The 2018 Seat Leon accompanied the revival of the Spanish original manufacturer, owned by the Volkswagen Group. The compact took clearly Germanic accents in its lines, and there was no question of turn everything upside down on the occasion of the restyling, exactly as is done in all of the Volkswagen Group. We took the wheel of the TDi 150 en version.
2018 Seat Leon FR Redesign Exterior Interior
How to differentiate a Seat León restyled the previous? Even when you follow news from the automotive world, on it there was evil. Priority must, of course, look at the level of the optics, and with a magnifying glass. Light strip drawing does not have the same design, and both are full leds at the front and the back (depending on the finishes). In our sport en version, the shield is also evolving at the margin, but nothing really visible. Must say that his design please rather not bad if one believes the commercial performance of the range.
Inside, if the general drawing does not change much either, we still immediately notices the new Tablet as a screen that throne on the center console. She made the economy a lot of buttons and keeps more orders. This restyled 2018 Seat Leon FR wins a lot of technology to continue to weigh on the segment. As seems to be the rule now, she inherits thus assistance to semi-autonomous driving in traffic including. What was first available on the Group’s German brands, so now arrives at Seat. In terms of finishing, it is less although a Golf and a 308 has nothing to envy when it isn’t the other way around. But the French will be restyled in a few weeks also.
2018 Seat Leon FR Engine Performance
Under our hood, a turbo Diesel TDI of 150 horses well known in the Volkswagen Group. In this grip, we also had the opportunity to take the wheel of a Mégane GT 165 CDi, a good point of comparison in terms of compact dynamics. Our TDi turns a bit more sound but is evidence of exemplary, much lower than that of the French most powerful responsiveness. In fact, the Spanish her outweighs even including on the exercise of the 0 to 100 km/h of a few tenths. The 2018 Seat Leon FR let drive with pleasure, with forceful reminders at low speed. Thanks to the excellent DSG, simply just put the foot down when it needs the power to operate an overrun and she descends the reports alone to quickly on the best operating range.
In terms of chassis, it must be remembered that we have its version sport, steeper. Where some not always pleasant TG at low speed on portions of degraded roads. Nevertheless, it is very far from the plank of wood, and all appears pretty comfortable on a daily basis. We chained the turns without fear, without either a chassis overtaken by the pace imposed on him. No surprise, we feel easily reach the limit of grip, then just lift your foot to stop the phenomenon of coverage. This isn’t great fun, but it can energize his conduct without disgust. Nevertheless, taking the Megane then, we realize that Renault is doing everything just better and offers more fun with a stronger platform. Especially it has 4 wheels that allow moving stronger in all turns.
2018 Seat Leon FR Prices
And this fun, besides Renault does pay more. The Spanish managed its update, not touching what worked well, and adding modern touches you’d expect in a compact today. In terms of rates, the Leon TDI 150 in finishing an is trading against the ‘only’ 30 730 euros. Must add nearly 4,000 euros to the Mégane GT. We’ll let you make your choice.