All-electric SEAT Mii now on sale in the UK

The SEAT Mii electric has now opened for ordering across the manufacturer’s UK dealer network on 24th October. The fully-electric city car marks the first chapter in SEAT’s electrification programme. Priced from £19,300 (including Plug-in Car Grant), the Mii electric is one of the most affordable electric vehicles on the market. Complementing this is a […]

SEAT Tarraco plug-in hybrid set for Frankfurt debut

SEAT is expanding the efficiency and desirability of the Tarraco, introducing plug-in hybrid powertrain technology and the sporty FR trim. The Tarraco plug-in hybrid is a demonstration of SEAT’s strategy towards electrification, which will include six electric and plug-in hybrid SEAT and CUPRA models by the beginning of 2021.

Comfortable SEAT

Hello Doc, I bought my ex-Motability SEAT Altea XL 1.6 TDI DSG auto first registered in August 2011, in late July 2014, with under 13,000 miles on the clock. It came from car hypermarket Fords of Winsford, in Cheshire, complete with new MOT certificate, and they changed the number plate to my personal number. We […]

SEAT presents new electrification strategy

SEAT has presented its electric strategy which, until the beginning of 2021, will include six electric and plug-in hybrid models. The electric version of the Mii and el-Born will be the brand’s first two fully electric models, while the new generation Leon and the Tarraco will feature a plug-in hybrid version. Furthermore, the CUPRA Leon and the CUPRA Formentor will also have a plug-in hybrid variant. SEAT President Luca de Meo also announced that the CUPRA Formentor, the new CUV that was unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show, will be built at the Martorell factory.

SEAT to show first all-electric vehicle at Geneva

SEAT will take the covers off its first all-electric vehicle at this year’s Geneva International Motor Show with the world premiere of its concept car. SEAT says its concept car, which is based on the Volkswagen Group MEB platform, “answers the many questions of what future mobility will look like with a vehicle that still […]

Oh my, Gordon

I have just returned from France, where my EGR decided to give up the ghost. This meant that it had to be changed in Poitiers. On having this done, I noticed that the engine stuttered all the way back to my St Malo home, as if it were a petrol engine suffering from an ignition […]

DSG Problems

Hello Doctor,   You may remember me from three years ago with the SEAT Altea which kangaroo-ed and stalled. Well, the garage found no fault, even after I paid £200 to have the oil changed, so I traded it in for a pre-registered SEAT Leon Technology 2.0TDI DSG ñ what a mistake! I now have […]

Order books open for SEAT’s Tarraco flagship

SEAT has now opened the order books for its first large SUV and new flagship model, Tarraco. The seven-seater, which sits above Arona and Ateca to complete the Spanish brand’s SUV line-up, features metallic paint, 17-inch alloys, DAB, alarm and Full Link for just £28,320.