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SEAT Leon Cupra 2013-Present

Body style: Hatchback
Segment: Compact
Production years: 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023

Before it was changed into a different brand, the Cupra was a version of some of the Spanish Seat brand. It defined the most performance models such as Leon.

The compact-class vehicle built on the same MQB platform as the Golf shares a lot of components with its German cousin. But the Cupra has different styling and interior. It comes in two body styles: as a three-door or as a five-door vehicle. It is fitted as standard with full LED headlights, a different bumper, and 19" light-alloy wheels. A roof spoiler and dual oval exhausts are completing the hot-hatch look.

From the technical point of view, it is a VW Golf GTI, but with a different look. Some like the Leon Cupra more than the GTI and some like the Golf more. It worth knowing that the Leon Cupra comes as standard with a limited-slip differential and adaptive suspension, features that are available on the Golf only as an extra option.

For fast cornering, the Leon Cupra features sport bucket-seats with good lateral support and the Cupra logo on the seatbacks. The infotainment unit is Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatible. Of course, when cruising on the "comfort" suspension setting, it will be a nice addition. But when is on the "race" setting, the music will come from the inline-four, turbocharged engine from the front.

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SEAT Leon Cupra 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023
  5 gasoline engines
  • 2.0L TSI 6AT (280 HP)
  • 2.0L TSI 6AT (280 HP) 5DR
  • 2.0L TSI 6MT (265 HP)
  • 2.0L TSI 6MT (280 HP)
  • 2.0L TSI 6MT (280 HP) 5DR
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SEAT Leon Cupra Brochure

SEAT Leon Cupra 2.0L TSI 6AT (280 HP)

ENGINE SPECS  –  2.0L TSI 6AT (280 HP)
Cylinders
L4
Displacement
1984 cm3
Power
206 KW @ 5600-6500 RPM
280 HP @ 5600-6500 RPM
276 BHP @ 5600-6500 RPM
Torque
258 lb-ft @ 1750-5600 RPM
350 Nm @ 1750-5600 RPM
Fuel System
Multipoint Injection + Direct Injection
Fuel
Gasoline
Fuel capacity
13.2 gallons (50.0 L)
PERFORMANCE SPECS
Top Speed
155 mph (249 km/h)
Acceleration 0-62 Mph (0-100 kph)
5.7 s
TRANSMISSION SPECS
Drive Type
Front Wheel Drive
Gearbox
6-speed automatic DSG
BRAKES SPECS
Front
Ventilated discs
Rear
Ventilated disc
TIRES SPECS
Tire Size
235/30 R19 91Y
DIMENSIONS
Length
166.8 in (4237 mm)
Width
71.3 in (1811 mm)
Height
56 in (1422 mm)
Front/rear Track
60.4/59.4 in (1,534/1,509 mm)
Wheelbase
102.2 in (2596 mm)
Cargo Volume
13.4 cuFT (379 L)
WEIGHT SPECS
Unladen Weight
3075 lbs (1395 kg)
Gross Weight Limit
4365 lbs (1980 kg)
FUEL ECONOMY (NEDC)
City
28 mpg US (8.4 L/100Km)
Highway
41.3 mpg US (5.7 L/100Km)
Combined
35.6 mpg US (6.6 L/100Km)
CO2 Emissions
149 g/km

SEAT Leon Cupra 2.0L TSI 6AT (280 HP) 5DR

ENGINE SPECS  –  2.0L TSI 6AT (280 HP) 5DR
Cylinders
L4
Displacement
1984 cm3
Power
206 KW @ 5600-6500 RPM
280 HP @ 5600-6500 RPM
276 BHP @ 5600-6500 RPM
Torque
258 lb-ft @ 1750-5600 RPM
350 Nm @ 1750-5600 RPM
Fuel System
Multipoint Injection + Direct Injection
Fuel
Gasoline
Fuel capacity
13.2 gallons (50.0 L)
PERFORMANCE SPECS
Top Speed
155 mph (249 km/h)
Acceleration 0-62 Mph (0-100 kph)
5.7 s
TRANSMISSION SPECS
Drive Type
Front Wheel Drive
Gearbox
6-speed automatic DSG
BRAKES SPECS
Front
Ventilated discs
Rear
Ventilated disc
TIRES SPECS
Tire Size
235/30 R19 91Y
DIMENSIONS
Length
166.8 in (4237 mm)
Width
71.3 in (1811 mm)
Height
56 in (1422 mm)
Front/rear Track
60.4/59.4 in (1,534/1,509 mm)
Wheelbase
102.2 in (2596 mm)
Cargo Volume
13.4 cuFT (379 L)
WEIGHT SPECS
Unladen Weight
3133 lbs (1421 kg)
Gross Weight Limit
4211 lbs (1910 kg)
FUEL ECONOMY (NEDC)
City
28.7 mpg US (8.2 L/100Km)
Highway
43.6 mpg US (5.4 L/100Km)
Combined
36.8 mpg US (6.4 L/100Km)
CO2 Emissions
154 g/km

SEAT Leon Cupra 2.0L TSI 6MT (265 HP)

ENGINE SPECS  –  2.0L TSI 6MT (265 HP)
Cylinders
L4
Displacement
1984 cm3
Power
195 KW @ 5350-6600 RPM
265 HP @ 5350-6600 RPM
261 BHP @ 5350-6600 RPM
Torque
258 lb-ft @ 1750-5300 RPM
350 Nm @ 1750-5300 RPM
Fuel System
Multipoint Injection + Direct Injection
Fuel
Gasoline
Fuel capacity
13.2 gallons (50.0 L)
PERFORMANCE SPECS
Top Speed
155 mph (249 km/h)
Acceleration 0-62 Mph (0-100 kph)
5.9 s
TRANSMISSION SPECS
Drive Type
Front Wheel Drive
Gearbox
6-speed manual
BRAKES SPECS
Front
Ventilated discs
Rear
Ventilated disc
TIRES SPECS
Tire Size
225/40 R18 92Y
DIMENSIONS
Length
166.8 in (4237 mm)
Width
71.3 in (1811 mm)
Height
56 in (1422 mm)
Front/rear Track
60.4/59.4 in (1,534/1,509 mm)
Wheelbase
102.2 in (2596 mm)
Cargo Volume
13.4 cuFT (379 L)
WEIGHT SPECS
Unladen Weight
3031 lbs (1375 kg)
Gross Weight Limit
4123 lbs (1870 kg)
FUEL ECONOMY (NEDC)
City
27 mpg US (8.7 L/100Km)
Highway
42.8 mpg US (5.5 L/100Km)
Combined
35.6 mpg US (6.6 L/100Km)
CO2 Emissions
154 g/km

SEAT Leon Cupra 2.0L TSI 6MT (280 HP)

ENGINE SPECS  –  2.0L TSI 6MT (280 HP)
Cylinders
L4
Displacement
1984 cm3
Power
206 KW @ 5600-6500 RPM
280 HP @ 5600-6500 RPM
276 BHP @ 5600-6500 RPM
Torque
258 lb-ft @ 1750-5600 RPM
350 Nm @ 1750-5600 RPM
Fuel System
Multipoint Injection + Direct Injection
Fuel
Gasoline
Fuel capacity
13.2 gallons (50.0 L)
PERFORMANCE SPECS
Top Speed
155 mph (249 km/h)
Acceleration 0-62 Mph (0-100 kph)
5.8 s
TRANSMISSION SPECS
Drive Type
Front Wheel Drive
Gearbox
6-speed manual
BRAKES SPECS
Front
Ventilated discs
Rear
Ventilated disc
TIRES SPECS
Tire Size
235/30 R19 91Y
DIMENSIONS
Length
166.8 in (4237 mm)
Width
71.3 in (1811 mm)
Height
56 in (1422 mm)
Front/rear Track
60.4/59.4 in (1,534/1,509 mm)
Wheelbase
102.2 in (2596 mm)
Cargo Volume
13.4 cuFT (379 L)
WEIGHT SPECS
Unladen Weight
3031 lbs (1375 kg)
Gross Weight Limit
4167 lbs (1890 kg)
FUEL ECONOMY (NEDC)
City
27 mpg US (8.7 L/100Km)
Highway
42.8 mpg US (5.5 L/100Km)
Combined
35.6 mpg US (6.6 L/100Km)
CO2 Emissions
154 g/km

SEAT Leon Cupra 2.0L TSI 6MT (280 HP) 5DR

ENGINE SPECS  –  2.0L TSI 6MT (280 HP) 5DR
Cylinders
L4
Displacement
1984 cm3
Power
206 KW @ 5350-6600 RPM
280 HP @ 5350-6600 RPM
276 BHP @ 5350-6600 RPM
Torque
258 lb-ft @ 1750-5300 RPM
350 Nm @ 1750-5300 RPM
Fuel System
Multipoint Injection + Direct Injection
Fuel
Gasoline
Fuel capacity
13.2 gallons (50.0 L)
PERFORMANCE SPECS
Top Speed
155 mph (249 km/h)
Acceleration 0-62 Mph (0-100 kph)
5.7 s
TRANSMISSION SPECS
Drive Type
Front Wheel Drive
Gearbox
6-speed manual
BRAKES SPECS
Front
Ventilated discs
Rear
Ventilated disc
TIRES SPECS
Tire Size
235/30 R19 91Y
DIMENSIONS
Length
166.8 in (4237 mm)
Width
71.3 in (1811 mm)
Height
56 in (1422 mm)
Front/rear Track
60.4/59.4 in (1,534/1,509 mm)
Wheelbase
102.2 in (2596 mm)
Cargo Volume
13.4 cuFT (379 L)
WEIGHT SPECS
Unladen Weight
3075 lbs (1395 kg)
Gross Weight Limit
4167 lbs (1890 kg)
FUEL ECONOMY (NEDC)
City
27 mpg US (8.7 L/100Km)
Highway
42.8 mpg US (5.5 L/100Km)
Combined
35.6 mpg US (6.6 L/100Km)
CO2 Emissions
154 g/km
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