SEAT Leon 1.2 TSI (2014)
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SEAT Leon 1.2 TSI (2014) review: 25 facts and highlights

1. better fuel economy (city)

Fuel economy is a measurement of fuel efficiency, based on how far you can travel with a certain amount of petrol (gasoline). A lower fuel economy means the car will be cheaper to run.
4.9l/100 km
Peugeot 301 Berline (2014): 0l/100 km

2. better fuel economy (highway)

Fuel economy is a measurement of fuel efficiency, based on how far you can travel with a certain amount of petrol (gasoline). A lower fuel economy means the car will be cheaper to run.
5.6l/100 km
Peugeot 301 Berline (2014): 0l/100 km

3. higher maximum torque

Torque is a measurement of an engine’s power, closely related to horsepower. More torque indicates a more powerful car, and is also a good indication of its acceleration.
175Nm
BMW 5 Series Gran Turismo 535i (2014): 400Nm

4. better fuel economy (combined)

Fuel economy is a measurement of fuel efficiency, based on how far you can travel with a certain amount of petrol (gasoline). A lower fuel economy means the car will be cheaper to run.
4.1l/100 km
Peugeot 301 Berline (2014): 0l/100 km

5. Has fully independent suspension

This allows all four wheels to move up and down independently, providing a smoother ride when, for example, going over bumps in the road.
SEAT Leon 1.2 TSI (2014)
73% have it

6. Has Bluetooth

Bluetooth is a wireless technology that allows you to easily transfer data between different devices, such as smartphones, tablets and computers.
SEAT Leon 1.2 TSI (2014)
76% have it

7. shorter length

4.26m
Renault Twizy EV 13kW (2014): 2.34m

8. greater cargo volume

A larger cargo area is more practical as it allows you to transport more things.
380l
Mini Clubman (2014): 1068l

9. less CO2 emissions

The CO2 emissions of the car, measured in grams per kilometre. A car with less emissions is better for the environment.
114g/km
Nissan Leaf Acenta (2014): 0g/km

10. larger fuel tank

A larger fuel tank means that you have to stop to refill less often.
50l
Kia Rio LX (2015): 73l

11. higher Euro NCAP rating

The European New Car Assessment Programme (Euro NCAP) carries out safety tests for new vehicles, providing an overall rating for each car’s safety. It covers different areas such as safety for an adult occupant, child occupant or pedestrian.
5
Ford Fiesta ST (2014): 6

12. more horsepower

Horsepower is the most common unit for measuring the power of an engine.
104hp
BMW 5 Series Gran Turismo 535i (2014): 306hp

13. more airbags

Airbags are designed to cushion occupants in the event of an impact. The standard number is around six as some cars now incorporate additional ones, such as knee airbags, side airbags and side curtain airbags.
6
Chevrolet Sonic LS (2014): 10

14. Has ISOFIX/LATCH

ISOFIX (also known as LATCH) is a standard system of attachment points for child safety seats, allowing them to be fitted quickly and safely.
SEAT Leon 1.2 TSI (2014)
82% have it

15. Has height-adjustable seat belts

Height-adjustable seat belts permit passengers of different sizes to move the seat belt up or down for improved comfort. They are also especially useful for increasing the safety of children.
SEAT Leon 1.2 TSI (2014)
61% have it

16. width

1.82m
Peugeot 208 Allure (2014): 1m

17. height

1.46m
Honda CR-Z (2014): 1.39m

18. Has a petrol (gasoline) engine

A petrol (gasoline) engine offers several advantages over diesel. For example the engines tend to be lighter and cheaper than their diesel counterparts. Petrol engines also tend to have higher horsepower, and the fuel is more readily available.
SEAT Leon 1.2 TSI (2014)
81% have it

19. weight

1.2t
Opel Ampera Positiv (2014): 1.69kg

20. more cylinders

Although there are many aspects that determine the power, a higher number of cylinders is generally a good indication of the potential power of the engine.
4
BMW 5 Series Gran Turismo 535i (2014): 6

21. more valves

An intake valve allows the air/fuel mixture to enter the combustion chamber. An engine with more valves tends to increase performance.
16
BMW 5 Series Gran Turismo 535i (2014): 24

22. USB ports

With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.
1
Ford Focus ST (2014): 2

23. faster top speed

The fastest speed that the car can reach.
192km/h
Renault Megane RS 265 (2014): 255km/h

24. faster acceleration (0-100)

The time it takes for the car to accelerate from 0-100 kilometres per hour.
10.2s
Renault Megane RS 265 (2014): 6s

25. larger engine size

This measurement is the total volume of all the engine's cylinders, also known as the engine displacement. This is one of many aspects of an engine that determine its horsepower, but generally speaking a greater size indicates more power.
1.2l
BMW 5 Series Gran Turismo 535i (2014): 3l

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