According to data provided by Unrae, the association of foreign car manufacturers operating in Italy, Volkswagen T-Cross stands as the best-selling petrol car model in the country with 8,354 registrations in the first four months of 2023. This leadership was also confirmed in April, with 2,034 units registered. This is an interesting record to see in the wider context of the renewal of this style:
- Towards an update of the Volkswagen T-Cross
- Volkswagen T-Cross, the most compact of Volkswagen SUVs
Towards an update of the Volkswagen T-Cross
The new version of the Volkswagen T-Cross will see some stylistic improvement, such as the modification of the front grille and the addition of a chrome strip on the headlights. The Full Led technology focused on road lighting will be improved to provide more comfort and safety when driving at night, while the multi-headlamp covers and taillight clusters will follow the brand’s new style language. There will be more customization options, including 12 exterior trims and up to 18-inch alloy wheels, with R-Line trim for extra sportiness.
Regarding mechanical innovations, T-Cross can follow the example of Renew the T-Roc, but it will only be available with front-wheel drive and no all-wheel drive options. 1.0 liter petrol engines with outputs of 95 and 110PS and 1.5 TSI with output of 150PS will be confirmed, but there will be no hybrid or all-electric engines. Improvements also to the suspension system and braking system.
Inside the cabin, there will be an upgrade of high-quality materials and assemblies with the highest level of equipment. A 100% digital and customizable Web Cockpit instrument will be available throughout T-Cross standard, including entry-level trim levels, while the infotainment system remains unchanged with advanced smartphone connectivity via Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. The expected starting price will be 23,000 euros.
Volkswagen T-Cross, the most compact of Volkswagen SUVs
Volkswagen T-Cross yes Volkswagen’s most compact SUV, 4.1 meters long and based on the Polo platform. This model has been designed to offer increased space, versatility and individuality, with a 14cm sliding rear seat allowing variable boot space from 385 to 455 litres.
L’the goal of the T-Cross is to conquer the urban SUV market, by offering great interior sophistication and standard equipment found only in cars in the highest segments. With its digital cockpit and advanced connectivity to the outside world, the T-Cross was the best car of its time. Standard equipment includes a number of driver assistance systems usually reserved for high-end car categories.
Volkswagen T-Cross it is produced in a Spanish plant in Navarra and the recommended version is the Volkswagen T-Cross 1.0 TSI Style Dsg, with a length of 411 cm, a width of 176 cm, a height of 158 cm and a boot that can vary from 455. to 1,281 liters. The 1.0 TSI Style DSG version has a 999 cc (Euro 6) petrol engine capable of producing a maximum power of 81 kW/110 horses and a torque of 200 Nm at 2,000 rpm.
The tension is ahead and the tank has a capacity of 40 liters. CO2 emissions are 145 g/km. Acceleration from 0 to 100 km / h takes place in 10.4 seconds and the maximum speed is 189 km / h. Unladen weight for driver and cargo (EU standards) is 1,223 kg.