Lincoln Aviator vs. Cadillac X16

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The new Lincoln Aviator is a three-row luxury SUV with few models like it. It stands out with a bold exterior and classic Lincoln design, and you'll enjoy exhilarating performance alongside innovative technology. 

There are many drivers considering buying a new luxury SUV on Staten Island.

We've compared the Lincoln Aviator and Cadillac XT6 to help you with your search.

Aviator vs X16

How to Compare These Luxury SUVs

When comparing the Lincoln Aviator and Cadillac XT6, you'll find a variety of similarities, such as the premium materials in them and that they both seat seven passengers. Luxury SUV comparisons often mean looking at the small details that make all the difference to the driver and passengers, and these are where the Lincoln Aviator comes out ahead. Read below how the Cadillac XT6 and Lincoln Aviator differ.


These three-row luxury SUVs excite with their performance. The Lincoln Aviator comes standard with a 400-horsepower engine and 10-speed automatic transmission, which thrill more easily than the 237-horsepower engine and 9-speed automatic transmission standard in the Cadillac XT6.

Towing Capacity

The Lincoln Aviator is a luxury SUV that you can use every day, including when you have a boat or trailer to tow. This Lincoln SUV tows up to 6,700 pounds, easily outdoing the 4,000-pound max towing capacity of the new Cadillac XT6. The Lincoln Aviator is available with an adaptive suspension that makes the ride more comfortable, too.

Horse Power & Plenty of Space

Hybrid Options

Many drivers are looking for luxury hybrid SUVs near Edison, and the Lincoln Aviator offers a terrific plug-in hybrid powertrain. Drivers will get 494 horsepower and an all-electric driving range of 21 miles in the Lincoln Aviator plug-in hybrid. There is no Cadillac XT6 hybrid option.

Cabin Space

Both these three-row luxury SUVs seat seven passengers, but there are some differences in the cabin dimensions. The Lincoln Aviator has more cubic feet of passenger space than the Cadillac XT6, which shows with the Lincoln SUV having more legroom in the front two rows. The Lincoln Aviator has more cargo space behind the third row, too.

Safety & Technology

Safety Features

Confidence is key in your luxury SUV, and the Lincoln Aviator has the driver-assist technologies to provide it. It offers safety measures such as Evasive Steering Assist, Active Park Assist Plus, and Adaptive Pixel LED headlights that are not part of the Cadillac XT6's safety package.


Features play a vital role in providing a luxurious driving experience, and the Lincoln Aviator goes above and beyond with its offers. It has a futuristic head-up display, 30-way adjustable front seats with a massage function, and a 10.1-inch touchscreen display for the infotainment system. The Cadillac XT6 doesn't offer those first two features and has a smaller touchscreen.


Even though the Lincoln Aviator has more to offer than the Cadillac XT6 regarding performance, cabin space, and features, they are quite similar in their prices. The Lincoln Aviator starts around $51,000 with the Cadillac XT6 around $48,000.

Find the Right Lincoln Aviator Financing for You

So, the Lincoln Aviator outperforms the Cadillac XT6 in many ways, so we get if you've decided that it's the luxury SUV for you. You can find new Lincoln Aviator lease offers at our dealership along with ways to customize your offer when looking for auto financing. Contact our Lincoln finance center for help with the loan process.

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We hope that this luxury SUV comparison helped with your search, but be sure to contact us with any questions. We can talk more about this Lincoln Aviator comparison or about our other new Lincoln models on Staten Island.