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This sportier trim offers bigger 17in alloy wheels, sports suspension, sports seats and a performance monitor, which includes a lap timer and G-meter. Other additions over SE trim are privacy glass and interior ambient lighting.
If you want a diesel and can stretch your budget, we’d take this 2.0-litre engine over the 1.6 TDI 115; it’s stronger from low revs and always smoother, yet still returns good claimed fuel economy and CO2 emissions. Available with a standard six-speed manual gearbox or a seven-speed (DSG) auto.