The attractive Spaceback is adorned with eye-catching fixtures, such as a chrome-surrounded front grille, colour-coded door handles, and door mirrors that are power-adjustable and heated. The vehicle comes with a smart Pacific Blue paint scheme. A range of optional colours are available too, including Black Magic, Candy White and Rio Red. Standard illumination includes height-adjustable headlights, daytime running lights and a high-mounted brake light.
Lightweight and stylish 16-inch alloy wheels, tinted glass and front fog lamps are available with SE Tech grades.
Inside, the Spaceback offers plenty of head and leg room and comes with a height-adjustable driver’s seat and tilt-and-telescopic steering wheel. Other standard features include power steering, air-conditioning, power-operated front windows and a heated rear windscreen. Thanks to 60/40 split-folding rear seats, a 415-litre boot space can be expanded to a capacity of 1,381 litres.
For great features like cruise control, a leather-wrapped (three-spoke, multi-function) steering wheel and electric rear windows, why not upgrade to the SE Tech?
The 1.2-litre 89bhp petrol model is fitted as standard with entry-level S trims. This delivers up to 60.1mpg and a 107g/km CO2 emission figure. Alternatively, a 1.4-litre 89bhp diesel unit offers even greater fuel-efficiency, returning as much as 74.3mpg and CO2 emissions as low as 101g/km. This is available with SE Tech and SE Sport grades. Stop/Start system is included as standard with all engine options.
The Spaceback features a four-speaker sound system as standard, comprising an FM/AM radio. A 6.5-inch colour display, USB and SD ports are also included.
The SE Tech trims add two more loudspeakers, DAB radio, voice control, Bluetooth Connectivity and touchscreen satellite navigation.
The vehicle comes with a full five-star rating, as awarded by Euro NCAP, and driving aids include an Anti-lock Braking System, Electronic Stability Control and a Tyre Pressure Monitoring System. Child-proof locks, ISOFIX fixtures, rear three-point seatbelts, a driver’s seatbelt warning light and multiple airbags are all among the vehicle’s safety features.
Significant features that help keep the car secure include an anti-theft tow bar, an alarm and remote central locking.