Comparison - Lexus NX 300h AWD 2018 - vs - SEAT Ateca Cupra 2018

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Make: 
Average Price: 
38,335
Updated: 
17 Mar 2018
£
38,675
Updated: 
07 Jan 2019
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Year: 
2018
2019
Total Seating: 
5
5
Transmission: 
Continuously Variable-speed Automatic
7-speed Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
no
yes
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Drive Type: 
All Wheel Drive
Four Wheel Drive
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
14.80gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
Eminent white pearl
#FAFAFA
Nebula Gray pearl
#3F3E40
Silver Lining Metallic
#A8A8A9
Atomic Silver
#7B7B75
Obsidian
#050507
Matador Red Mica
#7F1F2A
Autumn Shimmer
#653627
Blue Vortex Metallic
#653627
Color: 
Silver Brilliant
#B5B6BB
Rodium Grey
#6F7177
Black Magic
#484848
Nevada White
#D5D6DA
Red Velvet
#A61712
Energy Blue
#13407D

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

There's only one version of the 2018 Lexus ES 300h, but a couple of option packages are worth considering. The Premium package is inexpensive yet adds appealing luxury touches such as a power-adjustable steering wheel, driver-seat memory settings and wood trim (a definite upgrade over the standard piano black pieces).

PROS
Efficient hybrid powertrain returns high fuel economy
Luxurious interior with impressive fit and finish
Plenty of rear legroom, even for tall passengers
Lots of standard driver aids, and plenty of optional ones

CONS
Lots of noise while the electric motor recharges the battery
Enform app suite is a poor substitute for Apple CarPlay/Android Auto
Grabby brakes make it difficult to slow down smoothly
Infotainment system's controller is frustrating to use

By: 
edmunds.com

If you’re after a smooth, quiet, roomy, comforting luxury sedan that’s still good value, the 2018 Lexus ES may be one of the better choices.

Pros
Silent interior
40-mpg hybrid model
Larger inside than you’d think
Smooth ride
Engine pep

Cons
Brake feel could be better
Remote Touch interface clumsy, distracting
Grille doesn’t gel with rest of car
No Android Auto, Apple CarPlay

By: 
thecarconnection.com

Pros
Interior design
Bright instruments
No touch-sensitive panels
App-compatible multimedia system

Cons
Overpowering spindle grille
Remote Touch interface
Leather upholstery not standard
Unremarkable hybrid gas mileage estimates

By: 
cars.com

At first that may seem faintly ridiculous, but when you look at the Venn diagram of price, proportions and performance, the Ateca lives in a little world of its own. To get vaguely comparable speed and power from any other medium-sized SUV, you’re looking at spending around £50k+ on a Porsche Macan S or an Audi SQ5.
But although it may be marooned in its own micro-sector, that doesn’t mean it has a free pass. A £40,000-ish Seat – sorry, Cupra – has a lot to prove, starting with how it drives

Pros
Hot hatch performance with SUV styling and practicality

Cons
£40k for a Seat with somewhat unconvincing branding

By: 
topgear.com

The Cupra Ateca SUV is a brilliant family car that’s fast and great to drive, but you’ll have to accept its gloomy interior and boy racer exterior complete with tuner-esque branding.

Pros
Surprisingly nimble
Fizzing performance
Still practical

Cons
Boy racer looks
Dark, gloomy interior
A VW Golf R costs less

By: 
carwow.co.uk

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Regular Unleaded
Premium Unleaded
Fuel Economy Info: 
Combined mpg range (l/100km) - 33.6-34.0
Fuel Economy City USA: 
33.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
30.00mpg
Engine type: 
Hybrid
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
16
16
Cylinders: 
4
Inline
4
Inline
Engine Size/Displacement: 
2.50L
2.00L
Torque: 
295ft-lbs
at 5 200rpm
Horsepower: 
194hp
at 5 700rpm
300hp
at 6 500rpm
Turning Circle: 
39.80Feet
35.40Feet
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)

Convenience

Cruise Control: 
yes
yes
Door Pockets: 
yes
yes
Cupholders: 
yes
yes
Overhead console: 
no
yes
Seatback Storage: 
yes
yes
Power Steering: 
yes
yes
Parking sensors: 
no
yes
Steering Wheel Tilt: 
yes
yes
Telescopic steering wheel: 
yes
yes
Rear View Camera: 
yes
yes
Front view Camera: 
no
yes
Side view Camera: 
no
yes
On steering wheel: 
Audio and cruise controls on steering wheel
Steering wheel mounted audio/phone controls
More in Convenience: 
Keyless ignition
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror
Destination Download
Roadside Assistance
Adaptive Cruise Control
Destination Guidance (Also Turn-By-Turn Navigation)
Electric speed sensitive power steering
Lights On' warning buzzer
Multi function display
Full Link App interface
Top view camera (360º view of surroundings)
Front assist city emergency braking and pedestrian protection
Dynamic route guidance with 3D Map display and 3D emblematic buildings
SEAT Drive profile CUPRA
Progressive power assisted steering
Lights On' warning buzzer

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
182.30in
172.20in
Width: 
73.60in
72.40in
Height: 
64.80in
63.03in
Ground Clearance: 
6.70in
7.40in
Front Track: 
61.90in
Rear Track: 
60.90in
Wheel Base: 
104.70in
103.50in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
38.20
Front Hip Room: 
55.10in
Front Leg Room: 
42.80in
Front Shoulder Room: 
57.30in
Rear Head Room: 
38.10
Rear Hip Room: 
53.90in
Rear leg room: 
36.10in
Rear Shoulder room: 
55.30in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
53.70cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
1500lbs
1499lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
16.80cu.ft
18.01cu.ft
Angle of Approach: 
28.70degrees
20.60degrees
Angle of Departure: 
24.50degrees
25.50degrees
Curb Weight: 
4180.00lbs
3549.44lbs

Instruments

Clock: 
yes
yes
Trip computer: 
yes
yes
Techometer: 
yes
yes
External Temperature Display: 
yes
yes
Compass: 
no
no
More Instruments: 
Low fuel warning light
'Lights On' warning buzzer
Outside temperature gauge
Illuminated glovebox

Power Features

Power windows: 
yes
yes
Remote Keyless doors: 
yes
yes
More Power Features: 
Heated mirrors
Hands-Free Entry
4 One-Touch Power Windows
LED headlights
Tinted windows
Dark tinted rear windows
LED daytime running lights
LED tail lights

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
yes
yes
Front Seats Features: 
8 -Way Power Driver Seat
8 -Way Power Passenger Seat
Bucket Front Seats
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
Height Adjustable Passenger Seat
Leatherette
Driver Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
Height adjustable driver's seat
Leather upholstery
Front cupholders x 2
Driver/passenger lumbar adjustment
Front seat back storage pockets
Storage box under drivers seat
Height adjustable front headrests
Rear Seats Features: 
Folding Center Armrest
Rear Ventilation Ducts
Reclining Rear Seats
Split-Folding Rear Seatback
Rear armrest
3 height adjustable rear headrests

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
Front stabilizer bar
Independent type McPherson with coil springs and hydraulic shock absrober
Rear Suspension: 
Rear stabilizer bar
Multilink axle, coil springs and hydraulic shock absorber.
Suspension Info: 
Four-wheel independent suspension

Comfort

Interior air Filtration: 
yes
yes
Climate Control: 
yes
no
More Comfort Features: 
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors
Turn Signal In Mirrors
Leather Steering Wheel
Advanced multicolour ambient light and LED interior light
Ambient lighting
Rear central air outlet
Welcome lighting
Active head restraints
Footwell illumination

Entertainment

DVD player: 
no
no
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
yes
yes
Video monitor: 
no
no
More Entertainment: 
3 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service
8 Total Speakers
USB Connection
USB With External Media Control
12V power point front
8 speakers
CD player
Beats audio system
10 GB hard disk
Aux-in socket
2 USB ports
High resolution colour driver display
2 additional USB ports in rear with storage net

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
no
no
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
More in Glass and Roof: 
Roof rack
Intermittent rear wiper
Chrome side window trim
Electrically adjustable and heated door mirrors
Cornering front fog lights
Electric folding door mirrors
Aluminium front door sills
Aluminium roof rails
Body colour bumpers
Rear wash/wipe
Body colour door handles
Body colour door mirrors
Twin chromed exhaust pipes
Chromed centre radiator grille surround
Storage compartment in roof console
Roof mounted sunglasses holder
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
17 X 7.0
19"
Wheels more: 
All Season Tires
Temporary Spare Tire
Inside Mounted Spare Tire
19" Exclusivediamond cut alloy wheel
Space saver spare wheel
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
225.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
65
Diameter: 
R17
Width: 
215.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
50
Diameter: 
R18

Safety Features

ABS: 
yes
yes
Front head airbags: 
yes
yes
Rear head airbags: 
yes
yes
Dual front side-mounted airbags: 
yes
yes
Child seat anchors: 
yes
yes
Emergency braking assist: 
yes
yes
Front brakes: 
Ventilated front disc brakes
Front ventilated disc brakes
Rear brakes: 
solid rear disc brakes
rear solid disc brakes
Rear door child safety locks: 
yes
yes
Daytime running lights: 
yes
no
Engine immobilizer: 
yes
yes
Front fog lights: 
yes
no
Auto delay off headlamps: 
yes
no
Dusk sensing headlamps: 
yes
yes
Front headrests: 
yes
yes
Rear headrests: 
yes
yes
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Traction control: 
yes
yes
Tire pressure monitoring: 
yes
yes
More Safety Features: 
Turn Signal Mirrors
Passenger Airbag Occupant Sensing Deactivation
Remote Anti-Theft Alarm System
Post-Collision Safety System
Pre-Collision Safety System
Lane Departure Warning Accident Avoidance System
Airbag Deployment Notification
Stolen Vehicle Tracking/Assistance
2 Front Headrests
3 Rear Headrests
Emergency Service
4-Wheel ABS
LED Headlamp
Rear Center 3-Point Belt
Auto hold function
Tiredness recognition system
Automatic Post collision braking
Front and rear seatbelt reminder
Predictive pedestrian protection
Anti-lock brake system
Electronic parking brake
Front passenger airbag deactivation
Drivers knee airbag
Hill hold control
Front assist including city emergency braking
Black brake callipers with CUPRA logo
Locking wheel bolts
Central locking fuel filler cap
Perimeter alarm with interior monitoring

Options

Packages: 
Comfort Package
Premium Package
Luxury Package
Navigation Package
Exterior Options: 
Rear Bumper Protector
F SPORT 19-In Split-Six-Spoke Forged Alloy Wheels
Mudguards
Power Back Door
Power Tilt And Slide Moonroof
Door Edge Guards
LED Headlamps
Roof Rack Cross Bars
Body Side Moldings
Paint Protection Film By 3M
Alloy Wheel Locks
18" Wheels W/All-Season Tires
Panoramic View Back Up Monitor
Power Rear Door W/Kick Sensor
Interior Options: 
Cargo Net
Illuminated Door Sills
Electrochromic (Auto-Dimming) Inside Rear View Mirror W/Homelink Universal Transmitter
Leather Heated Steering Wheel
Carpet Cargo Mat
Heated/Ventilated Front Seats
60/40 Power Folding Rear Seats
Electrochromic (Auto-Dimming) Inside Rear View Mirror W/Compass
Key Gloves

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Creme Nuluxe with dark umber trim
#A08760
Flaxen Nuluxe with dark umber trim
#8E5F3F
Black Nuluxe with dark umber trim
#0C0E12