January 31, 2017 in Barcelona the presentation of the compact hatchback Seat Ibiza 5 generations, with a broad new audience will be presented in March at the Geneva Motor Show.
In terms of design the Seat Ibiza 2017-2018 in a new body turned out to be in many ways similar to the older model Seat Leon 3, but here the rectangular windows in the rear rack (Leon are triangular), plus the car can be recognized by a different design of the original head optics and taillights, which is now located right in the back.
The interior of the new SEAT Ibiza 2017 does not possess any originality, but the explicit borrowing from Leon is not here. Compared with the machine the previous generation , the interior has become a little more spacious.
The space for the back row legroom has increased by 35 mm, and the ceiling in the front and rear of the car became above on 24 and 17 mm, respectively. The boot capacity is 355 liters (+ 63 liters). In addition, the manufacturer says that they were able to improve the sound insulation of interior and a 30% increase in torsional stiffness of the body, thereby reducing the vibration.
New Seat Ibiza 2017-2018 years was built on a shortened version of the modular volkswagen MQB platform, which received index A0. Configurations suspensions have remained the same: McPherson front and semi-dependent beam at the rear. This was the front track is wider by 60 mm, rear – on 48.
Overall length of the five-door Seat Ibiza 2018 in a new body (and Ibiza SC is not provided for the fifth generation of the new model) of 4050 (- 2), the value of the wheelbase – 2564 (+95), width – 1 780 (+ 87) height – 1444 (- 1).
The car has received two petrol turbo 1.0-liter “three” and the 1.5-liter “four”. First available in embodiments 95 and 115 hp (Plus provides 90-strong modification of operating on compressed natural gas). As for the four-cylinder engine, it returns up to 150 forces. Also for the new Ibiza it is offered a 1.6-liter turbo diesel with 80, 95 or 115 “horses”.
For the hatchback with engines capacity of less than 100 forces assumed a five-speed mechanical, and high-end modifications come with a six-speed manual transmission. And as an option available for the model 7-speed robot DSG dual clutch.
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In the salons of the European dealers the new Seat Ibiza 5 will appear in the June of 2017, however, information about prices and no trim.
The basic equipment includes hatchback wireless charger for smartphones, dual-zone climate control, multimedia with 8.0-inch display and support for Android Auto, Apple CarPlay and Mirror Link, as well as the engine start button, LED lights and keyless entry system.
In addition, for Seat Ibiza 2017-2018 available two distinct versions: “sports” FR and “luxurious” Xcellence. The first has a bright red color of the body, stiffer suspension and a strict black interior with red accents, while the second has a more expensive interior decoration.