Seat Leon Estate review

Category: Estate car

Section: Introduction

Available fuel types:hybrid, diesel, petrol
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RRP £21,555What Car? Target Price from£20,178
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Introduction

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If you’re of the mindset that estate cars are boxy, frumpy looking things that went out of fashion in the 90s then do bear with us. If anything is going to change your mind it’s this: the latest Seat Leon Estate.

True, it may share its basic underpinnings with the rival Skoda Octavia Estate, but while that car has a (slightly) bigger boot, the Leon counters with swoopier styling, sharper driving manners and yet still packs a surprising amount of room for rear passengers. And let’s face it, everyone has an SUV these days – do you really want to follow the herd?

There’s a choice of engines ranging from ‘does the job’ to smile-inducingly brisk, with more due to be added to the line-up in the coming months. You can also pick between relatively modest SE (or SE Dynamic) trim, or the sportier styling and sharper driving manners of FR trim. Or if you want loads of creature comforts, there’s always the range-topping Xcellence Lux.

Read on and we’ll tell you the areas in which the Seat Leon Estate excels and also run you through its few weaknesses. We’ll tell you which of the engines, trims and optional extras we think make the most sense, too.

Despite its newness, you can already save a pretty penny on the latest Leon Estate; just take a look at our New Car Buying service for great deals on this and hundreds of other cars.

 

At a glance

Number of trims7 see more
Available fuel types Which fuel is best for you? hybrid, diesel, petrol
MPG range across all versions217.3 - 65.7
Avaliable doors options5
Company car tax at 20% (min/max)£746 / £1,859
Company car tax at 40% (min/max)£1,491 / £3,717

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