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New SEAT Ibiza

From £15,580

or from £280 per month

Made to move you, body and soul. The All-new Ibiza is the freedom to choose, to be, to go. Inside and out, adventurous spirit comes as standard. Wherever the city takes you, turn on your Full LED Headlights and get there in style with the award-winning design of the All-new Ibiza.

Experience the all-new SEAT Ibiza for yourself at Sinclair SEAT in Swansea, contact our Swansea based team today to book your test drive of the new SEAT Ibiza.

Offers

Finance Example

Let us pay your deposit of £1,750 and pay nothing for the first 3 months*

Plus, get £500 off when you place an order before the 30th June** 

Representative example* for the SEAT Ibiza SE Technology 1.0 TSI 95PS model, based on a 48 month, 10,000 mile per annum agreement (Retail cash price includes £500 saving**).

Solutions Personal Contract Plan Representative Example

Duration 48 months
Mileage 10,000
Retail cash price (inclusive of metallic paint) £16,930.00
First 3 months of £0 followed by 44 monthly payments of £280.98
SEAT deposit contribution £1,750.00
Customer deposit £0.00
Total deposit (including deposit contribution) £1,750.00
Optional final payment £5,271.30
Option to purchase fee
(Payable at the end of your agreement)
£10.00
Total amount payable £20,237.36
Total amount of credit £15,180.00
Representative APR 5.9%
Rate of interest 5.84% fixed p.a
Excess mileage (excludes VAT at the current rate) 3.6p per mile
 

At the end of the agreement there are three options: i) pay the optional final payment and own the vehicle; ii) return the vehicle: subject to excess mileage and fair wear and tear, charges may apply; or iii) replace: part exchange the vehicle. With Solutions Personal Contract Plan. 18s+. Subject to status & availability. T&Cs apply. Offer available when ordered by 30 June 2020 and delivered by 30 December 2020 from participating SEAT Retailers. Indemnities may be required. Not available in conjunction with any other finance offer and may be withdrawn at any time. Accurate at 05/2020. Freepost SEAT Financial Services. ** UK residents age 18+. Participants must place an order 12 May 2020 – 30 June 2020 with a participating Retailer. Retail sales only. Excludes Mii electric & 0% APR Tarraco offers. May be redeemed against the on the road price of a new SEAT vehicle. Participating UK Retailers only. Contact your Retailer for further details, including details of if and how the offer may be combined with other offers. This offer may be varied or withdrawn at any time. ^ Covers first two consecutive services limited to 1 x Oil and 1 x Oil and Inspection Service.

Finance Example

Personal Contract Hire
Model Type Ibiza FR 1.0MPI 80PS with metallic paint Ibiza FR 1.0MPI 80PS with metallic paint & BeatsAudio
OTR Cash Price £17,875 £18,275
Initial Rental £500 £840
Monthly Rental* £199 £199
Excess Mileage 3.6p per mile 3.6p per mile

*No ownership option

Based on a 48 month, 10,000 mile per annum Contract Hire agreement. Excess mileage at 3.6p per mile and damage charges may apply. 18s+. Subject to status and availability. T&Cs apply. Ordered by 30 June 2020 from participating Retailers. Indemnities may be required. Not available in conjunction with any other offer and may be withdrawn at any time. Accurate at [05/2020]. Freepost SEAT Financial Services. SEAT may change RRPs at any time (this includes where there are government changes in regulation and/or legislation). There may be a delay to any RRP displaying correctly on our materials. Always obtain prices from your chosen retailer. Please note that some images may not reflect UK specification and some derivatives may not be available to order. Figures shown are for comparability purposes; only compare fuel consumption and CO2 figures with other vehicles tested to the same technical procedures. Figures may not reflect real life driving results.

Business User Only

Contract Hire Agreement
Model FR 1.0 TSI 95PS FR Sport 1.0 TSI 95PS
OTR £18,265 £19,400

Initial Rental (ex VAT)

£990 £1,050

Monthly rental* (plus VAT)

£165 £175

Excess mileage (plus VAT)

3p per mile 3p per mile

*No ownership option.
Standard EU Test figures for comparative purposes only. May not reflect real driving results. Please refer to the price list for full technical details broken down by model, version and engine. ^No ownership option. Business users only. Based on 36 month, 10,000 mile per annum Contract Hire agreement. Excess mileage and damage charges may apply. All Prices Exclude VAT. VAT payable at 20%. 18s+. Subject to status and availability. T&Cs apply. Ordered by 30/06/2020 from participating Retailers. Indemnities may be required. Not available in conjunction with any other offer and may be withdrawn at any time. Accurate at 05/20. Freepost SEAT Financial Services. SEAT may change RRPs at any time (this includes where there are government changes in regulation and/or legislation). There may be a delay to any RRP displaying correctly on our materials. Always obtain prices from your chosen Retailer. All models include metallic paint.

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Model Lines

SE | From £15,600

  • 15" Enjoy’ Alloy wheels
  • 6.5" Colour touchscreen
  • LED daytime running lights
  • Metallic Paint

SE Technology | From £16,245

  • 16" Design alloy wheels
  • Media System Plus
  • Navigation System
  • Auto – headlights

FR | From £17,420

  • 17" Dynamic’ alloy wheels
  • Navigation System
  • SEAT Drive profile
  • Twin exhaust pipe styling

FR SPORT | From £18,555

  • 18" Performance’ alloy wheels
  • LED Headlights
  • Dual zone climate control
  • Digital cockpit

XCELLENCE | From £17,580

  • 16" Design’ Machined alloy wheels
  • Rear View Camera
  • Adaptive cruise control
  • Kessy Keyless Enter and Go

XCELLENCE Lux | From £18,930

  • 17" Dynamic’ Alloy wheels
  • Digital cockpit
  • Adaptive cruise control
  • Black microsuede upholstery

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Ten Second Review

This fifth generation version of SEAT's Ibiza supermini offers small car buyers a smarter set of more eco-conscious hi-tech talents. It'll need them if it's to distance itself from its Volkswagen and Skoda design stablemates and continue as a credible alternative in this tightly fought segment.

Driving Experience

SEAT has had a good look at the engine range. It's nearly all petrol-powered, things kicking off with the old 80PS 1.0 MPI unit at the foot of the range. Try your hardest to ignore this aging unit and graduate instead to the far-preferrable (and more economic) 1.0-litre TSI three-cylinder turbo powerplant which produces either 95 or 115PS. The feebler MPI engine gets a five-speed manual gearbox, with a six-speeder used further up the range, where there's also the option of 7-speed DSG auto transmission on the 1.0 TSI 115PS FR model. The diesel alternative is a 1.6-litre TDI unit with 95PS. As for on the road driving dynamics, well SEAT says these have been improved thanks to the adoption of a hi-tech MQB platform that is 30% stiffer. As before, there's an optional 'SEAT Drive Profile' system that offers adaptive damping with two modes - comfort or sports-oriented. The Comfort/Sport selector switch also influences the feeling of the power steering and it'll alter the shift times of the DSG gearbox where automatic transmission has been specified.

Market and Model

Prices haven't changed very much, so expect a price span in the £16,000 to £22,000 bracket, which means that, as before, you're getting Volkswagen Polo technology for a significant saving. Only five-door models are on offer and the trim lines run from 'SE' to 'SE Technology', 'FR', 'FR Sport', 'XCELLENCE' and 'XCELLENCE Lux'. As for equipment, well the full-LED headlights are a highlight. Plus most models get 'Apple CarPlay' and 'Android Auto'/'MirrorLink' 'phone connectivity, plus buyers can specify a premium 8-inch touchscreen and a wireless charger with a GSM amplifier. In addition, there's the chance to add in a thumping 300-watt 'Beats' Audio system with 7 speakers and an 8-channel amplifier. Other features buyers might want include keyless entry with a 'heartbeat' engine start button, front and rear parking sensors and a higher quality rear view camera. 'FR' and 'XCELLENCE' variants get colour-personalisable LED interior lighting too. Safety-wise, there's 'Front Assist' autonomous braking, Adaptive Cruise Control and a 'Traffic Jam Assist' feature that can take over the driving from you at very low traffic jam speed.

Summary

Ibiza's important to Spain - and this one certainly is to SEAT. Over 5.4 million examples of this car have been sold since the original first generation model's introduction back in 1984. If SEAT can promote this fifth generation car properly, then it stands a chance of gaining a place somewhere near the top of the rather over-stuffed shortlists that most browsing supermini buyers will be working through. An inherent product rightness certainly counts in this Ibiza's favour, borne from a real attention to detail that's come through development of this model line over a quarter of a century. In summary, we're looking here at a car that, like its brand, has matured nicely. One mindful of the fact that modernday Spaniards need to balance Latin spirit with sober sense. In this Ibiza, they've a small car that does exactly that.

Background

'Enjoyneering'. It's one of those marketing words of course, but it's also a rather apt description of what Spanish maker SEAT sets out to create when it brings us a small car. Something beautifully engineered: but with a bit of extra Latin sparkle. Something like this, the Iberian brand's much improved fifth generation Ibiza supermini? Perhaps. The 'beautifully engineered' bit isn't difficult to believe. The 'Sociedad Espanola de Automoviles de Turismo' - or 'SEAT' as we better know it - is well used to injecting a little life into the mainstream market. In this case, the Spanish maker's position within the Volkswagen Group means that this car is the first of the conglomerate's supermini models to get the empire's sophisticated MQB platform, something that enables weight savings and the addition of extra electronic features borrowed from larger models. Plus SEAT reckons buyers will really notice the extra personalisation options, the smarter interior and the additional media connectivity incorporated this time round. Will it all be enough to keep this car current against more recent rivals? Let's find out.

Design and Build

The MK5 model version of this SEAT isn't available in three-door form any more, but the Spanish maker says it retains plenty of sporty style potential customers tend to want. From a styling perspective, it's clearly an Ibiza, but one that has undergone a process of evolution, with a so-called 'x-shaped' design that looks more dynamic than before. The front and rear overhangs are very short and at the front of the car, triangular full-LED headlights dominate. The longer wheelbase and window graphics accentuate the size of this model too. Under the skin, the car is based on the Volkswagen Group's MQB platform, which will also be used in next-generation versions of Volkswagen's Polo and Skoda's Fabia. The Ibiza is also bigger this time round, 87mm wider than before, while the 2,564mm distance between the axles represents a 95mm increase. As a result, legroom in the back seats has increased by 35mm, while headroom has increased by 17mm in the back and 24mm in the front. The seats are 42mm wider and the boot area is 63-litres bigger, bringing total capacity up to a class-leading 355-litre figure. The loading height has also been lowered. Other things you'll notice inside include the fact that the controls and instruments are now more driver-orientated and the cabin feels of higher quality, thanks to colour-personalisable LED lighting, an 8-inch centre-dash touchscreen and a 'Full Link' connectivity system.

Cost of Ownership

Being able to dip into the Volkswagen Group parts bin for the niftiest tech usually means a very low overall cost of ownership and that's certainly the case here. The base 1.0 MPI variant manages up to 52.3mpg on the combined WLTP cycle and 108g/km of NEDC-rated CO2. The 1.0-litre TSI 95PS petrol models are capable of up to 51.4mpg (combined WLTP) and an NEDC CO2 figure of as little as 104g/km - so who needs a diesel? If you do, the 1.6 TDI model figures are up to 57.6mpg and 103g/km. The 1.0 TSI 115PS auto petrol model manages up to 45.6mpg and up to 111g/km. A start/stop system, which switches off the engine when the vehicle is at a standstill, is available on all models. What else? Well there's SEAT's usual three year/60,000 mile warranty. That's unexceptional when rivals like Toyota and Hyundai offer five years of cover as standard and Kia offers up to seven years. However, the SEAT deal is extendable, so you might be able to negotiate on that. And it includes two years of Europe-wide roadside assistance.

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