CUPRA Formentor - the hottest SUV on the market

The CUPRA Formentor has taken home a win for hottest SUV on the market at the Carbuyer Car of the Year Awards 2022!

The Best Hot SUV category is new to this years awards, and saw the top performance SUVs judged against each other. The Formentor’s spacious and comfortable interior, combined with its speed and agility, guided it to victory over some tough competition.

Each car was put through a series of tests focusing on several vehicle aspects to determine the winner of the category. These included practicality, technology, and comfort, to discover which car is worthy of the title.

Commenting on the win, Richard Ingram, Editor of, said:

"The first winner of a new category for 2022, the CUPRA Formentor is our Best Hot SUV. It’s a fantastic all-rounder, with good looks, punchy engines, and – most importantly in this area of the market – an engaging drive. In spite of some compelling competition, the CUPRA comes out on top.”

The CUPRA Formentor is available with one of seven different powertrains, ranging from the 1.5 TSI EVO 150PS through to the 2.0 TSI 4Drive DSG-auto 310PS. It is also available as a 1.4 e-HYBRID (either 204PS or 245PS) that comes with a 6-speed automatic gearbox.

Across each of the powertrain and trim levels, the Formentor fuses performance with comfort, not least due to Nappa leather bucket seats (V2, VZ2 and VZ3 trim), a 12-inch infotainment system and a fully digital cockpit.

If you would like to find out more about the CUPRA Formentor, you can do so by clicking here.