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SEAT Leon Hatchback 1.8 20V SE 5d (2003/53)

SEAT Leon Hatchback 1.8 20V SE 5d (2003/53) - Owner Review

Its a five door hatch so its quite roomy for moving stuff.

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Review submitted by
Nicholas Wilde on

SEAT Leon Hatchback (00-05)


5 out of 5

What does this car say about you?
It was good value for money when i bought it.

What do your friends / family / neighbours think of the car?
Loved it when i bought it.

Would you buy this car again and why?
No, leaking in water through the cabin has put me off seat.

What are you likely to buy next?
A kia ceed or hyundai i30 loads of extras for your money with reliabilty.

Buying experience

5 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?
October 2003

Did you get a good deal and why?
Got a good deal as paid cash and i dont think they were selling many that month.

Is there any special reason why you bought this car?
Bought this as it was 4000 cheaper than a golf.

What was the dealer like?
Did me a good deal for cash.

Driving it

5 out of 5

What's it like to drive?
Its a great drive excellent performance speeds up hill without changing down the box.

What's it like to park?
Its ok normal size not to big to miss those small spaces.

Living with it

4 out of 5

Have you had any problems with the car?
Had the car 10 years now in all that time only had a fuse blow, however now the the door cartridges are leaking in rain a common fault and expensive one.

What's most practical about your car?
Its a five door hatch so its quite roomy for moving stuff.

Favourite gadget, option or accessory?
Love the lights in the door when you open them and the electric windows on the back.

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