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by GlennS
Thu Dec 06, 2018 8:06 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Car has arrived with the wrong engine and no rear camera - wasn't expecting that!
Replies: 8
Views: 863

Re: Car has arrived with the wrong engine and no rear camera - wasn't expecting that!

The FR MY 18 spec included a rear view camera but it was removed from the MY 19 model. Those of us who ordered in MY18 and had to wait beyond the change to MY19 were expecting a rear view camera but they were not included in the MY19 build. SEAT have undertaken to retrofit rear view cameras at no co...
by GlennS
Sun Dec 02, 2018 5:16 pm
Forum: Main Seat Ateca chat
Topic: Reversing Camera FR Sport
Replies: 15
Views: 1241

Re: Reversing Camera FR Sport

The main reason that the options are now included in a package for each trim level was not to save manufacturing costs as such, but because of the new WLTP emissions test. This meant that they had to test every combination of relevant extras which might conceivably affect the test results. To do th...
by GlennS
Sat Dec 01, 2018 2:00 pm
Forum: Main Seat Ateca chat
Topic: Reversing Camera FR Sport
Replies: 15
Views: 1241

Re: Reversing Camera FR Sport

The spec was changed as part of SEAT's drive to offer fewer options on their models, probably to save cost. Just as when I ordered mine metallic paint was £645 extra, now, on MY19 models, you can have any colour for the same price, although that price has increased for MY19 models. SAET customer ser...
by GlennS
Fri Nov 30, 2018 7:42 pm
Forum: Main Seat Ateca chat
Topic: Reversing Camera FR Sport
Replies: 15
Views: 1241

Re: Reversing Camera FR Sport

Same boat here, FR ordered in April and delivered as a MY19 in October without reversing camera. SEAT have agreed to pay for dealer to retrofit but none available at the moment.
by GlennS
Tue Nov 27, 2018 7:46 pm
Forum: Members Gallery
Topic: Actual Ateca Colours - Help to Decide which to get
Replies: 50
Views: 11111

Re: Actual Ateca Colours - Help to Decide which to get

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My FR in Energy Blue
by GlennS
Fri Nov 16, 2018 4:36 pm
Forum: Main Seat Ateca chat
Topic: WLTP - Lead Times and other impacts
Replies: 427
Views: 61740

Re: WLTP - Lead Times and other impacts

Great news, enjoy your car!
by GlennS
Fri Nov 16, 2018 1:56 pm
Forum: Main Seat Ateca chat
Topic: WLTP - Lead Times and other impacts
Replies: 427
Views: 61740

Re: WLTP - Lead Times and other impacts

Just a quick follow up on my FR delivered without the rear view camera. SEAT have now agreed to retrofit one free of charge.
by GlennS
Thu Nov 08, 2018 5:23 pm
Forum: Main Seat Ateca chat
Topic: Does heated electric window clear ice?
Replies: 28
Views: 2989

Re: Does heated electric window clear ice?

A benefit of a heated windscreen for me is that I am short and can’t reach the whole windscreen to scrape the ice off
by GlennS
Sun Oct 28, 2018 6:09 pm
Forum: Main Seat Ateca chat
Topic: WLTP - Lead Times and other impacts
Replies: 427
Views: 61740

Re: WLTP - Lead Times and other impacts

My insurer ( Swiftcover) undertook to cover the car as a 1.4 FR and to manually change the policy when the information becomes available. Also, it was £10 a year less to cover than my diesel Hyundai i30 Premium
by GlennS
Sat Oct 27, 2018 7:41 pm
Forum: Members Gallery
Topic: FR 1.5 DSG in Rhodium Grey
Replies: 5
Views: 1116

Re: FR 1.5 DSG in Rhodium Grey

Nice, looks bigger in grey than mine

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