Mar 25, 2014
SEAT success at Fleet News awards
21 March 2014
beats Ford Focus and BMW 1-Series to claim best Lower-Medium Car award
Leon won the best
medium-sized car category at the biggest awards event in the fleet industry,
the Fleet News awards. The annual ceremony was held in London on Wednesday
19 March 2014.
The award marks the Leon out as the most outstanding medium-sized family
hatchback for fleet users, according to the Fleet News panel of experts.
“The Leon is one of the great all-rounders in the sector with desirable looks,
strong residual values and very low running costs.
model represents a big leap forward compared to the old car. It’s bang on the
fleet button with a range of body styles, good kerbside appeal and a quality
Stephen Briers, Fleet News Editor-in-Chief.
Head of Fleet and Business Sales said: “These awards often go to premium
manufacturers (BMW and Mercedes Benz won the majority of this year’s
awards).This year we beat all of them in what is probably the most important
award of the evening. “Winning the best lower-medium car category with Leon is
a great accolade for our fleet team and the Brand. It shows that the judges,
who are from leasing companies and influencers in the fleet industry, have
great confidence in our product and the service our network provides.
“This year we hosted 14 of our most important fleet customers at the event,”
said Peter. “That’s a first for us, and they were as genuinely excited about
our win as we were.
a massive growth in true fleet volume this year. In March we sold two and half
times more cars than in March 2013. This award will accelerate that growth!
night, SEAT was nominated for three awards for the first time in its history:
Car for Ibiza
• Medium Car for Leon
• Estate Car for Leon ST
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