2023 Lincoln Corsair Safety and Reliability

Lincoln Corsair Reliability Rating

2023 Corsair Safety

You don't have much to worry about when it comes to the safety of the Lincoln Corsair. The 2023 model was given the full five stars out of five overall for the NHTSA's crash-test evaluations, with only the rollover test scoring four stars. The IIHS gave it its best Good score for most testing criteria, but it scored Marginal for the updated side test, a new test that has caused most cars' test ratings to drop, as it is significantly tougher than the old side test.

US NHTSA Crash Test Result

NHTSA safety ratings are not available at this time.

2023 Corsair Key Safety Features

The Corsair has all the normal compulsory safety features such as ABS, stability control, tire-pressure monitoring, and a backup camera, and ten airbags. The Lincoln CoPilot360 2.1 driver-assistance suite is standard and comes with a very long list of features. These include automatic LED headlights with auto high beams, an auto-dimming interior and driver-side mirror, hill-hold assist, forward-collision warning, pedestrian detection, adaptive cruise control with emergency braking and stop & go, post-collision braking, intersection assistance, lane-keep assist, road-edge detection, lane-departure warning, lane tracing, blind-spot monitoring, rear cross-traffic alert and automatic braking, rear parking sensors, predictive speed assist, speed-sign recognition, and driver-attention monitoring.

Additional driver assists are only available as part of the Collections II and III packs, and among these are the CoPilot360 2.1 Vision package which adds a surround-view camera, front parking sensors, and reverse brake assist. The CoPilot360 2.1 Drive package adds lane-change assist, dynamic in-lane positioning, Active Park Assist, and Intersection Assist 2.0.

Lincoln Corsair TrimsStandardReserveGrand Touring Plug-In Hybrid
Back-Up CameraSSS
Cross-Traffic AlertSSS
Rear Parking AidSSS
Blind Spot MonitorSSS
Lane Departure WarningSSS
Lane Keeping AssistSSS
Night VisionN/AN/AN/A
Tire Pressure MonitorSSS
Brake AssistSSS
Stability ControlSSS
Traction ControlSSS

2023 Corsair Reliability

The Lincoln Corsair's reliability has proven to be good and although the 2023 model's overall JD Power score of 78 out of 100 isn't that great, the quality and reliability score of 83 is impressive. The 2021 model suffered seven recalls, but this decreased to four recalls for last year's model. These were for an inoperative backup camera display and a seatbelt-warning malfunction, while the PHEV was recalled for battery failure and a cooling-related problem that may cause an engine fire. At the time of writing, the 2023 model was still recall-free.

The standard limited Lincoln Corsair warranty covers it for four years/50,000 miles, and the powertrain warranty is valid for six years/70,000 miles.


  • Basic:
    4 Years \ 50,000 Miles
  • Drivetrain:
    6 Years \ 70,000 Miles
  • Corrosion:
    5 Years \ Unlimited Miles
  • Roadside Assistance:
    Unlimited Years \ Unlimited Miles


Is the Lincoln Corsair a safe car?

The Corsair has a five-star overall rating from the NHTSA, and received a Good score for all IIHS tests barring the side crash evaluation, for which it scored lower than Acceptable.

How many airbags does the Lincoln Corsair have?

The Corsair has ten airbags. The front-seat passengers get front, side, and knee airbags, the rear passengers get side airbags, and both rows' outboard passengers' heads are covered by full-length curtain airbags.

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