SEAT Leon 2.0 TDI 150 Xcellence [EZ] 5dr DSG Diesel Estate

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  • 3 Years Insurance
  • 3 Years Servicing
  • 3 Years Tax
  • 3 Years Warranty
1 Advance Payment
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Fuel: Diesel

Body: Estate
Trans: Automatic

Front/rear floor mats, Rear wash/wipe, ESP+EBA, Comfort suspension, Bluetooth Handsfree Phone Connection, Rear view camera, SEAT logo boot release, Outside temperature gauge, Heated door mirrors, Chrome interior detailing...

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MPG

Combined - 63 mpg EC Extra Urban - 72 mpg EC Urban - 52.

Insurance groups range from 1 to 50 and dictates the cost of the vehicles insurance. The higher the group, the higher the insurance will be for the vehicle.

Insurance Group

BHP rates the engine performance of vehicles and stands for the brake horsepower.

Performance (BHP)

CO2 is the amount of carbon dioxide emitted by the vehicle in grams per kilometre travelled, the lower the CO2 emissions the cleaner the vehicle is for the environment.

CO2 (g/km)

The total number of seats in the vehicle.

Number Of Seats

Road Tax is based upon the CO2 emissions of the vehicle and is split into 13 bands from A to M. The higher the letter the greater the cost of tax paid to drive the vehicle on public roads. In addition to the road tax detailed below, any vehicle that had a manufacturers retail price in excess of £40,000 when first sold, attracts a road tax supplement of an additional £320 per year. This is charged until the vehicle is 6 years old.

Road Tax

Ten Second Review

If you'd like your family hatchback with a dash more attitude than the normal bland box, look to SEAT and its striking Leon. Or perhaps more specifically to this FR Black Edition model. For not too much more than a standard FR variant, it features a package of exterior and interior embellishments to make your Leon really stand out.

Background

More recent arrivals in the family hatchback sector have tended to rather overshadow the charms of SEAT's contender, the really rather complete Leon. A bit of extra showroom pizazz was therefore required and it's arrived in the form of this eye-catching FR Black Edition model. We don't normally pay too much attention to limited run special editions, but this one really did catch our eye - and might also catch yours if you find yourself in the vicinity of a SEAT showroom and you're shopping in this segment. Let's take a closer look.

Driving Experience

Buyers of this FR Black Edition derivative get a choice of three engines. There's the brand's 1.5 TSI EVO petrol unit, available in either 130PS or 150PS guises. Or the company's familiar 150PS 2.0 TDI diesel. Both the 150PS powerplants can be ordered with optional DSG auto transmission. Like all Leon FR models, this one features an interesting function called 'SEAT Drive Profile'. This allows the driver to vary the characteristics of the power steering, throttle control and even the engine sound via a sound actuator using three modes: eco, comfort and sport. There is also a facility to tailor the settings according to the driver's preference. The interior ambient LED lighting changes according to the selected setting: white in eco and comfort modes, and red in sport. No red mist please. FR models get firmer suspension and wider tyres than standard variants, but even here, the ride balance is one you'll be happy to live with in the traffic jams, urban jungles and motorway mileages of real life. There's an extra dash of spirit in this car which for some reason, we just don't feel in an apparently identical Volkswagen Golf. Perhaps the sportier styling and more dynamic brand image that this SEAT has lead you to push it that little bit harder, revealing unexpected handling talent that a Golf or an Octavia could also offer if only given the chance.

Design and Build

The FR Black Edition certainly looks the part, which you choose it in hatch or ST estate form. It's marked out from a normal Leon FR model by black roof rails and 18-inch 'Performance' Matte Black alloy wheels, plus there's more Matte Black for the unique trimming of the door mirrors and the front grille frame. Certain design cues are common to all Leon models, such as the 'Linea Dinamica' crease that runs rearwards over the wheel arches and the trapezoidal C-pillars. The interior of this special variant is marked out by a black cabin roof and sports seats trimmed in microsuede. With this special edition, you also get SEAT's 'Digital cockpit' digital instrument display, storage areas under the front seats and a 'Winter Pack' which gives you heated front seats, headlamp washers and heated washer nozzles. Otherwise, it's the usual Leon recipe. Which means that you get decent rear passenger space and a reasonably-sized 380-litre boot. At the front, a smart 8-inch central infotainment screen eliminates the need for numerous fascia buttons and dials. From this monitor, the LED ambient lighting of the cabin can be dimmed or intensified, giving the interior a classy feel.

Market and Model

The FR Black Edition comes in either hatch or ST estate forms. There's a premium of just over £1,000 if you want the estate. Prices start at just over £23,000 for the hatch model with the 1.5-litre TSI EVO 130PS petrol engine; you'll pay around £1,600 more if you want the 150PS version of this engine, which sounds like a big increment for what amounts to a software tweak. You have to have the 150PS unit if you want the option of paying £1,350 more for DSG auto transmission. For a diesel FR Black Edition model, you'll need a budget starting from around £26,500. Again, you can have a DSG auto 'box for £1,350 more if you want it. Overall FR Black Edition pricing represents a price premium of around £1,200 over what you'd pay for an ordinary Leon FR with the same powerplant. Which seems reasonable bearing in mind all the extra equipment you get (detailed in our 'Design' section). That's on top of the kit already fitted to normal-spec FR models, which runs to things like full-LED headlights, an ambient lighting system, front sports seats, a flat-bottomed leather-stitched steering wheel and a 'Drive Profile' driving modes system.

Cost of Ownership

Obviously, the best returns come with the diesel variants. A 2.0 TDI 150PS manual Leon FR Black Edition hatch manages up to 54.3mpg on the WLTP-rated combined cycle and up to117g/km of CO2. The figures won't vary much if you choose auto transmission, the St estate body style - or both. For the base 1.5 TSI EVO 130PS petrol unit, you're looking at up to 45.6mpg on the WLTP combined cycle and up to 115g/km of CO2; for the 1.5 TSI EVO 150PS variant it's up to 47.1mpg and 114g/km (or up to 43.5mpg and 117g/km for the auto). The competitiveness of these readings has a lot to do with the standard installation of a Start/Stop system that cuts the engine when you don't need it, stuck in traffic or waiting at the lights. Plus an Energy Recovery system that stores brake energy usually lost as heat and uses it to help power the car's electrical systems, ultimately preserving fuel. All part of what SEAT calls 'Ecomotive technology'. There's also a 'Drive Profile' system incorporating an 'Eco' mode. This helps you maximise your running cost returns by trimming the air conditioning back, indicating the best gear change points and prompting a coasting mode on the motorway when a DSG gearbox is fitted.

By Jonathan Crouch

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Key Standard Features*

  • LED interior illumination pack - Leon
  • Convenience pack+ - Leon
  • Metallic - Mystery blue
  • Metallic - Midnight black
  • Metallic - Urban silver
  • Metallic - Nevada white
  • Metallic - Magnetic grey
  • Metallic - Boheme purple
  • Metallic - Eclipse orange
  • Metallic - Desire Red
  • Solid - Mediterranean Blue
  • Solid - White
  • Metallic paint
  • Solid paint
  • Adaptive cruise control
  • Front sport seats in leather - Black with grey stitching
  • Emergency tyre repair kit
Specification
Body Glass
Rear wash/wipe
Electric front/rear windows
Dark tinted rear windows
Brakes
ESP+EBA
Electronic parking brake with auto hold
Hill hold control
ABS + TCS
ESC with tyre pressure warning indicator
Electric handbrake
Chassis/Suspension
Comfort suspension
Communication
Bluetooth Handsfree Phone Connection
Wireless Smartphone charger
Voice recognition
Driver Aids
Rear view camera
Front and rear parking sensors
Multi-Collision Braking
Front assist with pedestrian protection
RPM counter
Electro-mechanical power steering
Driver Convenience
SEAT logo boot release
Driver Information
Outside temperature gauge
Trip computer
Service interval indicator
Low fuel warning light
'Lights On' warning buzzer
3D map display
8" touch screen
Full Link Smartphone Integration with Mirror Link, Apple Car Play, Google Android Auto
Navigation system (incl. media system plus)
Driving Mirrors
Heated door mirrors
Electrically adjustable door mirrors
Body coloured exterior mirrors with integrated LED indicators
Electrically foldable exterior mirrors with parking position and passenger-side mirror with lowering function
Embellishment Trims
Chrome interior detailing
Entertainment
CD player
8 speakers
DAB Digital radio
Auxiliary input socket
Steering wheel mounted audio/phone controls
Bluetooth audio streaming
2 X SD card slot
high resolution colour driver display
4 USB
Media system plus (incl. media system colour)
SEAT USB media cable
Exterior Body Features
Body colour door handles
Body coloured bumpers
Chrome roof rails
Chrome window surround
Chromed centre radiator grille
High gloss black finish B and C pillars
Visible twin exhaust tailpipes
Illuminated aluminium front door sill with XCELLENCE logo
Exterior Lights
LED front fog lights
LED headlights with LED day time running lights + LED rear lights + LED number plate lights
Heating/Cooling/Ventilation
Dual zone climate control
Dust/pollen filter
Additional heating and ventilation outlet in rear of centre console
Interior Features
Height/reach adjust steering wheel
Luggage tie-down hooks
Front cupholders x 2
Boot storage net
Leather handbrake
Luggage compartment cover
Front armrest with storage box
Illuminated door sills
12v power point in centre console
Gear shift indicator
Cargo rings in boot
Leather steering wheel with XCELLENCE logo
Storage box under drivers and passenger seat
Front sport seats in leather
High centre console with integrated box & cup holder, rear air outlet, with armrest in front seats
Front seatback storage pockets
Interior Lights
Instrument lighting with brightness control
Multi-colour ambient interior lighting
Packs
Winter pack - Leon
Safety
Front seatbelt pretensioners
Child proof door locks
Passenger airbag deactivation system
3 point rear seatbelts x3
7 airbags - 2 front, 2 front side, 2 curtain, 1 knee
Front seatbelt reminder
Seats
Front adjustable head restraints
Passenger seat lumbar adjust
Driver seat lumbar adjustment
Rear top tether child seat ISOFIX attachment
Active front headrests and 3 rear headrests
Driver and passenger seat height adjust
60/40 split folding rear seat with armrest
Security
Engine immobiliser
Remote central locking + deadlocks
Locking wheel bolts
Central locking fuel filler cap
Volumetric alarm with back up horn
Keyless entry and go
2 folding remote keys with window open/close function and boot opening/door mirror folding function
Transmission
XDS electronic differential lock
Wheels - Alloy
17" Dynamic alloy wheels 30/1
Performance
Performance
0 to 60 mph (secs)
0 to 62 mph (secs)8.7
Engine Power - BHP150
Engine Power - KW110
Engine Power - PS
Engine Power - RPM3500
Engine Torque - LBS.FT251
Engine Torque - MKG34.7
Engine Torque - NM340
Engine Torque - RPM1750
Top Speed132

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