The CUPRA Formentor PHEV is the Spanish company’s first hybrid vehicle in Mexico. Here are its features and price:
Electrification is increasing in our country, as the number of brands that dare to bring this technology to the domestic market is growing. The most recent is CUPRA, which finally decided to introduce a hybrid car in Mexico and it is The predecessor of the PHEV.
Electricity and sports DNA
This model is similar to any other Formentor, but with an important difference in the powertrain, as it not only gets an electric motor that drives the wheels, but the battery is recharged through a connector.
From this point, under the hood hides a 1.4L turbo 4-cylinder engine, which produces 150 horsepower (details are well known), which is complemented by a 12.8 kWh battery and an electric motor producing 116 hp.
This means that the total power of The Formentor PHEV has 245 horsepower, and 295 lb-ft of torque. In this case, the traction is directed only to the front axle and it does so through a two-clutch transmission.
The hybrid’s battery charges in about 3.5 hours using a Type 2 charger and provides an electric range of 55 km. The other good news is that the charger is included in the purchase of the truck, but owners will also be able to plug their vehicle into the various stations available on the CUPRA Garage and Shop.
In terms of equipment, this version of the Formentor has 10 airbags, adaptive cruise control, 19” wheels, a 10.25” digital instrument panel, a 12” screen with wireless connectivity, an inductive charger and a panel roof.
Initially, 150 units of the new CUPRA Formentor PHEV will arrive, which can be purchased through the brand’s website. These specimens will contain a price of $898,000 MXN and will be delivered to owners in the first quarter of next year. Similarly, if customers decide to pay through home financing, they will receive a discount of $55,000 MXN.