Seat Leon 2013 vs Volkswagen Golf 2012

Seat Leon
2013 - 2017
Volkswagen Golf
2012 - 2017
Gearbox: ManualManual
Engine: 1.4 Petrol1.4 Petrol


Power: 140 HP140 HP
Torque: 250 NM250 NM
Acceleration 0-100 km/h: 8.2 seconds8.4 seconds
Seat Leon and Volkswagen Golf have the same engine power, the torque is the same for both cars. Seat Leon reaches 100 km/h speed 0.2 seconds faster.

Fuel consumption

Fuel consumption (l/100km): no data5.3
Fuel tank capacity: 50 litres50 litres
760 km with real consumption750 km with real consumption


Length: 4.27 m4.26 m
Width: 1.82 m1.80 m
Height: 1.44 m1.45 m
Both cars are similar in size. Seat Leon is 2 cm longer than the Volkswagen Golf, 2 cm wider the height of the cars does not differ significantly.
Trunk capacity: 380 litres380 litres
Trunk max capacity:
with rear seats folded down
no data1270 litres
Turning diameter: 10.2 meters10.9 meters
The turning circle of the Seat Leon is 0.7 metres less than that of the Volkswagen Golf, which means Seat Leon can be easier to manoeuvre in tight streets and parking spaces.
Gross weight (kg): 1`7501`780
Safety: no data

Volkswagen Golf has fewer problems.
According to annual technical inspection data Seat Leon has serious deffects in 15 percent more cases than Volkswagen Golf, so Volkswagen Golf quality is probably better
Average price (€): 10 2009000
Pros and Cons: Seat Leon has
  • better manoeuvrability
Volkswagen Golf has
  • fewer faults
  • lower price
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