SEAT Arona 2020 – the new crossover Seat


The new subcompact crossover SEAT Arona replenished the range of cars Seat 2019-2020. The car park of the Seat Arona was presented publicly on June 26, 2020 as part of a special event in Spanish Barcelona and became the first-born of the global expansion of the Volkswagen concern in the subcompact SUV class. In the very near future VAG is preparing to present Volkswagen T-Roc, Skoda Polar, and possibly Audi Q1. The world premiere of the new crossover SEAT Arona is scheduled for early autumn 2020 in Frankfurt, Germany, sales of new products will start in the European market in October this year at a price of about 16,000 euros for a car in the basic configuration with a 95-horsepower petrol engine 1.0 TSI, 5 manual transmission and front-wheel drive .

The new subcompact Spanish crossover is built on the MQB-A0 platform, pioneered by the hatchbacks Seat Ibiza 5 generation and Volkswagen Polo 6 generation. So the new Aron Seat can boast the presence of a sturdy body made with the wide use of high-strength steel, the newest turbocharged engines with modest fuel consumption, a cabin with a mass of advanced equipment (multimedia systems with support for Apple Car Play, Android Auto and Mirror Link).


The design of the exterior of the body of the Spanish subcompact crossover demonstrates the modern design style of the new Seat innovations: a compact falshradiator grille, strict headlamps (as an option full LED), a massive front bumper with a large air intake, neat mirror on the legs, chic ribs and strokes that adorn the side surfaces of the body , Circular wheel arches, high sash line, swiftly upward and trying to rejoin the rear rack with the roof line, compact feed with LED lights Dimensional lights, a powerful bumper and a luggage compartment door with straight relief lines.


  • External dimensions of the body of the SEAT Arona 2019-2020 are 4138 mm in length, 1780 mm in width, 1543 mm in height, with 2564 mm of wheelbase.

The Seat Arona is much larger than the SAT Ibiza’s hatchback, 88 mm long and 99 mm high. Under the bottom an additional 15 mm to the ground clearance of the hatch.
The higher body crossover Arona provides a more comfortable fit and placement of the driver and passengers in the cabin. The driver’s seat is set 52 mm higher, the front passenger seat is accordingly higher by 62 mm, with an additional 37 mm space above the head in the first row and 33 mm in the second row.
The useful volume of the luggage compartment at the standard position of the split rear seatback is 400 liters (in the hatch 355 liters).

The interior of the SEAT Arona is unified with the Salon of the Seat Ibiza 5 generation, but the front panel is slightly higher. Otherwise, the models’ salons are twins, and they are pleased with the correct ergonomics, comfortable first-row seats with solid lateral support and a decent stock of space for passengers of the second row.


The new Seat Arona as standard and additional will receive a lot of modern equipment: Front Assist system, Adaptive Cruise Control with Stop & Go function, Hill Hold control and Fatigue Detection, rain and light sensors, Multi-Collision Brake, Keyless Entry and Start System, rear camera View and parking sensors, multimedia complex with 8-inch touch screen, air conditioning or two zone climate control, Rear Traffic Alert, Blind Spot Detection and Park Assistance System, all-LED headlights and parking lights.

The Spanish SUV is offered in four versions Reference, Style, FR and Xcellence. It should also be noted that there are already 68 variants of the combination of the main body color with the color of the roof, rear drain and mirrors (gray, black, orange or main body color).

Technical characteristics of SEAT Arona 2019-2020. Under the hood of the subcompact crossover Seat Arona, preliminary information is planned to install four gasoline engines, two turbo diesel engines and a motor powered by compressed natural gas.

Petrol versions of the SEAT Arona 2019-2020:

  • With a three-cylinder turbo engine 1.0 TSI (95 hp) in the company with 5 manual transmission.
  • More powerful turbocharged “troika” 1.0 TSI (115 hp) in combination with 6 manual gearboxes or 7 DSG.
  • With a four-cylinder turbocharged 1.5 TSI engine (150 HP 250 Nm) with 6 manual transmissions.
  • We also offer an atmospheric engine 1.6 MPI (110 HP) in the company with 5 manual transmissions (6 automatic transmissions).

Version SEAT Arona 2019-2020 on natural gas. With three-cylinder engine 1.0 TSI (90 hp) paired with 5 manual gearbox.

Diesel SEAT Arona 2019-2020:

  • 1.6 TDI (95 hp) in tandem with 5 MKPP or 7 DSG.
  • 1.6 TDI (115 hp) paired with 6 manual transmissions.

Standard drive to the front wheels, the possibility of obtaining an all-wheel drive transmission manufacturer has not yet reported.

SEAT Arona 2019-2020 video test