New Nissan Qashqai vs Seat Ateca
The Qashqai may have started the trend for small, family-friendly SUVs, but it has been surpassed by the Ateca in recent times. Does a recent update put the Qashqai back on top?...
Buying and owning
Costs, equipment, reliability, safety and security
It’s also worth noting that the Ateca is likely to hold on to 9% more of its value over three years. Throw in cheaper insurance and servicing and over that same three-year period, the Ateca works out around £4000 cheaper if you’re a private buyer.
If you’re looking to lease or take out a PCP finance deal, the Ateca continues to have the advantage, but the Qashqai’s lower CO2 emissions mean it will save company car drivers around £500 in benefit-in-kind tax over three years.
The Qashqai is also easier on fuel; our True MPG figures show that you’ll spend around £120 less on diesel over three years.