It is expected to make its debut soon and upon launch will compete against the likes of Hyundai Creta.
The T-Cross’s India spec iteration will use an all-new MQB-A0 platform.
Prices for this SUV are expected to fall in-between the range of INR 9 lakh to 15 lakh.
Will it be able to match up to the success of the Hyundai Creta?
Volkswagen T-Cross – Launch Date
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
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.
Volkswagen T-Cross – Engine Specifications
|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|
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
- 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
- Active Cockpit Display
- Electric Sunroof
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Volkswagen T-Cross – Safety Features
- 6 Airbags
- ABS with EBD
- Hill Assist
- Traction Control
Volkswagen T-Cross – Dimensions
|Kerb Weight||1250 kgs|
|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 are 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:
- Highline Plus
Volkswagen T-Cross – Colours
Following would be the colors of the upcoming T-Cross:
- Carbon Steel
- Flas Red
- Blue Silk
- Toffee Brown
- Candy White
- 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
Rs 9 Lakhs to Rs 13 Lakhs
1.0 Litre Turbocharged/2.0 Litre Petrol/1.5 Litre TDI
112 BHP/200 BHP/89 BHP
250 Nm/400 Nm/230 Nm
5-speed Manual/6-speed DSG
18 KMPL/12 KMPL/22 KMPL
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
ABS with EBD, dual front airbags as standard fitment, Traction Control, Hill Assist Control
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