Seat Leon Hatchback 2005

This generation of Seat Leon has been produced from September, 2005 to January, 2009. We can provide information about 14 modifications of this generation. The car has been produced only with front wheel drive.

This Seat is available with seven petrol engines with displacement from 1.4 to 2.0 litres and power of from 85 to 240 horsepower un three diesel engines with displacement from 1.9 to 2.0 litres and power of from 105 to 170 horsepower.
The car is available with both manual (10 versions), as well as automatic (4 versions) gearbox.

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Seat Leon hatchback average fuel consumption in combined cycle for petrol engine is from 7.4 to 8.6 litres per 100km, whereas for diesel engine - from 5.2 to 6 litres per 100km. The most economical Seat Leon petrol engine version is Seat Leon 1.8 TFSI, consuming 7.4 litres per 100km. While the most economical Seat Leon diesel - Seat Leon 1.9 TDI for 100 kilometers consumes 5.2 liters of diesel.

Seat Leon hatchback CO2 emissions for petrol engine are from 176 to 202 grams per kilometer, whereas for diesel engine - from 141 to 161 grams per kilometer. From Seat Leon with petrol engines the lowest CO2 emissions has Seat Leon 1.8 TFSI which produces an average of 176 grams of CO2 per kilometer. In turn, from the Seat Leon diesels least CO2 distributes Seat Leon 1.9 TDI - 141 grams per km.

The best acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h - 6.4 seconds has Seat Leon Cupra 2.0 TFSI version, conversely the tardiest one is Seat Leon 1.9 TDI reaching this speed only in 11.7 seconds.

Lenght of Seat Leon is 432 cm, it is medium size car. For comparison - Seat Leon is about 2 cm longer than Honda Civic hatchback, but 2 cm shorter than Ford Focus hatchback. Seat Leon gross weight is from 1200 to 1400 kg (depending on modification), which is about 25 percent lighter than the average for this age and class.

This Seat is slightly expensive - it can be purchased (in Latvia) for around 3600 $. According to user reviews, average Seat Leon repair costs are 950 $ per year. Users calculated Seat Leon cost of ownership for this generation, got average 2200 € cost per year and 0.20 € cost per one kilometer. Fuel costs were estimated at around 55%, while repair and maintenance costs - around 28% from total. We have an excellent car cost calculator, calculate ownership costs of Seat Leon for your situation and driving habits here! Below you will find more detailed information about Seat Leon prices and costs.

In user reviews Seat Leon received average grade 5.0 (from 10) which is relatively low, considering average rate 8.0 for similar aged cars. All authors of reviews would recommend Seat Leon to the friend.

Seat Leon modifications

Modification Engine Power Consumption Gearbox
Seat Leon 1.4 16V Jun 2006 — Jan 2009 1.4 Petrol 85 HP - Manual (5 gears)
Seat Leon 1.6 Sep 2005 — Jan 2009 1.6 Petrol 102 HP 7.6 l/100km Manual (5 gears)
Seat Leon 1.8 TFSI Jun 2007 — Jan 2009 1.8 Petrol 160 HP 7.4 l/100km Manual (6 gears)
Seat Leon 1.9 TDI Sep 2005 — Jan 2009 1.9 Diesel 105 HP 5.2 l/100km Manual (5 gears)
Seat Leon 1.9 TDI Jun 2007 — Jan 2009 1.9 Diesel 105 HP 5.8 l/100km Automatic (6 gears)
Seat Leon 2.0 FSI Sep 2005 — Jun 2007 2.0 Petrol 150 HP 8.2 l/100km Manual (6 gears)
Seat Leon 2.0 FSI Jan 2006 — Jan 2009 2.0 Petrol 150 HP 8.4 l/100km Automatic (6 gears)
Seat Leon 2.0 TFSI Sep 2005 — Jun 2006 2.0 Petrol 185 HP 8.1 l/100km Manual (6 gears)
Seat Leon 2.0 TFSI Jun 2006 — Jan 2009 2.0 Petrol 200 HP 7.9 l/100km Manual (6 gears)
Seat Leon 2.0 TFSI Jun 2006 — Jan 2009 2.0 Petrol 200 HP 7.9 l/100km Automatic (6 gears)
Seat Leon Cupra 2.0 TFSI Nov 2006 — Jan 2009 2.0 Petrol 240 HP 8.6 l/100km Manual (6 gears)
Seat Leon 2.0 TDI Sep 2005 — Jan 2009 2.0 Diesel 140 HP 5.7 l/100km Manual (6 gears)
Seat Leon 2.0 TDI Sep 2005 — Jan 2009 2.0 Diesel 140 HP 5.7 l/100km Automatic (6 gears)
Seat Leon 2.0 TDI Jun 2006 — Jan 2009 2.0 Diesel 170 HP 6 l/100km Manual (6 gears)

Seat Leon safety

During safety testing Seat Leon has obtained 4 stars from five, which means good safety level.
Adults (driver and passenger) safety of Seat Leon is evaluated with four stars, children safety - with four stars, and for pedestrian protection Seat Leon got three stars.

Seat Leon prices

Seat Leon 2005 - 2009 hatchback price in Latvia is from 2400 $ to 5500 $.
Comparing to analogical vehicles Seat Leon price is very high - Seat Leon is approximately for 36 percents more expensive then average hatchbacks of this age (compare hatchbacks 2005 - 2009 prices).

YearLowestAverageHighestAvailability
Seat Leon 2008 price 3300 $ 4100 $ 4900 $
Seat Leon 2007 price 3700 $ 4400 $ 5500 $
Seat Leon 2006 price 2700 $ 3300 $ 4000 $
Seat Leon 2005 price 2400 $ 2700 $ 2800 $

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Seat Leon reliability and quality

According to yearly reports of German vehicle inspection service (TÜV) Seat Leon quality is more below average. In the roadworthiness tests carried out in 2021, defects were detected in an average of 29.6 percent of Seat Leon of this generation.

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Seat Leon hatchback features (options)

Percentage of Seat Leon with corresponding feature (option)

Conditioning
73%
Climate control
72%
Adjustable steering wheel
60%
Metallic paint
55%
Tire pressure control
51%
Cruise control
47%
Rain sensor
32%
Heated seats
28%
Rear parking sensors
11%

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Seat Leon reviews

Seat Leon 2006 Hatchback Petrol 2.0 litres, Manual gearbox
Purchase year:2017 (age of car 11 years) Owned for:100`000 kilometers (3 years)
Average fuel consumption: 20.0 litres per 100km (60% urban driving)
Total cost of repairs: 2886 $ (~ 962 $ per year)
Total car rating:
5/10
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   female, age 24
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