When everything comes together in the luxury SUV you choose, you can practically hear your favorite song playing in the background. That’s what it will feel like when you see what the 2023 Lincoln Aviator Grand Touring brings to the table. This luxury SUV trim level is where you find a plug-in hybrid powertrain and standard AWD, making the Aviator Grand Touring the Lincoln SUV you want to drive.
How does the Lincoln Aviator Grand Touring grab your attention?
Lincoln created the Aviator with a premium on comfort. While other luxury SUVs focus on performance, cornering ability, and raw power, Lincoln takes a different approach. The Aviator is a great way for you to remember that luxury vehicles are supposed to be comfortable. The Grand Touring takes this to an impressive level with the added tech, hybrid powertrain, and upscale build.
Where does the Grand Touring trim fit in the lineup?
The Aviator Grand Touring is the third step up in the lineup for this luxury SUV. It resides above the Reserve model and below the Black Label trim. The lower two trims do not offer the available hybrid powertrain, but the Grand Touring trim does.
What is the hybrid powertrain for this Lincoln SUV?
The Lincoln Aviator Grand Touring model is powered by a 3.0-liter twin-turbocharged V6 engine plus an electric motor. Combined, these systems give you 494 horsepower and 630 lb-ft of torque. The electric-only driving range is 21 miles. This range isn’t much, but it’s enough for some of your errands to be done using only electricity. When using the gasoline engine, the fuel economy rating is 23 mpg combined.
What does the Grand Touring trim include?
The trim-specific items for this Lincoln Aviator are:
- 21-inch bright machined aluminum wheels
- Mobile power cord
- Additional Drive Mode settings: Preserve EV and Pure EV
- Optional 30-way power front seats
- Optional Air Glide suspension
How spacious is the cabin in the Lincoln Aviator Grand Touring?
All Aviator SUV models are the same size. You’ll find a large cabin with three rows of seats to offer passengers the desired comfort levels. The legroom in the second row is 39 inches, which is pretty generous. Unfortunately, the third row only offers 29.2 inches of legroom. This area is better suited for smaller passengers.
The cargo space behind the rear seats is 18.3 cubic feet. This number increases to 77.7 cubic feet with the second and third rows folded.
How much does this Lincoln Aviator cost?
The Grand Touring trim has a starting price of $68,680, which can increase from there with the options offered.
Is this luxury SUV a good choice?
If you’re looking for a vehicle that offers plenty of comfort the 2023 Lincoln Aviator Grand Touring is a good choice. This luxury SUV has the added benefits of a plug-in hybrid powertrain and standard AWD to give you the driving qualities you desire. If you want more posh driving qualities, head up to the Black Label trim.
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