New SEAT Leon 2020 review - better than a VW Golf?

26 יונ 2020
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Introducing the all-new SEAT Leon! It’s effectively a Spanish Golf, given it’s built on the same platform as the German hatchback market leader. So with that in mind, it means you’ll receive some nice new styling updates and tech, but for a slightly cheaper price than the VW! But given the price isn’t that different, should you just dig a little deeper into your pockets and choose the Golf? Stick with Mat and find out!
00:00 Intro
00:30 Price
00:56 Exterior Design
02:24 Engines
03:00 Launch
03:38 Interior Design
04:42 Back Seats
05:32 Boot
06:10 Bad Things
07:13 Good Things
08:25 Chassis
08:59 Driving
11:46 Infotainment
12:55 Practicality
14:39 Equipment
15:45 Verdict
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  • everything looks better compared to a golf

    Fred JansenFred Jansen6 שעות לפני
  • I bought a 1.5 130 Golf SE 7.5 a couple of years ago and at the time priced up the Leon to the same spec. It came to thousands more! Plus it had the older 1.4 engine rather than the new one. It’s honestly the nicest car I’ve ever owned.

    David JordanDavid Jordan11 שעות לפני
  • An ugly copy of the Ford Focus😳

    Xristos ThymiakisXristos Thymiakisיום לפני
  • You didn’t need to wait for the 2020 version. The Seat Leon has always been better than the VW Golf.

    Brian StevensonBrian Stevenson2 ימים לפני
  • I like the bag that was in the trunk. Where can I buy that? 😬

    RAPID DIYRAPID DIY3 ימים לפני
  • What’s the point in buying a new car even if it’s on contract or finance the depreciation is so great on all cars. The only cars that appreciate are old classics. In my opinion a government review into car depreciation is needs to be opened up.

    Alan Howe Music Rhythm Guitar PlayerAlan Howe Music Rhythm Guitar Player3 ימים לפני
  • Your trying to be to clever and its not

    David BowieDavid Bowie3 ימים לפני
  • @Matt #Matt is there any chance you could test Leon Sportstourer FR 1.5 eTSI??

    HubsonHubson4 ימים לפני
  • Well, here seat leon is like in USA ford mustang.., everybody got one,..

    • ¡ got a friend with 600hp seat leon as fast as a porsche,..

  • Matt always complains about the interior quality of cheap cars. What is he going to expect. A Rolls Royce interior for 20k. That is not going to happen

    KappaKlausderechteKappaKlausderechte7 ימים לפני
  • It is Leon with horoscope golf. Why last ten years all the cars have so small cabins,you can barely see outside the world ,a-class for instance is like a tank.put some more glass in bigger angle please all of you.ok its sporty but enough,cars seem to resemble a floppy disk or a sandwich as time goes by. And bigger steering wheels please,its tiring.

    Lulish KalulishLulish Kalulish7 ימים לפני
  • The front looks like a i30 Hyundai

    Yahya KtaibeYahya Ktaibe8 ימים לפני
  • Too many adverts gave up watching before the end.

    J E SPENCERJ E SPENCER8 ימים לפני
  • I am sorry but calling Leon boring for not offering 3-door version (which was actually one of the last compact cars to offer one) is just pathetic nitpicking. Nobody's buying cheap 3-door cars anymore, that's why they're not made anymore.

    Kristián KopáčikKristián Kopáčik12 ימים לפני
  • Can someone explain why do we need a soft touch dashboard? I never get it. I do not care about the softness of my dash. Why would I? I do care more about physical knobs that I can TURN and they give me the FEEL to blindly, thus safely, operate them. The dashoboard of a new Leon is simply ugly and the exterior of the car is just generic. Similar to Focus, Ceed, i30, Skoda Scala etc. The ride is firm and bumpy, so the only reasons to buy are the engine range and spacious cabin. VW makes powerfull turboengines with plenty of power and low rev torque.

    Ginger KyriakosGinger Kyriakos12 ימים לפני
  • side view copy from Ford Focus....

    focus 1focus 112 ימים לפני
  • Most people dont understand but this video is not about the Seat Leon. Its about how poor people go to Sainsbury while Matt goes to Waitrose

    Emre AbibulaEmre Abibula15 ימים לפני
  • SEAT peaked in 2018

    Josh TinklerJosh Tinkler17 ימים לפני
  • Alan Partridge + Russel Howard = Mat Watson :)

    Thomas O'BrienThomas O'Brien18 ימים לפני
  • Your stick's broken Matt, plan for retirement 😃

    vineeth pittavineeth pitta20 ימים לפני
  • Looks like a Hyundai i30

    Achraf HaidiAchraf Haidi22 ימים לפני
  • A copy of ford focus ....

    mick21mick2124 ימים לפני
  • Audi A3, Ford Focus and Skoda Scala had a threesome and new Seat Leon was born :)

    Roman81RokiRoman81Roki26 ימים לפני
  • Look like a ford focus a little bit!Hhmm.. The new Golf=7.9 The new Leon=8.0 Yes is my number😀

    MrPerry4meMrPerry4me26 ימים לפני
  • İ really like your videos.too many details in shortets time are definitely a car genius.

    Abdullah BalAbdullah Bal28 ימים לפני
  • shame about the face?? really? I get the feeling he just wanted to say that line, no matter if its actually true in this case.

    heyedddieheyedddie29 ימים לפני
  • The previous gen seat leon 3 still the top one way much better in terms of look and maybe even inside

    ahmed kijanahmed kijanחודש לפני
  • You know,when I look all of cars,they look same why should I buy a new car?All of them seriosly are same,especially C classes cars are same.No any differences.

    mert sağlammert sağlamחודש לפני
  • I'm the only one that never liked the previous model??? The interior was so awful also !!!

    Andrei AramaAndrei Aramaחודש לפני
  • Seat Leon front looks like ford focus?

    112deeps112deepsחודש לפני
  • I can't stand this muppet..... Slow down. Don't be a donkey and listen to his advice, think for yourself.

    MegaVector2011MegaVector2011חודש לפני
  • Leon fr or focus st line x 155hp?

    Δημήτρης ΚαραμήτσοςΔημήτρης Καραμήτσοςחודש לפני
  • Start the gym dude.

    GodricTheGodricTheחודש לפני
  • if i was only allowed to see the back i would buy it. Front design is awfully cheap and dull.

    Vivi TortVivi Tortחודש לפני
  • the car looks good and to answer your question, yes, both the golf and this Leon look boring from the front. VW was always boring when it comes to design...except the Arteon (I think). They should stop making diesel cars and focus on electric.

    MValentin FlorianMValentin Florianחודש לפני
  • Its funny how garbage cheap cars are nowadays

    Shuffler131Shuffler131חודש לפני
  • It looks like every other car nowadays. Completety soulless. Please Seat, bring back to life Leon MK1 appearance.

    Abuyin ibn Djadir ibn Omar KalidAbuyin ibn Djadir ibn Omar Kalidחודש לפני
  • Skala is better - simple as that.

    The TruthThe Truthחודש לפני
  • What is it with VW group? They’ve managed to make both this and the golf look worse than their predecessors.

    SibjmSibjmחודש לפני
  • Where is the seat? I see a hyundai i30

    giannisippgiannisippחודש לפני
  • white color doesn't suit the car, a red, silver , nardo grey or even black should look better on this seat

    BluemintBluemintחודש לפני
  • what will have to do with purchases in a store with the characteristics of the car

    DaniDaniחודש לפני
  • This car will become relevant to me in 25 years, when I can import one to the USA

    Master DiecasterMaster Diecasterחודש לפני
  • This video would be a lot easier to watch if I hadn’t already had FIVE advert breaks before the halfway point, many unskippable.

    KaneLives1981KaneLives1981חודש לפני
  • Wow them alloys are shit

    M 6ixM 6ixחודש לפני
  • Love my mk3 184 FR Technology, not sure about this new one though, maybe it’s the colour combination in this video but it looks a bit boring for an FR trim level to me. 🤷‍♂️

    Adam TAdam Tחודש לפני
  • I remember when they said "the Seat will be the sport brand for the group Vag" that Leon even my grandma buy ugly and looks like a box on wheels and the interior is crappy and cheap... The mk2 facelift I like better is a car with unique design with lot of fans (and haters) and you can recognize it from afar just on site..

    Los tre LokosLos tre Lokosחודש לפני
  • Copy Volvo much ?

    Moe JoeMoe Joeחודש לפני
  • I think I like the outgoing model better

    Alfredo CalzadillaAlfredo Calzadillaחודש לפני
  • Well I think this is ugly design

    Roman KochkinRoman Kochkinחודש לפני
  • Everything is better than VW Golf. Is overrated Golf really that relevant to you? Delete it from title please. SEAT is way better than most of other cars anyway.

    Hota MeldinHota Meldinחודש לפני
  • I like my bubble leon mk II most.

    Dima GurevichDima Gurevichחודש לפני
  • Wow I really don’t like it , think I’ll stick with my 2018 FR thanks , I like my infotainment system set into the dash as opposed to this style.

    J HJ Hחודש לפני
  • I like the old one better

    Gamer FarisGamer Farisחודש לפני
  • Designers have murdered this car

    Pheven amPheven amחודש לפני
  • I'm guessing the UK doesn't get the Cupra? I always wondered why the León is cheaper than the Golf, when the Golf tends to be less equipped here in Mexico, but I guess that's just cause over in Europe it's supposed to be a tad worse than a Golf.

    HamboHamboחודש לפני
  • Gesture control has to be the most pointless idea anyone's ever come up with. What an absolute waste of time. It's one of those gimmicky ideas that's implemented terribly, and then it works when you don't want it to, doesn't work when you need it, etc. Seriously car manufacturers, go into your software, find the gesture control functions, and delete them. Nobody needs junk like that.

    qwertyqwertyחודש לפני
  • No mention of park assist and metallic paint as standard

    Neil StaitNeil Staitחודש לפני
  • Corolla hatch look way better than Leon and Golf

    berkan atıcıberkan atıcıחודש לפני
  • FR means absolutely nothing now, MK3 onwards have been soulless

    John PattonJohn Pattonחודש לפני
  • The front is better now then the older 1

    Bruno GajdosBruno Gajdosחודש לפני
  • I like your reviews but you are missing a lot of stuff that people are really looking for. I don’t care about a larger door bin. I want to know how the center cup holders hold a can of coke or Red Bull or a small bottle of water. Since they don’t have a good placeholder, it just seems to me that you will have to hold your open can with your hand when you go over speed bumps. I want to know how fast it accelerates to 60 mph (on every review). My current Golf GTE has perfect cupholders for example and does 0-60 in 6.4.

    JVBJVBחודש לפני
  • Side profile and rear looks like a Vauxhall Astra 😅

    Amici String QuartetAmici String Quartetחודש לפני
  • I mean if you're fine with worse emissions and a bit wors fuel economy just get a 2004 Leon Cupra it was avaliable with more power and was avaliable with AWD, and thatcar had a shit tonn of tuning potencial.

    László KovácsLászló Kovácsחודש לפני
  • It's UGLY AF!

    MovieVikingMovieViking2 חודשים לפני
  • imo they nailed the design, int and ext

    Max SMax S2 חודשים לפני
  • uncomfortable truth : The A3, Golf, and leon all suck frim this generation i'm sorry but the VW group really f'ed up this genration (btw im actually a golf fanboy my family own 2)

    FabianFabian2 חודשים לפני
  • So sad America doesn’t get good European brands like SEAT and Skoda. This looks like such a good hatchback.

    Hunter SHunter S2 חודשים לפני
  • Buying a Seat? Crap! No fucking way!

    Luis Olivares FerreLuis Olivares Ferre2 חודשים לפני
  • 13:53

    Benjamin SwiderskiBenjamin Swiderski2 חודשים לפני
  • I don’t like it’s design at all honestly, the previous one is way better Even the interior is kind of boring, it’s gonna my next car for sure

    The Crooked SwordThe Crooked Sword2 חודשים לפני
  • Car makers need to stop making that unibrow at the back of cars 😂😂😂😂

    Pouya LuckyPouya Lucky2 חודשים לפני
  • Better then the Golf but the older FR model is way better same fr the Ibiza Line!

    Brian HermansBrian Hermans2 חודשים לפני
  • WTH happened to your water bottle?!

    Luke WitheyLuke Withey2 חודשים לפני
  • Seat Leon FR 180/190 hp, is so good

    Jude Katter StudioJude Katter Studio2 חודשים לפני
  • I cannot believe how bad those wheels are!!!

    Flaw3dGeniusFlaw3dGenius2 חודשים לפני
  • For the first time I disagree with Matt. This car looks beautiful from every angle!❤️ Great video full of usual🔥

    CyrusCyrus2 חודשים לפני
  • Dacia is like aldi

    Ace RimmerAce Rimmer2 חודשים לפני
  • The ugly twin sister of the Ford focus

    Aaron AAaron A2 חודשים לפני
  • Just get a bmw 1 series, the new golf and this has put me off cars from the vw group

    Aaron AAaron A2 חודשים לפני
  • The front end needs a redesign it looks completely out of place on this car

    Aaron AAaron A2 חודשים לפני
  • outdoor like bmw 1 old series

    BluetimesBluetimes2 חודשים לפני
  • Looks like BMW 1 series

    Mario EvangelouMario Evangelou2 חודשים לפני
  • Looks like shit, used to love the Leon. The new golf isn't an improvement either that's also a driving turd. But yeah, I'm a turd so who am I to judge

    Pittig AardappeltjePittig Aardappeltje2 חודשים לפני
  • I actually like how the front looks

    Ricardo MartínezRicardo Martínez2 חודשים לפני
  • Too bad that the one you reviewed hasn't got a nice spec, because it really is a nice car !

    Louis CLouis C2 חודשים לפני
  • please, stop doing balconing, is not good for mental health

    SalvaWSalvaW2 חודשים לפני
  • Question for everyone. Why does this 1.5 150 bhp petrol turbo average 53 mpg yet a Mini Cooper 5 door with a 1.5 petrol 136 bhp engine struggles to get 40 mpg ?

    No more ControlNo more Control2 חודשים לפני
  • Same shitty interior as the new Golf 8 with the tactile buttons.

    Zerger84Zerger842 חודשים לפני
  • i shop at lidl

    K1asH3rK1asH3r2 חודשים לפני
  • According to a comparison site the boot of the leon st is bigger than a kia optima sportwagon and the bmw 5 series touring. But how true is that in real life because the kia and bmw seem a lot bigger and wider

    Popa Marius DanielPopa Marius Daniel2 חודשים לפני
  • They copied the Ford Focus!!!

    notime4namenotime4name2 חודשים לפני
  • The stick of truth is a legend 😂

    I AM UNKNOWNI AM UNKNOWN2 חודשים לפני
  • Not a good review. Dislike

    お拖把茶お拖把茶2 חודשים לפני
  • Cant wait till it has been deliverd, on the 1ste of September i will receive my seat leon ST, And this car is far way nicer than the golf.

    nielsvd89nielsvd892 חודשים לפני
  • One word : SEXY 🔥🔥🔥

    お拖把茶お拖把茶2 חודשים לפני
  • Not all heroes wear capes

    Food Drink Fusion *Food Drink Fusion *2 חודשים לפני
  • I hate the font of the model name on the back - don’t call me an idiot, but I am not getting it because of THAT.

    James HilditchJames Hilditch2 חודשים לפני
    • In our country you can order most cars without model name and type. So you can order it without Leon and the FR emblem.

      SeanSean2 חודשים לפני
  • Very good design 👍👌

    Chandra MohanChandra Mohan2 חודשים לפני
  • Looks like an BMW 1 series from 2015,except the Grill...

    Mike GMike G2 חודשים לפני