Formentor VZ2 for review

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Does the car remember the mode it was left on and if it does, does it open the exhaust valves after warming up in Cupra mode.

Did the wheel hubs get rusty on the test car?

Compared to Leon Mk3 FR, how is the ride comfort and steering feel?

What was your long term normal usage mpg. I've seen some reviewers show MPG in the range of 23-24 mpg and then some others show mpg over 35.
Regarding the hubs - 3,000 miles done and they’re still nice and silver. No spots of rust either. Due some rain over the weekend so will see if anything appears.
 

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Thanks so much.
Here’s a picture of me sat behind the drivers seat with it as far back as it’ll go. I’m 5’11 and I’d be fairly comfortable sat there.
 

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Please check if it is possible to fit two people next to a child seat on the back. I'm sure it would be tight, but is it impossible or just uncomfortable.

The car is wider than a Leon so it might offer a bit more space when the child seat is installed.
As I suspected a baby seat (quite a large one) and two adults in the back is very very snug! Wouldn’t like to do long journeys
 
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Here’s a picture of me sat behind the drivers seat with it as far back as it’ll go. I’m 5’11 and I’d be fairly comfortable sat there.

Thank you very much - my eldest is only around the 5' mark at the moment, so that appears to work nicely.

If nothing else, that proves that the re-configuration of the seating has helped rear leg room over the Golf, despite being not much bigger a vehicle overall. My eldest was very uncomfortable in the rear of my Mk7 Golf GTD, and that was 4 years ago when he was much shorter.
 
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I just watched this YouTube review of the Cupra VZ2
he really liked it

I'm not sure if reviewers are this positive about all cars, but Formentor got almost exclusively positive reviews. Only complaints that show up is the fake noise and no physical buttons.

BTW it was interesting to see that Achilles felt that strongly against 245 PS hybrid Leon Cupra, he hated it that much he did review it as he would be too negative. I doubt it is that bad, but something to note.
 

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Had anyone noticed that apart from him and the cargurus channel , no other main stream channel like whatcar , carwow , auto express, top gear , auto trader have put any video review for this car at all. They all have written ones but no youtube review considering it's been nearly 5 months since the launch.
 
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Had anyone noticed that apart from him and the cargurus channel , no other main stream channel like whatcar , carwow , auto express, top gear , auto trader have put any video review for this car at all. They all have written ones but no youtube review considering it's been nearly 5 months since the launch.
Carwow has it for long term testing, they had a instagram story about a month ago.

Achilles mentioned journalist crashed/damaged the car just before he was supposed to get it (couple of months ago), it probably slowed down the review schedule.
 
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