Seat Arona 1.0 TSI SE Technology [EZ] 5dr Review

Category: Small SUV

Section: Version review

Fuel type:
petrol
Gearbox:
manual
Doors:
5 doors
Available colours:
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RRP £19,715What Car? Target Price£16,991
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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Gets all the standard kit that comes with entry-level SE trim, but adds a much better 8.0in touchscreen infotainment system with sat-nav, voice control, extra USB connectors and wireless charging, plus rear parking sensors. It's our favourite trim.

The Arona’s cheapest engine (a 1.0-litre turbocharged petrol) pumps out just 94bhp, although it's gutsier than you might imagine and never feels frustratingly slow (0-62mph takes 11.4sec). We actually reckon it's the pick of the Arona range, especially if you mostly drive in and around town, and in our real-world True MPG test it returned 45.9mpg.


Key information

Doors5
Seats5
0-62 MPH11.5 seconds
Fuel TypePetrol
GearboxMANUAL
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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