The Euro-spec Volkswagen T-Cross is based on the MQB A0 platform and measures 4.11 meters, while the longer version measures 4.19 meters for markets like India, China, Brazil among others. The wheelbase on the longer version measures 2.65 meters- while the height is 1.56 meters. The added length should make for a more liberated cabin with improved legroom in the second row, while the boot space will also see improvement.
The new Volkswagen T Cross is the smallest SUV in VW’s lineup. The T cross looks similar to VW Polo from the front, its flattened angular face and raised ride height make it more imposing and so do its muscular body creases and chunky wheel arch extensions. its wraparound rear lights look cool.
T crosses SUV looks means that it’s taller and longer than the Polo and has more space inside it. All models come with adjustable rear seats that slide forwards backward and they recline depending on how you position the seats. The boot capacity can range from 385 to 455 liters which are more space than you get in the boot of the bigger Volkswagen Golf.
There is 4 engine option available in Volkswagen T Cross. The 1.0-litre turbocharged three-cylinder is available in two iterations with either 94 bhp or 114 bhp. The 1.6-litre turbo-diesel four-cylinder unit with 94 bhp and if you need even more performance then go for the 150 horsepower 1.5-liter petrol which can get from 0 to 60 in 7.8 seconds.
Inside you get two-tone upholstery and dashboard plastics plus a sports steering wheel. the t cost comes with a 5 or 6-speed manual gearbox or a 7-speed dual-clutch automatic well there is no four-wheel drive, it’s front-wheel drive only.
There are three different trim levels of T cross to choose from basic models are well pretty basic they come with a six-inch infotainment screen a height adjustable driver seat and four electric windows. but, if you want air conditioning
and alloy wheels you’ll need the T Cross life which also comes with all-round parking sensors. Star model sits at the top of the range and has powerful LED headlights, ambient lighting, sporty seats, and larger 19-inch alloys.
if you think high-tech infotainment systems are reserved for posh SUVs and the Volkswagen T cross has a surprise for you it’s available with the same kind of huge digital dashboard display as you’ll find in the new Volkswagen Touareg it can display a massive sat-nav map at the push of a button and comes as standard with a larger 8 inch central entertainment screen the T cross is also available wireless phone charging and up to 4 USB plugs to charge your mobile device.
Volkswagen T Cross come with automatic emergency braking that can detect people as well as cars. There’s also lane departure warning, Lane Keeping Assist which will automatically steer the car to give it in the lane and a blind-spot warning system that will alert you to approaching cars hidden from view. You can also upgrade to active cruise control that can brake and accelerate the car automatically on the motorway.
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