The latest Seat Leon FR 2.0 TDI has been slightly revised, visually it is not so obvious but the differences are beneficial. The rear window is larger to assist rear visibility, suspension has been made twenty percent softer, the dash has been redesigned and there is the addition of ESP stability control to the standard equipment list.
The Seat Leon FR 2.0 TDI comes with the advanced 2.0 litre common rail injection diesel engine. The engine packs a hefty 168bhp and is capable of 0-62mph in eight seconds and the latest Seat Leon FR 2.0 TDI models also come with the XDS electronic differential which mimics the action of a mechanical limited-slip differential to help it deploy its power more effectively. The Seat Leon FR 2.0 TDI can return 49.6mpg on the combined cycle with emissions of 150g/km; high mileage drivers will reap the benefits of the Seat Leon FR 2.0 TDI superior economy. The Seat Leon FR TDI is available with the standard six-speed manual gearbox or the excellent six-speed DSG automatic with its wheel-mounted paddle shifters.
Standard safety equipment on the Seat Leon FR 2.0 TDI includes anti lock brakes, traction control, front and side airbags and ISOFIX child seat mounts. The whole package is then protected by remote central locking with deadlocks, an immobiliser and a volumetric alarm. Prices start at £18,500 on the road.