CROWDED FAMILIES AND ENTHUSIASTS PREFER LARGE VEHICLES.
The number of sales of the 7-seaters with their large indoor space, rich equipment levels, and the second seating row that can be used when necessary is rapidly increasing in our country. Almost every brand wants to receive its share from this growing market.
Here are the popular 7-seaters of the Turkish market…
ELEGANT AND FUNCTIONAL ITALIAN
The largest member of the Italian manufacturer Fiat’s 500 family, 500L Living has a different place among the 7-seater models in its class with its unique design and elegant lines. The vehicle that offers many developed features such as navigation system, voice controlled music system, wide sunroof, rear-view camera, and roll-over protection system is designed with expectations of families in mind. Two hidden Fold&Tumble seats create seating for two when they are unfolded. The third row of seating that can be hidden inside the luggage compartment when not in use does not limit the loading space. The second seating row that can slide back and front makes interior design much more practical. Fiat 500L Living offers two turbo diesel engine options as 1.3-lt (85 hp) and 1.6-lt (120 hp.) Automatic transmission comes only with 1.3-lt engine as the powerful 1.6-lt diesel engine uses 6-forward speeds. The price of the vehicle begins from 76,900TL.
AMONG THE FOUNDERS OF THE CLASS
Opel Zafira, which is among the first representative of the 7-seaters in the European market, is a model that achieved to open a special place for itself in this area. Having a face that suits the brand’s general understanding of design, Zafira is in great demand by the large families, just as the other models in its class are. The third row of seating and changeable seating arrangement are Zafira’s powerful and practical features. Being the favorite of large families as well as enthusiasts, Zafira has space for surfboards, diving tubes, or many other staff thanks to its changeable seating arrangements. Navigation, sunroof, cabin entertainment systems are among the other features that make Zafira prominent. Opel Zafira Tourer comes with 1.6-lt (136 hp) diesel and 1.4-lt (140 hp) turbo oil engine options. Automatic transmission only comes with the oil engine. The price of the car begins from 92 thousand TL and goes up to 108 thousand TL when the highest level of equipments and engine are chosen.
FRENCH STYLE COMFORT
The powerful representative of the French brand Peugeot in the 7-seaters class, 5008 is assertive in equipment, comfort, and interior space size. Following a modification last year, the front face and headlight design of the car have become compatible with the brand’s new design codes. The new design that betters the coefficient of friction continues through the sidelines of the vehicle. The vehicle with perfect angles of visibility is also very successful as a family car when it comes to side supports of seats. The most important advantage that was offered by the vehicle is the passenger capacity. The car offers a comfortable and economic driving experience thanks to its fully automatic transmission, entering the car among the popular models in this field, too. Two folding seats that can be folded up when needed makes the capacity go up from 5 to 7. These seats don’t limit the luggage capacity since they can be hidden when not in use. The seats offer enough space for two adults to travel in comfort. Peugeot 5008 that comes with 1.6-lt (120 hp) turbo diesel engine has many features such as rear-row entertainment system, and panoramic sunroof. The price begins from 107 thousand TL.
MASTER OF FINE DETAILS SEAT ALHAMBRA
The Spanish brand within VW, Seat’s 7-seater vehicle Alhambra is a vehicle designed with comfort and practicality in mind. Its wide and high structure, 7-seater changeable seating arrangement, and safety features appeal to a large audience. The vehicle offers a load capacity that might expand up to 2,340 lt when the seating arrangement is changed. Also sliding electrical doors allowing easy access to the vehicle is among the required specifications in this class. Offering developed safety features, Alhambra has nine airbags just as its competitors do. The vehicle got five stars from the crush tests and this makes it different from the others. Seat Alhambra with a TSI engine that has direct fuel injection and turbo charger features offers technologies such as Start/Stop system, and break energy recovery system. 1.4 TSI (150 hp) oil engine can be purchased with DSG automatic transmission. The sale price of the car is 119 thousand TL.