New updates for popular VW T-Roc
Volkswagen has been introducing an array of stylish crossovers recently. While the Tiguan remains somewhat of a compact SUV, the popular T-Cross and recently introduced Taigo have set new standards within the segment. That being said, the T-Roc remains a favourite of ours. Volksagen has recently updated this model. Here are the details.
What is a T-Roc you might be asking? The T-Roc is positioned between the recently launched Taigo and the Tiguan in Volkswagen’s T SUV model range. Since market introduction in 2020, the Volkswagen T-Roc has sold 4 490 units in South Africa.
The Design equipment line (available in the 1.4 TSI with 110kW and 2.0 TSI with 140kW) is offered with two-tone paintwork, chrome elements, background interior lighting and convenience seats.
Standard features include LED headlights and taillights, a leather- wrapped multifunction steering wheel (with paddle shift, Adaptive Cruise Control, High-Beam Control Light Assist and Autonomous Emergency Braking with Front Assist), multi-colour Digital Cockpit, 2-zone climatronic air-conditioner, Comfort Package with keyless entry, Composition Media Radio, 17-inch Johannesburg alloy wheels, Park Assist with Park Distance Control and silver anodised roof rails.
The T-Roc R-Line features a striking, sporty bumper design and multifunction sports steering wheel with touch control. In addition to the standard features in the Design equipment line, the T-Roc R- Line also comes available with the Sports Comfort Package (Sport suspension, progressive steering and keyless entry), Nappa leather seats, Driver Assistance System with lane keeping system and lane change assist, 19-inch Misano alloy wheels, Digital Cockpit Pro, IQ.Drive Package for R-Line (Autonomous Emergency Braking with Front Assist, Adaptive Cruise Control with speed limiter and Proactive passenger protection system for Front Assist and Side Assist) and a Lava Stone dashboard, centre console and front door trim panel inserts.
The entry-level engine offered in the new Volkswagen T-Roc range is the four-cylinder 1.4 TSI with maximum output of 110kW and 250Nm of torque. It is coupled with an 8-speed Tiptronic transmission, with the top speed being 205km/h. Fuel consumption is 6.3 l/100km and it takes 8.4 seconds to reach 100 km/h.
The T-Roc range is rounded off with the 2.0 TSI engine with 140 kW of power and 320Nm of torque. The 2.0 TSI engine, which is combined with 4MOTION as standard, is coupled with a 7-speed DSG transmission. The top speed is 216 km/h. Fuel consumption is
7.3 l/100km and it takes just 7.2 seconds to reach 100 km/h.
Recommended Retail Price (VAT and emissions tax included)
● T-Roc Design 1.4 TSI 110kW Tiptronic R563 800
● T-Roc Design 2.0 TSI 140kW 4MOTION DSG R627 300
● T-Roc R-Line 2.0 TSI 140kW 4MOTION DSG R660 400
The Volkswagen T-Roc comes standard with a 3 year/120 000km warranty, 5 year/ 90 000km EasyDrive Service Plan and a 12-year anti-corrosion warranty. The service interval is 15 000km. Customers have the option to extend EasyDrive Maintenance and EasyDrive Service Plans up to 10 years/ 300 000km.