2011 SEAT Alhambra more spacious and powerful
Seat, the Spain –based automobile manufacturer has unveiled a new-generation, 2011 SEAT Alhambra. Shaped with more elegance, athleticism and flexibility than ever, the new large MPV from Seat offers surprisingly dynamic driving experience, powerful drivelines ranging from 140 to 200 horsepower and the latest hi-tech technology innovations.
Seducing its customers with amazing levels of average fuel consumption – just 5.5 litres -, the 2011 Alhambra undoubtedly tops its segment's efficiency chart.
James Muir, President of SEAT, S.A. shares: "Innovation and intelligence are the keywords for our new Alhambra. It represents a major step forward in terms of usability as well as dynamics and safety. Its impressive concept combines the highest levels of functionality and state-of-the-art technology with excellent quality and workmanship. This also includes – in typical SEAT fashion – exceptional good value-for-money."
With new dimensions - 22 centimetres longer and 9 centimeters wider - , the new-generation Seat Alhambra represents the perfect size for a European MPV. It packs ultra-spacious luggage compartment, which boasts 885 litres base volume with five seats occupied and the amazing 2,297 litres if only the front two seats are in use.
Under the well-shaped, flexible, new-generation MPV, Seat offers a power units line-up, where all TSI and TDI engines are fitted with direct fuel injection and turbochargers. The TSI engines produce 150 horsepower (110 kW) and 200 horsepower (147 kW), while the two TDI engines offer 140 horsepower (103 kW) and 170 horsepower (125 kW). Further efficiency technologies fitted as standard include the stop/start system and brake energy regeneration – the recovery of kinetic energy. These features guarantee enhanced pulling power alongside exceptional efficiency. With an average fuel consumption of only 5.5 litres and CO2 emissions of just 143 g/km, the SEAT Alhambra 2.0 TDI with 140 horsepower (103 kW) sets a clear benchmark in this vehicle class. The Alhambra TDI is also equipped with an SCR catalytic converter (Selective Catalytic Reduction), making even the diesel model one of the world's cleanest MPVs.