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SEAT Arosa 1.0 MPi S 3d (2001/Y)

SEAT Arosa 1.0 MPi S 3d (2001/Y) - Owner Review

Fuel economy!

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Review submitted by
Elly Haines on

SEAT Arosa (97-04)


5 out of 5

What does this car say about you?

What do your friends / family / neighbours think of the car?

Would you buy this car again and why?
So far yes, however have only had it for 2000 miles so some of the clutch reviews are a little scary. Had no problems starting in cold weather or in general. Parts are cheap for it aswell.

What are you likely to buy next?
Possibly a bigger Seat, however I will probably go back to Ford.

Buying experience

4 out of 5

Type of dealer you bought from?

Did you buy this car new?

What price did you pay?

When did you buy the car?
July 2013

Did you get a good deal and why?
Yes they knocked £100 off for me.

Is there any special reason why you bought this car?
Good on fuel, tax & insurance and prefer the look to the lupo.

What was the dealer like?
Very friendly.

Driving it

5 out of 5

What's it like to drive?
Very comfortable, smooth gear changes, very light steering. Quite hard suspension. Fuel economy is great even in stop/start traffic although not as great as reviews say, I am getting about 250 miles per tank and I do not rag it around.

What's it like to park?
Aside from being a small car the windows are very big so you can easily see and park easier.

Living with it

5 out of 5

Have you had any problems with the car?
Electric windows are temperamental and central locking can be temperamental at times too.

What's most practical about your car?
Fuel economy!

Favourite gadget, option or accessory?
I like the different ways you can move the drivers seat to be as comfortable as possible.

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