Seat Ateca review

Category: Family SUV

Section: Interior

Seat Ateca 2021 dashboard
  • Seat Ateca 2021 nose
  • Seat Ateca 2021 rear
  • Seat Ateca 2021 dashboard
  • Seat Ateca 2021 rear seats
  • Seat Ateca 2021 boot open
  • Seat Ateca 2021 touchscreen
  • Seat Ateca 2021 front
  • Seat Ateca 2021 side
  • Seat Ateca 2021 boot
  • Seat Ateca 2021 boot badge
  • Seat Ateca towing a caravan
  • Seat Ateca 2021 nose
  • Seat Ateca 2021 rear
  • Seat Ateca 2021 dashboard
  • Seat Ateca 2021 rear seats
  • Seat Ateca 2021 boot open
  • Seat Ateca 2021 touchscreen
  • Seat Ateca 2021 front
  • Seat Ateca 2021 side
  • Seat Ateca 2021 boot
  • Seat Ateca 2021 boot badge
  • Seat Ateca towing a caravan
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In this section:
  • Driving position and dashboard
  • Visibility, parking sensors and cameras
  • Sat nav and infotainment
  • Quality

Interior

The interior layout, fit and finish

Driving position and dashboard

In addition to being great to drive, the Seat Ateca has a good driver environment. The Nissan Qashqai offers a slightly wider range of steering wheel height and reach extension, but all Atecas come with driver's seat height and lumbar adjustment as standard. The FR Sport trim also has an electric driver’s seat included. The pedals, seat and steering wheel are well aligned, helping to keep you comfortable on longer trips. 

In keeping with the sporty theme, the seats have more side support than those in many rivals – particularly FR and Xperience Lux sports seats. As a result, you don’t find yourself hanging onto the steering wheel to prevent yourself from sliding around through bends. FR Sport and Xperience Lux also come with a 10.3in customisable screen in place of analogue instruments, putting the most useful information – including a sat-nav map – directly in front of you.

Fortunately, all models come with front and rear sensors to help with parking, while Xperience models also have a rear-view camera. The range-topping Xcellence Lux even has a bird’s eye view camera, which makes it easier to see how close you are to obstacles and kerbs. It's a shame this isn't available as an option on the cheaper trims.

Full LED headlights and tail lights are standard-fit, as are LED front fog lamps. FR models have rear indicators that scroll in the direction you’re turning.

Seat Ateca 2021 dashboard

Sat nav and infotainment

Entry-level SE trim has an 8.3in touchscreen infotainment system, as well as two USB-C ports front and rear, Bluetooth, a DAB radio, wireless Apple CarPlayAndroid Auto smartphone mirroring and steering wheel controls.

New car deals
Save up to £1,087
Target Price from £25,255
Save up to £1,087
or from £298pm
Swipe to see used and leasing deals
Nearly new deals
From £24,995
Leasing deals
From £258pm