SEAT Leon 2017 - DSG/DPF Problems? - Mazda3Man

Hello,

I am considering a Leon FR and wanted to know if anyone has any experience/problems with the DSG gearbox and any issues with DPF on the 1.8 Diesel.

Any comments most appreciated

SEAT Leon 2017 - DSG/DPF Problems? - RT

Owners' usage patterns cause issues with DPFs, not specific models.

DSG transmissions are like marmite, all good or all bad - VW Group have made some dogs of DSGs but other versions are sound.

SEAT Leon 2017 - DSG/DPF Problems? - RobJP

1.8 diesel ? Are you sure, I only thought it was with a 1.6 or 2.0 in diesel form

SEAT Leon 2017 - DSG/DPF Problems? - skidpan

1.8 diesel ? Are you sure, I only thought it was with a 1.6 or 2.0 in diesel form

Correct, no 1.8 diesel..

And since the OP is considering the FR that kicks the 1.6 off the list, the FR is only available with the 2.0.

As for DSG problems the 2.0 has the much tougher wet clutch 6 speed box, we had one in a 2.0 Golf TDi at work as a pool car and that did 150,000 with no issues.

All diesels will suffer DPF issues if used inapropriately and these are not covered by any warranty.

The Leon is a great car, has the OP considered a 1.4 TSi 150 PS manual, its without doubt the pick of the range and probably the best car it its class.

SEAT Leon 2017 - DSG/DPF Problems? - Mazda3Man

Thanks for the replies!

 

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