2004 Lincoln Aviator vs. 2002 Lincoln LS

To start off, 2004 Lincoln Aviator is newer by 2 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2002 Lincoln LS. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2002 Lincoln LS would be higher. At 4,605 cc (8 cylinders), 2004 Lincoln Aviator is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2004 Lincoln Aviator (302 HP) has 94 more horse power than 2002 Lincoln LS. (208 HP). In normal driving conditions, 2004 Lincoln Aviator should accelerate faster than 2002 Lincoln LS. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2004 Lincoln Aviator weights approximately 570 kg more than 2002 Lincoln LS. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Because 2004 Lincoln Aviator is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 2002 Lincoln LS. In wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2004 Lincoln Aviator will offer significantly more control. With that said, do keep in mind that many other factors such as speed and the wear on your tires can also have significant impact on traction and control. Let's talk about torque, 2004 Lincoln Aviator (407 Nm) has 129 more torque (in Nm) than 2002 Lincoln LS. (278 Nm). This means 2004 Lincoln Aviator will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2002 Lincoln LS.

Compare all specifications:

2004 Lincoln Aviator 2002 Lincoln LS
Make Lincoln Lincoln
Model Aviator LS
Year Released 2004 2002
Body Type SUV Sedan
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 4605 cc 2966 cc
Engine Cylinders 8 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type V V
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 302 HP 208 HP
Torque 407 Nm 278 Nm
Engine Bore Size 90 mm 89 mm
Engine Stroke Size 90 mm 79.5 mm
Drive Type 4WD Rear
Number of Seats 6 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 2257 kg 1687 kg
Vehicle Length 4920 mm 4930 mm
Vehicle Width 1880 mm 1870 mm
Vehicle Height 1820 mm 1430 mm
Wheelbase Size 2910 mm 2910 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 15.7 L/100km 15.7 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 85 L 68 L


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