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Theoretically yes, but in practice we know that the smaller ones round off too easily for some reason that doesn't quite agree with the logical physics.

In that article, note that the Allen wrench shown is too small for the bolt it is shown in. Done for effect I suppose, but neither the Torx or the Allen will work right if the wrong wrench is used.
Like stated, you are comparing quality to cheap. Cheap Hex are much worse the cheap Torx in apple to apple.

You need to by some quality stuff.

In practice, Torx is better if you know what your doing.
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Either buy the tools or change out the bolt.

Simple enough. Strength grade on seat bolt. XXXXXX please.
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