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2021 INFINITI QX80 vs. 2022 Lincoln Aviator Review

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MSRP*: $69,150 to $83,400
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2022 Lincoln

MSRP*: $51,465 to $87,905
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Invoice* $65,347 to $78,813 $49,149 to $82,307
MPG - City 13 - 14 MPG 17 - 18 MPG
MPG - Hwy 19 - 20 MPG 24 - 26 MPG
Seating Capacity 8 seats 6 - 7 seats
Cargo Space 95.1 ft3 77.7 ft3
Engine V-8 V-6
Transmission Auto Manual Auto Manual
Drivetrain Four-wheel, Rear-wheel All-wheel, Rear-wheel
Horsepower 400 hp 400 hp
Towing Capacity 8,500 lbs 5,600 - 6,700 lbs
Exterior Length 210.2 in 199.3 in
Exterior Width 79.9 in 82.3 in
Leg Room Front 39.6 in
Rear 41.0 in
Front 43.0 in
Rear 40.1 in
Head Room Front 39.9 in
Rear 40.0 in
Front 40.2 - 41.5 in
Rear 38.4 - 39.7 in
Basic Warranty 4 years/60,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** **** Info not available
Frontal Crash Rating** *** Info not available
Side Crash Rating** ***** Info not available

**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 INFINITI QX80 than in the Lincoln Aviator. The Lincoln Aviator will be a hit with tall drivers and their front seat passengers, since it has greater front head- and legroom than the INFINITI QX80.

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). The INFINITI QX80 is somewhat more expensive 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 INFINITI QX80 is much higher than that for the Lincoln Aviator.

Since the INFINITI QX80 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 INFINITI QX80, 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 INFINITI QX80 is clearly the choice over the Lincoln Aviator for pulling heavy loads. In terms of horsepower, it's a virtual tie between the INFINITI QX80 and the Lincoln Aviator.

With similar torque, the INFINITI QX80 and the Lincoln Aviator are about even in transmitting their respective horsepower to the wheels.

The INFINITI QX80 offers greater seating capacity than the Lincoln Aviator, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around. The INFINITI QX80 has a roomier cargo area for putting your bags or other items than the Lincoln Aviator.

The basic warranty for the INFINITI QX80 offers a little more coverage than the basic warranty of the Lincoln Aviator.