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2005 Seat Leon vs. 2007 Seat Altea

To start off, 2007 Seat Altea is newer by 2 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 1,968 cc (4 cylinders), 2007 Seat Altea is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2005 Seat Leon (154 HP @ 4000 RPM) has 16 more horse power than 2007 Seat Altea. (138 HP @ 4000 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2005 Seat Leon should accelerate faster than 2007 Seat Altea. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2007 Seat Altea weights approximately 54 kg more than 2005 Seat Leon.

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, both vehicles can yield 320 Nm of torque. So under normal driving conditions, the ability to climb up hills and pull heavy equipment should be relatively similar for both vehicles.

Compare all specifications:

2005 Seat Leon 2007 Seat Altea
Make Seat Seat
Model Leon Altea
Year Released 2005 2007
Body Type Hatchback Minivan
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1895 cc 1968 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 2 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 154 HP 138 HP
Engine RPM 4000 RPM 4000 RPM
Torque 320 Nm 320 Nm
Torque RPM 1900 RPM 1750 RPM
Engine Compression Ratio 18.5:1 18.0:1
Fuel Type Diesel Diesel
Top Speed 215 km/hour 196 km/hour
Acceleration 0-100mph 11.2 seconds 9.9 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 1430 kg
Vehicle Length 4190 mm 4290 mm
Vehicle Width 1750 mm 1770 mm
Vehicle Height 1450 mm 1570 mm
Wheelbase Size 2520 mm 2590 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 5 L/100km 5.8 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 55 L 55 L


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