The Ateca is the first SUV from Seat and was design as competition for the Nissan Qashqai and the Mazda CX-5. This vehicle will be about the same size as its opponents. The Seat Ateca SUV has a lot a similarity to the Seat Leon. The SUV aspects of the Ateca does not take away from the similarity it shares with the Leon. This vehicle is styled to fit in the Leon range that includes the three and five door hatchback. The Seat Ateca SUV does not have the off-road features that may be so ever present in other models of SUVs.
Seat Ateca SUV Exterior and Interior Design
The interior design of the vehicle also has very much similarity to the Leon. They both share the quality and classy look that enthusiasts have grown accustomed to. The abundance of plastic is also used in the interior design of the Ateca with a chrome finish. In the center of the dashboard sits a touchscreen infotainment system that is easily manipulated to suit your desires. This is a spacious and comfortable vehicle that will offer the best is comfort and driving experience.
The outside appearance of the Seat Ateca SUV is very similar to that of the Leon. In fact the SUV looks like a larger version of the Leon. The wheels are farther apart with the wheelbase extended. The front end of the vehicle boast the new upgraded LED headlights. The vehicle lines run from the corner of the head lights to the corner of the rear lights. It gives the vehicle a sportier and more aggressive look.
Seat Ateca SUV Engine Details
The Seat Ateca SUV offers multiple options for the engine system. There are also options between petrol engine and diesel. The first petrol option is a 1.4 liter TSI four cylinder system that will be the primary engine f this type. The main diesel engine comes in the form of the 1.6 liter TDI four cylinder engine. The third option is a 2.0 liter TSI four cylinder engine capable of producing 261 horsepower. This is a petrol version of the diesel engine. There is the possibility of other engine systems but enthusiast will have to wait until closer to the launch of the vehicle to get the other options that are available from the makers. They will also need to wait on the gas mileage specs as well. The fact that this vehicle is designed based on the Leon and that vehicle has great fuel efficiency, ensures the same level of efficiency.
Seat Ateca SUV Price and Release Date
There is no official released information on the starting price of the Seat Ateca SUV. Speculation are that the vehicle will have a price range that will rival its rivals. The estimated price could be from anywhere between 18,000 pounds and 30,000 pounds. The price will fluctuate with the difference of the trims available. The release date of this vehicle is not set but it will make its debut in the first quarter of the year 2016. The SUV will make its debut at the Geneva Auto Show in March of 2016. This is a vehicle that you will be proud to drive and even more so to own.