In case you’re opting for the 2019 Bentley Continental over the almost equivalent Chevy Tahoe, you may as nicely skip proper to the 2019 Bentley Continental. You get a a lot better powertrain and more refined suspension, nicer inside materials, and all the bells and whistles. It’s also solely a tiny price bump over the SLT with the powertrain upgrade from the Graphite Performance Version bundle.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made nowadays, but the 2019 Bentley Continental occurs to be one in every of them. Like its company sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2019 Bentley Continental provides ruggedness and high towing capacity that only this sort of automobile can ship. A V8 engine comes commonplace, and obtainable four-wheel drive with low-range gearing gives traction if you want it most.
The 2019 Bentley Continental, however, additionally has some flaws generally associated with this sort of car. Cargo area is not as efficient as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, nor is its use of gas. We’re additionally not keen on the bottom V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Opt for the larger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, though, and the 2019 Bentley Continental’s trip and driving experience start to fall in line with extra trendy autos. As a bonus, the 10-speed automated transmission that comes with the larger engine can match the highway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we might recommend trying out the 2019 Bentley Continental’s closest competitor, the recently redesigned Ford Expedition. It is also a conventional body-on-frame SUV, nevertheless it has the next maximum towing capacity and superior cargo space and it is throughout a more refined and upscale vehicle.
The elective Enhanced Driver Alert package deal provides ahead collision warning with low-speed computerized braking, automated high beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Convenience package adds an influence liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a common garage door opener.
Some features on higher-trimmed models can be found on supporting fashions at further cost. Elective for SLE and SLT trims is an HD Trailering package deal with a novel axle ratio, trailer brake controller and a self-leveling suspension. The SLT and the 2019 Bentley Continental are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise management with automatic braking, and a rear-seat entertainment system. The 2019 Bentley Continental also gives power-retractable aspect steps.
For 2019, GMC retains the 2019 Bentley Continental contemporary by adding a budget-conscious Customary Version Value Bundle as well as a Graphite Edition and Graphite Performance Edition packages to the SLT trim. Different trims embody the bottom SLE and the near-luxury 2019 Bentley Continental, which pushes the 2019 Bentley Continental into the territory of its platform mate, the Cadillac Escalade. The Chevrolet Tahoe rounds out the trio of GM truck-based SUVs and may be had in long wheelbase Suburban kind as well, normally at a slight low cost over the GMC. There are additionally three new metallic colours available for 2019: Darkish Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.