Seat Arona 1.0 TSI 115 FR [EZ] 5dr DSG Review

Category: Small SUV

Section: Version review

Fuel type:
petrol
Gearbox:
semi-auto
Doors:
5 doors
Available colours:
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RRP £22,710What Car? Target Price£20,175
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 most enjoyable cars in this class to drive, too. The Ford Puma is even better to drive, though, and the Skoda Kamiq is roomier and more comfortable.

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Trim: FR

FR trim is the sporty-looking option. Most of the extras you get over SE Technology trim are styling trinkets – different front and rear bumpers and privacy glass etc – although you do also gain climate control, multi-coloured ambient lighting, power-folding door mirrors, an automatically dimming rear-view mirror, bright LED headlights, an alarm and rain-sensing wipers.

Engine: 1.0 TSI 115

The more powerful 114bhp engine (badged 1.0 TSI 115) pulls more eagerly from low revs and feels suitably more energetic in every situation. If you do plenty of motorway miles or regularly have a fully loaded car, it’s well worth considering. Also gets a six-speed manual gearbox as standard (the TSI 95 has a five-speed 'box) or the option of a dual-clutch automatic 'box.


Key information

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

47.9

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

400

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

135

g/km

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