SEAT Leon Mk3 Scores 5-Star Rating from Euro NCAP [Video]
The Leon scored 94% for adult occupant protection, where it received maximum points in the demanding side barrier tests. The shell of the car protected its occupants well, and all the body elements of the test dummies were well protected.
For child occupant protection, the Leon scored maximum points based on the readings recorded from the child dummies during the dynamic tests. NCAP noted that the passenger airbag can be disabled to allow rearward-facing restraint to be used in the front seat and that the status of that airbag is clearly visible to the driver.
In terms of pedestrian protection, the Leon’s bumper scored maximum points for the protection it offered to pedestrians’ legs and the bonnet was described by NCAP as offering good protection in most areas likely to be struck by a pedestrian’s head.
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