2012 Seat Exeo Ecomotive review and pictures

Posted on Friday, 27 July 2012 , 10:07:41 byEmil

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Seat Exeo Ecomotive

Now the new Seat Exeo Ecomotive is available for the British customers. The model has as base the German Audi A4. Under the hood it hides a 2.0-liter TDI common rail diesel engine capable of developing 118 horsepower and 141 horsepower. It has these two variants because the 6-speed manual transmission is available in two states of tune. Even if the model can develop different outputs, the CO2 emissions have the same level, 117 g/km and the fuel consumption reaches 62.8 mpg on the combined cycle. These numbers brings the model into VED Band C for the first time. This means the annual tax will be decreased from GBP100 / year to GBP30.

The BIK rating is being reduced to 17%. To reduce fuel consumption, Seat engineers equipped the new Seat Exeo Ecomotive with different elements to make sure it does not fail. Some of them include a start / stop engine technology, an Energy Recovery system, Goodyear low rolling resistance tires and also, to improve aerodynamics, a lowered suspension. The carmaker is offering the Ecomotive in two body styles, saloon and estate (ST). Both come with the full range of Exeo trim levels including: S, SE, SE Tech, Sport and Sport Tech. for the ones interested in purchasing one of these models should know that the most cost effective is the 120 PS Seat Exeo Ecomotive in S trim level which has a starting price of GBP20.040 OTR.

The carmaker offers as standard dual zone climate control, cruise control, a multi-function steering wheel, voice-activated Bluetooth and it sends all the output to the road through 16-inch Morfeo alloy wheels. Now you know which the most cost effective variant is and so all you have to do is make your pick and enjoy.