The new SEAT Alhambra has been collecting awards and prizes since its release last September. This time, the model of the Spanish brand has been distinguished in Portugal as a minivan of the year by the members of the jury of the car of the year. Once again, the Spanish model has received the highest praise, beating rivals consolidated as Ford Galaxy c, Opel Meriva-Max and Volkswagen Sharan. This new distinction is further proof of quality, flexibility and excellent value of the new SEAT Alhambra, three factors that make it the model of reference in its segment. For the third consecutive year, new SEAT cars have triumphed at the prestigious car of the year trophy flywheel Crystal contest. In 2009, the Ibiza was selected as the top of the vehicle, and last year the Ibiza Cupra was chosen as the sporty Compact of the year by the Portuguese group.
Towards the end of last year, the readers of the German magazine Auto Zeitung gave the SEAT Alhambra the Auto Trophy 2010? as best minivan imported with more than 48 percent of the votes of readers. Then, in early 2011, was the Spanish MPV chosen by the British automobile magazine What Car? as the winner of the title MPV, followed by another award in Germany, where the Alhambra won the award for best minivan in the category of imports, according to the readers of the prestigious magazine Auto Motor Und. These excellent results are reflected in crash tests Euro NCAP, where the SEAT Alhambra recently received the highest possible rating of between all cars with a 5 star rating. Original author and source of the article.