The Altea XL has been the most current model to join the SEAT array. One of its several firsts is that it is the 1st product outfitted with the completely new 160 hp 1.eight TFSI engine. Its new and enhanced 1.eight litre engine utilizes turbo-charged petrol direct injection technological innovation that has been attempted and tested on other SEAT engines.
The car's new counter-rotating shaft arrangement results in decreased vibrations for lower noise levels. Furthermore, its more compact engine block will take up less area in the engine bay, and the 1.8 TFSI also sets new power and torque requirements. Its turbo charger and the new engine management supply even quicker response at reduced revs, enabling the torque to movement more progressively. Its highest torque of 250 Nm is accessible throughout a wide revolution variety that is from 1500 to 4200 rpm.
With an all new VW wheel bearing elements, the Altea XL reaches a best speed of 210 km/h and accelerates from to 100 km/h in eight.six seconds. The engine's versatility gives the vehicle an eighty to 120 km/h in-gear acceleration of 10.four and 13.three seconds in fifth and sixth gears.
At ten.five liters consumption levels in metropolis driving, the car has been registered at 6.2 liters on out of town and only seven.seven combined for each one hundred km. As a result, the Altea XL 1.eight TFSI is seen as an fascinating petrol engine option, combining excellent efficiency, contained fuel usage amounts and fantastic driving satisfaction.
Along with the automobile are gives, which include two petrol - the currently mentioned one.eight 160 hp 1.eight TFSI and an further 102 hp 1.6 - and three diesel variations - the 105 hp one.nine TDI, the 140 hp manual or DSG two. TDI and the 170 hp 2. TDI.
Only accessible in Sport-up version, the 160 hp Altea XL 1.8 TFSI attributes stiffer coils than on Reference and Sty lance models, much more in tune with the car's power and efficiency levels, which does not put the sporty feeling the engine offers at odds with fall short-safe lively security.
From sudden load shifts to braking in curves , the front McPherson suspension springs are flawlessly angled and incorporate rigid silent blocks that present excellent stability in any driving problems,. The silent blocks also lessen loads on the driveshaft in the course of acceleration and braking. These also decrease rocking.
The rear suspension has a multilink set-up, in which three transverse and one particular longitudinal arm consider treatment of guiding the wheels with actually excellent dynamic attributes and smoothness. The near ideal wheel alignment also lowers equally below steering and slip angles.
Due to SEAT's DSR Agile Chassis principle, higher control and reduce response time consequence in higher safety. Decreasing command time in between the steering wheel and the car's response guarantees absolute control. But there is far more! The Altea XL turns surprisingly quick, with hardly any entire body roll in spite of what may possibly be anticipated from a automobile with a relatively higher chassis. This is reached by way of carefully tuning the springs, dampers, particular tires with a reduced slip angle and variable help electro-mechanical steering.
This engine is exclusively obtainable in the Activity-up trim, which implies 25% stiffer suspension ratings, and 23mm front and 19.six mm rear stabilizer bars.
The Altea XL with this trim level also contains common ESP digital stability manage + DSR. Combined with the EBA emergency brake guidance, the ESP electronic balance management normally requires benefit of the system's ability to boost braking electrical power in circumstance of emergency, and automatically activates on the car's hazard warning lights.
The Altea XL has several characteristics that make its interior roominess and passenger compartment flexibility, as nicely as ample boot are a excellent.
To narrow them down, the boot capability of the new design is 532 liters, but sliding the rear seats forward 14 centimeters adds a additional 100 liters. The total figure of 635 liters represents a more substantial boot capability than any of the Altea XL's rivals. Additional to this, if the rear seats are totally folded, the complete volume boosts to one,604 liters.
The interior attributes prominent components. Among other people are sports activities seats with specific Sport-up upholstery, dual zone local weather manage, CD MP3 radio with Aux-in, 8 speakers and steering wheel mounted controls, rain sensing wipers, tire stress and lights-on sensors, cruise handle, board computer, and flexible rear parcel tray.
The auto is also exceptionally roomy in the again because the rear seat also slides back two centimeters for extra legroom. Meanwhile the boot capability stays at 517 liters. This arrangement helps make it probable to slide the rear seats a total of 16 centimeters on the Altea XL.
Even so, the Altea XL 1.8 TFSI will only be sold in its Sport-up version, which is the sportiest of the entire variety. This is to assure the vehicle's performance stage.
The exterior exhibits 17 inch Zenith rims shod with 225/45 tires, Elox coloured roof racks, fog lamps and body coloured electric heated door mirrors with parking positioning.
Safety devices in the car consists of 6 normal airbags, ESP stability management with Driver Steering Recommendation and EBA emergency braking help, ABS + TCS and Isofix anchoring factors for youngster seats.
Optionally accessible is a dock that enables Tom Tom 710 navigator connectivity. The stand, which is found on the left of the instrument panel and powered immediately by the auto, firmly retains the portable navigator and requires benefit of the car's audio set-up to transmit voice guidelines. The Tom Tom 710 navigator database has been personalized with the entire European SEAT dealership network. It is obtainable by way of the SEAT components catalogue.
The design further attributes a complete list of optional aspects, which includes a six.five inch colour or black and white display dynamic navigator, Bluetooth phone set up, sweeping dual xenon headlamps + AFS, rear side airbags and i-Pod or USB connection for MP3 devices or Pen drive memory sticks.