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autoviva2017-02-01 10:48:36

New generation Seat Ibiza unveiled

The new Ibiza will be officially presented by Seat in March at the Geneva Motor Show

 
 
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New Seat Ibiza is based on the Volkswagen's MQB A0 platform

SeatSeatSeatSpain, 1950 > present29 models
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has just unveiled the fifth generation of its popular supermini Ibiza. The new Seat IbizaSeat Ibiza Gen.5Spain, 2017 > present14 versions
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was built on a completely new VolkswagenVolkswagenVolkswagenGermany, 1938 > present98 models
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Group MQB A0 platform, which will also be used by the future superminis and small SUVs of the company. The Spanish supermini has been given a new design more interior space in order to compete with the likes of the Volkswagen PoloPolo Gen.5Volkswagen Polo Gen.5Germany, 2009 > present262 versions
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, Opel CorsaCorsa Gen.5 [E] Opel Corsa Gen.5 [E] Germany, 2014 > present31 versions
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and Ford FiestaFiesta Gen.6Ford Fiesta Gen.6United States of America, 2008 > 2017210 versions
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.

 

Three-door SC and estate ST variants of the Seat Ibiza dropped

 
The fifth generation Seat IbizaSeat Ibiza Gen.5Spain, 2017 > present14 versions
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will drop two of its bodystyles. Although the three-door model was traditionally the best-seller variant, a sales drop in recent years has made the Spanish brand cut it from the range, just like RenaultRenaultRenaultFrance, 1898 > present189 models
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, NissanNissanNissanJapan, 1932 > present159 models
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and SkodaSkodaSkodaCzech Rep., 1895 > present57 models
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have made with ClioClio Gen.4Renault Clio Gen.4France, 2012 > present97 versions
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, MicraNissan Micra Gen.5Japan, 2016 > present13 versions
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and FabiaFabia Gen.3Skoda Fabia Gen.3Czech Rep., 2014 > present69 versions
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respectively.
 
The estate bodystyle will also be dropped and in its place Spanish brand will be offering the new small SUV Arona, which will be based on the fifth generation of the Seat IbizaSeat Ibiza Gen.5Spain, 2017 > present14 versions
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. Just like the supermini the Seat Arona will be based on VolkswagenVolkswagenVolkswagenGermany, 1938 > present98 models
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31 videos
's MQB A0 platform, a structure which will also be featured in the future PoloPoloVolkswagen PoloGermany, 1975 > present6 series
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5 videos
and FabiaFabiaSkoda FabiaCzech Rep., 1999 > present3 series
413 versions
450 photos
1 video
.
 
Compared to the previous Seat IbizaIbiza Gen.4Seat Ibiza Gen.4Spain, 2008 > present336 versions
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, the new generationSeat Ibiza Gen.5Spain, 2017 > present14 versions
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is 87mm wider (1780mm), 2mm shorter (4059mm) and 1mm lower (1444mm). In order to offer a more spacious cabin Seat has increased the wheelbase of the new IbizaSeat Ibiza Gen.5Spain, 2017 > present14 versions
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to 2564mm, 95mm more than the previou model. Cargo volume has also increased bu 63l to a total capacity of 355 litres.
 

New Seat IbizaSeat Ibiza Gen.5Spain, 2017 > present14 versions
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engine range 

 
Regarding the engine line-up, SeatSeatSeatSpain, 1950 > present29 models
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4 videos
will be carrying over most of the engines from the current Ibiza rangeIbiza Gen.4Seat Ibiza Gen.4Spain, 2008 > present336 versions
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. However the Spanish supermini will be receiving in late 2017 a new four cylinder 1.5 TSI petrol unit with 150hp. The new Ibiza will also be fitted with a three cylinder 1.0 TSI engine with 95 or 115hp of output. On the diesel side the supermini will be available with three 1.6 TDI engines with outputs of 80, 95 and 115hp. Finally, thanks to the new MQB A0 platform, the new Seat IbizaSeat Ibiza Gen.5Spain, 2017 > present14 versions
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will be the first in its class to offer a compressed-natural gas (CNG) powered 90hp 1.0 TSI engine.
 
The lower-powered engines featured in the fifth generation IbizaSeat Ibiza Gen.5Spain, 2017 > present14 versions
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will be coupled with a five-speed manual transmission, while more powerful versions will get a six-speed gearbox. As an option SeatSeatSeatSpain, 1950 > present29 models
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will also offer a seven-speed dual-clutch DSG transmission.
 

Seat Ibiza Cupra not confirmed yet

 
In previous generations SeatSeatSeatSpain, 1950 > present29 models
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4 videos
has offered a flagship performance-focused Ibiza Cupra. However the Spanish brand is yet to decide whether or not it will be launching the hot-version supermini for the fifth generation modelSeat Ibiza Gen.5Spain, 2017 > present14 versions
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SeatSeatSeatSpain, 1950 > present29 models
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will be analyzing if there is enough market for the hot-version Ibiza Cupra and if so it should be launched six to 12 months after the Ibiza launch.
 

Fifth generation Seat IbizaSeat Ibiza Gen.5Spain, 2017 > present14 versions
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heading to Geneva

 
The Geneva Motor Show will stage the global debut of the fifth generation Seat IbizaSeat Ibiza Gen.5Spain, 2017 > present14 versions
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. The show will take place at the Palexpo from the 9th to 19th March.
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01.10.2018 @ 11:22
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