The 1st generation of the Aviator has a cumulative PainRank™ of 9.73. That can be compared against other Lincoln generations. Shopping for a Lincoln? You should probably steer clear of this generation.
Owners of the 2003–2005 Aviator model years have sent in 119 complaints on CarComplaints.com. We've listed the three most common below. Most are about the body (52%) followed by the engine (12%) and the transmission (9%).