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Overall reader verdict 4 out of 5 stars

  • What's it like to drive
    4 out of 5 stars
  • Running costs
    4 out of 5 stars
  • Quality, practicality and equipment
    3 out of 5 stars

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125 reader reviews for Seat Leon Hatchback.
  • 1.9 TDI Reference 5dr

    angus peter campbell , western isles . Date: 07/07/2008
    • Overall verdict
      4 out of 5 stars
    • What's it like to drive
      5 out of 5 stars
    • Running costs
      5 out of 5 stars
    • Quality, practicality and equipment
      4 out of 5 stars
    • Average MPG
      53

    My car

    I have owned this car for nearly 2 years and it is a fabulous car.good looking met black.very lively car.as a previous reviwer said the the headlamp cluster mist up apart from that great car.i am now trading it in for a similar model the emocion.

  • 2.0 TDI FR 5dr

    Alan Salt , Derbyshire . Date: 20/06/2008
    • Overall verdict
      5 out of 5 stars
    • What's it like to drive
      5 out of 5 stars
    • Running costs
      5 out of 5 stars
    • Quality, practicality and equipment
      5 out of 5 stars

    My car

    I have now owned the car since February 2008 and have now covered 9000 trouble free miles. My car previous to this was the Leon TDI Sport 140bhp on a 56 place, and boy does the Fr have more punch. overall im down 5mpg and am averageing 42mpg to the sport i previosul had, one thing i noticed is the fr appears to be better built and is a lot quieter. One thing i have noticed is that if you use shell fuel the car runs more smoothly and is more economical compaired to esso or morrisons fuel. interior is good, and again found the climate control to work better in the fr than i did the sport. as seen from other reviews perhaps people are experencing a common fault with the system, perhaps a faulty sensor somewhere. my car is candy white and I have opted for winter pack especially for our cold winters in Buxton and bluetooth, i decided to stay with the 17in alloys as i think they look better than the 18inchers.The car never stops peoples heads turning and admiring the it as i drive past, sometimes people who are driving are to busy looking at the car than when they should be watching where they are driving. overall the car is fantasitic, handling is superb, I have done a Jeremy Clarkson and am curretly suffering a bad back due to the hard conering i do in the car on the cat and fiddle road, so have now eased off until my back is better. hopefully the long arm of the law wont read this as im the only one with the white leon fr that uses that road.

  • 2.0 TDI FR 5dr

    Christian Lindhardt , Varde . Date: 13/06/2008
    • Overall verdict
      5 out of 5 stars
    • What's it like to drive
      5 out of 5 stars
    • Running costs
      4 out of 5 stars
    • Quality, practicality and equipment
      5 out of 5 stars

    My car

    I bought my FR in february and I must admitt it has been a very good experiance. The car handles very well, the motor is stunning with the 170 hbp ready at your command and the running cost are acceptable (17,5 km per litre after 12000 km)

    drawbacks: none

  • 2.0 TDI Reference Sport 5dr

    Scott Stewart Date: 08/06/2008
    • Overall verdict
      5 out of 5 stars
    • What's it like to drive
      5 out of 5 stars
    • Running costs
      5 out of 5 stars
    • Quality, practicality and equipment
      4 out of 5 stars

    My car

    I bought this car second hand (£11499 with 9100 miles) in December and have done around 5000 miles.

    I can honestly say that everytime I drive this car, I smile. Torque, power, speed, its all there and it just wants to go!

    I get aroung 40-45 mpg so its pretty economical with the rising fuel costs.

    This car is a head turner! Much better looking than the VW Golf and Skoda Fabia VRS.

    The cabin is plain but functional and I have installed the leather arm rest for extra comfort. The seats wrap around you which is handy because the ride can be fairly uncomfortable on some of the roads around where I live due to the stiff sports suspension. The gear box is smooth and the engine response is immense though there is a little bit of turbo lag in second gear. Im over 6 feet tall and can comfortably fit in the driver seat with passengers in the rear. The boot is huge as well. The sound system is enough to make your ears bleed and the CD player can play MP3's. The MP3 aux port is concealed in the armrest.

    Overall a fantastic vehicle and I guarantee that you wont be dissappointed!

Seat Leon Hatchback

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