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A midsize SUV with seating for seven, the 2021 Lincoln Aviator packs plenty of luxurious amenities. A full-size SUV with seven seats, the 2021 Lexus GX also offers lots of lavish features. Available with a 28-speaker sound system and the Lincoln Connect suite, the Aviator provides more advanced digital technologies than its Lexus rival.

2021 Lincoln Aviator

$41,940 - $65,090*

21/26 MPG

Miles per gallon (city/highway)**




Horsepower, 2.0-Liter 4-Cylinder Engine

2021 Lexus GX

$53,250 - $64,515

15/19 MPG

Miles per gallon (city/highway)




Horsepower, 4.6-Liter V8 Engine

Lincoln Aviator Performance Features

Performance Features

The 2021 Lincoln Aviator harnesses up to 400 horsepower from a 3.0-liter engine block. Fitted with a twin turbocharger, the V-6 powertrain dishes out 415 pound-feet of torque at 3,000 RPM. Having cast-aluminum cylinder heads, this premium engine creates a 9.5:1 compression ratio. The Nano Electric Motor increases the total output by 94 hp and 215 lb-ft of torque. An 8-year/100,000-mile warranty is valid on the Hybrid Unique Component. Standard under the hood of the 2021 Lexus GX, the 4.6-liter engine delivers up to 301 hp. Augmented by the Variable Valve Timing with intelligence (VVT-i) technology, the naturally aspirated V-8 powertrain produces up to 329 lb-ft. This eight-cylinder propulsion system supports a maximum towing load of 6,500 pounds. When equipped with the Class IV Trailer Tow Package, the high-end Lincoln model can tow up to 6,700 pounds.

Capability Features


Supported by the Air Glide Suspension, the 2021 Lincoln Aviator offers a soft ride on urban roads and country trails. Featuring coil springs with air bladders, this exclusive suspension system automatically adjusts the ride quality based on the road surface. The Dynamic Lower Entry function quickly lowers the chassis when you approach the vehicle. This upscale SUV rolls on a rear-wheel-drive that's tuned for sporty handling. You can also opt for an all-wheel-drive that's paired with the Lincoln Drive Modes and Traction Control. The Pure EV Mode only extracts energy from the Nano Electric Motor for a quiet and efficient drive. Rolling on an AWD and the Multi-Terrain Select, the 2021 Lexus GX has solid off-road capabilities. This lavish model offers the Adaptive Variable Suspension that comes with electronically controlled shocks. You can choose the Comfort, Normal, and Sport modes for the suspension. Similarly, you could add the Adaptive Suspension with Road Preview to the 2021 Lincoln Aviator. A 10-speed automatic transmission is standard on this three-row Lincoln SUV. You can only access six gear speeds from the 2021 GX's ECT-i system.

Lincoln Aviator Technology Features

Technology Features

Coming from the Revel Ultima 3D series, a premium sound system with 28 speakers is available for the 2021 Lincoln Aviator. Providing best-in-class acoustics, this custom audio system is connected to SiriusXM Satellite Radio. In dramatic contrast, the 2021 Lexus GX's best audio system has only 17 speakers. Designed by Mark Levinson, the optional sound system is rated at 330 watts. Having a 50-foot range and 10-device capacity, a 4G LTE Wi-Fi modem is embedded into the Aviator's SYNC 3 infotainment console. You can manage the Wi-Fi network and other settings through the Lincoln Connect suite. Similarly, the 2021 GX's infotainment console has the Lexus Enform suite with Wi-Fi and other connectivity options. Both luxury SUVs support Amazon Alexa, Android Auto, and Apple CarPlay.

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*MSRP for base vehicle. Excludes destination/delivery fee plus government fees and taxes, any finance charges, any dealer processing charge, any electronic filing charge, and any emission testing charge. Optional equipment not included. Vehicle image shown is for illustration purposes only and may not be base vehicle.

**EPA-estimated city/hwy mpg. See fueleconomy.gov for fuel economy of other engine/transmission combinations. Actual mileage will vary.