Starts at: 17,165 £
Review 2022
SEAT Ibiza United Kingdom

2022 SEAT Ibiza

2022 SEAT Ibiza Price in the UK: 

SE Starts at:  17,165 £
SE Technology Starts at: 18,130 £
FR Starts at: 19,425 £
FR Sport Starts at: 20,310 £
Xcellence Starts at: 20,170 £
Xcellence Luxury Starts at: 21,045 £

In 2017 fifth generation of Ibiza was being introduced during the Geneva motor show while after becoming part of the Volkswagen Group this has been shifted to a new better MQB A0 Platform even before Volkswagen Polo, Skoda Fabia and Audi A1. SEAT Ibiza was the first vehicle with MQB. As compared to the previous generations new Ibiza made 87 mm wider that makes it more planted on the road during high speeds and after being shifted to a new platform and with new technologies adopted from other VW group vehicles Ibiza has now become the major competitor in supermini cars Market moreover it has all the things those younger people require in their ride.

Trims & Variants:

SEAT Ibiza has six different trims having tech and features according to your need like from basic Equipped “SE” to Fun Drive “FR Sport” and with the luxurious feature “Xcellence”.

SE Trim: (with standard features)

Alloy wheels, colour touch screen (6.5 inches), Leather-wrapped steering wheel, split-folding rear seats, xenon headlights, electric door Mirrors.

SE Technology: (Additional features w.r.t SE)

Radio CD, Navigation system

FR Trim: (Additional features w.r.t SE Technology)

17-inch alloy wheels, sporty look, sport suspensions, sport seats, cruise control, rain-sensing wipers, LED headlights, navigation system, autopilot function, full led headlights pack.

FR Sport: (Additional features w.r.t FR)

Digital instrument cluster, suede upholstery

Xcellence: (Additional features w.r.t FR sport)

Keyless go, Reverse Parking Aid, Front armrest, Collision avoidance breaking

Xcellence Lux: (Additional features w.r.t Xcellence)

Front parking sensors, Reverse parking aid, Digital information cluster, Adaptive cruise control, Autopilot function, Collision avoidance braking.

SEAT Ibiza 5th Generation Title image
SEAT Ibiza 5th Generation Title image

Engine & Power:

SEAT Ibiza is available with 4 different engines including three petrol engines and one diesel engine.

EZ (Petrol Engine):

Three cylinders fuel injection engine generates the 80hp@6200rpm with maximum torque of 93nm@3750rpm is paired with five-speed manual transmission. With this engine, Ibiza takes 14.7 seconds to accelerate from 0-60 mph and achieve the top speed of 106 mph while giving the fuel efficiency of 52.3 MPG combined.

1.0 TSI 115 HP (Petrol engine):

The Three-cylinder Turbo engine generates 105hp@500rpm with maximum torque of 200nm@2000rpm paired with either a 5-speed manual or 7-speed automatic transmission. It accelerates from 0-60 in 9.3-9.5 seconds and has a top speed of 120mph while gives a fuel economy of 45.6 MPG.

1.0 TSI 95 HP (Petrol Engine):

Three Cylinder engine generates 95hp@5000rpm with maximum torque of 175nm@1500rpm paired with 5 speed Manual transmission. It takes 10.9 seconds to accelerate from 0-60 mph and have a top speed of 133 Miles per hour while it gives 51.4 MPG fuel economy combined.

1.6 TDI (Diesel Engine):

Four cylinders turbo engine generates 95hp@2750rpm with maximum torque of 250nm@1500rpm paired with 5-speed manual transmission. It takes 11.2 seconds to accelerate from 0-60 mph and have a top speed of 113mph while giving 57.6 combined fuel economy.

Performance & Drive:

Just like other super mini’s Different engines of SEAT Ibiza are best suitable for different driving needs; if you travel mostly on the highway and have long routes then the Diesel engine is the best suitable with high fuel economy but lower Acceleration. 1.0 Liter MPI engine will be a better choice to own Ibiza for travelling within town obviously it will again save on fuel but it will be more underpowered and if taken on the highway it will give a sluggish performance. The best recommended engines are turbo’s while 1.0 turbo with 95hp is even more suitable both in terms of fuel and acceleration and on the highway, it gives you a great driving experience with quick acceleration.

The base engine generates a lot of sound at high speed and high acceleration While same with diesel you will experience the vibrations, but turbo engines during cruising at high speed remain soundless and give a more smooth driving experience and with windows close you will have a quiet interior as well and only sound you may experience at high speeds will be the sound of tires. SEAT Ibiza is considered as a light driving vehicle with decent visibility and because of increased width, it is more planted on highway than ever before. Steering response is good both in town and on the highway while the overall ride quality is comfortable and you will not Experience bumps and path holes and if you prefer comfort over other things then Volkswagen polo is also worth consideration.

Exterior Design & features:

SEAT Ibiza is one of the most practical and best-designed cars and according to details buyers of Ibiza are younger than buyers of other supermini cars. Its sharp eye-catching design with neat proportions attract the customers more and according to parkers.co.uk, they consider it the best runner up in the parkers first car award 2020 for getting top positions in a previous couple of years. Distinctive LED headlights, increase the width and lower ground clearance make it look sportier while alloy wheels are standard in all the versions. This is also the first vehicle of the Volkswagen group that use the MQB-AO platform and the new 5th generation Ibiza shares its styling proportions with its bigger brother SEAT Leon.

SEAT Ibiza 5th Generation front view
SEAT Ibiza 5th Generation front view

SEAT Ibiza 5th Generation front headlights view
SEAT Ibiza 5th Generation front headlights view

SEAT Ibiza 5th Generation fog lamps view
SEAT Ibiza 5th Generation fog lamps view

SEAT Ibiza 5th Generation side Mirrors
SEAT Ibiza 5th Generation side Mirrors

SEAT Ibiza 5th Generation full view from front
SEAT Ibiza 5th Generation full view from front

SEAT Ibiza 5th Generation side Rear view
SEAT Ibiza 5th Generation side Rear view

SEAT Ibiza 5th Generation full view from rear
SEAT Ibiza 5th Generation full view from rear

SEAT Ibiza 5th Generation full rear view
SEAT Ibiza 5th Generation full rear view

Other Exterior Features:

  • Anti-theft roof antenna
  • Rear fog lights
  • LED taillights
  • LED daytime running lights
  • Cornering front fog lights
  • Electrically adjustable door mirrors
  • Electric headlight adjustment
  • Twin halogen headlamps
  • Chrome grille
  • Automatic headlights
  • Body colour bumpers
  • Body colour door handles
  • Body colour door mirrors
  • Electric front windows

Interior Design & features:

The Interior of SEAT Ibiza is competitive in the class, May it didn’t match the quality of Volkswagen polo but still better than a lot of its other competitors. Soft-touch plastic has been used inside and with the leather-wrapped steering wheel, handbrake and transmission in higher trims it feels even more qualitative even in Xcellence luxury trim suede upholstery on the dashboard available as well. The Interior is so much spacious and has enough head and legroom for the comfortably sitting of adults. Availability of interior in different colours gives choice to the customers according to their taste. Entry-level trim is equipped with 6.5 inches infotainment screen and with shifting to higher trims you get 8 inches touch screen and we all know larger touch screens don’t only give a better experience but also enhance the interior of the vehicle. Ibiza has thin pillars that decrease any type of visibility issue as well, front seats are comfortable and even better with under-thigh support but lumber support is missing whose absence is full filled with lower base support.

SEAT Ibiza 5th Generation leather wrapped steering wheel
SEAT Ibiza 5th Generation leather wrapped steering wheel

SEAT Ibiza 5th Generation infotainment screen view
SEAT Ibiza 5th Generation infotainment screen view

SEAT Ibiza 5th Generation front cabin interior
SEAT Ibiza 5th Generation front cabin interior

SEAT Ibiza 5th Generation transmission view
SEAT Ibiza 5th Generation transmission view

SEAT Ibiza 5th Generation Rear seats view
SEAT Ibiza 5th Generation Rear seats view

SEAT Ibiza 5th Generation luggage area view
SEAT Ibiza 5th Generation luggage area view

Other interior features:

  • Gear shift indicator
  • Instrument lighting with brightness control
  • Rear top tether child seat ISOFIX attachment
  • Dust/pollen filter
  • 60/40 split-folding rear seat
  • Height adjustable passenger seat
  • Driver’s sun visor with ticket holder/vanity mirror
  • Leather steering wheel and gear knob
  • 3 rear headrests
  • Front reading lights
  • Passenger sun visor
  • Leather handbrake
  • Height adjustable front/rear head restraints
  • Front cupholders x 2
  • Front courtesy lights
  • Illuminated boot
  • Height adjustable driver’s seat
  • Glove box
  • Cloth upholstery
  • Height/reach adjust the steering wheel
  • Air conditioning

Safety & Features:

SEAT Ibiza was given 5 start ratings in 2017 by NCAP moreover in the current generation all the trims are equipped with a list of standard features including

  • Collision avoidance braking
  • ABS
  • Curtain airbags
  • Tire pressure monitor
  • Drivers airbag
  • Traction control
  • 3×3 point rear seat belts
  • Side airbags
  • Isofix child seat anchor points

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