Parkers overall rating: 3 out of 5 3.0

It hasn’t been crash tested by Euro NCAP, but the closely-related Ibiza has. It scored well, with four stars out of five and Cordoba would be expected to fare just as well. Security needn’t be a worry, as SEAT kitted it out with safety features and all models get an immobiliser, remote central locking and deadlocks. Add to that ABS, an anti-theft roof aerial, front airbags and three-point seatbelts, and the list of safety spec is fairly impressive.

Spillages shouldn’t be too frequent as there’s a couple of cupholders dotted throughout the cabin - including one that cleverly folds out of the centre console like a CD drawer and another situated between the front seats. The driver’s storage box is handy for keeping possessions out of harm’s way, and is large enough for a mobile phone or MP3 player plus a handful of coins.

The 475-litre boot is more than 200 litres larger than the Ibiza, while luggage capacity can be further increased by folding the rear seats down.

Basic equipment

The basic equipment list includes equipment that is standard across all versions of the SEAT Cordoba (03-06).

  • 3x3 point rear seat belts
  • ABS
  • Body coloured bumpers
  • CD
  • Cloth seat trim
  • Driver`s airbag
  • Folding rear seats
  • Front electric windows
  • Height adjustable drivers seat
  • PAS
  • Passenger`s airbag
  • Remote locking
  • Steering wheel rake adjustment
  • Steering wheel reach adjustment

Equipment by trim level

To view equipment options for a specific trim level, please select from the following list:

Equipment included on some trim levels
  • Air conditioning
  • Alarm
  • Alloy wheels
  • Climate control
  • Electric mirrors
  • Front fog lights
  • Heated mirrors
  • Isofix child seat anchor points
  • Rear electric windows
  • Steel wheels

Reference equipment

Reference standard equipment
  • Air conditioning
  • Isofix child seat anchor points
  • Steel wheels
Reference optional equipment
None available

S equipment

S standard equipment
  • Air conditioning
  • Steel wheels
S optional equipment
None available

SE equipment

SE standard equipment
  • Alarm
  • Alloy wheels
  • Climate control
  • Electric mirrors
  • Front fog lights
  • Heated mirrors
  • Rear electric windows
SE optional equipment
None available

Stylance equipment

Stylance standard equipment
  • Alarm
  • Alloy wheels
  • Climate control
  • Electric mirrors
  • Front fog lights
  • Isofix child seat anchor points
  • Rear electric windows
Stylance optional equipment
None available