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VW’s T-Roc range joins SA’s sporty line-up

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa – Volkswagen’s new T-Roc is now available across southernmost Africa from and, the automaker says, will be positioned between the recently launched Taigo and Tiguan in the brand’s T SUV range.

The T-Roc has sold 4490 units in South Africa since its local launch in TRhe Design equipment line in the 1.4 TSI (110kW) and 2.0 TSI (140kW) has two-tone paintwork, chromed elements, and background interior lighting. Standard items include diode head- and tail-lights, a leather-wrapped, multi-functional, steering-wheel (with paddle shift, cruise control, self-dipping headlights, and emergency braking assistance.


Aircon, digital instruments, keyless entry, 17″ alloy wheel rims, parking radar, and roof rails are standard.

T-Roc R-Line will have with a superior suspension, leather upholstery, lane keeping system, 19″ Misano alloy rims, Digital Cockpit Pro, IQ, auto emergency braking, and following cruise control.

The entry-level engine will be a four-cylinder 1.4 TSI capable 110kW/250Nm and an eight-speed Tiptronic transmission together offering 205km/h. Fuel consumption of 6.3 litres/100km possible along with 8.4 seconds to 100km/h.


LasT is the 2.0 TSI with 140kW/320Nm with 4MOTION, a seven-speed DSG transmission, top speed of 216km/h with fuel consumption of 7.3 litres/100km possible and 7.2sec 100 km/h.

Recommended retail prices (VAT and emissions tax included)..

T-Roc Design 1.4 TSI 110kW Tiptronic – R563 800

T-Roc Design 2.0 TSI 140kW 4MOTION DSG – R627 300

T-Roc R-Line 2.0 TSI 140kW 4MOTION DSG – R660 400

Each will be delivered with a three-year/120 000km <wcf) warranty, five-year or 90 000km (wcf) EasyDrive service plan and a 12-year anti-corrosion warranty.

Service intervals 15 000km though buyers can extend their warranty up to 10 years or 300 000km.

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