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SEAT Leon Hatchback 1.4 TSI FR (Technology Pack) 5d (2013/13)

SEAT Leon Hatchback 1.4 TSI FR (Technology Pack) 5d (2013/13) - Owner Review

Loads of space in front and rear .

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Thomas Shuck on

SEAT Leon Hatchback 1.4 TSI FR (Technology Pack) 5d (2013/13)


3 out of 5

What does this car say about you?
It says I like a car that looks good and has a sporty drive .

What do your friends / family / neighbours think of the car?
They think it looks fantastic , they also like the look of the 7 different courtesy cars I've had since buying it .

Would you buy this car again and why?
Yes I would , even with all the issues I've had it would be hard to find a car as well equipped with Volkswagen as parent company for the price . Good value and good residuals make it a very appealing package .

What are you likely to buy next?
Don't know .

Buying experience

4 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?
June 2013

Did you get a good deal and why?
I hope I got a good deal but who knows ?

Is there any special reason why you bought this car?

What was the dealer like?
Showroom was organised and clean , I didn't feel pressured to buy but I did have to be patient with them to get some discount .

Driving it

4 out of 5

What's it like to drive?
Fantastic ride quality . fast in sport mode but will cruise along comfortably and quietly in normal .

What's it like to park?
Easy with all round parking sensors and good visibility .

Living with it

1 out of 5

Have you had any problems with the car?
Lots , there was an ongoing issue with the auto light function which dealer couldn't fix for 13 months , car was in dealership for In total 10 weeks . I also had issues with dashboard , door and speaker rattles and poor fitting on dashboard . Next problem I had was fuel filler cap not locking . All faults have been fixed and car is now how it should of been 13 months ago when I bought it . When I do get to drive it , it is a very nice car that looks great and has very good engine .

What's most practical about your car?
Loads of space in front and rear .

Favourite gadget, option or accessory?
Auto light . very important as I work nights . Upgraded stereo very good .

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