Cupra Born vs Cupra Leon Comparison

    Cupra Born

    Cupra Leon

    2024 Cupra
    Born
    vs
    2024 Cupra
    Leon
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    How they stack...

    CarExpert Score
    CarExpert has rated other vehicles in the small from 40k category, between scores of 8.1 and 8.4.
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    8.1
    8.4
    0.0
    Based on the Cupra Born (5 SEAT)
    Based on the Cupra Leon VZ
    Best suitable for...
    Driving the familyDriving the family
    City drivingCity driving
    FunFun
    Fuel Efficiency
    NA
    40L - 50L
    72 to 340 km
    Warranty
    5 year
    warranty
    5 year
    warranty
    MSRP
    $59,990
    $51,990 - $65,790
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    CarExpert's Take

    Mike Costello
    Senior Contributor
    Mike Costello drove this car and these were their findings:
    Hits
    • Competitive pricing with brand appeal
    • Punchy acceleration and darty handling
    • Capable of a 500km driving range
    Misses
    • Missing connectivity and driver-assist features
    • Some annoying interior controls
    • The cheaper 58kWh battery isn't available yet
    James Wong
    Production Editor
    James Wong drove this car and these were their findings:
    Hits
    • A sexy take on a proven formula
    • Fast and refined, daily usability
    • Eye-catching looks will get you attention
    Misses
    • Recent price increases hurt value
    • A bit more tyre roar than I'd like
    • No physical drive mode controller

    Standard Features

    Apple CarPlay and Android Auto
    Wireless phone charger
    Powered tailgate
    Rear air vents
    Adaptive cruise control
    Climate control
    Reversing sensors
    Reversing camera
    Autonomous emergency braking

    Optional Features

    • Interior Pack (+$2,900)
    • Metallic Paint Premium (+$475)
    • Performance Pack (+$2,600)
    • Metallic Paint Premium (+$490)
    • Power Sunroof (+$1,850)

    Colours Available

    • Glacial White
    • Geyser Silver
    • Quasar Grey
    • Rayleigh Red
    • Vapor Grey

    The 2023 Cupra Leon is available in the following exterior paint finishes, depending on the trim level.

    • Nevada White metallic
    • Magnetic Tech metallic
    • Midnight Black metallic
    • Asphalt Blue metallic
    • Urban Silver metallic
    • Desire Red premium metallic
    • Graphene Grey premium metallic
    • Petrol Blue matte
    • Magnetic Tech matte

    Premium metallic paint finishes comprise Desire Red and Graphene Grey, and are a $475 option across the range. Desire Red isn’t available on the VZx.

    Exclusive to the VZx is the option of matte paint ($2300), available in either Petrol Blue or Magnetic Tech.

    Specs

    Type
    ELECTRICTURBO DIRECT F/INJ
    Size (cc)
    -1395 - 1984
    Size (L)
    0.02.0L, 1.4L
    Induction
    NOT APPLICABLETURBO 4
    Camshaft
    NOT APPLICABLEDUAL OVERHEAD CAM
    Valves/Ports per Cylinder
    -16
    Power
    170kW110kW - 221kW
    Power RPM
    -5000 - 6000
    Torque
    310Nm250Nm - 400Nm
    Torque RPM
    -1500 - 2000
    Bore Stroke
    --
    Compression Ratio
    -9.3 - 10

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