Seat Tarraco 2.0 TDI 200 Xcellence Lux 5dr DSG 4Drive Review

Category: Large SUV

Section: Version review

Fuel type:
diesel
Gearbox:
auto
Doors:
5 doors
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RRP £42,335What Car? Target Price£38,887
Review

There is a lot to like about the Seat Tarraco. It’s one of the better cars in the class to drive if you like something that feels a bit sporty, it's really generously equipped and it has a very good safety rating, if not the best in the class. But it isn’t as versatile as the very best large SUVs both in terms of space in its rear-most seats and its boot. There are cheaper alternatives, for private buyers and company car users alike.

Expensive but adds 20in wheels (that make the ride firm), leather seat trim, heated front and rear seats and a 360-deg camera.

We haven't tried the 197bhp 2.0 TDI 200 yet but it's claimed to hit 62mph in 7.8sec, which makes it the quickest in the range. Standard four-wheel drive will help it put down its power well in the wet, too.


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Key information

Doors5
Seats7
0-62 MPH7.8 seconds
Fuel TypeDiesel
GearboxAUTO

Available colours

MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

42.8

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

230

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

174

g/km

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