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SEAT Altea owner reviews

"The SEAT Altea is a great-looking people carrier that’s good to drive, well priced and generously equipped."

Carbuyer Rating

2.8 out of 5

Owners Rating

3.3 out of 5

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Common Problems

  • Brakes, Electrics, Gearbox / clutch, Other (1 case)

Review 1 of 3

3 out of 5

Car Details

Model

ecomotive 1.6 Crdi

Year

2014

Avg annual mileage

10,000 – 14,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

Used

Typical MPG

54
Tell us what you think about your car?
Pros: Versatile wee car, very roomy for its size. Good sized boot, adjustable rear seats. Equipment level excellent value. Pleasing interior. Cons: Sluggish performance, firm suspension, head lamp beam poor in (dip). Wipers noisy in operation.
Would you recommend the car to a friend?

5 out of 5

Car Details

Model

FR tfsi dsg

Year

57

Avg annual mileage

More than 20,000

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

New

Typical MPG

34
Tell us what you think about your car?
Great very quick mpv
Would you recommend the car to a friend?

2 out of 5

Car Details

Model

1.9 tdi Stylance

Year

2008

Avg annual mileage

10,000 – 14,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

New

Typical MPG

41
Tell us what you think about your car?
Awful car (wife chose it not me!), ugly, creaky, cumbersome to drive, auto lights won't turn off, constantly on, engines are rubbish, noted for problems (BXE engine, google it!), nasty, greyish colour, loads of faults, rear wiper fails randomly, ABS module failed, another VW "common fault", corrosion starting in weird places, cheap plastics used on dash, hollow sounding, hard. Terrible mpg for what is a small diesel, TDI engine is extremely harsh and vibey, clutch heavy and jerky, not a nice car to drive. Does have plenty of pep for 100bhp though which is its only redeeming feature!
Would you recommend the car to a friend?

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