Cupra Formentor 2.0 TSI 245 VZ2 5dr DSG Review

Category: Coupe SUV

Section: Version review

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RRP£38,390
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.

VZ2 trim is available only with the more powerful engines. Over the VZ1 trim, it adds nappa leather seats, electrically operated and heated front seats, a leather-wrapped dashboard and a heated steering wheel

This 2.0-litre turbocharged petrol produces 242bhp, will hit 0-62mph in 6.8sec and will officially average around 37mpg. It doesn't come with four-wheel drive, though, like the less powerful TSI 190 or range-topping TSI 310.


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Key information

Doors5
Seats5
0-62 MPH6.8 seconds
Fuel TypePetrol
GearboxSEMI-AUTO
MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

37.2

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

450

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

174

g/km