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2021 Ford Expedition Max vs. 2021 Lincoln Aviator Review

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2021 Ford
Expedition Max

MSRP*: $55,410 to $79,425
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2021 Lincoln

MSRP*: $51,570 to $88,985
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Invoice* $53,193 to $76,052 $49,250 to $83,306
MPG - City 16 - 17 MPG 17 - 18 MPG
MPG - Hwy 21 - 23 MPG 24 - 26 MPG
Seating Capacity 7 - 8 seats 6 - 7 seats
Cargo Space 121.4 ft3 77.7 ft3
Engine V-6 V-6
Transmission Auto Manual Auto Manual
Drivetrain Four-wheel, Rear-wheel All-wheel, Rear-wheel
Horsepower 375 - 400 hp 400 hp
Towing Capacity 9,000 lbs 5,600 - 6,700 lbs
Exterior Length 221.9 in 199.3 in
Exterior Width 79.9 in 82.3 in
Leg Room Front 43.9 in
Rear 42.6 in
Front 43.0 in
Rear 40.1 in
Head Room Front 42.0 in
Rear 40.0 in
Front 40.2 - 41.5 in
Rear 38.4 - 39.7 in
Basic Warranty 3 years/36,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** ***** *****
Frontal Crash Rating** ***** *****
Side Crash Rating** ***** *****

**Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries.

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

Rear passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Ford Expedition Max than in the Lincoln Aviator. The Ford Expedition Max will be popular with taller drivers and passengers in the front seat, due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Lincoln Aviator.

There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). When looking only at MSRP, the Ford Expedition Max will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Lincoln Aviator. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Destination Charge for the Ford Expedition Max is much higher than that for the Lincoln Aviator.

Since the Ford Expedition Max is much slimmer than the Lincoln Aviator, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. If you go with the Ford Expedition Max, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Lincoln Aviator.

When considering towing capacity, the Ford Expedition Max is clearly the choice over the Lincoln Aviator for pulling heavy loads. The Ford Expedition Max has a little less horsepower than the Lincoln Aviator.

With somewhat higher torque, the Ford Expedition Max transmits power to its wheels a bit more effectively than the Lincoln Aviator.

The Ford Expedition Max offers greater seating capacity than the Lincoln Aviator, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around. With the Ford Expedition Max, you'll be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Lincoln Aviator.

The basic warranty of the Ford Expedition Max is not as nearly as extensive as that of the Lincoln Aviator.