Seat Arona 1.6 TDI SE Technology [EZ] 5dr Review

Category: Small SUV

Section: Version review

Fuel type:
diesel
Gearbox:
manual
Doors:
5 doors
Available colours:
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RRP £20,975What Car? Target Price£18,500
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: SE Technology

Gets all the standard kit that comes with entry-level SE trim, but adds a much better infotainment system with a bigger screen and sat nav as well as rear parking sensors. Our favourite trim.

Engine: 1.6 TDI

This 94bhp diesel doesn’t feel as responsive and sprightly as the petrol engines – indeed, it’s the slowest engine in the line-up – but it’s fine around town and builds speed steadily up to the motorway limit when required.


Key information

Doors5
Seats5
0-62 MPH11.9 seconds
Fuel TypeDiesel
GearboxMANUAL
MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

58.9

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

400

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

125

g/km

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