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Bentley Bentayga

(2016 - present)

The Bentley Bentayga is a large luxury SUV, launched in 2015 before going on sale in the UK in 2016. It is based on the same platform as the Volkswagen Touareg, Audi Q7, Porsche Cayenne and Lamborghini Urus.

The Bentayga has received good to very good scores from 29 UK reviews we have analysed to date. As of July 2020, it has an overall Expert Rating that is on par with the BMW X7 and Mercedes-Benz GLS, but lags behind the class-leading Range Rover.

The Bentley Bentayga has received particular praise for its comfort, performance and luxury, but has been criticised for its divisive styling and for not feeling sufficiently better than the Audi Q7 on which it is based. An updated model is due to arrive in the second half of 2020, which may address these issues better.

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Body style: large SUV
Engine: petrol
Price: From £185,500 on-road

Launched: Autumn 2015
Last updated: Summer 2020
Replacement due: TBA


Reviews, road tests and comparisons from across the UK automotive media

The Car Expert


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Daily Mail




Honest John




The Sun


The Sunday Times


The Telegraph


Top Gear


What Car?


Safety rating

Independent crash test and safety ratings from Euro NCAP

The Bentley Bentayga has not been crash tested by Euro NCAP and we are not expecting this to ever happen. If it does, we will update this section accordingly.

Eco rating

Independent emissions and efficiency ratings from Green NCAP

The Bentley Bentayga has not yet been lab tested by Green NCAP. Check back soon.


Trophies, prizes and awards that the Bentley Bentayga has received


  • Autocar Awards – Game changer
  • Robb Report UK Awards – SUV of the Year

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