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SEAT Leon Hatchback 1.8 20V T Cupra 5d (2002/02)

SEAT Leon Hatchback 1.8 20V T Cupra 5d (2002/02) - Owner Review

There has been very little I have been unable to get in boot,and its a very powerful car up steep hills.Very comfortable considering the stiff sport suspension.
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Review submitted by
Kenneth Flemington on

SEAT Leon Hatchback (00-05)

Summary

4 out of 5

What does this car say about you?
It says that I know a good car when I see it.Seriously though it outperforms most BMWs which people percieve as being fast.

What do your friends / family / neighbours think of the car?
Those that have ridden in it have been impressed and surprised at the performance

Would you buy this car again and why?
If this body style was still made - yes,but I do not like the new shape

What are you likely to buy next?
Undecided

Buying experience

4 out of 5

Type of dealer you bought from?
Franchise

Did you buy this car new?
Used

What price did you pay?
£12,000

When did you buy the car?
October 2003

Did you get a good deal and why?
Probably paid the going rate

Is there any special reason why you bought this car?
I wanted a fast reliable comfortable car that didn't cost the earth

What was the dealer like?
excellent

Driving it

5 out of 5

What's it like to drive?
Powerful engine when you want it,good grip,roomy comfortable,yet can be as docile as a lamb around town.

What's it like to park?
took me a long long time to get used to it,rear window is too high.I have no problems now and can park in gaps little bigger than the car

Living with it

5 out of 5

Have you had any problems with the car?
water leaks fixed under guarantee still ok coil pack ditto lamda sensor failed

What's most practical about your car?
There has been very little I have been unable to get in boot,and its a very powerful car up steep hills.Very comfortable considering the stiff sport suspension.

Favourite gadget, option or accessory?
traction control,makes the car extreemly safe but doesn't remove fun of hard driving.I never feel the need to switch it off.

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