CrossoverLincoln76% by External Reviewers

Lincoln Aviator 2nd gen

Mid-Size Crossover

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Product Overview

The 2nd gen Lincoln Aviator is a mid-size luxury crossover SUV that replaces Lincoln MKT, which in turn replaced the first generation Lincoln Aviator.
Available in both 3.0T and hybrid (GT) guises, the Aviator is either RWD or AWD. The GT (Grand Touring) model features PHEV capability for improved refinement and efficiency.


What we found

  • Powerful twin-turbo V6 engine
  • Comfortable, quiet ride
  • Excellent infotainment system
  • Expensive for a plug-in hybrid

What external reviewers found

External score 76%
  • Comfortable ride
  • Sleek interior
  • Powerful V6
  • Expensive for a plug-in hybrid
  • Lack of infotainment tech
  • No DC fast charging
  • Lane-keeping assist isn’t as assertive as rivals

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External Reviews


Reviewer score 75% (normalized by Neofiliac)
Reviewers from cnet have found:
The 2020 Lincoln Aviator starts at $69,895 for the Grand Touring plug-in hybrid. The battery adds an extra 781 pounds of mass to the Aviator's curb weight. The hybrid system's electric boost also works to smooth out the V6's torque curve.
  • Powerful V6 engine
  • Comfortable ride
  • Expensive for a plug-in hybrid


Reviewer score 68% (normalized by Neofiliac)
Reviewers from digitaltrends have found:
Without the electric motor, the twin-turbo V6 felt plenty quick. It's too bad the chassis can't quite harness all that power. The Aviator never stops feeling like a big, heavy, vehicle in the corners. Lincoln did not design the Aviator to be a Porsche Cayenne competitor.
  • Powerful V6
  • Comfortable ride
  • Compact interior
  • Lack of infotainment tech
  • No DC fast charging


  1. ^ 2020 Lincoln Aviator plug-in hybrid first drive review: This changes everything. [cnet].
  2. ^ 2020 Lincoln Aviator first drive review. [digitaltrends].