Seat Arona 1.0 TSI 110 XPERIENCE Lux 5dr Review

Category: Small SUV

Section: Version review

Fuel type:
petrol
Gearbox:
manual
Doors:
5 doors
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RRP £25,690What Car? Target Price£24,054
Review

The Seat Arona remains a great choice in the small SUV category, and it 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. Overall, we prefer the nimbler Ford Puma and more spacious Skoda Kamiq, but that shouldn't stop the Arona featuring high up on your shopping list.

Top-tier Xperience Lux trim gets all the upmarket extras you get with the normal Xperience trim but also adds 18in alloy wheels, the 10.25in digital instrument panel, front and rear parking sensors, a rear-view camera and Park Assist, which will park the car for you. As with Xperience, we wouldn’t recommend this trim level unless you find a great deal.

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 MPH10.6 seconds
Fuel TypePetrol
GearboxMANUAL

Available colours

MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

51.4

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

400

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

124

g/km

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