Cupra Formentor 2.0 TSI 190 V1 5dr DSG 4Drive Review

Category: Coupe SUV

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RRP£34,615
Fuel type:
petrol
Gearbox:
semi-auto
Doors:
5 doors

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.

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.

The 2.0 TSI 190 puts 187bhp at the mercy of your right foot and will sprint from 0-62mph in just 7.1sec. That means you don’t have to work it hard and it’s plenty fast enough for almost any situation you throw at it, effortlessly reaching motorway speeds. The TSI 190 also gets four-wheel drive as standard, giving you extra confidence in bad weather or when you deploy the power.


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Key information

Doors5
Seats5
0-62 MPH7 seconds
Fuel TypePetrol
GearboxSEMI-AUTO

Available colours

MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

37.7

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

420

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

171

g/km