Lincoln confirmed the third-gen Aviator SUV. The forthcoming 2021 Lincoln Aviator will go on sale later in 2020, and we should expect significant changes and upgrades. The design will be refreshed, and we should expect a couple of new exterior features. Moreover, the interior will remain as premium as before. However, Lincoln will deliver new elements, and it will update some of the high-tech amenities.
Aviator is known for its luxury and long list of standard equipment. That will all improve for 2021. As for the performance, Aviator will deploy a turbo V6 engine that provides a lot of power. While its price is far from affordable, Aviator delivers it all, including the new hybrid powertrain option.
2021 Aviator Redesign
The upcoming 2021 Lincoln Aviator will introduce additional exterior upgrades. The previous model arrived with some drastic changes, and the 2021 model will build on that. Aviator’s design will remain attractive and extremely modern. As before, this SUV will borrow a lot of styling cues from the Lincoln Navigator model.
That includes the updated grille and headlights that are looking more upscale now. The base trim level will now offer 19-inch wheels as standard. Optionally, you can get very stylish 21 or 22-inch rims. Aviator is known for its impressive color palette. Thanks to that, you can choose between exterior paints such as Infinite Black Metallic, Iced Mocha Metallic, or Burgundy Velvet Metallic.
If you are looking for a premium SUV with a lot of equipment, then the 2021 Lincoln Aviator is the answer you are looking for. Aviator is one of the best models in the mid-size SUV segment that is full of established competitors. The cabin is roomy, and it offers a lot of technology. Whatsoever, it is one of the most competitive interiors we’ve seen.
In order to stay competitive, Lincoln will provide even more tech to its Aviator model. Moreover, Aviator will arrive with more standard equipment. A 10.1-inch touchscreen is available, along with the Wi-Fi hotspot, premium sound system, and tri-zone climate control. Not much equipment is optional, but we’d like to mention features such as wireless charging and a panoramic sunroof.
Engine Specs, Grand Touring
The approaching 2021 Lincoln Aviator is a very capable SUV. It uses a potent 3.0-liter V6 turbocharged engine with 400 horsepower. Furthermore, this engine can produce 415 lb-ft of torque. The ride quality is superb, including handling. The best part, there is a hybrid variant as well. If you want a hybrid model, just look for the Aviator Grand Touring model.
This SUV is using a dual-motor setup, and it provides improved fuel efficiency. Whatsoever, the Grand Touring model will produce 495 hp and 630 lb-ft of torque. A 10-speed automatic transmission is available in both variants. Lincoln is yet to announce exact specs for its Grand Touring model.
2021 Lincoln Aviator Release Date, Price
New 2021 Lincoln Aviator will cost $52,000. We already said the price isn’t affordable, but Aviator is a perfect mid-size SUV that delivers it all. From now on, a hybrid powertrain is available. The Grand Touring variant will cost more, around $60,000. Lastly, the famous range-topping Black Label trim level can be yours for $90k. Lincoln will release a new Aviator by the end of 2020.