It’s All About Mii

The Mii will soon be available as a 5-door

Spanish, stylish and economical the New SEAT Mii has arrived  in Ireland. Part of a trio of cars that the VW Group have launched in the past few months along with the VW Up and Skoda Citago they are essentially the same car and boast tardis like interiors with enough room to comfortably accommodate four adults.

The Seat Mii (pronounced “me”) is a fraction cheaper than its rivals and is € 9,895. Available initially as a 3-door offering, it will soon be followed by a 5-door, powered by a lively 1.0-litre, three-cylinder petrol engine putting out 75bhp. This lightweight and frugal engine sits in the lowest tax band in Ireland, Band A with emissions of just 108g/km and therefore also commands the lowest tax rate of just €160 per year. The fuel economy figures are an impressive  4.7 l/100km on the combined cycle.

The Mii starts at €9,895 and comes in three trim levels, the Mii, CHIC and SPORT. All cars get high levels of safety equipment including ESC with Hill hold, driver and passenger airbag, passenger airbag deactivation and ISOFIX points for the rear seats. All cars also get a Radio CD player with Aux-in functionality which allows MP3 players to be used in the car

The 5-door Mii will cost an additional €470 across the range and automatic transmission will also be available for an additional €750. There are also a range of attractive finance offers available for the Mii through Volkswagen Bank. For example the Mii CHIC 3-door is available from just €149 per month, which includes a 3-year service plan.

Full Pricing:
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

The Mii, as with all of the SEAT range now comes with a 3-year warranty and roadside assistance

9th August, 2012

Author: Geraldine Herbert

Contributing Editor and Motoring Columnist for the Sunday Independent and editor of wheelsforwomen. Geraldine is also a regular contributor to Good Housekeeping (UK) and to RTÉ Radio One, Newstalk, TodayFM and BBC Radio. You can follow Geraldine on Twitter at @GerHerbert1

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