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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

Generally smooth.
3

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SEAT Leon Hatchback (00-05)

Value

3 out of 5

-

Costs

3 out of 5

Fuel economy good.

Driving

4 out of 5

Generally smooth.

Performance

2 out of 5

Engine tends to pink on hills when cold.

Reliability

2 out of 5

One total electrical breakdown caused by faulty connector to alternator. Horn replaced twice. Steering boot replaced. Throttle butterfly valve sticks - needs regular cleaning out.

Image

4 out of 5

Looks smart.

Comfort

3 out of 5

Not so good in rear seats. Rear view poor.

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Insurance group: 12

Security

4 out of 5

-

Service

2 out of 5

Amethyst Seat - technical ability seems limited. Expensive service.

Problems

Bodywork
Paint chips easily.

Engine
Pinking. Throttle butterfly valve sticking.

Gearbox
None.

Other
Water gets under door sills.

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