Volkswagen T-Roc a big hit in Europe, 40k orders, will it come to Malaysia?


The all-new Volkswagen T-Roc, the brand’s fourth member of its SUV family is making waves in Europe. Shortly after going on sale in November 2017, the T-Roc has raked in over 40,000 orders across Europe over the span of four months!

Sitting below the Tiguan, the T-Roc is a stylish alternative to appeal to the younger audience. Its unique selling point includes a striking fresh design, extensive personalisation options and impressive safety suite.

Inside the cabin, the T-Roc can be finished in either Style and Sport Line. Style Line allows the customers to have the interior panels finished in one of four vibrant colours while the Sport Line gets Sport comfort seats as standard. Boot space is rated at 445 litres; more spacious than the Honda HR-V.

As standard, the T-Roc comes equipped with Automatic Post-Collision Braking System, Front Assist area monitoring system with Pedestrian Monitoring and City Emergency Braking. Further options include Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC), reverse camera, Rear Traffic Alert, Blind Spot Monitoring, Lane Keeping Assist, Park Assist, Traffic jam Assist and Emergency Assist.

Powertrain options for the compact SUV include three turbo petrol engines (TSI) and three turbodiesels (TDI), all paired to a seven-speed DSG dual-clutch transmission. All T-Rocs are front-wheel driven but 4Motion all-wheel drive can be had as an option.

SUVs currently plays a major role in Volkswagen’s growth and the brand estimates that 40 percent of all vehicles sold by Volkswagen will be SUVs by 2020. Moving forward, Volkswagen is looking to expand its SUV range to 20 models before the decade ends starting with a new T-Roc Convertible.


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Adrian Chia

Adrian Chia

He believes that the perfect remedy to Monday blues is a mixture of 4 wheels, clear roads and a pinch of twisty tarmac. A hot hatch is the icing on the cake.
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