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SEAT Leon Hatchback 1.6 16V S 5d (2001/Y)

SEAT Leon Hatchback 1.6 16V S 5d (2001/Y) - Owner Review

Good road holding and corners well.
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SEAT Leon Hatchback (00-05)

Value

3 out of 5

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Costs

2 out of 5

Avoid main dealers.

Driving

3 out of 5

Good road holding and corners well.

Performance

2 out of 5

Underpowered for a 1.6.

Reliability

3 out of 5

At purchase - back to dealer 6 times for same fault.

Image

4 out of 5

Basically a VW with a Seat badge.

Comfort

3 out of 5

Reasonable comfort - seats too small for tall drivers.

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Insurance group: 12

Security

3 out of 5

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Service

3 out of 5

Franchise dealer below average fault-finding capability - Seat customer service ok, but powerless, onus on dealer to resolve problems.

Problems

Bodywork
Leaking door seals, repaired under warranty.

Engine
Faulty idle speed controls sensor - 5 dealer visits to resolve.

Gearbox
Not a smooth gearchange.

Other
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Ownership

Did you buy the car new?
No

Would you buy the same model again?
No

Did you buy from the same manufacturer again?
No