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SEAT Arosa 1.4 MPi 3d Auto (1998/S)

SEAT Arosa 1.4 MPi 3d Auto (1998/S) - Owner Review

Small and quite box like which made it perfect to practice manoeuvres when learning to drive.

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Review submitted by
Mhairi Black on

SEAT Arosa (97-04)


4 out of 5

What does this car say about you?
That i'm interested in substance over style.

What do your friends / family / neighbours think of the car?
So good that one frinds mum went out and bought an identical one.

Would you buy this car again and why?
Not now because it was really basic and the seats really weren't made to make long drives.

What are you likely to buy next?
I bought a Renault Clio subsequently.

Buying experience

3 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?
January 2004

Did you get a good deal and why?
It wasa reasonable deal at the time.

Is there any special reason why you bought this car?
Needed a small auto to learn to drive in.

What was the dealer like?
As they always are, over eager until you make the deal then couldn't care less.

Driving it

4 out of 5

What's it like to drive?
Smooth and ideal for a beginner.

What's it like to park?
A breeze because of theoverall compact size and especially because of the flat back end.

Living with it

3 out of 5

Have you had any problems with the car?
The auto gearbox failed and the seat garage i took it to suggested quickly parting with either the vehicle or £1000 just to get the auto gearbox into the special workshop.

What's most practical about your car?
Small and quite box like which made it perfect to practice manoeuvres when learning to drive.

Favourite gadget, option or accessory?
The cd player which i bought to put in the car. As i remember it was pretty basic and gadgets weren't included.

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