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AUTO NEWS – New 2020 SEAT Ateca SUV: UK costs and specs revealed

New 2020 SEAT Ateca SUV: UK costs and specs revealed


Beauty revisions over the earlier Ateca mannequin embody a revised radiator grille, new LED headlamps and a pair of redesigned fog lamps. Design tweaks for the entrance air intakes, skid plate and bumper additionally function. SEAT has added the identical creases into the Ateca’s bonnet as are discovered on the brand new Leon hatchback and the bigger Tarraco SUV, establishing an additional visible connection between its new family-sized fashions.

On the rear, there’s a brand new bumper, spoiler and undertray, as nicely a contemporary pair of LED tail lights. The lighting items share an identical design to the Tarraco’s and have scrolling indicators on the FR and Xperience trim-levels. Lastly, the Ateca’s block-capital badge design has been swapped for a similar hand-written script discovered on the rear of the brand new Leon.

SEAT has additionally adjusted the Ateca’s trim-levels. The previous automotive’s SE, SE Expertise, FR and FR Sport trim ranges have been transferred onto the facelifted mannequin wholesale – however SEAT’s comfort-focussed flagship Xcellence mannequin has been renamed “Xperience.” 

Inside, the facelifted Ateca will get a brand new leather-based steering wheel, up to date door playing cards and a selection of recent upholstery designs in material, microsuede or leather-based. FR Sport fashions and above get a ten.25-inch digital instrument binnacle as customary. 

Ateca costs and trim ranges

Costs begin from £23,670 for the SE mannequin with a 1.0-litre TSI petrol engine growing 108bhp. Customary tools contains the 8.25-inch infotainment unit, wi-fi smartphone charging, cruise management with velocity limiter, entrance and rear parking sensors, twin zone local weather management and 17-inch alloy wheels. Consumers can step as much as SE Expertise trim for a premium, introducing a bigger 9.2-inch display screen with navigation and SEAT Join distant entry connectivity, plus 18-inch alloy wheels.

FR fashions kick off from £29,385 with a 1.5-litre turbocharged four-cylinder petrol engine with 148bhp, introducing digital devices, comfort options reminiscent of automated headlights and wipers, and a sporty makeover. FR Sport provides just a few extra beauty tweaks, plus heated entrance sports activities seats, for £500 extra. 

Xperience and Xperience Lux fashions open at £27,750 and £30,620 respectively. The common Xperience mannequin options extra comfort and help options reminiscent of blind spot help, adaptive cruise management and a reversing digital camera, alongside microsuede upholstery and extra design tweaks reminiscent of 18-inch alloy wheels and tinted home windows, but it surely goes with out digital instrumentation. Xperience Lux provides this again in, whereas together with heated and electrically adjustable leather-based seats, an influence tailgate, a heated windscreen, a top-down view digital camera system and extra. 

For efficiency patrons, the revised 296bhp Cupra Ateca returns priced from £39,050, together with the Digital Cockpit system, 9.2-inch infotainment display screen and selectable drive modes. 

SEAT Ateca engine vary

Ateca patrons have a selection of 4 petrol and two diesel engines. The petrol vary opens with a turbocharged 1.0-litre three-cylinder unit, accessible in both 108bhp or 113bhp outputs. The previous engine is a barely extra environment friendly model of the latter, that includes a variety of fueling and administration revisions which SEAT says can enhance economic system by as much as 10 per cent.

Above that sits a turbocharged 1.5-litre four-cylinder petrol engine, with 148bhp and 250Nm of torque. It’s mated to a six-speed guide gearbox as customary, though a seven-speed dual-clutch automated is accessible as an optionally available additional.

Probably the most sub-Cupra petrol mannequin includes a turbocharged 2.0-litre four-cylinder petrol engine, with an output of 187bhp and 320Nm of torque. In contrast to the less-powerful variants, it’s solely accessible with a seven-speed DSG gearbox and four-wheel drive. The flagship Cupra Ateca makes use of a 296bhp turbocharged 2.0-litre four-cylinder petrol engine. 

The Ateca’s pair of diesel engines are each based mostly on the identical turbocharged 2.0-litre four-cylinder unit – and are supplied in both 113bhp or 148bhp outputs. The much less {powerful} mannequin is just accessible with front-wheel drive and a guide gearbox, however the extra {powerful} engine may be specced with both a guide or automated transmission and four-wheel drive. 

Lastly, SEAT has improved the Ateca’s security tools rely, including entrance help, aspect help, exit help and a pre-crash help system, which pretensions the automotive’s seat belts, raises the automotive’s home windows and closes the sunroof, ought to it recognise an imminent accident.

There’s additionally a brand new predictive adaptive cruise management system, which makes use of GPS info and information gathered from the automotive’s site visitors signal recognition digital camera to mechanically regulate the automotive’s velocity relying on the street structure, velocity restrict and the prevailing site visitors situations.

Now learn in regards to the newest model of the SEAT Leon household hatchback…

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AUTO NEWS – New 2020 SEAT Ateca SUV: UK costs and specs revealed
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