The modelRead full review
If you avoid the pricier trims and engines, the Volkswagen T-Roc is a fine buy. Its soft ride makes it one of the most comfortable cars in the class, while its spacious interior and big boot will appeal to families. Also, its high-set driving position is just what SUV buyers crave – and something many other small SUVs fail to deliver.
The trimSee full equipment
Entry-level Life trim is our pick of the bunch, because it keeps costs down while also coming with plenty of standard equipment. That includes 16in alloy wheels, automatic LED headlights, automatic front windscreen wipers, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, two-zone climate control, adaptive cruise control, adjustable lumbar support, an 8.0in digital driver display and a 6.25in touchscreen infotainment system with Bluetooth, DAB radio and Apple CarPlay/Android Auto smartphone mirroring.
The engineSee full engine specs
This 1.5-litre three-cylinder engine is our pick of the range. It doesn’t cost all that much more than the entry-level engine but is much smoother and gives you plenty of extra shove, sprinting from 0-62mph in 8.6sec. Aside from offering more scope for overtaking manoeuvres, the extra power also makes carrying a full load of passenger and/or luggage much easier.
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