CUPRA Formentor pricing starts at £27,300

Published 21 October 2020

CUPRA, SEAT's spin-off performance brand, has announced final specifications and pricing for its first vehicle, a coupe SUV called Formentor. The base-spec Formentor starts at £27,300 when it goes on sale in mid-November.

The entry-level V1 trim is available with a 150PS TSI engine and a six-speed manual or seven-speed DSG automatic gearbox. The 1.5-litre TSI engine is available as a 150PS while the 2.0-litre TSI will be offered as a 190PS. Both the 1.5-litre and 1.4-litre plug-in variants will be available to order in the UK from early 2021.

A plug-in hybrid option will also be available - featuring a 1.4-litre TSI 150PS (110kW) petrol engine paired to a 115PS (85kW) electric motor, powered by a 13kWh lithium-ion battery pack. This will come in 204PS or 245PS outputs. The eHybrid has a predicted electric-only range of 31miles (50km).

Six trims will be offered - named V1, V2, VZ1, VZ2, VZ3 and VZ Edition. As standard, V1 models get 18-inch alloy wheels, 12-inch infotainment touchscreen with connected navigation, 10-inch digital driver binnacle, LED headlights, rain-sensing wipers, Adaptive Cruise Control, wireless smartphone charger, a leather steering wheel and rear parking sensors, all as standard.

CUPRA Formentor Inside

The V2 trim adds features like bucket seats, park assist which includes front and rear sensors, a rearview camera and electric tailgate - while the VZ1 spec adds dynamic chassis control and sports suspension, plus Safety and Driving Pack.

The VZ2 model is the first to be launched, offering a 310PS and four-wheel-drive for a nearly £40,000 price tag. The £39,830 Formentor gets a 2.0-litre TSI petrol engine and 400Nm torque. It'll start arriving in the UK towards the end of the year and joins the high-performance CUPRA Ateca and CUPRA Leon.

The new flagship model accelerates from 0-62mph in 4.9 seconds. Built on the same platform as the Ateca, the Formentor is 4450mm long, 1839mm wide and 1511mm tall, with a wheelbase of 2680mm. It's also fitted with Volkswagen Group’s Dynamic Chassis Control.

The CUPRA Formentor VZ3 with 4Drive and 310PS starts at £42,200, while the Formentor VZ Edition starts at £43,840. This flagship VZ2 model will also retain 46 per cent of its value after three years and 60,000 miles, according to CAP HPI.

CUPRA Formentor Side


Steve Crane    on 27 October 2020

Free bunny hops with every 1.5 TSI.

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