I’ve grown to really like the way our Seat Ibiza Cupra looks.
It’s not particularly eye-catching when viewed at a glance, but look closer and the angular edges, LED lighting and compact body shape make it, to my eyes at least, one of the meanest-looking cars in its class.
The interior may have too much of a generic Volkswagen Group look for some, but that’s not necessarily a bad thing. I mean, there’s no denying that VW interiors are brilliantly functional.
All of the parts of the cabin that you touch on a regular basis, from the leather-wrapped steering wheel to the responsive multimedia touchscreen, feel like they’re part of a quality product. It’s only when you run your hands down sections that you don’t normally come into contact with that you find more coarse, hard plastics that remind you you’re in a sub-£19k car. But that’s what I like about the Ibiza Cupra: in so many ways, it performs like a more expensive car.