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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

Starts with no problem every time and has low maintenance.

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Review submitted by
Sarah Goodinson on

SEAT Leon Hatchback (00-05)


4 out of 5

What does this car say about you?
Reliable,looks ok but could do with a facelift.

What do your friends / family / neighbours think of the car?
It's a bit boring but more reliable then anything they have owned recently.

Would you buy this car again and why?
Yes without a doubt new version.

What are you likely to buy next?
Not sure.

Buying experience

3 out of 5

Type of dealer you bought from?

Did you buy this car new?

What price did you pay?

When did you buy the car?
November 2003

Did you get a good deal and why?
We thought so and then got a surprise as higher APR then we were initially told. Our fault in the end as we did not read small print very well. We were new to car buying and trusted the dealer. What idiots!!!

Is there any special reason why you bought this car?

What was the dealer like?

Driving it

4 out of 5

What's it like to drive?
Depends who's driving. Quite happy to tootle (husband) or will find the speed when required(me).

What's it like to park?

Living with it

4 out of 5

Have you had any problems with the car?
Nothing really much in the last 8 years except the water pump recently packed in.

What's most practical about your car?
Starts with no problem every time and has low maintenance.

Favourite gadget, option or accessory?

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