Volkswagen has lastly pulled the wraps off the 2019 T-Cross compact SUV after a number of teasers. The 2019 Volkswagen T-Cross was revealed at an occasion in Amsterdam and is positioned beneath the T-Roc within the firm’s line-up. The Volkswagen T-Cross can be the automaker’s first-ever small SUV and will probably be competing in opposition to the likes of the Hyundai Creta, Nissan Kicks, Renault Captur amongst others within the section. The T-Cross provides to the Volkswagen’s rising SUV portfolio as increasingly more consumers are switching to smaller SUVs as a substitute of hatchbacks or sedans. Globally, the T-Cross will probably be supplied in two variations with the European market getting the quick wheelbase model, whereas rising markets will get the lengthy wheelbase model.
The Euro spec Volkswagen T-Cross is predicated on the MQB A0 platform and measures four.11 metres, whereas the longer model measures four.19 metres for markets like India, China, Brazil amongst others. The wheelbase on the longer model measures 2.65 metres whereas the peak is 1.56 metres. The added size ought to make for a extra liberated cabin with improved legroom within the second row, whereas the boot house will even see enchancment.
With respect to the design, the Volkswagen T-Cross appears to be like sensible and really city in its enchantment. The fascia on the mannequin for rising markets has been tweaked a bit of with wider headlamps and grille, whereas a chrome line beneath the grille lends an opulent look to the mannequin. The SUV will get all of the rugged components as properly together with the black cladding on the bumpers and pretend aluminium panels. On the rear, the mannequin sports activities LED taillights with a horizontal bar that runs between the taillights. The T-Cross is completed with a distinction colored roof, which is the trending personalisation possibility for many younger consumers
Inside, the Volkswagen T-Cross will get a well-known dashboard shared with the Digital sedan, full with ambient lighting, 10.2-inch digital instrument console, computerized park help, eight.Zero-inch touchscreen infotainment system, panoramic sunroof and extra. You additionally get a drive mode selector on the SUV.
The T-Cross comes normal with a 1.Zero-litre turbocharged three-cylinder that is obtainable in two iterations with both 94 bhp or 114 bhp. There’s additionally a 1.6-litre turbodiesel four-cylinder unit with 94 bhp on provide. A extra highly effective 1.5-litre petrol will even be a part of the lineup quickly. Relying on the engine, the Volkswagen T-Cross comes with a five- or six-speed guide gearbox or a seven-speed dual-clutch gearbox. All variations of the T-Cross are front-wheel drive.
The T-Cross is predicted to come back to India by 2020 and there’ll even be an SUV on related traces coming from the Skoda secure.