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

Category: Small SUV

Section: Version review

Fuel type:
petrol
Gearbox:
manual
Doors:
5 doors
Available colours:
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RRP £23,405What Car? Target Price£19,498
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.

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This trim level gives you all that's standard with FR, plus bigger alloy wheels (18in), mico-suede seats, heated front seats, heated washer nozzles and digital instruments (called Digital Cockpit). It's a bit too pricey, though.

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 MPH9.8 seconds
Fuel TypePetrol
GearboxMANUAL
MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

47.9

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

400

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

134

g/km

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