The Seat Altea, designated an MSV (Multi Sports Vehicle) now starts at £11,695 on-the-road, rising to £17,595.
The entry level petrol-powered Altea 1.6 Essence features a rear seat which slides forward to increase boot space. Other standard equipment includes six airbags (front, side, curtain), front electric windows, AM/FM radio/CD player, ABS and TCS, remote central locking, volumetric alarm, height adjustable driver’s seat and tyre pressure monitor. The Altea earned a five star rating for occupant protection in the Euro NCAP crash tests, four stars for child protection and three stars for pedestrian protection.
The new Seat Altea
The Altea Reference has the same features as the Essence model but gains air conditioning as standard and brings a choice of the same 1.6-litre petrol engine or a 103bhp 1.9-litre TDI and is priced at £12,195 and £13,195 respectively.
Recent additions to the Altea range are two Reference Sport models, again powered by the 1.6 petrol or 1.9 TDi engines. Reference Sport keeps all the equipment of Reference, but gets front fog lights, 16-inch alloy wheels, sports suspension, sports seats and leather steering wheel and gear knob. Prices are £12,495 for the petrol and £13,495 for the diesel.
The Altea Stylance model adds an air-conditioning two-zone climate control system, rear electric windows, steering wheel operated radio controls, cruise control, trip computer, height adjustable passenger seat and illuminated driver and passenger mirrors on the sun visors to the Reference trim. Altea Stylance also has the option of an automatic Tiptronic gearbox which is coupled to the 2.0 litre 148bhp petrol engine. Prices are £13,195 (1.6), £14,195 (TDI) and £16,195 for the 2.0 Tiptronic.
#AM_ART_SPLIT# The Altea Sport has the choice of the 2.0 litre 148bhp FSI petrol engine or a 2.0 litre 138bhp TDI engine to go with its sports suspension, standard ESP and sports seats. Both engines are coupled to six-speed manual gearboxes, but the TDI also has the choice of the highly acclaimed DSG automatic gearbox. Prices are £15,995 for the 2.0 FSI, £16,695 for the 2.0 TDI and £17,595 for the 2.0 TDI with DSG.
The Toledo shares engines with the Altea. It comes in three specifications, Reference, Stylance and Sport.
Toledo Reference has a choice of 1.6 petrol or a 1.9 TDI engine and comes with air conditioning, front electric windows, radio/CD player, front, side and curtain airbags, ABS, TCS, ISOFIX child seat mountings, height and reach adjustable steering wheel, height adjustable driver’s seat and digital clock. The new on-the-road prices for Toledo Reference are £12,495 and £13,495 for the petrol and diesel respectively.
Toledo Stylance comes with the same choice of engines as Reference, but gains alloy wheels, cruise control, trip computer, front fog lights, electrically adjustable door mirrors with park facility, two-zone climate control, rear electric windows, steering wheel controls for the radio and illuminated mirrors on the driver and passenger sun visors. The passenger seat is also height and lumbar adjustable. Prices are £13,495 for the 1.6 and £14,495 for the 1.9 TDI.
The top of the range Toledo Sport is offered with the two most powerful engines available, the 2.0 litre 148bhp FSI petrol and the 2.0 138bhp TDI both linked to a six-speed manual gearbox or with a choice of automatic gearboxes in the form of Tiptronic for the petrol or DSG for the TDI. Extra equipment over Stylance includes alloy wheels, ESP, EBA, sports suspension and sports seats.
Prices for the Toledo Sport 2.0 FSI are £16,295 with a six-speed manual gearbox, £17,195 with Tiptronic, the 2.0 Tdi is £16,995 manual and £17,895 with the DSG gearbox.
All Altea and Toledo pricing is on-the-road including VAT, first registration fee and plates, one year’s road tax, three-year/60,000 miles mechanical warranty, 12-year body protection warranty and two years’ Seat Service Mobility roadside assistance valid in over 30 countries.