What's your verdict on Volkswagen’s 1.0 petrol engine?
One What Car? review rates the VW Group petrol engine highly, but another one isn’t as complimentary, prompting a reader to ask why...
Your T-Roc review states the engine is “surprisingly punchy” and “can hold its own on motorways and A-roads… We reckon it is the pick of the line-up.”
The Ateca review states: “It is fine if you spend most of your time in and around town, but we would advise choosing a more muscular engine if you plan on doing regular motorway work or lugging around heavy loads.”
Please can you let me know which of the above is correct.
What Car? says…
This is why the performance of the engine is different in our reviews. While it has enough performance for the smaller vehicle, it can struggle at motorway speeds and under a full load in the Ateca.
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