Seat Tarraco 2.0 TDI Xcellence Lux 5dr Review

Category: Large SUV

Section: Version review

Fuel type:
diesel
Gearbox:
manual
Doors:
5 doors
Seat Tarraco 2021 front cornering shot
Add to shortlist
  • Seat Tarraco 2021 front cornering shot
  • Seat Tarraco 2021 rear cornering shot
  • Seat Tarraco 2021 RHD dashboard
  • Seat Tarraco 2021 rear seats
  • Seat Tarraco 2021 RHD boot open
  • Seat Tarraco 2021 RHD infotainment
  • Seat Tarraco 2021 front left tracking shot
  • Seat Tarraco 2021 RHD front seat
  • Seat Tarraco 2021 RHD third row
  • Seat Tarraco 2021 front end detail
  • Seat Tarraco 2021 front cornering shot
  • Seat Tarraco 2021 rear cornering shot
  • Seat Tarraco 2021 RHD dashboard
  • Seat Tarraco 2021 rear seats
  • Seat Tarraco 2021 RHD boot open
  • Seat Tarraco 2021 RHD infotainment
  • Seat Tarraco 2021 front left tracking shot
  • Seat Tarraco 2021 RHD front seat
  • Seat Tarraco 2021 RHD third row
  • Seat Tarraco 2021 front end detail
RRP £36,490What Car? Target Price£33,132
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.

If you think you might need a bit more lugging ability – for a regularly brimmed car or to tow with – this 148bhp 2.0-litre diesel is a good shout. It isn't quite as quick as our favourite petrol flat out (0-62mph take 10.2sec) but it has more welly in the mid-range for pulling heavy loads more easily. And it's RDE2 compliant, so won't cost company car drivers the extra 4% (surcharge) in BIK tax.


Buying with What Car?

Get the best deal

At What Car?, we believe that no one should overpay for their new car, which is why we created our free New Car Buying service. This links you with trusted local dealers who base their offers on prices haggled by our mystery shoppers.


Key information

Doors5
Seats7
0-62 MPH10.2 seconds
Fuel TypeDiesel
GearboxMANUAL
MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

50.4

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

230

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

147

g/km

Also consider

Skoda Kodiaq

2021 - present

One of the best seven-seat SUVs, as well as one of the most af...

Mazda CX-5

2020 - present

Smart, well-equipped and handles well for a large SUV

Mitsubishi Outlander

2019 - present

The Mitsubishi Outlander wins no prizes for refinement or inte...

Peugeot 5008

2020 - present

Stylish, practical and good to drive – one of the best se...