Seat Arona 1.0 TSI 115 SE 5dr DSG Review

Category: Small SUV

Section: Version review

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  • Seat Arona interior dashboard
  • Seat Arona interior back seats
  • Seat Arona interior infotainment
  • Seat Arona right tracking
  • Seat Arona front right tracking
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  • Seat Arona front tracking
  • Seat Arona front right tracking
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RRP £23,700What Car? Target Price£20,954
Fuel type:
petrol
Gearbox:
semi-auto
Doors:
5 doors

The Arona remains a great small SUV choice, and undercuts most 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.

Entry-level SE trim gets you 17in alloys, cruise control, air conditioning, basic ambient interior lighting, automatic headlights, a height-adjustable boot floor, front fog lights, a 6.5in colour touchscreen infotainment system with Apple CarPlay/Android Auto, a contrasting roof colour and metallic paint. We’d still recommend upgrading to SE Technology, which gets you a much better infotainment system as well as rear parking sensors.


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Key information

Doors5
Seats5
0-62 MPH10.3 seconds
Fuel TypePetrol
GearboxSEMI-AUTO
MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

50.4

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

400

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

127

g/km