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Seat Ateca compact SUV unveiled


Seat has unveiled its Ateca compact SUV, which will go on sale in the UK this September.

The new vehicle comes with an engine range from 115hp to 190hp, with either front-wheel or all-wheel-drive, mated to manual or dual-clutch DSG transmissions.

Technology options include full-LED headlights through a broad portfolio of assistance systems, such as Traffic Jam Assist and Emergency Assist, high-end infotainment systems with eight-inch touchscreens and Full Link connectivity.

Three trim levels will be available.

The Ateca is named after a village in the west of Zaragoza.

The boot holds 510 litres in its standard configuration, or, 485 litres in versions with all-wheel-drive.

Rounding off its array of additional support technologies are ACC with Front Assist, Traffic Sign Recognition, Blind Spot Detection, Rear Cross Traffic Alert and Top View Camera.

The array of diesel engines starts with the 1.6 TDI 115hp. The 2.0 TDI is available with 150 and 190hp.

Fuel consumption figures range from 56 to 66mpg, with CO2 figures from 112 to 131g/km. The entry level petrol engine is the 1.0 TSI with 115hp. The 1.4 TSI comes with cylinder deactivation under partial load and produces 150hp. The consumption and emissions figures for the petrol engines are between 46 and 53mpg and CO2 figures of 112 to 131g/km.

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