Peugeot 3008 vs Ateca Seat: Dueling fashion SUV

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The second generation 3008 Peugeot maintains only the first name. To change changed to the concept vehicle. Still it belongs to the segment "C", but it happens to be a sort of cross between a minivan and crossover SUV clear. For Seat, The Ateca is your first SUV, after timid forays into the crossover segment with the Seat Altea Freetrack or more recently with the Seat Leon ST X-Perience. He New Peugeot 3008 adopts EMP-2 platform of the group PSA, present in cars as diverse as a Peugeot 308 and a Citroen SpaceTourer / Peugeot Traveler. He Ateca Seat, meanwhile, uses the MQB platform Volkswagen Group transverse engines it also offers great flexibility. We see it in the Seat Leon, but also their cousins ​​Volkswagen Tiguan and Skoda Kodiaq. And between these two SUV twins, the Ateca is the most compact dimensions. With a length of body 4.36 m. He 3008 is 11 cm longer, holds the same width 1.84 m and 2 cm up soil up to 1.62 m. Its interior is more spacious, like its trunk, which according to official figures cubes 520 liters against the 510 opponents. Nevertheless, the Ateca Seat He takes great advantage of its interior space, with a much smaller difference than we think a priori the length separating or less than 5 cm exhibiting battle.

Test the Best SUVAs it is almost forced between the latest creations of each brand, Weight Battle becomes very relevant. He Peugeot 3008 get lower on the scale 100 kg compared to its predecessor, while the MQB platform Volkswagen also allows the Ateca be light. The difference between each other it is invaluable in their basic versions, with 10 kg in favor of the French model with its 1,365 kg.

Ateca SeatPeugeot 3008 and Ateca Seat with Diesel and gasoline

Good, although somewhat more complete mechanics in both supply in the Peugeot 3008, with five options Diesel against four of Ateca. The offer starts with a 1.6 BlueHDI from 100 hp, continues the 1.6 BlueHDI from 120 hp, which finds its counterpart in the 1.6 TDI from 115 hp Ateca Seat, and culminates with the 2.0 BlueHDI, with 150 or 180 hp, Ateca Seat in the face the 2.0 TDI from 150 Y 190 hp. Gasoline supply in the Peugeot 3008 is more aspirational, with the fantastic tricilíndrico 1.2 PureTech from 130 hp and the 1.6 THP from 165 hp. Meanwhile, for the moment Ateca Seat conforms to the also excellent tricilíndrico 1.0 TSI from 115 hp and the 1.4 TSI from 150. All with manual gearbox and in option, a 6-speed automatic torque converter provided by Aisin, available across the range except the 100 hp BlueHDI for the Peugeot 3008. For the Seat Ateca find the famous DSG dual clutch driven, 7 speeds in 1.4 TSI and 6 speeds for the 2.0 TDI.

He Ateca Seat It allows you to choose between versions front- or the Total 4Motion through a Haldex multi-disc clutch system fifth generation for the 1.4 TSI and both TDI 2.0. In Peugeot only the transmission of force is contemplated to front wheels, but for the more adventurous who want to explore the possibilities of off-road car it is offered in option grip Control. An electronic traction system through a command inside optimizes the response of traction control and stability with five modes of use (sand, broken areas, snow, normal and electronic aids disabled) and complemented by control descents and M + S tire.

Peugeot 3008Classicism or vanguardismo

The interiors of both contenders stand out as a good quality of finishes and fine adjustments, with a clear improvement in the model of the lion. While Ateca has a more traditional design, the interior of the Peugeot 3008 bet by the avantgarde, with his trademark i-cockpit formed by a wheel of very small diameter, now it flattened at the top, and instrumentation with a configurable screen 12.3 " you see above it. For him multimedia system uses a touch screen on the dashboard 8 "Car Play compatible with Apple, Android Auto Mirror Link, As in the Ateca Seat, enabling choose from a screen 5 and another 8 " in both cases to go better integrated embedded in the dashboard.

The possibility of having a number of electronic aids driving is common. With adaptive cruise control with stop-start function in versions with automatic transmission, detector vehicles in dead angle, from notice by unintentional lane change, automatic switching between low beam and high beam, assistant from parking automatic, camera visionary 360 Y LED headlights Among many other things. In a few days we will submit to the rigorous testing of our Technical Center.