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  • 3 Years Insurance
  • 3 Years Servicing
  • 3 Years Tax
  • 3 Years Warranty
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Fuel: Petrol

Body: Estate
Trans: Manual

Rear wash/wipe, ABS, Standard suspension, Full link smartphone integration with Mirror Link, wireless Apple CarPlay and wired Google Android Auto, Park assist (inc front/rear parking sensors), Start/stop system with regenerative braking...

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Ten Second Review

Now with 617-litres of luggage space and riding on the same MQB chassis as the Volkswagen Golf Mk 8, the fourth generation SEAT Leon ST estate offers sharp handling, excellent build quality and solid practicality. Plus this MK4 version delivers smarter styling, improved media connectivity, extra safety provision and some fresh new engine options. As before, the prices being asked represent a substantial saving over those of a comparable, identically-engined Golf Estate. It's hard to grumble at that sort of deal.

Background

So to the SEAT Leon ST, a compact estate that isn't that compact. A sensible station wagon that claims to be sporty. A car of contradictions then, but one that promises to be quite appealing family transport, especially in the fourth generation form we look at here with its slicker looks, stronger safety and improved media connectivity. Practical and sporty, it aims to offer a more dynamic option to family estate buyers, with a 'lifestyle' appeal that might even pique the interest of folk looking at Qashqai-class crossovers. That's what SEAT says anyway. Time to look at this car in a little more detail.

Driving Experience

You might not be surprised to learn that this Leon ST offers a very similar driving experience to that of its hatchback stablemate - which wasn't guaranteed given the fact that this variant must carry along so much extra length behind its rear axle. In the event, this shouldn't be anything you'll notice at the wheel: with the previous generation model, the driving dynamics were every bit as good as across the rest of the Leon line-up and there's no reason why that should change here. Under the bonnet, things have a familiar look if you know your Volkswagen Group models. The mainstream petrol engine option is a 1.5-litre TSI EVO variant with efficient Cylinder-on-Demand technology and a choice of 130 or 150PS outputs. Choose a DSG auto gearbox with the 150PS 1.5 TSI EVO unit and you'll get the brand's 48-volt mild hybrid tech thrown in. You can also talk to your dealer about various other powerplants developed for this car. These include a 2.0-litre TDI diesel in 115PS and 150PS forms. And a 190PS 2.0 TSI petrol unit for sporty models. Plus there's also a 1.4 TSI plug-in petrol hybrid model with a 204PS output and a 38 mile driving range. SEATs always tend to feel a bit more sporty than the Volkswagens they're based upon and this one should be no different. Go for a variant with more than 150PS and it'll also come with multilink rear suspension for a better ride and handling balance: it's a pity that more Leon variants don't get this.

Design and Build

Thanks to this Leon ST, nobody, SEAT says, now needs to have to compromise in their choice between a sporty car and a practical one. That may be over-stating things a bit but it's true that this is one of the more dynamic shapes in the family estate segment. To create it, the Spanish designers have had to compromise a little on ultimate carriage capacity: without the smartly angled rear screen for example, you could certainly fit a bit more in, but then the car would look a little more boxy and boring. We're guessing that most potential family buyers would rather sacrifice a few cubic inches for a more assured driveway statement. SEAT says that visual style was one of the key reasons why people bought the earlier version of this car, so that's been focused on here, hence the sharper, more assertive lines of this fourth generation design which is 93mm longer, 16mm narrower and 3mm lower than before. Full-LED headlights feature at the front and there's a more distinctive full-width 'coast-to-coast'-style lamp arrangement at the rear. Inside, the redesign centres around the use of SEAT's 'Digital Cockpit' layout, which brings together a high-resolution 10.25-inch configurable driver instrument cluster and 10-inch infotainment system. Interior light is an important feature here. It includes a wraparound dashboard light that covers the fascia's entire width and continues through the doors. A key change is the improvement in rear seat space (a slight failing of this model line previously); a 50mm increase in wheelbase has usefully improved legroom. Raise the sloping tailgate and you'll find a 617-litre boot that's 30-litres bigger than before.

Market and Model

Initially, the ST estate is priced mainly in the £22,000 to £28,000 bracket, so you're looking at a premium of around £1,000 above the five-door model. To begin with, customers get a choice of three core trim levels - 'SE', 'SE Dynamic' and 'FR'. If you can afford more, you can talk to your dealer about further 'FR Sport', 'Xcellence' and 'Xcellence Lux' trim levels. Even base 'SE'-spec gets you quite a lot: 'Kessy Go' keyless start, full-LED headlight technology with automatic high beam and 16-inch alloy wheels, plus an eight-inch centre-dash infotainment screen with SEAT Connect technology and access to the 'Apple CarPlay' or 'Android Auto' media systems. 'SE Dynamic' mid-range trim upgrades you to the SEAT Digital Cockpit package, which gets you a 10.25-inch digital driver instrument binnacle display, plus a larger 10-inch centre-dash infotainment screen with navigation. Plus at this level, you get Park Assist (front and rear sensors) and tinted rear side windows, as well as larger Dynamic 17-inch alloy wheels. To make your Leon ST really stand out, you'll need one of the meaner-looking 'FR' trim levels, which add sporty front and rear bumpers, Dynamic 17-inch alloy wheels, dual exhaust pipes and a unique suspension set-up that gives a 15mm lower ride height. 'Xcellence' trim adds luxury touches like microsuede cloth upholstery and Predictive Adaptive Cruise Control.

Cost of Ownership

It's not easy to cut back the weight of a modern family estate in a market where buyers want their cars to be safer and more heavily equipped. Yet thanks to the installation of the Volkswagen Group's MQB platform, this SEAT manages to be singularly impressive in its lack of bulk. An entry-level 1.0 TSI Leon ST is one of the lightest cars in its class. Lots of work's also been put into engine efficiency here. The standard 1.0 and 1.5 TSI petrol units feature a Miller-cycle combustion process and variable geometry turbocharger, along with integrated Active Cylinder Management. The Miller-cycle optimises valvetrain control with early closure of the inlets which, combined with a higher compression rate and turbocharging, better control the air-fuel mixture and improve fuel efficiency by up to 10 per cent. As for the WLTP figures, well for the 1.5 TSI 130PS unit, the readings are up to 51.4mpg on the combined cycle and 124g/km of CO2. For the 1.5 TSI 150PS unit, the figures are up to 48.7mpg and 133g/km - or 47.9mpg and 134g/km for the eTSI mild hybrid DSG auto version of this model. Specify DSG auto transmission with either the 1.0 TSI unit or the 150PS 1.5 TSI EVO engine and as mentioned above, you get the brand's Mild Hybrid eTSI tech. This technology uses a 48V starter-generator and lithium-ion battery enabling the vehicle to coast with the engine switched off (while retaining all key electric functions, such as power steering), harvest energy under deceleration and provide electrical torque assistance during acceleration. If you want to go further, the Plug-in eHybrid model's 1.4-litre TSI engine is paired to a 13kWh battery pack which can be fully charged in 3.5 hours and offers up to 38 miles of electrified range.

By Jonathan Crouch

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Key Standard Features*

  • Metallic - Mystery blue
  • Metallic - Midnight black
  • Metallic - Urban silver
  • Solid - White
  • Solid - Emocion red
  • Metallic paint
  • Solid paint
  • Cloth - Grey/black with dark silver stitching and grey door panels
  • Emergency tyre repair kit
Specification
Body Glass
Rear wash/wipe
Electric front/rear windows
Dark tinted rear windows
Brakes
Electronic parking brake with auto hold
ABS
Hill hold control
Brake control system - ESC and brake booster
Electronic parking brake
Chassis/Suspension
Standard suspension
Communication
Full link smartphone integration with Mirror Link, wireless Apple CarPlay and wired Google Android Auto
Driver Aids
Park assist (inc front/rear parking sensors)
Power assisted speed sensitive electro-mechanical steering
Cruise control with speed limiter
Lane keeping system
Front assist with forward collision warning braking reaction to vehicles, pedestrians and cyclists
Driver Convenience
Start/stop system with regenerative braking
Driver Information
Full Link Smartphone Integration with Mirror Link, Apple Car Play, Google Android Auto with USB cable for Apple and Android compatibility
Service interval indicator
Digital cockpit
RPM, trip computer, outside temp gauge, digital clock, instrument light brightness, low fuel warning light, lights on reminder, gearshift indicator
Driving Mirrors
Electrically adjustable and heated door mirrors
Manual dimming rear view mirror
Body coloured exterior mirrors with integrated LED indicators
Embellishment Trims
Chrome interior detailing
Entertainment
Auxiliary input socket
Exterior Body Features
Black roof rails
Body colour door handles
Body coloured bumpers
Exterior Lights
Rear fog lamps
LED front fog lamps with cornering function
LED headlights and LED tail lights
Separate daytime running light with automatic headlight control
Rear fog lamp
Heating/Cooling/Ventilation
Air conditioning
Dust/pollen filter
Interior Features
Folding boot cover
Tool kit
Height/reach adjust steering wheel
Cloth upholstery
12v power point in centre console
Front seatback storage pockets
12 v socket in the load area
Leather flat bottomed, perforated steering wheel and leather gearstick
Luggage tie-down hooks
Seat connect with safety, serivice , remote and online
Interior Lights
Front and rear reading lights X 4
Interior lighting with LED lighting in sunvisor, glovebox and rear headlining
Sliding boot cover
Packs
Media system plus with navigation - Leon
Media system plus with navigation - Leon [SE]
Safety
Front seatbelt pretensioners
Child proof door locks
Tyre pressure monitoring system
3 point seatbelts on all rear seats
Tiredness recognition system (Driver alert system)
Seat belt reminder for front and rear seats
Driver and front passenger airbags with front passenger airbag de-activation, front side, curtain and central airbag
Extended safety system - seat belt tensioner, window closure and hazard lights
Seats
Height adjustable front and rear headrests and third rear headrest
Driver and front passenger airbags with front passenger airbag de-activation, front side, curtain, driver knee airbags
Driver seat lumbar adjustment
Driver/passenger manual seat height adjust
60/40 split rear bench seat
ISOFIX points in outer rear seats with top tether anchorage points
Front and rear height adjustable headrests
Security
Locking wheel bolts
Lockable tailgate
Anti theft alarm system with interior monitoring in cab, backup horn and towing protection
KESSY Go (Keyless start)
Transmission
XDS electronic differential lock and dynamic traction support
Vanity Mirrors
Sunvisors with covered illuminated mirror
Wheels - Alloy
17" Dynamic alloy wheels with 91W tyres
17" Dynamic tri-spoke alloy wheels with 91W tyres
Performance
Performance
0 to 60 mph (secs)
0 to 62 mph (secs)9.7
Engine Power - BHP130
Engine Power - KW96
Engine Power - PS
Engine Power - RPM5000
Engine Torque - LBS.FT148
Engine Torque - MKG20.4
Engine Torque - NM200
Engine Torque - RPM1400
Top Speed132

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