Front and left side view of Volkswagen T-Roc of 2018 year

Volkswagen T-Roc 2018 debuted at the Frankfurt Motor Show in 2017. The novelty became the smallest crossover in the model range of the German brand. It is located a step below the Tiguan. Production has already begun at the Volkswagen Autoeuropa plant in Portugal.

Class: SUV B1
Body type
: crossover
: Portugal
KPP 6 MKPP  7-step. robot
Drive front: full
Variants: 6 of engines
Price from ≈ 24 000 $


The German car received a traditional corporate design with faceted lines, a three-dimensional grille, a new form of headlights, and bulging shoulders of the rear wheel arches. Later, the R-Line package with a more aggressive exterior design will be offered. The new subcompact crossover flaunches the trendy diode DRLs (they also play the role of turn signals), a spoiler-visor over the trunk lid, a multitude of chrome inserts, and the ability to order a contrasting roof color. Two-tone coloring means ten shades for the body and four for the roof.

Salon view of Volkswagen T-Roc of 2018 year

In the center of the cabin is a dashboard with a slight turn towards the driver’s seat. Depending on the configuration, its diagonal is from 6.5 to 8.0 inches, plus the features Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. For an additional payment for the new Volkswagen T-Roc 2017-2018, a full electronic dashboard is offered, and bright plastic inserts for body color and trendy strips on the seats attract attention. Among the “technical” options – adaptive shock absorbers DCC and steering gear with variable pitch teeth on the rail (steering wheel in this case makes less speed from the stop to stop). Seats are made in a sporty style, for finishing is applied leather or durable fabric. Armchairs are equipped with armrests, and the structure of the seats creates convenience due to the function of taking into account the anatomical structure of the body. The volume of the luggage compartment is 445 liters, and with the rear seats folded 1290 liters. The rear row seats are folded in a 40:60 ratio.

Front and left side view of Volkswagen T-Roc of 2018 year


MODEL Dimensions


base mm
min. kg
VOLKSWAGEN T-ROC 2018 4234x1819x1573  2603 1300 445/1290



Volkswagen T-Roc will offer customers in several fixed configurations Trendline, Comfortline and Highline, with an affordable package of R-Line package, and perhaps even a “hot” version of the Volkswagen T-Roc GTI. Among the available equipment for cars are an automatic braking system with pedestrian recognition, tracking marking and blind areas, adaptive cruise control, panoramic roof, wireless charging for smartphones, a rear view camera, a car parker, etc.


Crossover is offered with a variety of engine options. Petrol: 1.0 TSI with a capacity of 115 horsepower; 1.5 TSI – 150 hp; 2.0 TSI – 190 horsepower. Diesel: 1.6 TDI -115 hp; 2.0 TDI with a capacity of 150 or 190 horsepower. The initial versions of the T-Roc are paired with a six-speed manual and all-wheel drive, while the top versions are equipped with a 7-band robotic DSG with two clutches and 4Motion four-wheel drive system with a multi-plate rear axle clutch and selective mode selector wheel. The company notes that the most dynamic 190-hp petrol variant picks up a hundred from a place in 7.3 seconds, and its maximum speed reaches 228 km / h. Also Volkswagen will release a “charged” version of the crossover – T-Roc R. The car will be equipped with a 2-liter petrol engine. The same unit is equipped with Golf R. The engine’s power will be more than 300 horsepower.

Engine view of Volkswagen T-Roc of 2018 year


The original 115-horsepower modification with a 6-speed manual transmission reported 9.8 seconds of acceleration to hundreds, 202 km / h of maximum speed and 5.2 liters of average fuel consumption per 100 km. It is noteworthy that the installation of the robot does not affect the dynamic characteristics of the new model and simultaneously, due to the uninterrupted power transfer to the wheels and the presence of an additional 7th stage, reduces the average consumption of new items to 4.9 liters per 100 km.


The world premiere of the Volkswagen T-Roc took place in the framework of the September motor show in Frankfurt, the pre-order was opened in November, and in the winter in the European dealer centers the crossover arrived already fully. The price for a crossover starts from $24 000 – this is (for comparison) 2.1 thousand more expensive than the same Golf, but 6.5 thousand cheaper than Tiguan. And for comparison, Q2 from Audi in the homeland is offered only from $25 000.


In Germany, the official presentation of the Volkswagen T-Roc 2018 was held. The newcomer will become the most compact crossover in the line of the brand and the most affordable. Price Volkswagen T-Rock starts from 20 thousand euros. The new Volkswagen T-Roc achieves 4234 mm in length, 1819 mm in width and 1,573 mm in height with a wheelbase of 2,603 ​​mm. Crossover Volkswagen features an athletic design with short overhangs and extended wings.
The new Volkswagen T-Roc achieves 4234 mm in length, 1819 mm in width and 1,573 mm in height with a wheelbase of 2,603 ​​mm. Crossover Volkswagen features an athletic design with short overhangs and extended wings.
The interior of the car can be personalized with bright body color inserts. It is also possible to order a virtual instrument panel and a multimedia system with an 8-inch touchscreen.