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Reliability of the Seat Leon

The ADAC breakdown statistics determine which Seat models are the most reliable and which have broken down most – a good help when buying a used Seat Leon.

In the statistics for 2020, all the breakdowns for which the German Yellow Angels had to move out in 2019 were recorded and evaluated. There is enough data available that gives an objective picture of the reliability of the Seat Leon.

Seat Leon Reliability

Breakdowns in the 2019 calendar year

*The higher the number, the lower the reliability

EZ 2010 EZ 2011 EZ 2012 EZ 2013 EZ 2014 EZ 2015 EZ 2016 EZ 2017
24,5 25 17,5 13,8 14 7,8 5 4,2

Legend: Number of breakdowns per 1,000 vehicles registered (= breakdown index) by year of first registration (EZ)

Common Breakdowns

  • Ignition cable (high voltage cable) (2011-2012)

Source: ADAC

If you wish to know more about eventual problems of a specific car (e.g. real mileage, potential traffic accidents damages, odometer rollback, repairs, etc.), then we suggest going to HPI-Check.

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Recent Seat Leon Recalls

Seat-Leon-2018-recall-turn-signals
21 December 2019

Due to an inadequate sensitivity in the LED turn signal operating control, a failure of the LED turn signals are not … .

Seat-Leon-2014-camshaft-screws-recall
9 November 2019

The screws on the camshaft adjuster may become loose. As a result, the engine oil will leak onto the road, posing … .

Seat-Leon-2018-recall-driver-airbag
11 August 2019

The driver airbags may not inflate fast enough in the event of activation. As a result, sufficient protection is not guaranteed … .


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