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SEAT Leon Hatchback 1.4 16V S 5d (2001/51)

SEAT Leon Hatchback 1.4 16V S 5d (2001/51) - Owner Review

Nice car to drive.
3

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SEAT Leon Hatchback (00-05)

Value

2 out of 5

Terrible value considering all the problems that you will have to fix.

Costs

2 out of 5

About average cost to buy and run. Again, wouldn't recommend this simply because you will have to shell out to fix known problems.

Driving

3 out of 5

Nice car to drive.

Performance

3 out of 5

Pretty average performance.

Reliability

1 out of 5

Er... does this car come in a waterproof model? I'm afraid that it lets in water in all seals (round the doors, windows and lights). Engine wise, beware of the clogging throtle and various electrical faults.

Image

4 out of 5

Nice looking car... shame about the build quality.

Comfort

4 out of 5

Easy to adjust the seating to whatever height you want.

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Security

3 out of 5

Security will never be enough until manufacturers do more.

Service

1 out of 5

They aren't willing to pay to fix the seals - which are a manufacturing fault... nuff said.

Problems

Bodywork
God help you if you actually drive this car on a road. The bonnet chips are extremely annoying. Don't forget that the number plate lights will fall out eventually.

Engine
Its a good engine... i.e. its not made by SEAT.

Gearbox
Average.

Other
Don't buy this car unless you are willing to put up with really annoying faults that will cost a fortune to fix.

Ownership

Did you buy the car new?
Yes

Would you buy the same model again?
No

Did you buy from the same manufacturer again?
No