Cupra Formentor 2.0 TSI 310 VZ Edition 5dr DSG 4Drive Review

Category: Coupe SUV

Section: Version review

Fuel type:
petrol
Gearbox:
semi-auto
Doors:
5 doors
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RRP £43,880What Car? Target Price£43,243
Review

The Cupra Formentor doesn't feel as playful as the closely related Volkswagen T-Roc R, but it’s every bit as fast in its similarly priced, range-topping form, plus it handles with composure and has a much nicer interior. In addition, cheaper, less powerful versions of the Formentor offer the same sporty looks as the flagship model – something that isn’t the case with lesser T-Rocs. Just bear in mind that you can have our 2021 Sports SUV of the Year, the Ford Puma ST, for not much more than the cheapest Formentor.

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Just 100 VZ Edition cars will be sold in the UK, featuring bespoke wheels and paint and a panoramic glass sunroof.

The flagship Formentor engine feels properly rapid when it wakes up at around 2000rpm. Indeed, if you use launch control to maximise this model’s four-wheel drive traction, it will ping you from rest to 62mph in a smidge under five seconds – about the same time, give or take, as the BMW X2 M35i and Volkswagen T-Roc R.


Key information

Doors5
Seats5
0-62 MPH4.9 seconds
Fuel TypePetrol
GearboxSEMI-AUTO
MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

33.2

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

420

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

193

g/km

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