Review of the updated Seat Leon 2018-2019 – photos and video, price and specifications, technical characteristics of Seat Leon, who survived the planned restyling. In the process of updating the new Seat Leon acquired a more modern appearance with advanced and slightly modernized Full-LED lighting, a refined and improved interior, a wider range of security systems, and new engines. The start of sales of the renewed Seat Leon in Europe is planned for February 2017 at a price of 15,500-16,000 euros for the version with a 5-door hatchback in a basic configuration, which is identical to the cost of the pre-reform Seat Leon .
Just note that the global changes in the appearance of the updated Spanish model, which is akin to Audi A3 , Skoda Octavia A7 and Volkswagen Golf Mk7 , did not happen. The novelty has received a modified falshradiator grille, a more rigorous front and rear bumper, and most importantly, advanced headlights, fog lights and tail lights with Full-LED technology.
The new radiant grille of the updated Seat Leon is 40 mm longer than the pre-styling model. This cunning design move allows you to visually increase the width of the car, giving it a more respectable and respectable appearance, and strict lines of bumpers add dynamics and sport to the exterior.
Of course, all three body versions of the Spanish representative of the European C-class were upgraded: 3-door hatchback (proudly called a 3-door coupe), 5-door hatchback (5-door hatchback) and ST (5-door station wagon).
Salon restyled versions Seat Leon was transformed by a new multimedia system with a color 8-inch color screen, ideally fitted in the center console between the ventilation deflectors, and the modernized central tunnel with the electric parking brake button (Electric Parking Brake) instead of the traditional “handbrake.”
The modern multimedia complex will be pleased with the ability to connect any model of a modern smartphone, the presence of MirrorLink, Full Link, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, the ability to perceive voice commands and gestures. There is also navigation with tips on traffic jams, a rear-view camera or a system of circular panoramic view, radio and music, car system settings. In the salon appeared a platform (a shelf at the bottom of the center console) for contactless charging of phones, there are more high-quality materials with a wide choice of colors and textures.
From modern security systems and electronic assistants, attention is drawn to adaptive cruise control with the function of automatic braking in the event of a pedestrian or vehicle detected at the rate of traffic, Lane Assist, Traffic Jam Assist, Traffic Sign Recognition system The physical condition of the driver, the assistant to the parallel and perpendicular parking, the assistant for controlling the high-beam headlights.
For the individualization of the salon of the novelty, the Spanish manufacturer offers five lines of interior decoration: Reference, Style, FR line, super stylish and comfortable Xcellence, as well as a pronounced sports CUPRA.
Specifications Seat Leon 2018-2019. In terms of technology updated Seat Leon received a number of innovations. This new diesel four-cylinder 1.6 TDI (115 hp), the newest three-cylinder petrol turbo engine 1.0 TSI (115 hp 200 Nm) and the possibility of combining diesel 2.0 TDI (150 hp) with a robotic gearbox 7 DSG.
Thus, the diesel version of the new Seat Leon has already become five.
- 1.6 TDI (90 hp), 1.6 TDI (105 hp), 1.6 TDI (115 hp), 2.0 TDI (150 hp) and 2.0 TDI (184 hp).
Gasoline engines for the new product is even more.
- 1.2 TSI (86 hp), 1.2 TSI (110 hp), 1.0 TSI (115 hp), 1.4 TSI (125 hp), 1.4 TSI (140 hp), 1.8 TSI (180 hp), 2.0 TSI (265 hp) and 2.0 TSI (290 hp). The last pair of 2.0-liter turbocharged engines – for “evil” versions of the Seat Leon CUPRA .
The choice of gearboxes is also huge: 5 manual gearboxes, 6 manual gearboxes, 6DSG and 7 DSG.
Default drive to the front wheels. But as an option, it is possible to order a 4Drive all-wheel drive system with Haldex viscous fifth generation, which allows the connection of the rear wheels when the front axle wheels slip.