2020 Aston Martin DB11 Convertible


What’s new

  • No significant changes
  • Part of the first DB11 generation introduced for 2017

Pros & Cons

  • Impressively powerful engines
  • Supple ride befitting a grand-touring car
  • Excellent long-distance comfort
  • Distinct and lustful design with lots of options for personalization
  • Interior lacks the panache of the competition
  • Rear seats are quite small
  • Many common driver aids and safety features not offered
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2020 Aston Martin DB11 Review

The 2020 Aston Martin DB11 comes pretty close to being a textbook example of an exotic grand-touring car. Available as a coupe or convertible, the DB11 is stylish, comfortable, and fitted with one of two available engines that are well suited to the car's character. If you're looking for a high-class way to devour highway miles, the DB11 is an excellent tool for the job.

It's also decently practical by the standards of the class. There's a two-person back seat — albeit one that's really only suitable for small children — and a trunk that's larger than what you'll get in a Lamborghini Huracan or a McLaren GT. And while it's not as razor-sharp around turns as those cars, the DB11 is exceedingly enjoyable to drive quickly around corners. If we were tasked with taking a cross-country trip in any car, no matter the price, the DB11 would be pretty high on that list. 

Which DB11 does Edmunds recommend?

Some buyers may opt for the twin-turbocharged 5.2-liter V12 (and we wouldn't blame them), but we recommend going with the standard DB11 coupe with the V8. With 503 horsepower, the V8 is certainly robust. Plus, it'll make the DB11 a bit more fun and nimble in the corners. On top of the standard equipment, we'd opt for some of the optional tech and comfort features such as the heated and ventilated front seats, the Bang & Olufsen premium sound system, and blind-spot monitoring.

2020 Aston Martin DB11 models

The 2020 Aston Martin DB11 is available in three trim levels: Coupe, Convertible (Volante) and AMR. The Coupe and Convertible come standard with a turbocharged 4.0-liter V8 (503 hp, 513 lb-ft of torque), while the AMR (coupe only) comes with a turbocharged 5.2-liter V12 engine (630 hp, 516 lb-ft). All three use an eight-speed automatic transmission and rear-wheel drive.

Standard features on all three models are similar and include:

  • 20-inch wheels
  • Adaptive suspension
  • LED exterior lighting
  • Power-adjustable heated front seats
  • Keyless ignition and entry
  • Dual-zone automatic climate control
  • 360-degree parking camera
  • Front and rear parking sensors

Tech features include:

  • 8-inch infotainment display with rotary control dial
  • Bluetooth
  • Premium sound system
  • Digital instrument gauges
  • In-car Wi-Fi hotspot

Options include:

  • Upgraded leather, carpet, interior color and decorative stitching
  • Heated and ventilated front seats, heated steering wheel, power-adjustable lumbar support
  • Upgraded Aston Martin or Bang & Olufsen sound system
  • Blind-spot monitoring, parking assist
  • Exterior enhancements such as colored brake calipers and cosmetic roof and hood treatments

Consumer reviews

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    Features & Specs

    V8 Volante 2dr Convertible features & specs
    V8 Volante 2dr Convertible
    4.0L 8cyl Turbo 8A
    MPG N/A city / N/A hwy
    SeatingSeats 4
    Transmission8-speed shiftable automatic
    Horsepower503 hp @ 6000 rpm
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    Our experts’ favorite DB11 safety features:

    Front and Rear Parking Sensors
    Provides audible alerts and aids in preventing or minimizing low-speed collisions with objects or pedestrians.
    Pelvis, Thorax and Side Curtain Airbags
    Protects in the event of collision, a nice thing to count on when your car can reach 200 mph.
    360-Degree Bird's-Eye Camera
    Provides a top-down view of the areas surrounding the DB11, helping to reduce the likelihood of collisions in parking lots.

    Aston Martin DB11 vs. the competition

    Aston Martin DB11 vs. Bentley Continental

    The Bentley Continental is opulence personified. Longer, wider and taller than the DB11, the Continental certainly has a presence all its own on the road, along with a bit more space and a similarly posh interior. It's also an excellent highway cruiser that offers two engines: a V8 and a V12.

    Compare Aston Martin DB11 & Bentley Continental features

    Aston Martin DB11 vs. Lamborghini Huracan

    If the DB11's fast-but-refined nature is a bit subdued for your tastes, something like the Lamborghini Huracan might be just right. Aggressively styled and relentlessly fast, the Huracan offers a naturally aspirated V10 and the incredible supercar soundtrack to go along with it. The Huracan doesn't offer the DB11's practicality, but it'll certainly put a smile on your face.

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    Aston Martin DB11 vs. McLaren GT

    The McLaren GT is a bit of an odd duck in the grand-touring category. While the DB11 uses a 2+2 configuration, the GT is a two-seater with a mid-engine layout. As a result, the McLaren is significantly less practical than the DB11, but it's also faster and it may prove a bit more enjoyable to drive around a twisty mountain road.

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    Is the Aston Martin DB11 a good car?

    The Edmunds experts tested the 2020 DB11 both on the road and at the track. And then there's safety and reliability. Edmunds has all the latest NHTSA and IIHS crash-test scores, plus industry-leading expert and consumer reviews to help you understand what it's like to own and maintain a Aston Martin DB11. Learn more

    What's new in the 2020 Aston Martin DB11?

    According to Edmunds’ car experts, here’s what’s new for the 2020 Aston Martin DB11:

    • No significant changes
    • Part of the first DB11 generation introduced for 2017
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    Is the Aston Martin DB11 reliable?

    To determine whether the Aston Martin DB11 is reliable, read Edmunds' authentic consumer reviews, which come from real owners and reveal what it's like to live with the DB11. Look for specific complaints that keep popping up in the reviews, and be sure to compare the DB11's average consumer rating to that of competing vehicles. Learn more

    Is the 2020 Aston Martin DB11 a good car?

    There's a lot to consider if you're wondering whether the 2020 Aston Martin DB11 is a good car. Safety scores, fuel economy, cargo capacity and feature availability should all be factors in determining whether the 2020 DB11 is a good car for you. Check back soon for the official Edmunds Rating from our expert testing team Learn more

    How much should I pay for a 2020 Aston Martin DB11?

    The least-expensive 2020 Aston Martin DB11 is the 2020 Aston Martin DB11 V8 Volante 2dr Convertible (4.0L 8cyl Turbo 8A). Including destination charge, it arrives with a Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) of about $220,900.

    Other versions include:

    • V8 Volante 2dr Convertible (4.0L 8cyl Turbo 8A) which starts at $220,900
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    What are the different models of Aston Martin DB11?

    If you're interested in the Aston Martin DB11, the next question is, which DB11 model is right for you? DB11 variants include V8 Volante 2dr Convertible (4.0L 8cyl Turbo 8A). For a full list of DB11 models, check out Edmunds’ Features & Specs page. Learn more

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    2020 Aston Martin DB11 Convertible Overview

    The 2020 Aston Martin DB11 Convertible is offered in the following styles: V8 Volante 2dr Convertible (4.0L 8cyl Turbo 8A).

    What do people think of the 2020 Aston Martin DB11 Convertible?

    Consumer ratings and reviews are also available for the 2020 Aston Martin DB11 Convertible and all its trim types. Edmunds consumer reviews allow users to sift through aggregated consumer reviews to understand what other drivers are saying about any vehicle in our database. Detailed rating breakdowns (including performance, comfort, value, interior, exterior design, build quality, and reliability) are available as well to provide shoppers with a comprehensive understanding of why customers like the 2020 DB11 Convertible.

    Edmunds Expert Reviews

    Edmunds experts have compiled a robust series of ratings and reviews for the 2020 Aston Martin DB11 Convertible and all model years in our database. Our rich analysis includes expert reviews and recommendations for the 2020 DB11 Convertible featuring deep dives into trim levels including V8 Volante, etc. with careful analysis around pricing, features, performance, mpg, safety, interior, and driving and performance. Edmunds also offers expert ratings, road test and performance data, long-term road tests, first-drive reviews, video reviews and more.

    Read our full review of the 2020 Aston Martin DB11 Convertible here.

    Our Review Process

    This review was written by a member of Edmunds' editorial team of expert car reviewers. Our team drives every car you can buy. We put the vehicles through rigorous testing, evaluating how they drive and comparing them in detail to their competitors.

    We're also regular people like you, so we pay attention to all the different ways people use their cars every day. We want to know if there's enough room for our families and our weekend gear and whether or not our favorite drink fits in the cupholder. Our editors want to help you make the best decision on a car that fits your life.

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