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2005 Seat Leon vs. 2006 Seat Leon

To start off, 2006 Seat Leon is newer by 1 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2005 Seat Leon. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2005 Seat Leon would be higher. At 1,984 cc (4 cylinders), 2006 Seat Leon is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2005 Seat Leon (154 HP @ 4000 RPM) has 6 more horse power than 2006 Seat Leon. (148 HP @ 6000 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2005 Seat Leon should accelerate faster than 2006 Seat Leon. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2005 Seat Leon weights approximately 116 kg more than 2006 Seat Leon. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Both vehicles are front wheel drive (FWD). Which offers better traction when its slippery than rear wheel drive vehicles. With that said, do keep in mind that many other factors such as speed and the wear on your tires can also have significant impact on traction and control. Let's talk about torque, 2005 Seat Leon (320 Nm @ 1900 RPM) has 120 more torque (in Nm) than 2006 Seat Leon. (200 Nm @ 3500 RPM). This means 2005 Seat Leon will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2006 Seat Leon.

Compare all specifications:

2005 Seat Leon 2006 Seat Leon
Make Seat Seat
Model Leon Leon
Year Released 2005 2006
Body Type Hatchback Hatchback
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1895 cc 1984 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 2 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 154 HP 148 HP
Engine RPM 4000 RPM 6000 RPM
Torque 320 Nm 200 Nm
Torque RPM 1900 RPM 3500 RPM
Engine Bore Size 79.5 mm 82.5 mm
Engine Stroke Size 95.5 mm 92.8 mm
Engine Compression Ratio 18.5:1 11.5:1
Fuel Type Diesel Gasoline - Premium
Top Speed 215 km/hour 210 km/hour
Acceleration 0-100mph 11.2 seconds 9.1 seconds
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1376 kg 1260 kg
Vehicle Length 4190 mm 4320 mm
Vehicle Width 1750 mm 1770 mm
Vehicle Height 1450 mm 1460 mm
Wheelbase Size 2520 mm 2580 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 5 L/100km 7.9 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 55 L 55 L


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