Compare 2021 Cadillac XT6 vs. 2021 Lincoln Aviator

2021 Cadillac XT6
2021 Lincoln Aviator

2021 Cadillac XT6


2021 Lincoln Aviator

2.0L 4cyl Turbo


3.0L 6cyl Turbo
237 HP


400 HP
21 city / 27 hwy*

Fuel Economy

18 city / 26 hwy*

Serving Pensacola, FL

The Cadillac XT6 and the Lincoln Aviator are luxury SUVs that offer comfort, power, and practicability. Driving these cars will give you the ultimate Luxury experience with the latest technology and safety features. The 2021 Cadillac XT6 and the 2021 Lincoln Aviator are top of their class with a few similarities and differences. The XT6 comes with a standard turbo engine, while the Lincoln has a standard twin-turbo V6 engine. Here is a detailed comparison between these two luxury SUVs.

Engine and Horsepower

Under the hood of the Cadillac XT6 is a 2.0L 4-cylinder engine with a 9-speed automatic transmission. It produces 237 horsepower and 258 lb-ft of torque. The other trims, including the Premium Luxury and Sport, have a 3.6 L V6 engine that produces 310 horsepower and 271 lb-ft torque. On the other hand, The Lincoln Aviator has a standard twin-turbo V6 that produces 400 horsepower and 415 lb-ft of torque. There is a hybrid version that produces 494 horsepower and 630 lb-ft of torque. It has a 13.6-kWh lithium-ion battery and an electric motor. It can cover up to 18 miles on electric mode alone. The Lincoln ranks highly among luxury hybrids and beats the XT6.

Interior Comfort and Features

When it comes to comfort, the Lincoln Aviator is comfier than the Cadillac XT6. It features luxury materials including 4-zone automatic climate control, power front seats that offer lumbar support, and a 10.1-inch touchscreen. The seats are comfortable and adjustable, offering ample space for passengers. One of the favorite features is the phone as a key where you can use your smartphone to start the car. Other features include:

  • Apple CarPlay and Android Auto capability
  • Integrated navigation system
  • LED headlamps
  • Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility
  • Digital instrument cluster
  • Onboard Wi-Fi hotspot

The Cadillac XT6 has a well-established styling featuring fine woods, leather seats, wireless phone charging, and a 14-speaker Bose audio system. Other interior features include:

  • Six USB ports
  • Tri-zone automatic climate control
  • Power liftgate
  • Rain-sensing wipers
  • Power-folding mirrors
  • Adaptive sport suspension


The Lincoln Aviator has a host of standard safety features, including blind-spot warning, lane-keeping assistance, hill-start assistance, post-collision braking, and pre-collision assistance with pedestrian detection and emergency braking. Others include rear-and-forward sensing systems, dynamic brake support, and adaptive cruise control. The Aviator has rear and front cameras with a washer. The Cadillac XT6 standard safety features include a driver assist package with adaptive cruise control and reverse automatic braking. It also has a rear cross-traffic alert and blind-spot warning that tracks vehicles approaching either side of the bumper. The Low-speed forward automatic emergency braking alerts the driver on incoming traffic.

For the ultimate driving experience, you can request a test drive online for any of these luxury models. Step One Automotive Group offers a 2021 Cadillac XT6 virtual test drive that you can do while at home. We have an immersive 2021 Cadillac XT6 virtual test drive using numerous videos and expert drivers to explain the different specs and features. Taking the test drive online can take as little as 60 seconds with the car of your choice. With a virtual test drive, you will learn all about the safety and performance features and the passenger experience. The virtual test drive also allows you to test drive various cars in the same amount of time. Step One Automotive Group offers a convenient way to buy a car in less time from our dealers, such as Cadillac Pensacola.

*All figures are EPA estimates. Actual mileage may vary.