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SEAT Leon FR+ 2012 review

Overall towcar rating


Key information

  • Transmission: Manual
  • Year of manufacture: 2012
  • Fuel type: Diesel
  • Engine size: 2litres
  • Solo fuel economy: 50 miles per gallon
  • Towing fuel economy: 38 miles per gallon
  • Kerb weight: 1395 kg
  • Body type: Hatchback

Towcar summary

What's good?

Road control is excellent. Power superb especially on hills (180bhp)Comfort outstanding especially on long distance.
For those who knock the towcar of the year 2015, I say, try it before making comments. If itm is as good as my model, you can be pleasantly suprised.

What's bad?


Would you recommend it?


Towing performance *****

How well does it tow?


Solo performance *****

What's it like without the caravan?

Brilliant and fun to drive with plenty of power.

Reliability *****

Anything to look out for?


Practicality *****

Is it easy to live with?

The best I have ever owned in my 50 years of driving in cars.

Buying experience *****

Did you buy it new or used?


Where did you buy it?

Franchised dealer

What was the seller like?

Honest and also delivered from Carlisle to North Wales


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