Seat crossover confirmed for 2016 market launch

Spanish marque Seat has disclosed plans today about introducing the firm’s first crossover in its existence. The vehicle has been in developed for approximately two years in Martorell, Spain and it will be introduced to the market sometime in 2016. Seat hasn’t said anything about the vehicle but it is believed it will ride on a modified variant of the MQB platform developed by parent company Volkswagen. Rumors are indicating it will be offered with standard front-wheel drive but for money customers will have the possibility of configuring their car with an all-wheel drive arrangement.


The compact Seat SUV will probably be offered with the engines we find today in the Leon lineup. It should be noted that Seat has been producing a crossover since 2011 as the company is in charging of assembling Audi’s Q3 at the Martorell facility in Spain.

Note: Attached photo depicts 2011 Seat IBX Concept

Source: Seat

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