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What is the SEAT Leon FR Sport?

The SEAT Leon is one of the mainstays in the hatchback world. The FR Sport trim adds some athletic touches without taking away any of the model’s practicality. It’s based on the MQB Evo platform you’ll find in the VW Golf, making it similar to this iconic model as well as the Škoda Octavia and Audi A3. You can drive the SEAT Leon FR Sport either as a five-door hatchback or estate.

SEAT released the FR Sport for the Leon in 2006. It has remained a key trim for this model since. SEAT has reserved the most thrilling driving experience for the SEAT Cupra, part of the brand’s separate sports car division and designed for those who want a pure hot hatch. For others who are happy with the engine range of the SEAT Leon but want a sportier look, the FR Sport brings a series of embellishments.


SEAT Leon FR Sport history

The SEAT Leon was first released in 1999 and the FR Sport trim came along seven years later in 2006 as part of the second-generation line-up. The model itself was pitched as a rival to the VW Golf with a slightly sportier edge. With added twin exhaust pipes and sports seats, the FR Sport takes this athleticism to the next level.

When first released in the Mk2 range, the SEAT Leon FR Sport was praised for its blend of performance and fuel economy. It was given either the Volkswagen Golf GTI’s petrol engine, a more advanced TFSI 2.0-litre petrol unit putting out 197bhp, or the 2.0-litre TDI diesel found in the Audi A3.

In 2012, SEAT released the third-generation Leon FR Sport which added a screen in the dashboard and sharper LED headlights. It was the first model in its class to offer full LED technology. Slightly shorter but with a longer wheelbase, this Mk3 version feels larger in the cabin but is lighter to help speed up acceleration.

It came with six engines, three petrol and three diesel, all of which could achieve 0-62mph in less than ten seconds. In the mix was a 2.0-litre TDI FR diesel unit, capable of achieving 0-62mph in 7.5 seconds.

This Mk3 also brought a series of additional safety features, including extra airbags and sensor-based warning systems. A facelift in 2017 gave the SEAT Leon FR Sport a wider grille and restyled headlights. A larger eight-inch touchscreen infotainment system came too, bringing Apple CarPlay, Android Auto and MirrorLink with it.

Fast forward to 2020 and the fourth-generation SEAT Leon FR Sport brings the most significant change – a hybrid powertrain. It sits alongside a range of petrol units and a diesel option. Drivers can choose between a mild hybrid and plug-in hybrid, the latter of which has a 13kWh lithium-ion battery and can drive up to 40 miles on electric alone.


Where does the SEAT Leon FR Sport sit in the range?

This sportier trim sits high up in the SEAT Leon range. It gives drivers more powerful engines, plenty of tech to enhance the driving experience plus a suite of athletic finishes like sports seats and decals across the exterior. It sits below the Leon Cupra, which is part of SEAT’s separate performance brand. That means you get the athletic spirit from sports suspension and rear disk brakes but without compromising on the hatchback’s practicality and fuel economy.


What features and equipment does the SEAT Leon FR Sport have?

With its 18-inch alloy wheels, dark-tinted rear windows, and FR Sport bumper complete with twin exhausts, this trim has a distinctive sporty look. It gives the SEAT Leon a hot hatch personality while remaining a favourite model for families.

Later versions bring premium lighting, from dynamic LED headlights that adjust to suit the road along with a welcome light silhouette illuminated from the exterior mirrors. A single coast-to-coast light creates a stylish rear.

Inside, the most significant FR Sports feature is the sports seats upfront, giving the driver and passenger a more performance-centric experience. These come with lumbar support and newer versions have heating for extra comfort. Heating on the steering wheel adds another premium touch. Black cloth on the headlining and microsuede seat coverings complete the upgraded feel inside.

Later models come with a large touchscreen as standard. It connects to Apple CarPlay and Android Auto for listening to your choice of music and has built-in sat nav. Drivers also get a digital display for performance metrics.


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