2020 Seat Tarraco Specs, Release date & Images
Official Seat has published new images of its 7-seater SUV, elder brother of Arona and Ateca. It will be called 2020 Seat Tarraco and its name was chosen, for the first time in the history of Seat, “for popular consultation”. Strictly replicates the name of a Spanish city.
The Martorell summits had organized a competition open to the public to decide the name of their future SUV and Tarraco obtained 35% of the votes (146,000 in total) from the public. The baptism of the new SUV should have been celebrated as early as last October when only four petals remained on the daisy to be leafed: Alboran, Aranda, Avila and, indeed, Tarraco.
2020 Seat Tarraco Release date & Price
We will certainly see it at the Paris Motor show, even if its absolute debut is set for September 18th in the context of an ad hoc event (and for a few). It is a D SUV, offered in a 5 or 7-seater configuration. A counterpart of the Skoda Kodiaq and Volkswagen Tiguan Allspace, to make comparisons while remaining within the VW Group, and able to offer up to 760 liters behind the standard five seats.
The list of Seat Tarraco promises to be interesting, with prices that should start from about 29,000 euros to reach just over 40,000. Interesting prices considering that a Seat Tarraco Style, the entrance set-up, will have an endowment that can satisfy even demanding palates, which includes, for example, the Full LED headlights and automatic air conditioning.
Tarraco SUV Platform
Built on the MQB A + platform of the Volkswagen group, Tarraco is in effect the new flagship Seat. It is 4 meters long and 73 centimeters high and 1 meter and 66 meters high: measures sufficiently large for the needs of a family, which can count on a generous trunk or, if necessary, on two extra seats for traveling as a group. The space of the third row of seats is more suitable for children and teenagers but can accommodate, in an emergency, even adults by sliding forward the seats of the second row. Seat Tarraco brilliantly solves the problem of the luggage cover, which you never know where to store, with a compartment behind the third row of seats ready to match it.
Even when traveling in seven on the Seat Tarraco behind the third row of seats, there is still enough space for luggage, to be stacked strictly up to the roof. in a five-seat configuration, the luggage space easily reaches the volume of many larger SUVs and, if the second row of seats is folded, the Tarraco becomes a small van. if you have to carry very long objects, then you can also fold the front passenger’s backrest, getting space in length up to the dashboard.
Design Exterior & Interior
The design is full of edges, at Seat mode, but it is an evolution of the Seat style seen so far. In particular in the front, straight and important, with the grille as big as it has ever been seen and the headlights that dig the bodywork to make room. LED full headlights that reflect the unmistakable triangular light signature of the Seat. LED lights also inside and in the tail, with dynamic LED arrows and the band that joins the two tail lights to obtain the effect that in Seat define coast-to-coast.
Outside the Seat Tarraco, designed in Barcelona but built in Wolfsburg, communicates a pleasant sensation of robustness and quality, a feeling that also transmits the interior. with pleasant materials to the touch and sight, soft at the top and crisp in the lower part of the dashboard and doors, embellished with fabric inserts in the door panels and dark wood inserts on the dashboard and doors. From a real SUV able to attract even orphans of people carriers for space and functionality (the Alhambra will still remain in production) offers ample storage space, in the doors and on the central tunnel. To make the interiors more valuable, Tarraco offers the digital instrumentation (the 10.25-inch Virtual Cockpit ) and the central screen for the infotainment that reaches, in the most generous dimension, the 8 ”, electronic pearls that mark the record in the Seat range of Seat Tarraco , which is also the first model of the brand capable of responding to gesture commands . Provided that you opt for the most complete multimedia, the Navigation Plus.
2020 Seat Tarraco Engine Specs
Built on the nth variant of the modular platform MQB, the Seat Tarraco will be SUV size medium: it will be about 4.7 meters long, to be clear.
There will be four engines available at launch. On the petrol side, the Tarraco offers a 1.5-liter 150-hp TSI combined with a six-speed manual transmission and front-wheel drive alone, as an alternative to a 2.0-liter 190-liter TSI with a 7-speed DSG transmission and four-wheel drive. Resists the diesel , with a 2.0 liter declined in the powers of 150 and 190 horses, with front-wheel drive and manual transmission in the first case, integral 4Drive and DSG in the second. Other versions will follow and, in 2020, the range will expand with a Seat Tarraco PHEV, plug-in hybrid with 210 horses and 400Nm. It will also be the year of the first Seat full electric on the MEB platform of the VW group.
Family car , yes, but it does not give up driving pleasure: the new SUV by Seat will have as an option the DCC, the dynamic adjustment of the trim. Nor does he renounce security; among the standard driving assistants ( Style set up ) are the Front Assist and Lane Assist, but the list of available guard angels is long. With the superior equipment ( Excellence ) or on request you can have the blind spot monitoring system, the automatic recognition of road signs, the Traffic Jam Assist (to automatically brake and restart in the sections in the column keeping the correct distances), Light Assist and Emergency Assist. Among the electronic aids there is a specific one in case of overturning:Rollover Assist automatically unlocks the doors, turns off the engine and initiates the emergency call in the unfortunate hypothesis.