Seat Tarraco review

Category: Large SUV

Section: Introduction

Available fuel types:diesel, petrol
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Introduction

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Think of the Seat Tarraco as the Boaty McBoatface of the car world. Nope, not because it’s a 15,000-tonne, 130-metre-long research vessel designed to explore the Antarctic, but rather because you, the general public, voted on its name.

The difference is that Seat actually went with the moniker that nearly 150,000 people from around the world favoured, instead of throwing that out and naming it after some famous naturalist. If you’re wondering, Tarraco isn’t a made-up word; it’s what the Spanish city of Tarragona, just down the coast from Barcelona, used to be called.

But enough about the name and how it came to be; what is the Tarraco? Well, fairly obviously it’s an SUV, and a pretty sizeable one to boot, sitting above the Ateca as the Spanish brand’s flagship model.

If you were to rip away the bodywork, you’d actually find roughly the same underpinnings as you would beneath a Volkswagen Tiguan Allspace. As with that car, the Tarraco is offered in a family-friendly seven-seat configuration only.

So, why might you choose the Tarraco over the Tiguan or its other close relative, the Skoda Kodiaq? Or indeed other fantastic large SUVs that include the Kia Sorento and Peugeot 5008?

That’s what we’ll be looking at in this review. And, when you’ve learnt all you need to know, you can use our New Car Buying service to get a great deal on any of these cars without having to haggle.

At a glance

Number of trims6 see more
Available fuel types Which fuel is best for you? diesel, petrol
MPG range across all versions32.1 - 52.3
Avaliable doors options5
Warranty3 years / 60000 miles
Company car tax at 20% (min/max)£1,967 / £3,034
Company car tax at 40% (min/max)£3,934 / £6,069

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