2019 SEAT Tarraco is a brand new model on the market. The official presentation is at the current 2018 Paris Motor Show. Interesting competitors will be Hyundai Tucson, Peugeot 5008 and Kia Sportage. There are many similarities and common features with Volkswagen Tiguan Allspace and Skoda Kodiaq. In addition to petrol and diesel engines, it is likely later to offer PHEV powertrain (luke-warm FR model).
2019 SEAT Tarraco specs
|Lenght – inch (mm)||186.4 (4735)|
|Widht – inch (mm)||72.4 (1839)|
|Height – inch (mm)||65.3 (1658)|
|Wheelbase – inch (mm)||109.9 (2791)|
|Wheels – inch||17, 18, 19 or 20 alloy|
|Seats||5 or 7|
|Weight – lbs (kg)||no data|
|Payload – lbs (kg)|
|Towing capacity – lbs (kg)|
It is made on the Volkswagen MQB-A2 platform with five doors. For now, SE and Xcellence offers a trim level, but will probably offer another one later.
2019 SEAT Tarraco engines and fuel consumption
2019 SEAT Tarraco will have four four-cylinder engines: two petrol (1.5-liter and 2.0-liter) and two 2.0-liter diesel engines.
|Engines||1.5 I-4 TSI||2.0 I-4 TSI||2.0 I-4 TDI||2.0 I-4 TDI|
|Transmission||6-speed MT||7-speed DSG AT||6-speed MT
7-speed DSG AT
|7-speed DSG AT|
|Drive||FWD||haldex AWD||FWD / haldex AWD||haldex AWD|
|Fuel economy (mpg)||
The drive characteristics are identical to Skoda Kodiaq: the maximum speed is from 122 to 130 mph (197 to 210 kph), while the acceleration from 0 to 62 mph is between 8 and 9.8 seconds. The PHEV model will probably have 208 hp (155 kW) and 295 lb-ft (400 Nm) of torque.
Exterior and interior design
This mid-size crossover SUV has framed chrome grille and body-color bumpers. Built-in are LED daytime running lights, full-LED headlights, LED tail lights (connected reflective bar over the tailgate), front fog lights. There are eight exterior colors available. In the cabin there are leather seats, automatic climate control and LED interior lighting. Also, built-in is a configurable 10.25-inch digital gauge cluster, as well as an 8.0-inch floating HMI touchscreen at the center console.
Release date and price 2019 SEAT Tarraco
Pre-sale of the 2019 SEAT Tarraco begins in December this year, but the first models are expected to be marketed only mid-next year. According to available information, the basic model will cost around £ 27,000 (€ 30,800 or € 35,700). Also, we assume that the most expensive model will cost more than £ 32,000 (€ 36,500 or € 42,300).