The Seat Leon 1.2 TSI 5F Gen3 MQB produces 105hp at the flywheel, based on the manufacturer’s specifications. Even on 95RON fuel, it was measured very close to its specs on the rolling road dyno. With an Etuners Stage1 ECU remap it gained 25hp and a lot of torque. Upgrade specifications 95RON fuel Optional:
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Very impressive results out of this Seat Leon 1.8 TSI with an IS38 turbo. Massive hp and torque gains result in performance that exceeds even that of the new Seat Leon Cupra. Upgrade specifications 98RON fuel IS38 turbo Upgraded full exhaust Cold air intake kit Etuners Stage4 ECU remap for IS38   Performance results Maximum
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Crazy gains come out of remapping the Cupra Gen3. Even with only an ECU remap and 98RON the difference is very big both in horsepower and torque. Because of the big gains in torque, it is strongly recommended that the gearbox is well serviced and in good shape. Upgrade specifications 98RON fuel Optional: Upgraded air
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The new Seat Leon Cupra Gen3/MQB is one twisted car. Just look at it. We are speechless: Massive torque gains, massive power gains with minimal modifications. The car tested was a 2016 model, with the latest software update available from Seat. We thought it would be nice to put that IS38 turbo to the test
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Nothing beats a 1.8TSI engine with the performance of a Golf 7R. This is why we use the turbocharger unit, IS38, from the Golf MK7 R 2.0 TSI. It is a direct bolt-on replacement to the stock unit in the Leon. This upgrade applies to manual gearbox models. The DSG7/DQ200 gearbox versions require torque limitations
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What could be better for any 1.8TSI owner than getting 2.0 TSI performance out of his car? This setup uses the VW Golf 7 GTI turbo on the 1.8 TSI Gen3/MQB platform. The essence of the upgrade is to produce 2.0 TSI stage 1 results, only from a 1.8 TSI engine with an upgraded downpipe.
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The Seat Leon 1.8 TSI Gen3 MQB is a very good platform for upgrades, even when it is equipped with a DSG7 DQ200 gearbox. Following the general rule, Gen3 EA888 engines are very tunable. They gain good power with very few upgrades. Thus, the stock turbo becomes much more efficient with the addition of an
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There is a good reason why all the Gen3 engines from Seat gain a lot of power just with a remap. Better engine components and the completely redesigned turbo system make it possible to produce more power compared to Gen2 engines, with much better reliability. The Seat Leon 1.4 TSI 122hp Gen3 MQB is no