Engine options include 1.0 and 1.6 turbocharged petrol and 1.6 and 2.0 diesels. There are three trim levels.
SEAT Ireland Brand Director Niall Phillips says the new vehicle will be a ‘gamechanger’ for the brand, given the high level of growth in the SUV segment.
The Ateca is aimed particularly at the urban family driver, offering the space advantages of an SUV while at the same time having the footprint and drivability of a compact wagon.
It comes with a wide range of safety and comfort technologies.