Volkswagen T-Cross 1.5 TSI EVO SEL 5dr DSG Review

Category: Small SUV

Section: Version review

Fuel type:
petrol
Gearbox:
auto
Doors:
5 doors
Available colours:
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RRP £25,885What Car? Target Price£24,886
Review

Go for the 1.0 TSI 95 SE model and you'll have bought a very fine, practical small SUV for a sensible price. Don't be tempted to go for higher trims and more powerful engines, because if you have that kind of money to spend we'd recommend looking at the T-Roc instead – it's only slightly more expensive and more sophisticated in many areas. The excellent Ford Puma is also more fun to drive.

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SEL adds further creature comforts, including dual-zone climate control and tinted windows, but the hike in price is too great.

Available exclusively with a seven-speed DSG automatic gearbox and is by far the nippiest T-Cross – but if you've got this much money to speed there are better cars available to you, including Volkswagen's own T-Roc.  


Key information

Doors5
Seats5
0-62 MPH8.5 seconds
Fuel TypePetrol
GearboxAUTO
MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

47.1

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

455

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

136

g/km

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