Good to drive, roomy inside and fairly affordable to own
Even entry-level SE trim gets you 17in alloys, cruise control, air conditioning, automatic headlights, a contrasting-coloured roof and metallic paint. However, we’d still recommend upgrading to SE Technology; this get you a much better infotainment system as well as rear parking sensors.
The cheapest engine (a 1.0-litre turbocharged petrol) pumps out just 94bhp, although it's gutsier than you might imagine so never feels frustratingly slow. We actually reckon it's the pick of the Arona range, especially if you mostly drive in and around town.