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SEAT Ibiza verdict

2017 onwards (change model)
Parkers overall rating: 4 out of 54.0

Written by Keith Adams Published: 18 August 2023 Updated: 18 August 2023

Should you buy one?

Yes. The SEAT Ibiza is good value in its latest form and feels very grown-up to drive without losing the sense of fun you expect in a small car. It has a well-specified interior with genuine space for four, plus a comprehensive selection of frugal yet nippy engines to choose from.

What’s more, it’s keenly priced and offers one of the best drives in the supermini class, and is up there with the Renault Clio and Peugeot 208 for desirability.

What we like

The engines are all willing and economical and the long-distance comfort is excellent. The interior is roomy and the infotainment is up-to-date and the exterior is desirable, especially in bright colours.

What we don’t like

The interior quality is a little sub-optimal in places, and some of the coloured trim looks too cheap and cheerful for our liking. The engine selection is restricted to petrol too, and it’s not as practical as a Skoda Fabia.