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Latest reviews

We have 4 reviews of recent SEAT Leon models:

  • A good-value Golf hatchback in Spanish garb

    Parkers rating: 4.5 out of 5 4.5
    New price: £18,260 - £30,980

    PROS

    • Fuel efficient with low emissions
    • Strong performance from all engines
    • Plenty of standard equipment
    • Fine levels of interior quality

    CONS

    • Angular mirrors increase wind noise
    • No shortcut buttons on touchscreen media system
    • Suspension on the firm side
    Read full review
  • A sharper-looking alternative to the Golf Estate

    Parkers rating: 4 out of 5 4.0
    New price: £19,255 - £34,995

    PROS

    • Impressive all-round drive and comfort levels
    • Good range of equipment on SE Technology cars upwards
    • Plenty of engines on offer
    • Sharp styling

    CONS

    • Not quite as practical it’s Golf Estate sibling
    • Base S-spec car feels fairly sparse
    • Cabin lacks premium feel
    • Lack of physical buttons around infotainment screen is frustrating
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  • Off-road Leon is an excellent all-rounder

    Parkers rating: 4.4 out of 5 4.4
    New price: £24,920 - £32,760

    PROS

    • Sharp yet rugged styling
    • Decent to drive
    • Spacious, practical interior
    • Well-equipped

    CONS

    • Limited choice in engines and trims
    • Leon ST could make more sense for most
    • Expensive top-spec models
    • Some will find interior dull
    Read full review

Older reviews

Hatchback (7 reviews)

2013 onwards

  • Parkers rating: 4.5 out of 5 4.5
    New price: £26,480 - £34,090
    PROS
    • Most powerful new Leons yet
    • Two turbocharged petrol engines
    • Visual modifications to stand out
    CONS
    • Cupra 280 offers little extra speed
    • Some interior plastics bit brittle
    • Could look more exciting
    Read full review

2005 - 2012

  • Parkers rating: 3.5 out of 5 3.5
    Used price: £5,536 - £10,722
    PROS

    Most powerful SEAT ever, softer suspension than Leon FR, XDS system minics limited-slip differential

    CONS

    DSG gearbox not offered as an option, steering is still too numb, boot space is smaller than most rivals

    Read full review
  • Parkers rating: 4 out of 5 4.0
    Used price: £858 - £6,079
    PROS

    Sporty and distinctive styling, great to drive, well built and reliable, good value for money, low emissions Ecomotive models

    CONS

    Firm ride, some hard interior plastics, noisy diesel engines

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  • Parkers rating: 4.5 out of 5 4.5
    Used price: £1,739 - £10,062
    PROS

    Striking styling, sharp handling, sporty image, available with a TDI engine

    CONS

    Stiff suspension can be uncomfortable, pre-2009 diesel is frugal but noisy

    Read full review

2000 - 2005

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