2018 Bentley Bentayga SUV Crossover Pros & Cons

Pros & Cons of the 2018 Bentley Bentayga SUV Crossover

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 Pros All-wheel drive is standard for all trims.

 Pros The engine delivers immediate power at any driving scenario.

 Pros The transmission shifts between gears smoothly.

 Pros The handling is well-composed and nimbler than its size would suggest.

 Pros The steering is responsive and appropriately weighted.

 Pros The brakes have a robust stopping force and modulating it feels natural.

 Pros The base trim has the option of bigger wheels.

 Pros The panoramic sunroof comes standard with the base trim.

 Pros Getting inside the cabin is fairly effortless.

 Pros The first and second rows offer good space for most passengers and a third row is optional.

 Pros The seats are very comfortable and are supportive.

 Pros The leather upholstery is top-notch and the interior trim has a superb fit and finish.

 Pros The ride quality is compliant over road imperfections and noise is blocked out of the cabin.

 Cons There are no options for a smaller engine.

 Cons Feedback from the pavement feels muted.

 Cons The body lurches forward during heavy braking.

 Cons The brake pedal feels soft and there is a delay when first stepping on it.

 Cons There is no support for Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.

 Cons Advanced safety and driver aids are not available for the base trim.

 Cons There are no official safety ratings yet from the NHTSA and the IIHS.

 Cons Legroom is reduced when reclining the second-row seats because the cushion slides forward.

 Cons Choosing the bigger wheels will result to added harshness in the ride quality.

 Cons Other SUVs that are way less expensive offer more space for cargo.

 Cons Fuel efficiency is seriously compromised with its potent engine.

 Cons The price tag is beyond the majority of luxury crossover SUVs.