The second generation of one of Lincoln’s most luxurious offerings is about to hit dealership lots. The brand has been teasing the 2020 Lincoln Aviator for several years now, and those anticipating the sleek, innovative vehicle will soon have the chance to get behind the wheel of the ride.
However, with all of the gossip, some consumers may still assume that this new addition will only provide top-notch luxury. Instead, the SUV manages to impressive across the board. Therefore, whether you’re looking for performance, roominess, technology, or safety, you’ll find them all included in the 2020 Lincoln Aviator. Don’t worry, that top-notch luxury is still there.
Fortunately for you, we’ve detailed all of these specific attributes below. Of course, as expected, a lot has changed from the first generation to the second generation. Let us take a look at everything the second-generation Lincoln Aviator has to offer, which will provide you with a bit more clarity before you inevitably opt for this SUV.
While many consumers will pursue the 2020 Lincoln Aviator because of its unmatched luxury, the SUV is also capable of delivering incredible performance. Thanks to the pair of available engine offerings, drivers will have the opportunity to test the open road during their journeys.
The twin-turbocharged 3.0-liter V6 engine is the standard option, but don’t be mistaken; there is absolutely nothing standard about this offering. The unit is ultimately capable of delivering an incredible 400 horsepower and 415 pound-feet of torque, a pair of specs that are usually reserved for much sportier rides.
If you’re looking for even more power, you can turn your attention to the battery-powered electric motor. This battery-powered electric motor pairs with the standard Twin-Turbocharged engine (available on the Grand Touring variation of the nameplate), which takes those performance specs to another level. Ultimately, drivers can anticipate up to 450 horsepower and 600 pound-feet of torque, which are undoubtedly some of the most impressive specs for an SUV of this size.
Of course, the engineers at Lincoln weren’t only focused on the accompanying engines as they were looking to boost the SUV’s performance prowess. Rather, they added a number of mechanical amenities that will improve the entire driving experience. For instance, the Lincoln Drive Modes allow drivers to choose the mechanical configuration that best fits the impending road conditions. A simple turn of the knob will allow drivers to change the suspension settings, steering, shift points, and even ride heights. It is thus allowing you to overcome whatever road obstacle hits your path.
That’s not all. The All-Wheel-Drive system (as well as the Rear-Wheel-Drive system) are intended to provide maximum traction, regardless of the road conditions. That way, if you’re required to travel in adverse weather, you’ll never have to worry about your safety. The same can be said of Lincolns innovative Air Glide Suspension, which maximizes drivability without compromising comfort. When this system is activated, you shouldn’t be surprised if you find yourself thinking that you’re operating a significantly smaller vehicle.
We always knew the SUV was going to impressive via performance, but we don’t think anyone knew that the Aviator would push out this much muscle.
Speaking of maximizing safety, engineers included several functions that will assure that owners of the 2020 Lincoln Aviator are always in the best of hands. These features mostly revolve around the Lincoln Co-Pilot360 Plus technologies, a grouping of features that will keep drivers and passengers out of harm’s way.
For instance, the Adaptive Cruise Control system will adapt its speed based on the flow of traffic. When using this system, drivers won’t have to compromise safety if they’re looking to give their foot a brief rest. The accompanying Stop-and-Go feature means the vehicle will be able to come to a complete start while subsequently accelerating, and the Speed Sign Recognition means you’ll never catch the unwanted attention of the cops. All of these features are getting us excited already, and we’re not even finished.
If a collision is imminent, there’s no need to panic, as the 2020 Lincoln Aviator will do everything in its power to help you avoid that impending crash. Meanwhile, the Evasive Steering Assist will maximize stoppage power to help lessen (or avoid) the impending accident, thus preventing any vicarious (and potentially dangerous) injuries.
There are even safety functions that will prove to be invaluable when you’re in the parking lot. These features won’t only reduce the chance of any pesky injuries, but they’ll also assure that your luxury SUV is remaining in one piece. The Reverse Brake Assist will automatically apply the brakes if the vehicle detects a foreign object behind your ride when you can’t see them. While the Active Park Assist Plus will help guide the driver into those peskier parking spots.
The vehicle even includes safety functions that help to boost convenience in its drivers. The Head-Up Display will showcase important information directly on the windshield, meaning you won’t have to take your eyes off the road in order to view this essential information.
Combine all of these safety functions, and you’re looking at one of the most reliable SUVs in the entire class.
While all of those previously-mentioned attributes are surely important, you’re ultimately going to be spending the majority of your time inside the actual SUV. Therefore, you’ll be happy to hear that the 2020 Lincoln Aviator includes several amenities that will keep you and your passengers entertained and occupied during those longer journeys.
It all starts with the SYNC 3 AppLink, which provides easy access via the accompanying touchscreen unit. Whether you’re looking for your preferred navigation application (including the popular Waze app) or one of your favorite radio stations, it will always be an easy click away. The system even includes Alexa voice recognition, meaning you can simply speak your command.
That’s not all. If you decide that you want to jam out to your favorite tunes, then you’ll appreciate the available Revel Ultima 3D Audio System. This advanced audio system provides all of your occupants with an unmatched listening experience. Thanks to the 28 speakers, you’ll feel like you’re fully engulfed in that new song that you cannot get enough of. Meanwhile, your passengers will appreciate the available 4G LTE Wi-Fi, which provides a reliable wireless internet connection. That way, if you or your passengers are required to complete any work while you’re on the road, you won’t have to go hunting for Wi-Fi. Instead, you can rely on the built-in system to hold that strong internet connection.
One of the most underrated appeals of an SUV is the amount of interior space, and the 2020 Lincoln Aviator more than delivers in this regard. The vehicle provides more than enough space for both passengers and cargo, making the ride the ultimate road trip companion.
For starters, the vehicle can seat up to seven passengers. With 140.5-cubic-feet of passenger-cargo, you and your occupants will have more than enough space to stretch out. This is what makes the Aviator one of the top road trip vehicles; it fits plenty of luggage while also comfortably seating your passengers.
Plus, if you need to transport any luggage or cargo, you’ll have no issues fitting it inside of this SUV. The vehicle delivers a roomy 18.3-cubic-feet of space behind the third row, and that will be increased to 41.8-cubic-feet of space behind the second row. However, if you decide to remove your rear seats and capitalize on all of that interior space, you can boost that number to 77.7-cubic-feet. Providing you with more than enough room to fit whatever you’ll need during your impending journey.