Comparison - Ford Explorer ST 2020 - vs - Lincoln Aviator Black Label 2020

General

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Average Price: 
$
54,740
Updated: 
25 Jan 2020
$
77,695
Updated: 
27 May 2019
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Drive Type: 
All Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive
Year: 
2020
2020
Total Seating: 
5
7
Transmission: 
10-speed Shiftable Automatic
10-speed Shiftable Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
yes
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
21.80gals
20.20gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
Magnetic Gray Metallic
#727476
Star white Metallic Tri-coat
#FDFFFB
Blue Diamond Metallic
#264154
Atlas Blue Metallic
#0741D6
Rich Copper Metallic Tinted Clearcoat
#4A1414
Lucid Red Metallic Tinted Clearcoat
#E60E28
Silver Spruce metallic
#B1BBB1
Agate Black Metallic
#303030
Iconic Silver Metallic
#C7CAD0
Color: 
Pristine White Metallic Tri-Coat
#ececec
Chroma Caviar Dark Grey Premium Metallic
#646464
Silver Radiance Metallic
#bfc4ca
Flight Blue
#39465b
Infinite Black Metallic
#000000
Burgundy Velvet Metallic Tinted Clearcoat
#3e020c

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

Although it looks much like the model it replaces, the Explorer is all new for 2020 and boasts much-improved ride and handling, interior features, and modern powertrains.

Pros
Composed ride,
plentiful cargo space,
comfortable driving position.

Cons
Cramped third row,
some subpar interior materials,
desirable twin-turbo V-6 is pricey.

By: 
caranddriver.com

The 2020 Ford Explorer's #17 ranking is based on its score within the Midsize SUVs category. Currently the Ford Explorer has a score of 7.4 out of 10, which is based on our evaluation of 18 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Impressive standard safety and tech features
Broad, airy cabin
Lots of cargo space
Lineup of powerful, refined engines

Cons
Bland interior in lower trims
So-so upgraded infotainment system

By: 
usnews.com

The Ford Explorer is fully redesigned for 2020.Part of the sixth Explorer generation introduced for 2020.

Pros
ncreased passenger space and cargo room
Rear-wheel-drive platform improves handling and towing
Additional tech and driver assistance features
New hybrid and high-performance ST versions

Cons
Maximum seating capacity is seven, and most are equipped to seat six
The price can get frighteningly expensive in a hurry
Interior materials could be better in the higher trims
Not enough USB ports

By: 
edmunds.com

The 2020 Lincoln Aviator is a three-row SUV that fits in the Lincoln lineup just beneath the Navigator. It's rear-drive-based and shares its underpinnings with the new rear-drive Ford Explorer. Part of the second Aviator generation introduced for the 2020 model year

Pros
Upscale design inside and out
Powerful standard engine
Lots of advanced features
Available plug-in hybrid powertrain

Cons
Third row is not really suitable for adults
Perfect Position seats add lots of complexity for minor gains in comfort
Price can rise quickly with options

By: 
edmunds.com

The 2020 Lincoln Aviator gives wing to Ford’s luxury-SUV ambitions, with sensational style and Lincoln’s first plug-in hybrid drivetrain.

Pros
A baby Navigator, in the best ways
Wide-screen infotainment and displays
Plug-in hybrid power
Versatile three-row seating
A stunning interior

Cons
Puts the $$$ in $$$$
Small third-row seat
V-6 engine moan
Grand Touring shift quality and weight

By: 
thecarconnection.com

The 2020 Lincoln Aviator's #6 ranking is based on its score within the Luxury Midsize SUVs category. Currently the Lincoln Aviator has a score of 8.0 out of 10, which is based on our evaluation of 17 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Incredibly user-friendly infotainment system
Stylish cabin with plenty of cargo space
Cushioned ride
Powerful engine

Cons
Some rivals are more opulent
Less agile than some competitors
Narrow front seats detract from comfort

By: 
usnews.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Regular Unleaded
Premium Unleaded
Fuel Economy City USA: 
18.00mpg
17.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
24.00mpg
24.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
24
24
Cylinders: 
6
V
6
V
Engine Size/Displacement: 
3.00L
3.00L
Torque: 
415ft-lbs
at 3 500rpm
415ft-lbs
at 3 000rpm
Horsepower: 
400hp
at 5 500rpm
400hp
at 3 000rpm
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)

Convenience

Cruise Control: 
yes
yes
Door Pockets: 
yes
yes
Cupholders: 
yes
yes
Overhead console: 
yes
yes
Seatback Storage: 
yes
yes
Power Steering: 
yes
yes
Parking sensors: 
yes
yes
Steering Wheel Tilt: 
yes
yes
Telescopic steering wheel: 
yes
yes
Rear View Camera: 
yes
yes
Front view Camera: 
yes
yes
Side view Camera: 
yes
yes
On steering wheel: 
Transmission, Cruise And Audio Controls On Steering Wheel
Audio And Cruise Controls On Steering Wheel
More in Convenience: 
Leather Steering Wheel
Keyless Ignition
Universal Remote Transmitter (For Garage Door, Security System, Etc.)
Heated Steering Wheel
Automatic Parking Assist
leather steering wheel
keyless ignition
turn signal in mirrors
power rear seat easy entry
universal remote transmitter (for garage door, security system, etc.)
heated steering wheel
automatic parking assist

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
199.30in
199.30in
Width: 
78.90in
79.60in
Height: 
70.20in
69.80in
Ground Clearance: 
8.30in
Front Track: 
66.90in
66.90in
Rear Track: 
66.90in
66.90in
Wheel Base: 
119.10in
119.10in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
40.70
40.30
Rear Head Room: 
40.50
39.70
Front Leg Room: 
43.00in
43.00in
Rear leg room: 
39.00in
39.00in
Front Hip Room: 
59.20in
58.50in
Front Shoulder Room: 
61.80in
61.50in
Rear Hip Room: 
59.10in
58.50in
Rear Shoulder room: 
61.90in
61.30in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
87.80cu.ft
77.70cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
6700lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
18.20cu.ft
18.30cu.ft
Angle of Approach: 
21.00degrees
Angle of Departure: 
21.00degrees
Curb Weight: 
4701.00lbs
4897.00lbs

Instruments

External Temperature Display: 
yes
yes
Clock: 
yes
yes
Trip computer: 
yes
yes
Techometer: 
yes
yes
Compass: 
yes
yes
More Instruments: 
electronic single-speed

Power Features

Power windows: 
yes
yes
Remote Keyless doors: 
yes
yes
More Power Features: 
Hands-Free Entry
Heated Mirrors
2 One-Touch Power Windows
hands-free entry
Heated mirrors
4 One-Touch Power Windows

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
yes
yes
Front Seats Features: 
Height Adjustable Passenger Seat
Sport Front Seats
Multi-Level Heating Driver Seat
Ventilated Driver Seat
Ventilated Passenger Seat
Leather
8 -Way Power Passenger Seat
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
Multi-Level Heating Passenger Seat
Driver Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
8 -Way Power Driver Seat
Passenger Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
bucket front seats
height adjustable passenger seat
30 -way power passenger seat
premium leather
driver cooled seat
multi-level heating driver seat
passenger cooled seat
ventilated driver seat
ventilated passenger seat
30 -way power driver seat
massaging
height adjustable driver seat
multi-level heating passenger seat
Driver seat with power adjustable lumbar support
Passenger seat with power adjustable lumbar support
driver seat thigh extension
Rear Seats Features: 
Folding center armrest
Power Folding Split-Bench Third Row Seats
Rear Ventilation Ducts With Fan Control
Folding Rear Seatback
Multi-Level Heating
reclining rear seats
dual ventilation
multi-level heating
power folding split-bench third row seats
rear ventilation ducts with fan control

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
Front Stabilizer Bar
Front Stabilizer Bar
Rear Suspension: 
Rear Stabilizer Bar
Rear Stabilizer Bar
Suspension Info: 
Four-Wheel Independent Suspension
four-wheel independent suspension

Comfort

Interior air Filtration: 
yes
yes
Climate Control: 
yes
yes
More Comfort Features: 
Turn Signal In Mirrors
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors

Entertainment

DVD player: 
no
no
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
yes
yes
Video monitor: 
no
no
More Entertainment: 
Bang & Olufsen Premium Brand Speakers
Satellite Radio W/Real Time Traffic Satellite Radio
USB With External Media Control
6 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service
USB Connection
1 Subwoofer(S)
12 Total Speakers
Surround Audio Surround Audio (Discrete)
rear volume controls
speed sensitive volume control
USB with external media control
28 total speakers
USB connection
Revel premium brand speakers
surround audio surround audio (discrete)
6 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
yes
no
Rear defogger: 
yes
no
More in Glass and Roof: 
Body-color door handles with black insert
Liftgate Appliqué - black
Black mesh insert with chrome bars
EXPLORER badge on hood
Rain-Sensing Wipers
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
20 In.
22 In.
Wheels more: 
Temporary Spare Tire
All Season Tires
Underbody Mounted Spare Tire
inside mounted spare tire
temporary spare tire
All season tires
alloy wheels
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
255.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
55
Diameter: 
R20
Width: 
275.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
40

Safety Features

ABS: 
yes
yes
Front head airbags: 
yes
yes
Rear head airbags: 
yes
yes
Dual front side-mounted airbags: 
yes
yes
Emergency braking assist: 
yes
yes
Traction control: 
yes
yes
Child seat anchors: 
yes
yes
Front brakes: 
Front Solid Disc Brakes
Ventilated front disc brakes
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Rear brakes: 
Rear Solid Disc Brakes
solid rear disc brakes
Rear door child safety locks: 
yes
yes
Daytime running lights: 
yes
yes
Engine immobilizer: 
yes
yes
Front fog lights: 
yes
yes
Dusk sensing headlamps: 
yes
yes
Auto delay off headlamps: 
yes
yes
Front headrests: 
yes
yes
Rear headrests: 
yes
yes
Tire pressure monitoring: 
yes
yes
More Safety Features: 
Turn Signal Mirrors
Passenger Airbag Occupant Sensing Deactivation
Rear Height Adjustable Headrests
Remote Anti-Theft Alarm System
Pre-Collision Safety System
Dual Front With Head Protection Chambers Side-Mounted Airbags
Front, Rear And Third Row Head Airbags
Post-Collision Safety System
LED Headlamp
Blind Spot And Lane Departure Warnings Accident Avoidance System
Rear door child safety locks
Turn signal mirrors
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation
Rear height adjustable headrests
remote anti-theft alarm system
pre-collision safety system
Rear center 3-point belt
post-collision safety system
LED headlamp
blind spot and lane departure warnings accident avoidance system

Options

Packages: 
Equipment Group 400A
Street Package
Premium Technology Package
Track Package
Black Label Equipment Group 800A
Trailer Tow Package
Dynamic Handling Package
Exterior Options: 
Wheel Lock Kit
Roof Rack Crossbars
License Plate Bracket
Dual Panel Moonroof
Splash Guards
Front License Plate Bracket
Locking Wheel Lug Nut Kit
Hidden Locking Wheel Lug Nut Kit
Running Boards
Interior Options: 
All-Weather Floor Mats
Dual-Headrest DVD Rear Seat Entertainment System
Rear Cargo Well Protector
Smokers Kit W/Element
2nd Row Console
VP - Cargo Area Cover
VP - Cargo Area Protector
VP - All-Weather Floor Mats
Chalet Interior Theme
Lincoln Play
Destination Interior Theme
Flight Interior Theme
2nd Row Bench

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Ebony, leather
#000000
Color: 
Cashmere, premium leather
#d3d1cb
Ebony w/Luggage Tan, premium leather
#593f34
Mahogany Red, premium leather
#542f2e