‘Tarraco’ chosen as name for next Seat SUV

SEAT Tarraco name confirmed for new large SUV

The name will be used on the brand’s third and final SUV model to join the Spanish firm’s line-up, with this one being the largest of the three.


Seat has revealed the name of the final SUV model to join the brand’s current line-up – the Tarraco.

Like the rest of the Spanish brand’s cars, the Tarraco is named after a settlement in the Iberian country, with this one being the title for the manufacturer’s largest SUV.

Seat Tarraco naming Luca de Meo

The former name for the modern city Tarragona beat Avila, Aranda and Alboran in a public vote and is the 12th town used as a vehicle’s title.

The new model will be the last SUV added to the brand’s current offensive and joins the compact Arona and mid-size Ateca in the off-road-inspired fleet.

The Tarraco will be Seat’s seven-seat option in the SUV market and a preview image revealed with the name shows that it will carry on many of the design features used on the previous two SUV models – including bold body detailing and the brand’s hexagonal grille.

2019 Seat Tarraco large SUV

With the model still in development, Seat will be officially unveiling the Tarraco towards the end of 2018.

The seven-seater will sit on Volkswagen Group’s MQB platform, which is used as the chassis for models such as Volkswagen’s Arteon, Golf and Polo, and Skoda’s Karoq and Kodiaq.


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