Volkswagen T-Roc 2.0 TDI EVO Design 5dr DSG Review

Category: Small SUV

Section: Version review

Fuel type:
diesel
Gearbox:
semi-auto
Doors:
5 doors
Volkswagen T-Roc front
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  • Volkswagen T-Roc 2021 RHD front seats
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RRP £30,090What Car? Target Price£28,629
Review

Avoid the pricier trims and engines and the Volkswagen T-Roc is a fine buy. Its soft ride is one of the most comfortable in the class, and its spacious interior and big boot will appeal to families. Also, its high-set driving position is just what many SUV buyers crave – and something that many other small SUVs fail to deliver.

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Comes with all the SE upgrades plus styling enhancements, such as a contrasting roof, windscreen pillars and door mirrors, privacy glass, interior ambient lighting, sportier bumpers with silver trim and a body-coloured dashboard. That will all help raise resale values and it’s the trim we’d go for.

The 148bhp 2.0 TDI 150 has great mid-range oomph that makes it ideal for towing and it'll hit 0-62mph in 8.8sec. Officially it will also average nearly 60mpg and it's RDE2 compliant, so you don't pay the 4% company car tax diesel surcharge.


Key information

Doors5
Seats5
0-62 MPH8.8 seconds
Fuel TypeDiesel
GearboxSEMI-AUTO
MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

57.6

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

445

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

128

g/km

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