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Seat Leon 2.0 TSI 290 Cupra Lux [EZ] 5dr DSG Review

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Review

The Seat Leon is a good all-rounder if you're looking for a competitively priced family car. Just be aware there are better alternatives available, such as the Ford Focus, Skoda Octavia and VW Golf, which are better in key areas, like ride quality and practicality.

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Trim: Cupra Lux

Over the Cupra, Cupra Lux adds heated bucket seats, adaptive cruise control and an enhanced safety pack with lane assist, traffic sign recognition, a tiredness monitor for the driver and seat belt reminders for rear seats

Engine: 2.0 TSI 290

The Leon Cupra hatchback’s engine produces 286bhp. It feels effortlessly muscular across the rev range, though, and takes you from 0-62mph in 6.0sec dead. As the hatchback only has two driven wheels, do be aware it struggles to put its power down in the wet. We reckon there are much better hot hatch alternatives, such as the Renault Megane RS and Honda Civic Type R.


Key information

Doors5
Seats5
0-62 MPH6 seconds
Fuel TypePetrol
GearboxSEMI-AUTO
MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

43.5

Urban: 32.8Motorway: 52.3
Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

380

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

149

g/km