will make your feel a world away from Houston. The island immerses your senses with beautiful sights and sounds while Moody Gardens showcases ocean’s wonders.

Before you head out on your adventure, contact the service department at West Point Lincoln in Houston, Texas, for a maintenance check.

Esquire’s ‘Best Road Trip Car’ is the Lincoln Navigator

Navigator is Best Road Trip Car - West Point Lincoln - Houston, TX

If you’ve been on the hunt for the perfect vehicle to take on your next family road trip, your search may be over. Esquire has just named the Lincoln Navigator as the Best Road Trip Car of 2021.

The 2021 Esquire Car Awards recently wrapped up, and officially recognized a number of recent vehicles for excellence in a variety of fields. This year, the 2021 Lincoln Navigator was singled out for being an ideal vehicle for long adventures on the open road.

Esquire made particular note of the Lincoln Navigator’s adjustable seats. The large SUV’s driver and passenger seats are capable of a wide range of customizable movements, allowing you to find the perfect settings for long drives. The entire interior was given high marks, with particular emphasis given to its quietness, climate control settings, and all-around luxury.

The publication also praised the “smooth, infinite power” of the SUV’s 3.5-liter V6 engine, which produces an amazing 450 horsepower.

In the end, Esquire summed up their feelings by stating that the Lincoln Navigator “embraces an elegant, understated kind of American luxury… that you won’t find elsewhere.” If you’re ready to discover the award-winning appeal of the Lincoln Navigator for yourself, visit us at West Point Lincoln in Houston, Texas, today.

Spring Car Care Tips For Your Lincoln

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If you purchased your luxury Lincoln car or SUV from the experts at West Point, it’s clear you have good taste and impeccable decision-making skills. Keep making excellent choices and protect your investment by following our spring car care tips below.

1. Replace Your Wipers: Winter is harsh on our vehicles, and wiper blades bear a significant brunt of the work as they keep your windshield clear from snow, salt, and ice. Start this spring off with a fresh set of wiper blades so you can take on spring’s many showers with confidence.

2. Do a Tire Check: You should check the tread of your tires at least once a season, and the start of spring is an excellent reminder. You should also ensure that your vehicle’s tires are properly inflated to Lincoln’s recommended standards and that they are wearing evenly. If you notice any trouble, the tire experts at West Point can take care of it for you.

3. Oil Change: You’ve probably been doing some sprucing up around the house, but it’s time to consider spring cleaning for your engine. Ensuring your vehicle has clean oil and a clear filter is the best way to keep your Lincoln running at peak performance.

The West Point Lincoln service team is standing by to help you schedule your Lincoln’s next preventative maintenance appointment, so give us a call at your leisure.

3 Reasons Why You Should Service Your Vehicle at a Dealership

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When it comes time for key vehicle maintenance, you don’t want to trust the job to any ol’ corner garage. If your vehicle is due for service soon, there are plenty of good reasons why you should get the job done at a dealership like West Point Lincoln in Houston, Texas.

Certified Technicians

When you bring your vehicle to a dealership like West Point Lincoln, you know that the people working on your car have the knowhow to do the job right. Our certified technicians are well-versed in everything from oil changes and tire rotations to replacing and repairing crucial vehicle components.  

Genuine OEM Parts

If you take your vehicle to a garage for service or repairs, they’re probably using generic aftermarket parts. A dealership uses genuine original manufacturer parts, which means they’re suited specifically to your vehicle’s needs and higher in quality. If you drive a Lincoln, you shouldn’t be having key maintenance or repairs done with anything less than warranty-backed Lincoln parts and accessories like what you’ll find at West Point Lincoln.

Modern Facilities

Having your vehicle serviced at a dealership like West Point Lincoln means knowing that the advanced facilities are up to date with the latest tools and technologies. It also means not having to wait in a dingy office or lobby space while the work is done. Our facilities are modern, clean, and welcoming if you choose to stay. We also offer the convenience of vehicle drop-off and loaners so that you can get back to your day without worry.

When you visit the service center at West Point Lincoln, your total satisfaction is our top priority. Schedule your next service with us and find out firsthand why you should bring your vehicle to our dealership for all your vehicle maintenance needs.

Lincoln Ranks Number One For Luxury Customer Satisfaction

Lincoln Ranks Number One in Luxury Customer Satisfaction - West Point Lincoln - Houston, TX

The Lincoln brand is certainly no stranger to awards and accolades. For the eighth consecutive year, Lincoln Automotive Financial Services, or AFS, ranks number one in the luxury segment by J.D. Power’s U.S. Consumer Financing Satisfaction Study. Now, the brand has received the award once again.

But the recognition doesn’t stop there. In addition to its consumer financing victory, Lincoln AFS was also ranked first for its billing and payment process.

Given how much effort Lincoln has put into streamlining and simplifying its online application and account management tools for easier customer service, it’s no surprise that their hard work has been recognized. Services like the Lincoln Effortless Sales Experience give clients the ability to lease or buy a new Lincoln vehicle from whatever dealer they may choose. Combined with the freedom to perform transactions and make deals from almost any location, Lincoln has provided drivers with easy-to-use tools that redefine the customer/dealer relationship for the better.

“Technology allows us to enhance the traditional in-store transaction and make the ownership experience for our clients as seamless and convenient as possible,” says Lincoln’s North American director Michael Sprague. “This accolade is another great testament to this commitment as we continue to build our brand in a way that is uniquely Lincoln.”

Experience Lincoln’s awarding-winning customer financing process for yourself when you purchase or lease a vehicle from West Point Lincoln in Houston, Texas, today.

New J.D. Power Study Praises Lincoln Sound Systems

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If you’ve been daydreaming about bringing home a new Lincoln vehicle, you now have one more reason to do so. Lincoln sound systems performed well in J.D. Power’s 2020 U.S. Multimedia Quality and Satisfaction StudySM. This study rates vehicles on a scale of up to 1,000 to evaluate the quality and performance of their infotainment technologies.

Navigator Leads The Way

According to the study, the Lincoln Navigator took second place in the midsize and large premium SUVs segment. Thanks to the model’s Revel Ultima sound system, it achieved the highest score in the study along with Harman, in the “speaker suppliers for top three series per segment” category.

Corsair Rates Highly

The Lincoln Corsair achieved an overall score of 909, securing second place in the small and compact luxury crossovers segment. For the “navigation suppliers” part of the study, the model took first place in the small and compact crossover segment. The model’s Telenav voice-activated navigation system played a huge role in this victory. Though, the study also gave high ratings for its SYNC® multimedia interface and Revel speakers.

Pay tribute to Lincoln’s superior multimedia systems when you test-drive a Lincoln Navigator or Lincoln Corsair model for yourself here at West Point Lincoln. We’ll help match you with the best model and trim level to suit your preferences and lifestyle.

Lincoln and Lincoln Navigator Top 2020 AutoPacific Vehicle Satisfaction Awards

2020 AutoPacific Vehicle Satisfaction Awards - West Point Lincoln - Houston, TX

The 2020 AutoPacific Vehicle Satisfaction Awards have been announced and Lincoln took home two big wins. One was for the Lincoln Navigator as the top luxury SUV, its second win two years in a row, and one was for the Lincoln brand as the Highest Satisfaction Premium Brand.

A Lineup of Luxury

The automaker received its top rankings thanks to praise for their dedication to a better ride, handling, safety features, and quietness. Its no wonder, the Lincoln Quiet Flight DNA focuses on creating a more relaxed, quiet, and effortless ride. This includes better aerodynamics, subtle design with more gliding curves and less predator aggressiveness, and improved technology to create a quieter cabin.

Navigator Wins Big

Lincoln’s flagship vehicle, the Navigator, took the best luxury SUV category. Its modern design with thoughtful gauges and controls wowed owners. And its standard 450 horsepower twin-turbocharged 3.5-liter engine impressed people with its power and acceleration. It’s meant to be a sanctuary wrapped in elegant and bold lines, with the practicality of efficient fuel economy and capable powertrains.

The annual New Vehicle Satisfaction award surveys over 73,000 new car and light truck owners for owner satisfaction, sifting through 27 attributes to give an overall impression of the vehicle, from performance to seating.

 “Being awarded the highest satisfaction for the overall brand is an honor, and the Navigator showcases the very best of Lincoln as it continues its streak as most awarded luxury SUV in its class,” said Michael Sprague, North America director, Lincoln.

It bodes well for Lincoln that its flagship vehicle, the Lincoln Navigator, was ranked first for vehicle satisfaction in its segment. Get a closer look at this beautifully crafted, luxury SUV at West Point Lincoln.