SEAT Mii automatic

SEAT Mii auto
17 Aug, 2012 5:52pm Luke Madden

The SEAT Mii city car is now available with a new efficient automatic gearbox

SEAT has announced a new automatic gearbox for the Mii city car, and it actually delivers better economy figures than the manual version.

Available only with the 74bhp 1.0-litre engine in SE specification, the automatic-equipped Mii returns 62.8mpg and 105g/km. That’s compared to 60.1mpg and 108g/km for the manual.

Acceleration in the Mii auto is slightly worse, though, with the 0-62mph time increasing from 13.2 seconds to 13.9 seconds.

The gearbox itself is an automated version of the manual five-speed and weighs only 3kg more than the manual gearbox.

Buyers can order the Mii auto as a three or five-door model, priced at £10,390 and £10,740 respectively – that’s an extra £1,115 over the manual.

The first automatic-equipped Miis will be available in November.

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Waiting for "entirely seperate" reviews for the automatic versions of the VW and Skoda clones of this vehicle. Unless AE prove me wrong of course!

That does seem like a lot more money for an automated manual gearbox.

I'm bored with these cars already. Where's the new Renault 4, something cheap with height, visibility, space, easy access and real comfort?

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