2001 Seat Leon 110 TDi SE 1.9 turbo diesel 110bhp from UK and Ireland
A small squeak has appeared when I depress the clutch pedal - common fault.
Engine not really run in, but still managing 50-60mpg on a 50 mile motorway commute.
Very good specification including traction control (used once!)
Very quick, similar in handling to my old Mk3 Golf GTi.
Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? Yes
Review Date: 26th November, 2001
I guess that the engine really is art. It gives you tremendous power and does not punish a right foot made out of lead at the gas station.
I did want one but the price was just too much, Seat dealers were not generous with my trade-in. Still great looking car and I just hope they drop in the 150bhp turbo D in time for my next car.
I imported one for GBP£11300 OTR with a 6-CD changer and 3-year warranty included, so excellent value for money if you can do that. The clutch squeak has also developed with mine - will have to see how good the dealer is.
My wife has just swapped her 1 year old Puma for a '52 plate Leon Tdi SE 110, as it impressed her so much on the test drive. I have to admit, I was quite impressed too. We pick it up next Friday (20/02/03), so I will update my comments once we've had it for a month or two!
Our local main dealer has so far been fantastic, hopefully the after sales will continue on the same level.
Watch this space....