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SEAT Leon Hatchback 1.6 TDI CR SE Copa 5d DSG (2012/62)

SEAT Leon Hatchback 1.6 TDI CR SE Copa 5d DSG (2012/62) - Owner Review

The Automatic Gearbox and the height of the seats for the members of family who have problems with backs.
5

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Review submitted by
James Breen on

SEAT Leon Hatchback (05-12)

Summary

5 out of 5

What does this car say about you?
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What do your friends / family / neighbours think of the car?
All think it looks superb in the Storm Grey, love the comfort and when I put the box into Sport mode think it pulls even better than their cars (some have Mercs).

Would you buy this car again and why?
I am intending to look at the newer model to replace my other car (Chrysler Delta) when it comes time.

What are you likely to buy next?
Depends on the pricing but the shortlist is the Leon, Citroen DS5 or the Focus ST.

Buying experience

5 out of 5

Type of dealer you bought from?
Franchised

Did you buy this car new?
New

What price did you pay?
-

When did you buy the car?
January 2013

Did you get a good deal and why?
The Motability deal was excellent but in reality the cash price for a standard deal was always good for the Quality of a Seat.

Is there any special reason why you bought this car?
Always liked the Leon and felt the time was right... plus the motability deal was superb.

What was the dealer like?
Very helpful, arranged 3 test drives to suit time scales and also an extended test drive to get a proper view of the car.

Driving it

5 out of 5

What's it like to drive?
The 1.6 TDI engine pulls well and linked to the 7 Speed DSG box it is an effortless cruiser. The Steering is well weighted and the wheel is the perfect size to enable perfect control.

What's it like to park?
Very easy to park and the addition of the Rear Parking Sensors makes it even easier.

Living with it

5 out of 5

Have you had any problems with the car?
Nothing so far...but as it has German engineering you wouldnt expect problems.

What's most practical about your car?
The Automatic Gearbox and the height of the seats for the members of family who have problems with backs.

Favourite gadget, option or accessory?
The Sat Nav system and Bluetooth work superbly... best Sat Nav system I have ever used.

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