New CUPRA Formentor 2022 - new price plus some new optional extras | MiniAuto



Starting price: £ 32.440 

Cupra has given the Formentor range a positive for 2021, with some revised pricing and an updated options list. Now, the SUV starts from £27,745 for the base 1.5-litre petrol variant, up £345 more.

Buyers can now specify a few new metallic paint finishes on the car (Nevada White and Asphalt Blue), as well as an improved Beats sound system. All Formentor DSG-equipped versions now also come with a heated steering wheel as standard.




Cupra has added the option of a power tailgate on the SUV's entry-level V1 and V2 trim levels, along with a top-of-the-line CCTV on top of the VZ2 and VZ3 specs.

The cheapest Formentor is powered by the familiar 1.5-litre four-cylinder turbocharged petrol engine from the Volkswagen Group. It develops 148hp and 250Nm of torque, and sends power to the front wheels through a six-speed manual transmission as standard. However, you can get a seven-speed DSG for an extra £1,535.


Next, there's a pair of turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder petrol engines, with either 187 hp or 242 hp. Prices start at £32,440 for the front and £34,480 for the latter, while both are standard with a seven-speed automatic transmission and four-wheel drive.

Cupra also offers several plug-in hybrid versions of the Formentor. The cheapest option starts at £36,170 - and it gives you the same 1.4-litre four-cylinder powertrain found in the Volkswagen Golf e-Hybrid. The system combines the petrol engine with a 114 hp electric motor and a 12.8 kWh battery pack for a combined output of 201 hp and 330 Nm of torque.

With this system installed, the Formentor has a claimed 0–62mph time of 7.8 seconds and a top speed of 127mph. More importantly, Cupra says it will return 235.4mpg in the combined cycle, with CO2 emissions as low as 27g/km. With a full battery, the e-Hybrid can also run for 37 miles on electric power alone, while a full charge takes 3.5 hours when connected to a 3.6kW AC wall box.


On it, there is a plug-in hybrid Formentor eHybrid 245 VZ2. It costs from £40,560 and has the same 1.4-litre four-cylinder petrol engine, electric motor and 13kWh battery pack as the latest Volkswagen Golf GTE.

It has a combined 242bhp and 400Nm of torque, which Cupra says is enough for a 0–62mph time of seven seconds and a top speed of 130mph. The system will also return to 188.3mpg and, depending on specs, power range from 32 to 34 miles.

At the top of the Formentor range, there's another turbocharged 2.0-litre four-cylinder petrol, but this one has a whopping 306bhp and 400Nm of torque, which Cupra says should be enough for a 0–time 62mph in 4.9 seconds and a top speed of 155 mph. Prices start from £40,620.


New Cupra Formentor 2021: cut the levels

Like before, the Formentor range is structured according to the motive chosen by the buyer. So the 148hp 1.5-liter petrol engine is the worst and the 201hp plug-in hybrid powertrain is only available with the Cupra's entry-level V1 and V2 specs.

Standard equipment for the V1 variant includes 18-inch alloy wheels, LED headlights, rear privacy glass, windshield wipers and rear parking sensors. Inside, buyers get sport seats, a multifunction steering wheel, wireless charging sockets and a three-zone climate control system, along with a 10.25-inch digital instrument cluster and infotainment system. 12 inch entertainment.

The V2 is priced from £29,655 (with a 148hp TSI engine) and comes standard with 19-inch alloy wheels, a heated steering wheel, heated front seats, rear view camera, parking assist and Leather upholstery for car's dashboard and door card.


The 187hp 2.0-liter Formentor comes with its own VZ1 trim level, featuring a more aggressive rear diffuser, sport suspension, adaptive dampers, and speed-sensitive power steering. degree. Buyers also get an electrically operated rear door while inside, there are some bucket seats.

The fastest models in Formentor's lineup feature Cupra's VZ2 and VZ3 specifications. Prices for the VZ2 spec start from £40,260 (with 242bhp PHEV powertrain), with the only major difference being some other amenities, such as power seat adjustment, adaptive cruise control electronic key prediction and differential.

Cupra has also reserved an extremely special VZ3 trim level for the 306bhp Formentor. It costs from £42,990, features Brembo brakes and exclusive 19-inch alloy wheels with bronze highlights.


Cupra Formentor: design and interior

Cupra officials have always hinted that the production Formentor's styling will remain faithful to the concept version we saw at the 2019 Geneva Motor Show. Indeed, save for some subtle color changes - the front bumper fins are black rather than body color and the alloy wheels now have bronze details - the two cars are quite similar. .

At 4,450mm long and 1,511mm tall, the Formentor is 87mm longer and 104mm lower than the Ateca, providing a sportier, SUV-like coupe-like appearance, while the creases around the wheel arches create a look. more impressive. At the rear, there is a full-width light bar, which is a feature also seen on the Cupra Leon.

Leon also provided his dashboard design for Formentor. Bronze accents are dotted around the interior and can be found on the stitching on the seats and door trims, the ambient air vents and the steering wheel.

The dashboard is equipped with a 12-inch touchscreen infotainment system. The display has customizable home functions, while the touch controls for the climate functions sit on a small ridge just below. The infotainment system also has both Android Auto and Apple CarPlay as standard, which can be connected wirelessly.



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