2021 Lincoln Aviator To Gain Automatic Heated And Ventilated Seats

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Earlier this week, we reported that the 2021 Lincoln Aviator would come equipped with a high-end combi interior air filter, which will become standard on all trim levels. Now, Ford Authority has also learned that the 2021 Lincoln Aviator will add automatic heated and ventilated seats, for both the driver and front passenger.

The 2020 Aviator (pictured) had heated and ventilated seats, but did not come with the automatic feature. The new heated and ventilated seats are controlled automatically as part of the vehicle‘s auto climate system. Other noteworthy features that the Aviator offers include heated and ventilated second row outboard seats, plus a heated steering wheel.

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The latest Lincoln Aviator will go into the new model year mostly unchanged, but will likely feature some new colors after the 2020 model dropped three hues recently.

2021 Lincoln Aviator

As we reported last month, order banks for the 2020 Lincoln Aviator closed back on April 30th, 2020, and the last day to make changes to those orders was July 23rd, 2020. The last day of 2020 production is September 20th, 2020. Meanwhile, 2021 Lincoln Aviator order banks open on July 13th, 2020. The first day of 2021 production is September 21st, 2020.

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The Lincoln Aviator returned after a fifteen-year hiatus for the 2020 model year as an all-new mid-size plus / full-size three-row luxury crossover that slots between the Lincoln Nautilus and the Lincoln Navigator within the automaker’s lineup.

2021 Lincoln Aviator

The Aviator is assembled at the Ford Chicago Assembly Plant in Chicago, Illinois alongside the 2020 Ford Explorer. Both the Aviator and Explorer ride on the Ford CD6 platform.

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The Aviator comes in five different trim levels – Standard, Reserve, Grand Touring, Black Label, and Black Label Grand Touring. Two versions of Ford’s 3.0L EcoBoost V6 are available – one that produces 400 horsepower and 400 pound-feet of torque, and a hybrid version for the Aviator Grand Touring that produces 494 horsepower and 630 pound-feet of torque. Both are equipped with a 10-speed automatic transmission.

2021 Lincoln Aviator

The Aviator continues to deliver strong incremental share growth for the Lincoln brand, representing a 10 percent retail share of the large premium SUV segment. Lincoln Aviator sales totaled 4,016 units in Q2 2020, and Lincoln has sold 9,682 units year-to-date.

We’ll have more on the 2021 Lincoln Aviator very soon, so be sure to subscribe to Ford Authority for more Lincoln news, Lincoln Aviator news, and non-stop Ford news coverage.

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Written by Brett Foote

Brett's lost track of all the Fords he's owned over the years and how much he's spent modifying them, but his current money pits include an S550 Mustang and 13th gen F-150.

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  1. Hopefully Lincoln and Ford fixed all the issues that messed up the 2020 roll out of the Aviator and Explorer in the 1st place, both are very nice SUV’s that suffer sale because of roll out recalls. The Lincoln Aviator as well as Navigator should drop Black Label model in favor of Presidential top model for America. It wouldn’t hurt to upgrade the grill “ touch up” as it’s used on all models now

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