Seat Arona 1.0 TSI 110 FR Sport 5dr DSG Review

Category: Small SUV

Section: Version review

Fuel type:
petrol
Gearbox:
semi-auto
Doors:
5 doors
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RRP £25,110What Car? Target Price£23,489
Review

The Arona remains a great choice in the small SUV class, and one that undercuts many of its rivals on price. It'll prove spacious enough inside for most people and is one of the more enjoyable cars in this class to drive, too. The Ford Puma is even better to drive, though, and the Skoda Kamiq is roomier, more comfortable and plusher inside.

FR Sport gets all the same kit as FR trim but upgrades the alloy wheels to 18in, and adds a 10.25in digital instrument panel plus heated front seats with back storage pockets.

If you're looking for a little more power or an automatic gearbox, you'll appreciate the 1.0 TSI 110. With 108bhp, this engine pulls better from low revs and feels more energetic in every situation. You can have a manual gearbox or a DSG automatic, which flicks through the gears quickly and smoothly. If you regularly travel on the motorway with a full car, this engine is well worth considering.


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Key information

Doors5
Seats5
0-62 MPH10.8 seconds
Fuel TypePetrol
GearboxSEMI-AUTO
MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

46.3

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

400

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

137

g/km

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