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Used Seat Leon ST 2013-present review

Used Seat Leon ST 13-present
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Which used Seat Leon estate should I buy?

If you’re not planning on covering more than 12,000 miles a year we’d advise opting for a petrol Seat Leon ST rather than a diesel so as not to expose yourself to the potential of blocked DPF filters.

We would however give the 1.2-litre petrol engine a miss in favour of the more powerful 1.4-litre.

Trim levels range from the entry-level S to the sporty Cupra.

All come with air-con, Bluetooth phone connectivity and a touchscreen. However, the 5in unit on the S is a bit fiddly to use. Upgrading to SE Technology therefore is well worthwhile, for not only does it bring an 8-inch screen, but also DAB radio, 16-inch alloy wheels and seat height adjustment.

Go for FR Technology meanwhile and you’ll get LED headlights, dual-zone climate control, front and rear parking sensors, automatic wipers and power-folding door mirrors.

From here on up you're mainly paying for styling or upholstery upgrades, or in the case of the Cupra the extra performance that comes with its 2.0-litre engine.

Facelifted cars from 2016 onwards received minor styling updates, the option of the 1.0-litre engine, and a new touchscreen with a rather fiddly sat-nav system.

Our favourite Seat Leon ST: 1.4 TSI 150 FR Technology

 

Used Seat Leon ST 13-present

Which used Seat Leon estate should I buy?

If you’re not planning on covering more than 12,000 miles a year we’d advise opting for a petrol Seat Leon ST rather than a diesel so as not to expose yourself to the potential of blocked DPF filters.

We would however give the 1.2-litre petrol engine a miss in favour of the more powerful 1.4-litre.

Trim levels range from the entry-level S to the sporty Cupra.

All come with air-con, Bluetooth phone connectivity and a touchscreen. However, the 5in unit on the S is a bit fiddly to use. Upgrading to SE Technology therefore is well worthwhile, for not only does it bring an 8-inch screen, but also DAB radio, 16-inch alloy wheels and seat height adjustment.

Go for FR Technology meanwhile and you’ll get LED headlights, dual-zone climate control, front and rear parking sensors, automatic wipers and power-folding door mirrors.

From here on up you're mainly paying for styling or upholstery upgrades, or in the case of the Cupra the extra performance that comes with its 2.0-litre engine.

Facelifted cars from 2016 onwards received minor styling updates, the option of the 1.0-litre engine, and a new touchscreen with a rather fiddly sat-nav system.

Our favourite Seat Leon ST: 1.4 TSI 150 FR Technology

 

Used Seat Leon ST 13-present
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