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Cupra Ateca (2018-) review

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Key features
  • Medium/Large SUV
  • Available new
  • Petrol/Diesel/Mild hybrid
Expert review

Cupra has long been the boot-badge given to Seat's fastest and most driver-focused models. Now it's a sub-brand in its own right and the first model offered under the Cupra name is a fast version of Seat's mid-size SUV, the Ateca. So is it just a branding exercise, or does the Cupra Ateca offer something new in the burgeoning SUV market? Find out in our full Cupra Ateca review.

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Last checked by Which?

December 2021

First reviewed by Which?

September 2019

Released

October 2018

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