Advice for buyers
What should I look for in a used Seat Arona hatchback?
The Arona is a small SUV aimed at family car buyers, so check the interior for stains on the carpets and seats and watch out for scratched plastic trim.
Also, have a look at the alloy wheels; FR Sport models and above come with bigger alloy wheels that are more susceptible to kerb damage, so make sure that no large chunks of metal have been taken out of any of them.
The second action applies to a small number of vehicles constructed between 26-27 February 2020 in which the bracket of the seatbelt buckle could have been damaged during manufacture. You can find out from a dealer if yours is affected, and arrange to have the recall work carried out free of charge.
Is a used Seat Arona hatchback reliable?
The Arona came fourth out of 10 small SUVs in the most recent What Car? Reliability Survey. Seat, as a brand, was a middling performer, ranking 19th out of 31 car manufacturers.