SEAT's flagship Leon is renewed

new leon the most technologically safe seat ever produced
new leon the most technologically safe seat ever produced

SEAT's flagship Leon has been completely renewed. The new Leon, the safest SEAT ever produced, brings together the most advanced driver assistance systems including adaptive cruise control, emergency assistant, travel assistant. Launched at SEAT Authorized Dealers, the new Leon model is preparing to carry its current success to the next generation with its remarkable design, lighting, security and completely renewed infotainment systems.

The fourth generation of SEAT Leon, the flagship of the SEAT brand by reaching a sales figure of more than 2,2 million units with the first three generations produced to date, is available at SEAT Authorized Dealers with a recommended turnkey price starting from 1.5 TL with 130 TSI 231.500 HP engine and FR equipment option. was put up for sale. The 1.0 TSI 110 HP Style and 1.0 eTSI light-hybrid (mHEV) 110 HP DSG Style Plus options will be on sale in February. 1.5 eTSI mild-hybrid (mHEV) 150 HP DSG engine option is planned to be on sale in the second quarter of 2021.

New SEAT Leon

Sharpening contours

The completely renewed grille and front lighting group of the SEAT Leon draw attention. The LED headlights, which are positioned further back than the previous generation, give the car a deeper and more characteristic appearance. LED technology used in the headlights improves visibility by making even the darkest road visible to the driver. The hood, which is longer than the previous generation, contributes to the assertive design concept of the vehicle and increases its determined stance by supporting the hard lines at the front.

Excitement and creativity continues behind the completely renewed SEAT Leon. The "Infinite LED" taillights that extend from end to end throughout the trunk emphasize the dynamic identity of the vehicle with its sporty trunk structure. LED lights and rear spoiler create moving lines. The welcome light that lights under the side mirrors shoots "Hola!" By reflecting on the word (Hello) Leon warmly welcomes the lovers.

The car designed on the MQB Evo platform; It has a length of 4.368 mm, a width of 1.799 mm, a height of 1.456 mm, which can vary depending on the equipment, and a wheelbase of 2.686 mm. The new Leon offers a noticeably greater legroom in the rear seats thanks to its 50 mm longer wheelbase than its previous generation. Its growing dimensions make SEAT's most successful model even more useful and creates more space in the rear seat area.

While the aesthetics of the exterior design make the new Leon more remarkable, aerodynamically, the drag coefficient has been improved by approximately 8 percent compared to the previous generation.

New SEAT Leon

Functional and minimalist interior design

The evolutionary theme in the design of the completely renewed SEAT Leon is also noticeable in the interior. Functionality, minimalism and elegance immediately catch the eye in driver and passenger oriented design. The 10,25 ”digital instrument panel gives a feeling of lightness and“ floating ”with the help of decorative coverings that surround it and continue over the front doors. Everything inside the cabin is ergonomically flawless and designed to increase passenger comfort inside.

The protagonist of the interior is a completely renewed 10 ”touch screen infotainment system. The screen, on which the number of physical buttons is reduced, provides perfect interaction with the passengers. The interface of the screen, which was designed in a “diagonal” manner inspired by Diagonal, Barcelona's important street, was created in the new digital laboratory of SEAT, the pioneer of its class.

Another important feature of the completely renewed Leon is the interior lighting. The surrounding "Multi-Color Intelligent LED Ambient Lighting" continues along the entire console and doors. Besides being a decorative ambient light, the same zamIt also provides a number of important functions such as blind spot detection, exit warning, lane tracking assistant.

New SEAT Leon

First SEAT with full connectivity

The new SEAT Leon is SEAT's first model with full connectivity. With Full Link technology, users can also access their digital lives using Apple CarPlay or Android Auto. Thus, users can easily access their contact lists, music or navigation system on the phone.

Thanks to the "Emergency Call System (e-Call)", the built-in eSIM brings the vehicle to a whole new level of safety by communicating directly with the emergency service in the event of an accident. The system is the same, except for an emergency call zamIt also offers the opportunity to send important data in the vehicle such as vehicle location, engine type, vehicle color or number of passengers to emergency services.

The safest SEAT

The new SEAT Leon Euro was awarded five stars in safety tests conducted by NCAP. The automobile offers a combination of highly advanced support systems. It brings together a number of new advanced driving assistance systems, including Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC), Emergency Assist, Semi-Autonomous Travel Assistant, Lane Keeping Assist. In addition to the front, side and curtain airbags, the "Central Front Airbag" as the 7th airbag is standard in all equipment of the vehicle.

Utilizing the Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) with stop-and-go feature supported up to 210 km per hour and Lane Keeping Assistant, Travel Assistant promises a semi-autonomous driving with throttle, brake and steering control by actively keeping the vehicle in the middle of the lane and adjusting its speed according to the flow of traffic. If the vehicle detects that the driver has left the steering wheel for more than 15 seconds, it gives audible and visual warnings. If the driver continues to be unresponsive for a certain period of time, the Emergency Driving Assistant, which works integrated with this system, can take control of the vehicle and stop Leon completely.

A new addition to the Leon's safety package is the Exit Warning, which works with the Blind Spot Detection System and Rear Cross Traffic Alert. This system recognizes the obstacles next to it thanks to its sensors as soon as the doors of the vehicle are opened and warns the driver and passengers with the ambient light inside the doors.

3 different equipment levels

New Leon in Turkey in the first place Style, Style Plus and F, including three different trim levels will be offered. The comfort-oriented Xcellence equipment package will be available in the second quarter of 3.

Standard 16 Aluminum Alloy Wheels, EcoLED Headlights and Rear Lights, Turn Sensitive LED Front Fog Lights, Electrically Adjustable and Heated Side Mirrors, Rear Parking Sensors, Automatic Air Conditioning, Front and Rear LED Reading Lights, LED Illuminated Vanity Mirrors, Keyless Operation System, Multifunction Leather Steering Wheel, 8,25 ″ Touchscreen Color Screen Multimedia System, Driver and Passenger Height Settings, Front Assist, Lane Keeping Assist (LKS) and Emergency Call System (e-Call) It is among the prominent features.

In the Style Plus package, in addition to the Style equipment, Three-Zone Automatic Air Conditioning, Temperature Controlled Rear Central Ventilation Duct and Rear Illuminated USB-C Outlets are offered. Visually Dark Tinted Rear Windows are added; On the technology front, the Rear View Camera, Wireless Charging Unit and Full Link Technology stand out among other features.

In the FR equipment package, which gives the car a sportier character, 17 "Aluminum Alloy Wheels, Full LED Lens Headlights," Infinite LED "Rear Lights, Dynamic LED Rear Signals and" Hola "Welcome Light Under Side Mirrors, Dark-Tinted Rear Windows, Electrically Adjustable , Heated and Foldable Side Mirrors, Front and Rear Parking Sensors, Three-Zone Automatic Air Conditioning and Temperature Controlled Rear Central Ventilation Channel, 10,25 ″ Digital Instrument Panel, Monochrome LED Ambient Lighting, 10 ”Touchscreen Color Screen Multimedia System, Chrome Exhaust View There are Rear Diffuser, FR logo on the tailgate, Driving Profile Selection, interior leather covered door panel, sports seats with red stitched seat upholstery and leather steering wheel with FR logo.

New mild-hybrid technology engines

All gasoline engines in the new Leon consist of turbocharged TSI engine options. The 1.0 liter engine options have 110 hp manual gear and 7-speed DSG automatic gear options. The 1.5-liter petrol engines are offered with 130 hp manual gearbox and 150 hp 7-speed DSG automatic transmission.

All of the automatic transmission options are equipped with a mild-hybrid (mHEV) technology with a 48V Li-Ion battery and generator. This system, called eTSI, which provides improvement in fuel consumption and emission values, is activated to support the vehicle during take-off. When the appropriate conditions are met, the engine is enabled to run through the alternator during stop-and-go. The vehicle also does not consume fuel by completely turning off the gasoline engine while driving under appropriate conditions, and can only travel in free driving mode when the electric motor is on. In this way, it is aimed to reduce fuel consumption and emission values.

The 1.5-liter engines also feature Active Cylinder Management (ACT) to maximize efficiency. Under certain driving conditions, the engine runs with only two cylinders to reduce fuel consumption.

Best Buy Car of Europe 2021

SEAT Leon continues to be one of the leading cars in its segment and the carrier model of the brand's new product range. The new SEAT Leon was awarded the "Best Buy Car of Europe 31" award by the AUTOBEST jury consisting of 2021 experienced journalists representing European countries. The new SEAT Leon received high marks from the jury for its dynamism, efficiency, superior security and connection technologies.

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