2018 Seat Ateca Review, Specs and Price

The new 2018 Seat Ateca is a classy hatchback SUV that will let the passengers feel of an urban drive. The Seat has been in the SUV manufacturing business for quite a long time. The delivery of best quality in this class vehicle has been the top priority for Seat. To capture the SUV market in a widespread manner Seat in the year 2016 announced the launch of four SUV models in the coming two years. The Seat Ateca 2018 is the latest launch of this proclamation.

The Spanish SUV makers had their worked cut out because of competitors like Kuga and Renault Kadjar but the angularly styled Ateca had made the competitors run for their money. The Ateca has a well fabricated sitting interior and some great exterior features also all while giving the best SUV drive experience with a well-performing engine and an excellent cockpit system. The premium hatchback SUV, Seat Ateca is quite a upgradation to the previously released Altea Freetrack 4 model.

2018 Seat Ateca front

2018 Seat Ateca – Revamped Design

The urban efficient nature of Ateca guarantees a good and comfortable ride. The design of new 2018 Seat Ateca is quite revamped and gives out an everyday new vibe. The exterior is re-engineered with modern slanting design for aerodynamically increased capability all while giving a classic SUV touch. The new headlights are urban styled and the LED lights give the extra sense of safety. All other lights like tail, break, parking lights are equally redesigned. The 19-inch wheels are fixed with alloy spoke for better dynamics and elegant look.

The panoramic style of the sunroof adds an extra bit of elegance to this uber SUV. The driving section is reinvented for the purpose of ease driving and the seat is quite mobile according to the comfort of the driver. The seats and other comfort features are upholstered with highly comfortable materials having refined leather finishing. The dashboard is made ergonomically with meticulous trimming for a driver-friendly setup. The infotainment panel is quite replenished with a fine-tuned digital-analog mixture. The touchscreen feature is dominant while the buttons are present predominantly to make many of the features operational.

Specifications and Tech

The specifications that have set apart the new 2018 Seat Ateca form others are its comfort and highlight features. The fine leather seats with high volume rear leg space also afford great comfort. The wireless Smartphone charging dashboard functionality and the quick start/stop engine buttons are a couple of great new addition.

The welcome light fixed with the view mirror and the interior multi color ambiance lightings are the latest luxury features of Seat Ateca 2018. Other features of Ateca are also parking cameras, traffic signal, and parking sensors, surround cameras, surround light, Wi-Fi hotspot and airbags.

2018 Seat Ateca interior view

2018 Seat Ateca – Powertrain Options

The 2018 Seat Ateca is one of those SUVs that can make a long ride comfortable, fast and safe. The engine is a well performing with an automatic transmission gearbox and a quick ignition system.

The petrol engine will come with 1.0 TSI 115 HP turbo three-cylinder, while the 1.4 EcoTSI 150 HP. The diesel power comes from either the 1.6 TDI 115 HP or 2.0 TDI 150 HP. The FR model is also available with a powerful 2.0 TDI 190 HP diesel engine.

The acceleration of 2018 Ateca is 62 mph within 8.5 seconds. It is a tad lower than some other SUVs but the performance is very much impressive as the 125g/km CO2 emission suggests an eco-friendly and fuel-efficient nature of the engine.

2018 Seat Ateca rear

Availability and Cost of the 2018 Seat Ateca

The new 2018 Seat Ateca will be available in ex-showrooms from the first quarter of 2018 with a base price of $26.500 for 1.4 TSI model. The price and availability of other engines and trims will be according to market and customization.

Summing it up:

The 2018 Seat Ateca is the latest SUV for the Spanish automakers that have been imbibed with comfort and elegance to give the best riding experience to the people. For Seat, Ateca is the best one yet from their garage.

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