Seat Ateca 1.5 TSI EVO Xperience 5dr Review

Category: Family SUV

Section: Version review

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  • Seat Ateca towing a caravan
RRP £30,165What Car? Target Price£29,019
Fuel type:
petrol
Gearbox:
manual
Doors:
5 doors

The Seat Ateca isn’t just great to drive and attractive to look at, it’s also impressively spacious, well equipped and competitively priced. Put simply, if you’re looking for a family SUV that’s also capable of putting a smile on your face, the Ateca needs to be very high on your shopping list. The Skoda Karoq isn't as specialised when it comes to handling agility but it is a slightly better all-round package.

Xperience trim isn’t cheap but you get plenty of kit including 18in alloy wheels, privacy glass, comfort seats in microsuede upholstery, a rear-view camera, ambient lighting, an auto-dimming rear-view mirror traffic sign recognition and adaptive cruise control.

The best choice for most buyers. Outright acceleration is more than brisk enough (0-62mph takes 9.3sec), but it's the ease with which you can build speed from low revs in any given gear that really impresses. Fuel economy is decent, too, with up to 45mpg average officially possible.


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Key information

Doors5
Seats5
0-62 MPH9 seconds
Fuel TypePetrol
GearboxMANUAL
MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

42.8

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

510

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

150

g/km