The Seat uses 0.2 l less in the combined cycle when compared to the Volkswagen. The difference at the level of 0.2 l is not perceptible. At the same time within some time it would allow you to make a substantial cost reduction.
The trunk of the Seat Altea is only 4 percent bigger than the Volkswagen. However, the difference is not significant and it would be right to say that both cars have similar trunk space.
The top velocity of the Seat Altea is greater in comparison to this of the Volkswagen Golf V which allows to travel the same distance on the highway faster. The difference at the level of 1 km/h is not big and is imperceptible in everyday use.
Distance between two sides of a car influences on room in the cabin and also stability while driving. The width of the Seat Altea is larger by 8 millimeters compared with the Volkswagen and is not really worth considering. The average for the „minivan” class is 1,785 millimeters and is by 18 millimeters smaller than the same attribute of the Seat.
The Seat Altea has 1 cc bigger engine displacement in comparison to the Volkswagen. For the reason that the difference is not big, the Seat Altea should accelerate only slightly better, if other paramerters are does not play a role.
The Seat is 2 % longer in comparison to the Volkswagen Golf V. Long vehicles have roomy cabin and usually provide plenty of trunk space. Although the Seat Altea Standard occurs to be better option for families or persons who love the idea of comfortable driving that make them feel fresh and relaxed upon arriving, the Volkswagen Golf V Plus may appeal to singles as it will not cause problems with parking and will be easier for turning in narrow streets.
Model release date
Given that the Volkswagen Golf V's production began only 1 year earlier than the Seat Altea Standard 1.6 Mpi 102HP manual, the distance in technology applied in both vehicles is not really big, however, the Seat Altea Standard might feature slightly more modern solutions used in it.