If you admire the practicality of the SEAT Leon but yearn for a hot hatch version, the CUPRA Leon will surely scratch that itch.
Good to look at – inside and out – and a blast to drive, the Leon is nevertheless very conducive to everyday motoring needs. For one thing, it retains the family-friendly attributes of its SEAT sibling – and features a larger-than-ever five-seat cabin and a class-competitive 380-litre boot.
The car rides on minimum-size 18-inch alloy wheels and comes with a number of CUPRA-specific features that really help it to stand out, such as dynamically styled sports bumpers. Inside, you’ll discover a digital cockpit – and a 12-inch touchscreen infotainment system that offers access to a seven-speaker sound system, a navigation system and full Apple/Android smartphone integration.
A maximum five-star Euro NCAP crash-test rating is testament to the CUPRA Leon’s high safety standards, not least because a host of protective tech is included. For instance, Predictive and Adaptive Cruise Control utilises the car’s lane-assist camera and GPS. This enables it to automatically adjust speed in accordance with road signage and any junctions, corners and roundabouts that lie ahead.
Available with a range of efficient petrol and hybrid drivetrains options, the CUPRA Leon is ready to be test driven at CUPRA Milton Keynes.