Tag: Seat

Seat to no longer produce cars later this decade

CEO of Volkswagen Passenger Cars, Thomas Schäfer has today revealed that later this decade, the Seat brand will no longer produce cars and no new models would be developed going forward. The Seat brand won’t go away and it’ll be used for other forms of mobility, most of which are yet to be announced. The company already has the MÓ 125 electric motorbike and this expansion could mean very small […]

New refreshed Seat Ibiza now on sale in the UK

Today Seat has put the new facelifted Ibiza hatchback on sale, with prices starting at £16,945. Seat announced the updated car earlier this year in April with a handful of useful enhancements including USB-C throughout the car, LED headlights as standard on all models and a new infotainment screen. Seat has retained the same models with SE, SE Technology, FR, FR Sport, Xcellence and Xcellence Lux. In terms of engines, […]

Seat updates the Ibiza with new infotainment and other design tweaks

The week, Seat has launched a new minorly updated version of its Ibiza city car, which sits on the same platform as the current generation Volkswagen Polo. The updated car has had some upgrades inside with the infotainment as well as some design tweaks around the car. Inside and outside of the Ibiza, Seat has taken some design inspiration from the new Leon, with a hand written model name on […]

Seat removes diesel options from Ibiza and Arona as customer demand is low

Car manufacturers are slowly getting rid of diesels from line ups currently, Seat is one of the latest and it has now removed the diesel option of the Ibiza supermini and the Arona. The engines have been removed from the UK line-up due to poor customer demand as buyers are now preferring smaller petrol engines and electric cars. The 1.6-litre four-cylinder diesel was offered in both 93bhp and 113bhp options […]

Seat has now taken the Alhambra MPV off sale

Seat is planning on stopping production of the Seat Alhambra MPV at the end of March, and it has already pulled the car from sale. Seat introduced the Alhambra back in the late 90s and it was based on the Volkswagen Sharan at the time and now after over two decades on the market, Seat has decided to pull the car. This is just a sign of the times, MPVs […]

Seat had a record breaking year in 2019, thanks mainly to SUV sales

This week, Seat announced that it had a record breaking sales year in 2019, thanks mainly to the increase of SUV sales. The company now offers a wide array of SUV models, from the smaller Arona, mid-size Ateca and the larger Tarraco. The Tarraco is one of the company’s newest SUV models. Also, the Cupra brand sits under Seat and offers the Cupra Ateca as a high performance alternative. Seat […]

Seat launches new FR and FR Sport trims for Tarraco SUV

Today, Seat has announced two new trim levels for its largest car, the Tarraco seven seater SUV. Seat has been using the FR and FR Sport name plates for a while now and usually the FR model gets a black styling pack, upgraded seats, larger alloy wheels and extra kit as standard. Tarraco FR The Tarraco FR gets larger 19-inch wheels, larger exhaust slots, black roof, mirrors and door trims. […]

Seat launches new Leon for 2020, based on the new Mk8 Golf

In the past few weeks, Seat has launched an all new Leon hatchback, which sits in the same size category as the latest generation Volkswagen Golf and Ford Focus. The new fourth generation is actually based on the same platform as the Mk8 Golf and it now in its fourth generation. What’s new? Similar to the Golf of which it is based, the overall size has been slightly increased, with […]