Cupra Formentor 1.4 eHybrid 204 V1 5dr DSG Review

Category: Coupe SUV

Section: Version review

Fuel type:
hybrid
Gearbox:
semi-auto
Doors:
5 doors
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RRP£36,170
Review

The Cupra Formentor is slightly more expensive and a bit less practical than the Seat Ateca it's based on. In exchange, it offers sharp coupé SUV looks and a smarter interior. It'll still seat four tall adults and has a decent boot, so it's not impractical, it handles well and, if you stick with our favourite 1.5 TSI V1 version, it's hardly expensive and yet very well equipped.

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The entry-level Formentor trim is so well equipped it is our pick. It gives you 18in alloy wheels, LED headlights, ambient interior lighting, three-zone climate control, power-folding door mirrors, an auto-dimming rear-view mirror, privacy glass, adaptive cruise control, rear parking sensors, keyless entry, plus a 12in touchscreen infotainment system with sat-nav, a DAB radio, wireless charging and Apple CarPlay/ Android Auto.

This plug-in hybrid has a combined 201bhp, will do 0-62mph in 7.8sec and has an official electric range of up to 37 miles. The maximum charging rate is 3.7kW so it takes 3.5 hours to charge from 0-100%.


Key information

Doors5
Seats5
0-62 MPH7.8 seconds
Fuel TypePetrol/Plug-In Elec Hybrid
GearboxSEMI-AUTO
MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

235.4

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

345

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

27

g/km

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