The modelRead full review
The latest Seat Leon is a fantastic all-rounder. Not only does it handle well, come packed with kit and feature a roomy interior, but it should also prove relatively cheap to run thanks to the frugality promised by its petrol engines – especially the 1.5 TSI 130. Indeed, its blend of talents makes this our favourite family car, while the plug-in version is well worth considering, especially for company car users.
The trimSee full equipment
Range-topping Xcellence Lux comes with even more luxuries than the already generously equipped Xcellence. You get distinctive 18in alloy wheels, wraparound interior lighting, leather seats, a foot activated electric tailgate, high beam assist and adaptive cruise control.
The engineSee full engine specs
Endows the Leon with some proper performance. In our tests, it managed to sprint to 60mph from a standstill in just 7.7sec, which isn’t far off what some hot hatchbacks can manage. It’s smoother and quieter than the TSI 130, too, but it quite a lot more expensive.
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