Five Reasons To Buy A SEAT Car

Thanks to its ties with one of the world’s most successful automotive giants, SEAT is a well respected and popular car brand with its own range of models based on proven VW Group’s platforms. The successful Spanish motor company exports to 70 countries around the world.

Designing and producing cars since 1950, SEAT has a wealth of experience and knowledge under its belt which it uses to present innovative vehicles to the market, like the new SEAT Arona, as well as revive and reinvent iconic motors, such as the all-new SEAT Ibiza.

In fact, SEAT cars have a multitude of positive qualities, and so we’ve sweated over them all to pick out just five of the strongest reasons for you to buy one.


1. Versatility

In the beginning, SEAT was mostly known for producing hatchbacks, starting with the Ibiza, their first independent model and the longest running nameplate in the company’s history. Today, SEAT has expanded into other classes including crossovers, SUVs, small city cars and even people carriers.

The SEAT Mii is the most compact model in the range and an excellent city car. For a bit more room, take a look at the trusty SEAT Ibiza, a fixture on our roads since 1984! The Leon range offers the regular 5-door hatchback variant as well as the Leon ST estate, as well as the raised X-Perience offroader. The other big name in the Leon range is the performance oriented Cupra, one of the most intriguing hot hatchbacks on the market.

For those who want a more classic design, there’s the attractive Toledo saloon. The newest additions to the SEAT range are two urban SUVs, the Ateca (£17,455) and the striking Ibiza-based Arona which debuts in late 2017. Finally, there’s the Alhambra, a practical MPV for the largest families or groups of friends who like to ride together.


2. Reliability

SEAT cars share most mechanical parts with the rest of the VW group, making them incredibly reliable machines, with high quality rugged mechanics, especially the engines that can go for hundreds of thousands of miles with little problem. These features see SEAT creeping up the rankings in the lists of most reliable car brand.

In fact, Auto Express named the SEAT Leon the 4th most reliable car to buy in 2017. But it’s not just the popular hatchback that gets all of the attention, with the SEAT Ateca also gaining the title of Best Crossover in What Car? UK Car of the Year Awards 2017 amongst other accolades.


3. Overall Build Quality

Apart from being tough and reliable, SEAT cars also have very high overall build quality. The Spanish car brand cares about material quality as much as mechanical soundness, so you should also expect everything to be as well built and assembled on the outside as it is under the bonnet.

When driving a SEAT, you’ll appreciate the quality of the materials used throughout. Attention to detail is apparent in every part of a SEAT car, from the durable interiors to the quality of the engine parts. Such impeccable fastidiousness has been recognised through awards such as the coveted Red Dot award which acknowledges the quality of the new SEAT Ibiza.


4. Design

SEAT offers a dynamic, youthful, yet very sublime and elegant design. Apart from the compact Mii, all other current models follow a consistent blueprint with razor sharp character features and slimmed down silhouettes.

Much like its hometown of Barcelona, SEAT combines passion and excitement in every step of its design process with every level of the team getting stuck in to help produce innovative ideas and features.

The distinctive and cutting edge design helps to make SEAT cars stand out from the crowd as attractive propositions in very competitive segments packed with numerous contenders coming both from Europe and Asia.


5. Safety

As occupant safety is the top concern of all major players in the automotive world, SEAT also excels in this department. All SEAT cars have five star Euro NCAP safety ratings, but that’s not everything. In the worst case scenario, SEATs are equipped with intelligent airbag systems that trigger the provide optimal crash protection.

Systems like emergency brake assist, adaptive cruise control and tiredness monitor combine with many other features such as lane assist, and hill hold control to make your driving easier and safer. SEAT thinks of the children too, with ISOFIX mounts coming as standard, enabling easy and secure fixing of child and infant seats. All in all, SEAT’s safety features can definitely give you peace of mind and ensure your family will always be protected.


You could be driving away in a beautiful, well-built, reliable and secure, SEAT car. All you need to do is visit our Swansway SEAT showroom in Crewe and explore the diverse SEAT range to find the ideal car for you and your family!


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