Uber Comfort lets you request extra legroom and crank up the AC before pickup

Uber is rolling out a new way to request extra legroom, quiet cars, and other amenities that are typically associated with its higher-priced Uber Black service. Dubbed Uber Comfort, the new service will be available today in over 40 markets in North America.

Uber Comfort is presented as a whole new product category in the app, alongside Uber X, Uber Pool, Uber Black, Uber Black SUV, and Uber XL. (Uber’s product lineup varies from city to city.) Think of it as fancier than Uber X, but less fancy than Uber Black. It’s also more expensive: riders can expect to pay around 20 to 40 percent more than a typical Uber X trip, according to a spokesperson.

So what do you get for that extra money? Newer cars, more…

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