by LD on Nov 12, 2009 Vehicle: 2003 Lincoln Aviator Luxury AWD 4dr SUV (4.6L 8cyl 5A)
Had my Aviator since 2003 and loved every day I have had it. I can't beleive they don't make them any more. For sure, I would go out and purchase another one. I also thought this about my Mark VII. I guess I am just hooked on a Lincolns.
by vinny on Feb 15, 2009 Vehicle: 2003 Lincoln Aviator Luxury AWD 4dr SUV (4.6L 8cyl 5A)
I bought my 2003 Aviator new. The truck is quick and beautiful looking. I got it in the pearl white with the white leather. Not the best choice with kids but still looks good after 6 years. I did have two problems which the dealer fixed under the warranty .The idler pulley was giving off a whining noise. They replaced it and it fixed the problem . The second problem was a rough idle and it would come close to stalling. It was a vacuum leak that the dealer fixed with the warranty. I have 61,000 on it now and it has started to idle rough again but I'm sure it is a simple fix . People who complain about the interior of this truck are crazy. It is very luxurious and comfortable.
by Kamil on Nov 19, 2008 Vehicle: 2003 Lincoln Aviator Luxury AWD 4dr SUV (4.6L 8cyl 5A)
Rides nice, comfort and luxury, but American car makers still have a long way to go! This car is very unreliable, had so many issues, transmission, heated seats, fog lights, torque converter, remote starter. Americans can create nice options but can't seem to make them last. The car has 54k and has problems like it was over 150,000! The electronics stink on this thing. Every fuse or some module goes every month. It's still under warranty, and that's how I will sell it!
by Cory on Aug 17, 2008 Vehicle: 2003 Lincoln Aviator Luxury AWD 4dr SUV (4.6L 8cyl 5A)
Probably one of the best vehicles I've ever owned. I have driven this '03 for five years now with no serious problems. Has plenty of horsepower and has handled well in all weather conditions. A few small maintenance issues such as a faulty door or lift gate sensor that has the vehicle thinking a door is open (dome light stays on) and a reverse sensor is out. I've owned foreign vehicles that have had less maintenance visits to the dealership but none of them have matched the comfort, styling and overall driving experience. Would like to see better gas mileage but what do you expect for an AWD SUV?
by Steve B on Jul 9, 2008 Vehicle: 2003 Lincoln Aviator Luxury AWD 4dr SUV (4.6L 8cyl 5A)
The is an excellent riding & handling vehicle that Lincoln should still be manufacturing. I bought it new and have had a few mechanical problems I wouldn't have expected, like replacing the transmission after 100k miles! Overall, a great SUV.
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