2018 Bentley Bentayga vs. Its Competition

2018 Bentley Bentayga
Aaron Cole Aaron Cole Managing Editor

The Bentley Bentayga may be a rarity now, but hyper-luxury SUVs are coming thick and fast.

Porsche’s Cayenne does speed like the Bentley Bentayga, in top trims, but doesn’t heap on the excessive interior appointments like the Bentayga.

The Maserati Levante may be recognizable as an exclusive SUV, especially considering its shape, but at a third of the cost of the Bentley, unfortunately it’s in a different league.

The Audi Q7 is related to the Bentayga, but with half of the cylinders and a different interior layout.

If you’re the type of person who wants to pay more for a Mercedes-Benz GLS-Class, just wait, a rumored Maybach version could be on its way soon.

The Land Rover Range Rover offers an extended-wheelbase version, which the Bentayga may do soon, and can be opulent in Autobiography trim that rivals the Bentley’s price.

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Quick Specs
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The 2018 Bentley Bentayga takes what you think you know about physics, comfort, and speed, and quickly sets a new highwater-mark for each.
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The 2018 Audi Q7 delivers exactly what luxury buyers want: room for the whole family and some of the most advanced technology ever fitted to a new car.
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The 2018 Land Rover Range Rover is the pinnacle of SUVs.
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The 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLS takes an old-school tack to modern-SUV design, and it works.
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The 2018 Porsche Cayenne is a richly appointed luxury SUV that earns its Porsche badge. It's one of few cars on the road that manage to feel special in standard or top trims, despite a $100,000 price difference.
MSRP From    
$195,000$49,900$87,350$69,550$60,600
Gas Mileage    
12 MPG City / 19 MPG Hwy19 MPG City / 25 MPG Hwy14 MPG City / 28 MPG Hwy13 MPG City / 22 MPG Hwy14 MPG City / 24 MPG Hwy
Engine    
Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded W-12Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4Intercooled Supercharger Premium Unleaded V-6Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-6Premium Unleaded V-6
EPA Class    
N/AStandard Sport Utility Vehicles 4WDN/AN/AN/A
Style Name    
Onyx Edition AWD2.0 TFSI PremiumV6 Supercharged SWBGLS 450 4MATIC SUVAWD
Drivetrain    
All Wheel DriveAll Wheel DriveFour Wheel DriveAll Wheel DriveAll Wheel Drive
Passenger Capacity    
57575
Passenger Doors    
N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Body Style    
Sport Utilityquattro Sport UtilitySport Utility4MATICSport Utility
Transmission    
Automatic w/ODAutomatic w/ODAutomatic w/ODAutomatic w/ODAutomatic w/OD
Detailed Spec Comparison
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