The Spanish manufacturer presented the first images and technical details of the 2021 Seat Leon next generation. The show featured a 5-door hatchback and a wagon version. The design is more modern with more rounded lines and some features it shares with 2021 Seat Tarraco. Special attention is drawn to the hybrid version, with sales starting in spring 2020.
New Generation Changes
At first glance, they indicate an increase in dimensions of 86 mm in length and 50 mm longer wheelbase. More rounded contours compared to its predecessor and well known grille define the silhouette new generation. A fine note is given by the broken front daytime running LEDs and stoplights visually connected by a thin LED strip that extends across the entire width of the vehicle. We saw this with the Tarraco model.
- Length 4.368 mm
- Width 1.800 mm
- High 1.456 mm
- Wheelbase 2.686 mm
Modern assistance systems:
- Emergency Assist 3.0
- Dynamic Chassis Control
- Adaptive Cruise Control
- Travel Assist
- Side and Exit Assist
2021 Seat Leon Interior
The cabin is expected to find inspiration in vehicles from the Volkswagen Group. The board shows sharp corners and the correct geometric shape. At the top of the center console is an 8 inch or 10 inch screen from a tablet-like multimedia system. In addition to Android Auto and Apple CarPlay features, you’ll have voice commands. Above all the 10.25-inch digital instrument panel is true refreshing. The wagon brings 617 liters to the trunk while the hatchback version 380 liters.
2021 Seat Leon Hybrid, Engine
Perhaps the biggest novelty of the coming generation will be the 2021 Seat Leon hybrid version make of 13 kWh lithium-ion battery and 1.4 L TSI gasoline. Battery capacity should provide up to 60 km. Official information says an output of 204 horses. In addition for certain markets there will be light hybrids in options 100 horses (1.0 L TSI) and 150 horses (1.5 L TSI).
Gasoline line include 1.0 L 3 cylinders TSI with 90 horses or 110 horses as base. Next in petrol line is 1.5 L TSI with 130 or 150 horses. Most strongest 2.0 L TSI provide 190 horses.
Diesel line offer 2.0 L TDI with 115 and 150 horses. For instance special propulsion will be a CNG drive in a 1.5 L TSI engine with 130 horses. Here we have 3 methane tanks which is enough for about 440 kilometers. After that, the engine automatically switches to gasoline.
2021 Seat Leon Release Date and Price
Seat introduced the new generation at the beginning of 2020, and sales will begin in the spring of the same year. However price will be announced immediately before the sale begins.