SEAT back in the city car market with the new Mii from €9,895

The SEAT Mii is now available in Ireland. SEAT have announced full pricing details and the specification you can expect to get. The best value is the entry level Mii 3 door for €9,895.

The Mii is available as a 3 door now and the 5 door version will be available soon. Low emissions put it in tax band A, which is €160 per year at the moment, and its said to return 4.7l/100km. It comes in three trim levels, Mii, CHIC and SPORT.

All models come with ESC with Hill hold, driver and passenger airbag, passenger airbag deactivation, ISOFIX points for the rear seats and a Radio CD player with Aux-in functionality as standard.

If you want a little more than standard the CHIC is the next in line with front fog lights, 14” Silva alloy wheels, electric and heated door mirrors, front electric windows, remote central locking, leather steering wheel and gear stick, up rated sound system split rear seats and model specific trim and upholstery.

The top of the range is the SPORT and comes with 15” alloy wheels, tinted rear windows, sports suspension and model specific upholstery with dark trim

Other options available include the SEAT touch, a 5” touch screen navigation system and on-board computer with Bluetooth for €347. This handy removable unit can also play mp3’s from an SD card and you can use it outside the car, it sounds like a must have option and if you buy your Mii in 2012 it comes free.

For another €216 you could invest in a safety assist system which is a sensor fitted to the upper part of your windscreen and uses laser technology toscan for cars or objects up to 10m ahead, at speeds of 30km/h it will either activate the braking system or aid the driver to apply maximum braking force.

Automatic transmission will be available for €750 and if you want the 5 door version it will cost you and extra €470. The Mii, and all SEAT range, comes with a 3-year warranty and roadside assistance.

There are finance packages available, ask your dealer or see the website for more information, for example you could get the Mii CHIC 3 door for €149 per month through Volkswagen Bank.

  • Mii 1.0 75hp Mii 3-door €9,895
  • Mii 1.0 75hp Mii 5-door €10,365
  • Mii 1.0 75hp CHIC 3-door €11,350
  • Mii 1.0 75hp CHIC 5-door €11,820
  • Mii 1.0 75hp SPORT 3-door €11,550
  • Mii 1.0 75hp SPORT 5-door €12,020

Commenting on the launch of the new SEAT Mii, SEAT Ireland Brand Director Adam Chamberlain said: ‘We are incredibly excited about the arrival of this exciting new city car offering from SEAT. This car is superb value and will appeal to a wide range of buyers, from those starting off, to those looking to downsize without sacrificing quality.’