Lincoln is taking some pretty serious moves in this process of restructuring the whole lineup. One of the newest additions is a brand-new 2020 Lincoln Aviator. The is something completely new from the famous luxury brand, despite the nameplate may sound familiar to older car enthusiasts. The fact is that the Aviator has been in use for a couple of years. This time, we are seeing something completely different, a model from which the company has pretty big expectations in the future. It is a quite comfortable mid-size crossover, which comes with a new platform and various amazing upgrades.
One of the highlights is a new twin-turbo engine, which makes the 2020 Lincoln Aviator more powerful than any other gasoline model in the class. Moreover, there is also a plug-in hybrid version to come in the near future, based on the same engine, but with even more power.
2020 Lincoln Aviator Redesign
The 2020 Lincoln Aviator is a completely new model and one of the most interesting things about it is a new platform. As you may presume, the new model has a lot in common with the new Ford Explorer, including the same new platform, with RWD layout, which will in the future also be used for the next-generation Mustang. The new model is large and comfortable, but also very light and efficient, thanks to a new architecture. Therefore, we have no doubt that the driving experience will be amazing.
Of course, this isn’t the only great thing about the 2020 Lincoln Aviator. As a completely new model, it seems natural that is features a completely new styling. Still, don’t count on anything revolutionary. The new crossover is fitted to the company’s current design language. So, it has a lot of things in common with the flagship Navigator. The overall look is elegant and classic, which is something that Lincoln didn’t practice in the past decade. Therefore, aesthetics finally won’t be a huge drawback for Lincoln models.
The cabin design completely follows the elegance of the exterior look. The 2020 Lincoln Aviator is a combination of modern and classical design solutions. The dashboard looks amazing. It features soft materials all around, while long horizontal lines and clean shapes are providing that premium flavor. The center stack is particularly interesting. On one side, you can see a modern tablet-like touchscreen, so typical thing for today’s cars. On the other side, the lower part of the center stack is full of physical buttons, which are designed in a matter of old-school luxury cars, with tons of chrome.
Other than the style, this crossover has to offer a lot of comfort and functionality. The seats look impressive and with plenty of space, Though we don’t have the exact numbers, cargo area also seems quite spacious.
When it comes to standard equipment, all models come with LED headlights, 19-inch wheels, a power liftgate, proximity entry, and push-button start, etc. On the inside, you can count on things like three-zone automatic climate control, heated eight-way power front seats, simulated leather upholstery, driver memory settings, power-folding third-row seat, etc. When it comes to tech goodies, things like 10-inch touchscreen, two USB ports, Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, in-car WiFi, satellite radio and a 10-speaker sound system are standard.
A mid-grade Reserve trim adds a fine number of upgrades. Some of the highlights are things like 20-inch wheels, an adaptive suspension with AWD models, hands-free tailgate, etc. Notable interior features are things like four-zone climate control, a power-adjustable steering wheel, leather upholstery, standard second-row captain’s chairs, navigation, 14-speaker audio system, etc.
Finally, there is the Black Label trim. This one adds a lot of exclusive features, including things like 22-inch wheels, a panoramic sunroof, upgraded leather, Lincoln’s 30-way “Perfect Position” front seats, heated steering wheel, two rear USB ports, wireless charging, and an impressive 28-speaker audio system.
Of course, there is also a bunch of standalone options in all trim levels.
2020 Lincoln Aviator Engine
The 2020 Lincoln Aviator comes with the company’s new 3.0-liter twin-turbo V6, which delivers a pretty impressive amount of power. Max output of 400 horsepower and 400 pound-feet of torque is something you won’t find in any other gasoline-powered mid-size SUV. Of course, RWD is standard, as well as the company’s new 10-speed automatic gearbox.
You can also get an optional plug-in hybrid, which is based on the same V6 engine but gets huge help from electric motors. So, a max output, in this case, goes around 450 horsepower and 610 pound-feet of torque.
2020 Lincoln Aviator Pricing
The base 2020 Lincoln Aviator costs around 52.000 dollars. On the other side, if you want a full load of features, it can easily go all away up to 80.000 dollars. When it comes to the hybrid version, the base price goes slightly under 70.000 dollars.