For It's incredibly spacious and practical, and is also refined and good to drive. Prices are lower than the almost-identical Volkswagen Sharan’s, and all versions are well equipped.
Against The Alhambra's sheer size means that finding a suitable parking space can be tricky. The rearmost seats don't fold away as quickly as those in some rivals, either.
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The Seat Alhambra is just as practical and good to drive as its Volkswagen Sharan counterpart, but is better value for money. It's one of the best MPVs you can buy.
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There are 6 Seat Alhambra versions available
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The Alhambra was developed alongside the Volkswagen Sharan and, styling details apart, the two cars are more or less identical. Choosing between them comes down to the finer details of price and equipment, and which one you like the look, or image, of the most.
MPVs are all about making family life easier, and the Alhambra is available with a few features that will help. An electrically operated tailgate and rear doors are available, as is a rear-view camera and a system that automatically steers the car into a suitable parking space.
Our favourite engine is the 138bhp diesel. It's economical, smooth and punchy enough, so we wouldn't bother spending the extra on the more powerful version.
Reader test team says:
For years I've had a VW Sharan 2.0 TDi, and a couple of days ago I took delivery of a brand new Seat Alhambra 2.0 TDi SE Lux. It's a very good family…
I've had the worst car experience with my Alhambra than any of the many previous cars I've owned I did thorough research before deciding which family…
Ordered this to replace my 2010 Ford S-Max. I would say the build quality and equipment levels on the SE are superior to the Ford. It was between…
I love this car. My husband and I have always had Honda cars but alas, when we realised we needed an extra seat for a new baby we were stuck with the…