Our exclusive picture gives you an idea what you can expect from the 2020 SEAT Leon that’ll be based on the upcoming Mk8 Volkswagen Golf. The car is set to get a smarter cabin with improved infotainment and more space, along with a range of hybrid engines. Read all about the car’s price, specs and release date, below.
2020 SEAT Leon price and on-sale date
The 2020 SEAT Leon is set to cost from about £18,000 – that’s about the same as a VW Golf, although you can expect the Leon to come with more standard equipment. SEAT has yet to confirm when the new Leon will be launched, but the summer of 2020 seems likely.
2020 SEAT Leon specs
While the 2020 SEAT Leon might not look radically different to the current model, it’s an all-new car – something that is likely to be more apparent from the inside. There you’ll see bigger changes with a cleaner design and larger infotainment screens that’ll be used to control more of the car’s systems and feature improved voice activation. Behind the steering wheel, you’ll also be able to spec the car with a large digital screen that’ll make it easy to follow the sat-nav’s directions. You can also expect the new Leon to have a little more boot space with room for an extra soft bag on top of the two large suitcases you’ll fit in the current car.
SEAT has always been the VW Group’s sporty offering which means the Leon is likely to get a slightly stiffer suspension setup that’ll make it lean less in bends than a Golf. In terms of straight-line performance, the big news is that the Leon will be available with hybrid power in the form of a small petrol engine boosted by an electric motor to give it plus-50mpg fuel economy and a nippy 0-60mph time of around seven seconds.
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