Volkswagen has revealed the new T-Roc SUV which hopes to “shake up” the sector and prices starting from £20,425.
With vehicle deliveries due to commence in December, buyers are encouraged to visit their local dealership to place their order.
The first 1,000 customers will be given a free smart T-Roc accessory worth £565.
T-Roc engine and trim levels are available to order across the UK:
- SE 1.0 TSI, 115 PS, 6-speed manual
- SE 1.5 TSI EVO, 150 PS, 6-speed manual
- Design 1.0 TSI, 115 PS, 6-speed manual
- Design 1.5 TSI EVO, 150 PS, 6-speed manual
- SEL 1.5 TSI EVO, 150 PS, 6-speed manual
- SEL 2.0 TSI, 190 PS, 4MOTION 7-speed DSG
The T-Roc will be offered in S, SE, Design, SEL and R-Line trims, 16-inch alloy wheels and
In time it will be offered with a broad range of turbocharged engines: three petrol engines (TSI) and two diesels (TDI) units, with the option of manual or DSG automatic gearboxes and in front- or 4Motion all-wheel drive formats.
Every all-wheel drive version of the T-Roc also has 4motion Active Control with driving profile selection as standard. The system is operated via 4motion Active Control on the centre console.
The driver uses it to activate four higher-level modes and various pop-up menus. When the rotary switch is turned to the left, one of the two on-road profiles is activated: ‘Street’ and ‘Snow’.
When the switch is turned to the right, the two off-road modes are available: ‘Offroad’ (automatic setting of off-road parameters) or ‘Offroad Individual’ (variable settings
From today (3 October), in the initial launch phase, the following precise
In its 2.0 TSI 190 PS form, and mated to a 7-speed DSG, theT-Roc will reach 0 to 62 mph in 7.2 seconds and on to a top speed of 134 mph.
Meanwhile, the 1.0 TSI 115 PS-equipped car will offer 55.4 mpg* on the EU’s combined cycle, with CO2 emissions of 117 g/km.
Volkswagen UK’s director Alison Jones said: “The arrival of T-Roc, and the launch of this early wave of 1,000 cars for the keenest buyers, marks a major step in our brand’s ongoing SUV offensive.
"It is stunning to look at, and contains all the tech you would expect in a car today.
“The level of interest we have seen in this exciting new car, even before its physical arrival at the end of the year, has been unprecedented.
“I’m sure it will mark a significant step in Volkswagen’s ongoing expansion and growth in the UK, and I’m very much looking forward to seeing the first cars on the road here before Christmas.”