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Seat’s Ibiza is an attractive small hatchback that makes a good value alternative to the Volkswagen Polo with striking lines and a good haul of equipment. And you can find hefty online discounts too.
The Seat Ibiza is a funky supermini, which offers a big dose of style and a spacious cabin and boot. The Ibiza offers safe and engaging handling and has strong crash protection levels too, so it is a car that makes just as much sense to the head as the heart. You also get the choice between a wide range of Volkswagen engines, from 1.2-litre petrol and diesel motors to a twin-turbo hot hatchback version and a powerful 2.0-litre diesel.
Buyers can choose between a sleek three door ‘coupe’ version, a sensible five door hatchback and an estate with an enlarged boot – so you should be able to find a version meeting your needs. The Ibiza is a comfortable companion and has a nicely designed interior packed with high-quality materials.
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Top choice diesel Seat Ibiza with £3,802 discount
Our favourite Ibiza is the 1.6 TDI CR FR five-door as it offers good mix of performance, impressive economy figures and a wide range of kit. This responsive model officially returns 65.7mpg and can accelerate to 62mph in 10.5 seconds, so it should be able to cope with a full complement of passengers and luggage without breaking into a sweat.
Standard equipment on this FR model includes satellite navigation, Bluetooth connectivity and cruise control. For your money, you also get some sporty details including slick 16-inch alloy wheels, sports seats and slightly firmer sports suspension. After a discount of nearly £4,000 from Discounted New Cars, you can pick up this Ibiza for £12,418.
Affordable petrol Seat Ibiza for just £11,307
Following a substantial discount of £3,208, you can find the Ibiza 1.2 TSI FR five-door for just £11,307. This petrol model has a turbocharged motor which is both economical and sprightly, officially returning 55.4mpg and accelerating to 62mph in 9.8 seconds.
In our own more realistic fuel economy tests, this Ibiza proved itself quite frugal but still fell short of the official fuel economy figures. In FR specification, this Ibiza has all the same equipment as the model above including satellite navigation, Bluetooth and sports seats and firmer suspension.
Delivery mileage Seat Ibiza 1.2 S 3-dr [AC] for just £7,995
If you want the most bang for your buck, you can pick up an Ibiza 1.2 S three-door for just £7,995 from Perrys – saving £3,130. This red model has just 15 miles on the clock and a huge 28% discount on the list price though the garage can’t deliver it until December 30. This car has air conditioning, 15-inch steel wheels, split folding rear seats and a CD player with an auxiliary input so you can plug in your MP3 player.
If you need a car before then, Discounted New Cars is offering an Ibiza 1.2 E three-door for just £7,919. This model does without air conditioning and has 14-inch steel wheels and a one piece folding rear seat, but you should be able to have your pick between several cars and potentially specify additional options if desired.
Hot Car Deals:
- Seat Ibiza 1.6TDI CR FR 5dr – £12,418 from Discounted New Cars
- Seat Ibiza 1.2 TSI FR 5dr – £11,307 from Nationwide Cars
- Seat Ibiza 1.2 S 3dr [AC] – £7,995 from Perrys
- Seat Ibiza 1.2 E 3dr – £7,919 from Discounted New Cars
Hot Car Deal hunters please note:
- The car brokers and deals featured are not vetted, endorsed or recommended by Which?. Always check the specifics of the deal so you know exactly what you are getting and who is supplying the car. Make sure all aspects of the deal are confirmed in writing before committing to buy.
- Not all brokers deal in UK sourced vehicles, and this may have an impact on standard equipment and warranty levels.
- The term ‘pre-reg’ or ‘pre-registered’ refers to vehicles that are brand new but already registered with the DVLA. This means that you will appear as the second owner on the V5 registration document.
- Beware of unscrupulous brokers who tell you they will have to retain the V5 registration document for a period of time after your purchase of the car. Vehicles sold this way may be cheap, but there are legal implications, including the risk that you the buyer could be committing a criminal offence when you drive the car, so they should be avoided.