Volkswagen Sold 166 Units Of The T-Roc In India In April 2021
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Volkswagen Sold 166 Units Of The T-Roc In India In April 2021

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Volkswagen Sold 166 Units Of The T-Roc In India In April 2021

Based on the same MQB platform as the Golf, the T-Roc is a compact crossover from Volkswagen. Being one of the newer models in the German brand’s arsenal, the T-Roc is billed as a premium car in our market and comes over as a CBU (Completely Built Unit). This is primarily one of the reasons why it costs Rs 21.35 Lakh (ex-showroom, India). It made its India debut back in March 2020 as Volkswagen brought in 1,000 units, all of which were sold out in six months! The second batch of the T-Roc finally arrived a couple of months ago, and in April 2021, Volkswagen sold 166 units in the country.

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2021 Volkswagen T-Roc front three quarter

Considering the steep price tag, 166 units sold in the month that witnessed lockdowns is a pretty impressive achievement. In our market, the Volkswagen T-Roc goes up against the likes of the Hyundai Tucson and Jeep Compass. If you are interested, know that the booking amount for the T-Roc is Rs 50,000. As far as its external dimensions are concerned, the Volkswagen T-Roc measures 4,234mm in length, 1,819mm in width, and 1,573mm in height. Meanwhile, the compact SUV has a wheelbase of 2,590mm and a boot capacity of 445 liters. Customers can choose the T-Roc in one of the following colors: Curcuma Yellow, Energetic Orange, Indium Grey, Pure White, and Ravenna Blue.

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2021 Volkswagen T-Roc front

Compared to some other crossover SUVs, the design of the Volkswagen T-Roc is not as menacing or brutish. However, the T-Roc does get a few cool styling bits such as the LED DRLs around the faux vents up front, dual-chamber LED headlamps, a wide front grille, a floating roof effect with two-tone paint, and a raked C-pillar. There is no doubt that the T-Roc is a good-looking car in a not-too-flashy-looking attire. For those who like subtlety with a touch of chic, this premium crossover SUV will fit the bill.

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2021 Volkswagen T-Roc rear three quarter

The interior of the Volkswagen T-Roc comes across as a well-built and reasonably practical space. However, it is not the most fun or exciting-looking piece of modern Volkswagen design, and there are hints of blandness in the way some of the controls feel in terms of their look and operation.

2021 Volkswagen T-Roc interior

Having said that, the T-Roc comes well-equipped with features that one might find handy in day-to-day usage. The list of equipment includes a panoramic sunroof, keyless entry with push-button start, leather upholstery, a 6-way power-adjustable driver’s seat, dual-zone automatic climate control, an 8-inch touchscreen infotainment head unit with Apple CarPlay & Android Auto, a 6-speaker audio system, paddle shifters, a digital driver’s display, and an electronic parking brake.

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Volkswagen T-Roc

The Volkswagen T-Roc has you covered when it comes to safety features as well. As standard, the India-spec model gets all-around disc brakes with ABS, EBD and Brake Assist, Anti Skid Regulation, Hill Start Assist, Electronic Stability Control, Auto Brake Hold, front & rear parking sensors with a rearview camera, a tire pressure monitoring system, ISOFIX anchor points, and six airbags. Meanwhile, power comes from a 1.5-liter turbocharged four-cylinder petrol engine that makes 147hp and 250Nm of torque. The TSI motor in the T-Roc mated to a 7-speed DSG automatic gearbox allows it to hit a top speed of 205 kmph and accelerate to 100 kmph in 8.4 seconds.

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