2003 Seat Toledo Reviews - Page 2 of 2

2003 Seat Toledo Tdi PD Sport 1.9 150 Tdi from UK and Ireland

Model year2004
Year of manufacture2003
First year of ownership2004
Most recent year of ownership2005
Engine and transmission 1.9 150 Tdi Manual
Performance marks 8 / 10
Reliability marks 10 / 10
Comfort marks 10 / 10
Dealer Service marks 10 / 10
Running Costs (higher is cheaper) 10 / 10
Overall marks (average of all marks)
9.6 / 10
Distance when acquired5 miles
Most recent distance97000 miles
Previous carHonda Integra

Summary:

This car has all the performance you could ever need with 50mpg!

Faults:

The air mass meter failed at 51,000 miles, and was covered under the warranty.

General Comments:

My SEAT Toledo 150bhp 1.9 Tdi never fails to entertain me.

It came with cruise control leather seats satellite navigation, climate control, electric heated seats, electric parking mirrors, MFA computer 4 electric windows, electric sunroof and much more.

Adding the option of 18-inch alloy wheels off of the Leon Cupra R has resulted in excellent handling and better poise at speed.

Performance allows you to keep up with all the 1.8T VW petrol engines while returning 50mpg and more.

The smooth way this engine responds to the throttle makes this car a joy to drive, and the supportive seats, at least the front ones make it excellent on long distances.

My advice is don’t bother with the V5 – with a few tweaks this 1.9 TDI version will not only out perform them, but will hold on to it’s value for longer and be far cheaper to run.

This is a truly understated car – which will never fail to bring a smile to your face as the 236lb/ft of torque sends you on your merry way!

Never worry about corrosion – these, like so many cars today are galvanised with a 12 year anti-perforation warranty.

Although 100% reliable, in my experience they also come with a 3 year (extendable to 4 years) parts and labour warranty - get one of these and get a 5 mile smile for free!

Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? Yes

Review Date: 21st July, 2005

2003 Seat Toledo SE TDi PD 130 1.9 turbo diesel from UK and Ireland

Year of manufacture2003
First year of ownership2004
Most recent year of ownership2004
Engine and transmission 1.9 turbo diesel Manual
Performance marks 9 / 10
Reliability marks 9 / 10
Comfort marks 9 / 10
Dealer Service marks 10 / 10
Running Costs (higher is cheaper) 9 / 10
Overall marks (average of all marks)
9.2 / 10
Distance when acquired24 miles
Most recent distance750 miles
Previous carSeat Ibiza

Summary:

Plenty of power and not so bad on the wallet!

Faults:

Nothing at the moment, the only problem (or issue) I have is the 'S' badge on the boot was fitted upside down.

General Comments:

Very pleased with the handling of the car and the performance, feels more refined than my previous Ibiza, and more powerful. It comes loaded with standard kit and is a very comfortable car for the money. Cruise control is a real good thing that I have never had before and the permanently back lit dash board is a nice touch.

Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? Yes

Review Date: 4th February, 2004

Average review marks: 8.7 / 10, based on 6 reviews