- Feb 28, 2002
The first addition to the range is the new entry-level Leon SE, starting from £19,855.
The new Leon SE comes with a 1.0-litre 110PS TSI engine delivering fuel efficiency and Real Driving Emissions Stage 2 (RDE2) compliancy meaning it meets the latest Euro 6d emissions standards.
The new Leon SE benefits from a BiK (Benefit in Kind) rate of 27%, the lowest in the Leon range, and with residuals of 41.2% of its value after three years / 60,000 miles according to CAP, one of the most competitive TCO in its class, costing as little as 24.6p per mile over its lifetime*.
In addition to variable geometry turbocharging, the latest generation petrol TSI engines benefit from a Miller-cycle combustion process to optimise valvetrain control to improve fuel efficiency by up to 10 per cent.
Mild hybrid eTSI technology is available in combination with the DSG transmission and uses a 48V starter-generator and 48V lithium-ion battery for optimal efficiency by allowing the Leon to coast...