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SEAT Arosa 1.4 16V Sport 3d (12/00) (2002/02)

SEAT Arosa 1.4 16V Sport 3d (12/00) (2002/02) - Owner Review

Point and it goes! Great acceleration on my 1.4 16v.
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SEAT Arosa (97-04)

Value

4 out of 5

£3k cheaper than VW version - but it doesn't show.

Costs

3 out of 5

Warranty cover good. Fuel economy good but not great. Servicing reasonable.

Driving

5 out of 5

Point and it goes! Great acceleration on my 1.4 16v.

Performance

5 out of 5

Top acceleration, keeps pulling all through the gears. Great fun!

Reliability

3 out of 5

Gearbox failure (twice). Pedal box broken. Rear washer jet piping. Starts first time every time though.

Image

4 out of 5

Improving. People love mine and it's always noticed because nobody knows what it is!

Comfort

4 out of 5

Seats hold you well when cornering. Large passenger compartment considering how small it looks from the outside.

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Insurance group: 11

Security

4 out of 5

Standard alarm/immob. Deadlocks on c/locking. Impressive standard kit.

Service

4 out of 5

Supply loan car when mine's off the road. Generally pleased to help.

Problems

Bodywork
Paint defects from new. Laquer peeling off.

Engine
Knocking noise from cold.

Gearbox
2nd/3rd gear synchro bearing collapsed.

Other
Rear washer piping comes off regularly.

Ownership

Did you buy the car new?
Yes

Would you buy the same model again?
No

Did you buy from the same manufacturer again?
Yes