Seat Ateca impresses with its performance and equipment

The Seat Ateca has a four-wheel-drive mode, which is unusual among compact crossovers on sale in Singapore.
The Seat Ateca has a four-wheel-drive mode, which is unusual among compact crossovers on sale in Singapore.ST PHOTO: DESMOND FOO

The Seat Ateca impresses with its performance and equipment

Most reviews of Seat cars will inevitably point out that the car is based on a Volkswagen model. The Spanish brand is, after all, owned by Volkswagen.

Not the Ateca. This Seat does not have a direct Volkswagen sibling. Instead, it borrows from its other sister company, Skoda, which is also owned by Volkswagen.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on September 15, 2018, with the headline 'No sibling rivalry'. Print Edition | Subscribe