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 […]

Cupra launches new limited edition of the Ateca

Cupra, the now sub-brand of Seat has updated the Ateca it launched a few years ago with a new limited edition version, which adds a few new exterior styling extras as well as a new exhaust. Whats’s new? Cupra has added new 20-inch copper colour alloys, a copper thread carbon fibre spooler, new copper colour door mirrors and more copper colour Cupra badging. Cupra has also added new larger 18-inch […]

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 […]