The SEAT automobile manufacturing company was founded and is still based in Spain. It was formed in the early 1950s by a state-controlled industrial organization and during the mid-1980s was floated on the stock exchange, making it privately owned. For the modern cars on sale by the Spanish company check out the links below to find PDF versions of the official owner’s manuals.
Browse by SEAT Model (5 in total)
AronaSEAT's first subcompact crossover SUV, the Arona is built on top of the same platform as the Volkswagen Polo. The car is available in various forms including a natural-gas-powered version and no option for four-wheel-drive across the range
Ateca2016 saw the production of the Ateca compact crossover SUV begin in a wide variety of trims. It sits in the middle of the SEAT SUV range and is built on the same platform as the Volkswagen Jetta
IbizaThis Ibiza model was launched in the mid-1980s and proved to be the Spanish automaker's first real success. When Volkswagen took over the company in the 1990s they changed it to use the Golf chassis instead of the in-house developed one
LeónThe León model first made its appearances on roads in the late-1990s and was built on the same platform as the Volkswagen Golf. A wide range of trims and high safety score from Euro NCAP help the car sell in impressive numbers
ToledoIn 1991 Volkwagen wanted to put their magic into a model line to celebrate its acquisition of the SEAT so they started with the Toledo. It was a sporty small family car based on the Golf platform and ran until 2019 when it was replaced by the Leon
Volkswagen quickly acquired the company and put its technology into the SEAT range.
You can see the introduction of the Volkswagen influence in the first model they released once they took the company over. The Toledo was essentially a Golf underneath with a slightly different body and a more affordable price tag.
The first models from the Spanish automaker to be sold outside of the country were by air to Columbia in 1965.
Nowadays the company sell examples of their cars all over the world but primarily in Europe due to cost.
Most of the company’s range of cars are in the lower-priced region of the market but they are known to produce performance versions of many of their models under their Cupra brand.
The company continues to grow to this day thanks to new lines such as the crossover SUVs (like the Arona) that they have introduced in the recent decade.
Sales have continued to climb on average every year with 2017 setting a new record of just over half a million cars sold that year.
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