We test the Seat Ateca gasoline engine 3-cylinder 1.0 TSI 115 hp, the cheapest version of the SUV. Attentive to all our actual consumption data, space, performance …
While we have been talking at length Ateca Seat in our tests and comparative a SUV Towering on polyvalence of use, interior space, quality and brilliant behavior, with a touch of the sports. This time we tried the more affordable version of the range -since 21,640 euros with the Reference finish– driven by a motor only a liter of displacement, in which we put the focus.
He 1.0 TSI engine Ateca Seat features direct fuel injection and it is supercharged by a turbo, besides having variable valve timing, three separate cooling circuits, one variable pump or to compensate for greater vibrations occurring in this type of three-cylinder engines respect to four, one mass flywheel and a damper, one at each end of the crankshaft. It is therefore not only an obvious exercise of “downsizing” but so is technology.
|BENEFITS||Ateca Seat 1.0 TSI 115 hp|
|Acel. 0-100 km / h||10.01 s|
|Acel. 0-1000 meters||31.7 s|
|Overtaking 80-120 km / h in 4th||8.38 s|
|Loudness 100 km / h||66 dB|
|Loudness 120 km / h||68.6 dB|
|Braking from 140 km / h||67.9 m|
|Weight scale||1,323 kg|
Ateca Seat 1.0 TSI: a universal engine in the VW Group
Within the Volkswagen Group there are different brands and models using this engine with different power levels: 90, 95, 110 and 115 hp, steps tend to respond mainly to changes in management electronics and modify their performance, so that may appear under the hood of a as urban car as the VW Up! to a sedan as the Skoda Octavia. He Ateca Seat It is bigger and heavier than rides models, hence there who may have doubts as to the ability of 1.0 TSI to move this SUV.
Well, although this Ateca It accompanied by the name Ecomotive which identifies the Seat pursuing a greater containment of consumption– draws attention that this engine takes the idle to 1,000 rpm, somewhat higher than usual. The reason is to facilitate and response torn maneuvers without worrying much clutch. Still, below the 1,500 laps it is more lazy, although from 2,000 rpm and you feel energetic, more highlighting its thrust between 3,750 and 6,000 rpm. Nor should we forget that stays in Ateca 4.36 m of length, It is the most compact SUV class and the lightest compared to its main rivals, who can outdo between 30 and 300 kg, depending on the version and model.
|CONSUMPTION||Ateca Seat 1.0 TSI 115 hp|
|Consumption city||6.7 l / 100 km|
|Consumption Highway||6.2 l / 100 km|
|average consumption||6,4 l / 100 km|
Thus, the Ateca Seat performance 115 hp 1.0 TSI are more worthy, as his acceleration from 0 to 100 km / h in 10 seconds, make the first kilometer in 31.7 seconds or recovery figures in 4th and 5th, which confirm that at all is a slow car.
His credit figure also manual six-speed gearbox, either staggered in his first five relationships and a more raised to encourage the consumption that provision and, indeed, on the road this Ateca spend little within legal limits final development speed, as indicated by our measurements. In city also helps you save a Stop-Start activation faster stop than start, which, although its actual average consumption is 1.2 l / 100 km above the certified, is not far from the media would get to 1.6 TDI 115PS, What is it 2,850 euros more expensive equal equipment and should only arise in case of very high annual mileages.
|SPACE||Ateca Seat 1.0 TSI 115 hp|
|front width||144 cm|
|rear width||139 cm|
|front height||98/104 cm|
|rear height||101 cm|
Ateca Seat 1.0 TSI: our conclusion
Positions to demand, refining 1.0 TSI does not equal that of a four-cylinder, but it does its performance and no one can complain about their pleasure of use and overall smoothness. In addition, normal rhythms, will spend little, how bright it is already the Ateca Seat habitability, or behavior … good price in this release.