SEAT Cuts Prices By Equivalent of VAT

The new offer covers two of the Barcelona-based car company's most popular models - the stylish Ibiza 5dr 1.4 SE Copa supermini and the sporty Leon 1.6 TDI S Copa family hatchback.

Like all SEATs wearing the ‘Copa' badge, both cars boast as standard many hundreds of pounds' worth of the most sought-after equipment previously found on the options list. 

Yet, with SEAT picking up the 20% tax bill, motorists choosing the Ibiza will pay just £10,699 RRP - a massive saving of £2,105 - while those opting for the Leon will pay just £14,909, saving a whopping £2,970.  The ‘Pay No VAT' offer is available to retail customers only, subject to status, and terms and conditions apply.

Normally retailing at £12,805 RRP, the Ibiza 5dr 1.4 SE Copa is packed with desirable goodies including 16" alloy wheels, climate control, rain-sensing wipers, auto-headlights, front fog lights with cornering function, cruise control, front electric windows and an MP3-compatible CD player with AUX-in.

The Leon 1.6 TDI S Copa, which normally retails at £17,880 RRP, comes with 16" alloy wheels, dual zone climate control, Bluetooth, front fog lights with cornering function, cruise control, an MP3-compatible CD player with AUX-in, ESP stability programme with XDS (electronic differential lock) and a Start/Stop system with energy recovery.

Meanwhile, SEAT is also offering a host of tempting discounts on a variety of other models* as it looks to cement its 2011 sales success.  A variety of Ibiza SC models - including the stunning Ibiza Cupra and Ibiza Cupra Bocanegra hot hatches - are available with as much as £1,500 off the RRP while Ibiza 5dr and Ibiza ST models are offered with discounts of as much as £1,750.

Certain Leon models are available with a whopping £2,000 customer saving, as are all Altea and Altea XL variants.  Finally, the luxurious Exeo and Exeo ST ‘Tech' versions are available with £2,000 off the RRP making them better value than ever.

But that's not all.  Every new SEAT - including those offered on the ‘Pay No VAT' deal - is currently available to buy via a great 8.9% APR Solutions (PCP) scheme offered by SEAT Finance.

Again extended to retail customers, and with a contract term of between 18 and 42 months, the SEAT Finance ‘Solutions' deal means a new Ibiza SC 1.2 S Copa is available for just £199 per month with a deposit of only £199 - based on a 42-month contract, up to 10,000 miles per year and with an optional final payment of £3,385.28.

The Ibiza SC S Copa comes equipped with a generous list of standard fit kit including 15" alloy wheels, air conditioning, cruise control, ‘one-touch' electric front windows, front fog lights with cornering function and electrically adjustable and heated door mirrors.

Its 1.2-litre 70 PS petrol engine carries this Ibiza to a top speed of more than 100 mph, while combined fuel economy stands at a very creditable 52.3 mpg.  And the stylish SEAT further keeps a lid on running costs thanks to an ultra-low 5E insurance group and, for company car drivers, 15% benefit-in-kind value.

Peter Wyhinny, Managing Director of SEAT UK, said: ‘It has been a fantastic year for SEAT so far and, year to date, we have recorded our highest ever share of the UK's new car market.

‘The popularity of our previous ‘Pay No VAT' offer and the incredible added value of our limited edition Copa models have both clearly helped that success.  Now we are combining the appeal of these to produce what I believe is the very best new car offer around!'

For more details on the SEAT range, to find out more about the offers or to spec' your new SEAT, simply log on to or drop into any SEAT dealership.

Typical SEAT Finance ‘Solutions' examples:


Ibiza SC 1.2 S Copa

Ibiza SC 1.4 SE Copa

Ibiza 5dr 1.4 SE Copa

Ibiza ST 1.4 SE Copa

Leon 1.6 TDI S Copa Ecomotive







41 monthly payments






Retail cash price






Acceptance fee (payable with first payment)






Optional final payment






Option to purchase fee (payable with optional final payment)






Total amount payable






Amount of credit






Representative APR

8.6% APR

8.5% APR

8.5% APR

8.5% APR

8.7% APR

Rate of interest

7.7 fixed

7.7 fixed

7.7 fixed

7.7 fixed

8.0 fixed

Excess mileage (including VAT)

4.32 pence per mile

4.32 pence per mile

5.76 pence per mile

5.76 pence per mile

7.2 pence per mile

*Full details of the precise customer saving, and qualifying models, are available from SEAT dealers or via

VAT reduction equivalent to 20%.  VAT applied to base price, excluding options.  VAT applies to reduced price.  Offers apply to selected models only.  8.9% representative APR is available for orders taken from 5 October to 31 December 2011, subject to availability. New retail sales only.  Indemnities may be required.  Subject to status.  From participating dealers only.  Available to over 18s.


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