Volkswagen T-Cross SUV India Launch, Expected Prices, Features & Specs

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Volkswagen T-Cross compact SUV is expected to launch globally by end of 2018, following which it will come to India in mid-2019. It has been spied a couple of times while testing. Read ahead to get the expected launch date, price, specifications, and features of the T-Cross. 

The Volkswagen T-Cross Compact SUV is one in the list of upcoming cars in 2019. Currently, it is undergoing all the testing, as it has been spotted many times with heavy camouflage. Currently, Volkswagen’s best selling cars in the hatchback and compact sedan segment. However, still, there is a need in the sub-compact SUV segment. Volkswagen cars in India have great riding quality with just the perfect engine specs. Globally, T-Cross Breeze is famous as a convertible compact SUV. Features onboard would not be much different from Polo, like it would get the Active Cockpit Display and more. Its competitors would include Creta, Renault Duster, Nissan Terrano and more. We expect it to be priced somewhere from Rs 9 Lakhs to Rs 13 Lakhs. At this price, it will provide heavy competition.

Volkswagen T-Cross Compact SUV

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Volkswagen T-Cross – Launch Date

Launch Date Mid-2019

As we said earlier that it has been spotted testing multiple times. So, we can expect a global launch by this year-end. Following which, it would come to India post-Mid 2019.

Volkswagen T-Cross – Price In India

Price (ex-showroom)
Rs 9 Lakhs to Rs 13 Lakhs

Given the expected specs, features, and competition, Volkswagen will most likely place it in the range of Rs 9 Lakhs to Rs 13 Lakhs. Like the Polo, Volkswagen T-Cross will also emerge as a very competitive player. However, T-Cross will be a late entrant in this segment and is required to have all the latest safety features and technology for a proper competition.

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Volkswagen T-Cross – Engine Specifications

1.0 Litre Turbocharged 2.0 Litre Petrol 1.5 Litre TDI
Engine 999cc 1996cc 1498cc
Power 112 BHP 200 BHP 89 BHP
Torque 250 Nm 400 Nm 230 Nm
Transmission 5-speed Manual/6-speed DSG

Coming to the engines, it is likely to get the 2.0 Litre petrol engine, that produces 200 BHP worth power. Indian version can also get 1.0-litre three-cylinder turbocharged unit churning out 112hp power and 175Nm torque. The same is expected to be mated to a 5-speed manual or 6-speed DSG gearbox propelling the front wheels. The 1.5-litre turbodiesel will also be offered in the SUV. It will mostly come with manual and dual-clutch transmissions.

Volkswagen T-Cross – Mileage

Engine 1.0 Litre Turbocharged Petrol 2.0 Litre Petrol 1.5 Litre TDI
Mileage 18 KMPL 12 KMPL 22 KMPL

The Turbocharged petrol engine will give around 18 KMPL of estimated mileage, the 2.0 Litre will give 12 KMPL and the diesel engine will give 22 KMPL.

Volkswagen T-Cross – Features

  1. LED headlamps,
  2. LED DRLs
  3. LED taillights
  4. Full-width Grille
  5. Wider wheel-arches
  6. Integrated roof spoiler
  7. Touchscreen infotainment system
  8. Multi-functional steering wheel
  9. Automatic climate control
  10. Active Cockpit Display
  11. Electric Sunroof

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Volkswagen T-Cross – Safety Features

  1. 6 Airbags
  2. ABS with EBD
  3. ESP
  4. ISOFIX
  5. Hill Assist
  6. Traction Control

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Volkswagen T-Cross – Dimensions

Kerb Weight 1250 kgs
Length 4133 mm
Width 1798 mm
Height 1563 mm
Wheelbase 2565 mm
Ground Clearance 180 mm

The T-Cross will measure 4133 mm in length, 1798 mm in width and 1563 mm in height. It will get a wheelbase of 2565 mm and ground clearance of 180 mm. The estimated weight of the SUV is around 1250 kgs.

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Volkswagen T-Cross – Exteriors

In terms of its design, the Volkswagen T-Cross based utility vehicle gets the company’s traditional design. That said, it does take a significant amount of inspiration from the concept from which it is derived. As a result of this, it comes with a very sleek yet muscular front end. The grille is traditional Volkswagen with a multi-slat design. Since the vehicle seen in the images is a prototype and also a Euro Spec version, the use of chrome elements is subtle. In India, expect this SUV to carry a little bit more bling. The side profile is also traditional Volkswagen with its sharp creases and character lines. At the back, this SUV is going to come with a very stout fascia.

Volkswagen T-Cross – Interiors

In the interiors, you can get a dual-tone black and beige combination. In this model, you can expect the Active Cockpit Display. Other highlights would include a touchscreen infotainment system, flat-bottom steering wheel, rear AC vents, storage spaces and more.

Volkswagen T-Cross – Variants

Like the other Volkswagen cars, this would also come in the following variants:

  1. Trendline
  2. Comfortline
  3. Highline
  4. Highline Plus

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Volkswagen T-Cross – Colours

Following would be the colors of the upcoming T-Cross:

  1. Carbon Steel
  2. Flas Red
  3. Blue Silk
  4. Toffee Brown
  5. Candy White
  6. Reflex Silver

Volkswagen T-Cross – Competition

Given the price, the T-Cross will compete with Hyundai Creta, Renault Duster, Nissan Terrano and the upcoming Jeep Renegade. This segment is currently developing and that too at a very alarming rate. So, Volkswagen has to ensure that T-Cross gets most of the features to give up the competition. If seen, Creta offers the highest number of features currently amongst the competitors.

Volkswagen T-Cross Spy Image Gallery

Volkswagen T-Cross – Specification Table

Model
Volkswagen T-Cross
Launch Date Mid-2019
Price
Rs 9 Lakhs to Rs 13 Lakhs
Fuel Petrol/Diesel
Engine
1.0 Litre Turbocharged/2.0 Litre Petrol/1.5 Litre TDI
Power
112 BHP/200 BHP/89 BHP
Torque
250 Nm/400 Nm/230 Nm
Transmission
5-speed Manual/6-speed DSG
Mileage
18 KMPL/12 KMPL/22 KMPL
Features
LED headlamps, LED DRLs, LED taillights, Full-width Grille, Wider wheel-arches, Integrated roof spoiler, Touchscreen infotainment system, Multi-functional steering wheel, Automatic climate control
Safety Features
ABS with EBD, dual front airbags as standard fitment, Traction Control, Hill Assist Control
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