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SEAT Arosa 1.4 TDi 3d (2001/Y)

SEAT Arosa 1.4 TDi 3d (2001/Y) - Owner Review

For a small car its great for taller drivers, im 6ft 3" and have no bother.

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Review submitted by
Gary Ward on

SEAT Arosa (97-04)


4 out of 5

What does this car say about you?
I dont like buying fuel!

What do your friends / family / neighbours think of the car?
They love it and are jelous of my tax band and fuel consumption!

Would you buy this car again and why?
£35 a year tax, powerfull for a 1.4 diesel, great engine and mpg is great.

What are you likely to buy next?
VAG group diesel.

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 2008

Did you get a good deal and why?
Decent but there very good sellers the TDI and not many around.

Is there any special reason why you bought this car?
Engine, tax band and looks.

What was the dealer like?
Fair, managed to get a service and cambelt change out of them, along with a years MOT and 9 months tax.

Driving it

4 out of 5

What's it like to drive?
Easy, lots of visibility, good brakes and great engine. Better gearbox on the tdi's than the petrols.

What's it like to park?
EASY! Light steering too. Tiny car!

Living with it

4 out of 5

Have you had any problems with the car?
Small niggles, for a seven year old car its nothing. Window switch went and door check strap, both cost less than £15 to repair with genuine parts.

What's most practical about your car?
For a small car its great for taller drivers, im 6ft 3" and have no bother.

Favourite gadget, option or accessory?
The extra click on the rear seat which lets you carry THREE full more bags of sugar !

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