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Ready For Anything (Seat Leon X-Perience Long Term Test: Month Three)


HOLY SMOKES, Batman, it's a car that actually looks good in brown! Okay, so this is more of a chic 21st century metallic greyish-bronze than British Leyland Sadness Brown, but it still has to be the first time I've looked at a brown mainstream car and thought anything positive. I've taken over custody of the Leon X-Perience and other than the fact that I quite like the colour, one thing has struck me straight away. By design or accident, this version of the Leon is set up to be a more or less perfect everyday car – if you cover enough miles, anyway. The troubles suffered by diesel engines when their exhaust systems clog with particulates as a result of never getting hot enough to burn them off are well documented, but as long as half-hour drives with faster sections are part of your weekly rout...

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