2 Engines, 2 Trims, 3 Derivatives

South Africans have a lot to look forward to, with the arrival of Volkswagen’s T-Roc range in November 2020. Volkswagen’s T-Roc occupies the slot in the automaker’s SUV lineup (which, at the moment, consists of the VW T-Cross, Tiguan, Tiguan Allspace and Touareg) right between the T-Cross and Tiguan.

The T-Roc range consists of two engine types and two trims. You have the choice between three distinct derivatives: one entry-level, one mid-range and one top-of-the-line R-Line. Each T-Roc derivative comes with a unique combination of specs and standard features.

With 11 dealers across the country, CFAO Volkswagen stocks all of the latest vehicles Volkswagen South Africa has on offer. Should one of the exciting new VW T-Roc derivatives discussed below capture your attention, be sure to get in contact with a CFAO Volkswagen dealer near you and book a test drive once the model of your choice becomes available.

The Volkswagen T-Roc 1.4 TSI 110 kW 2WD Design 8-Speed Tiptronic Specs Overview

It may be the entry-level derivate of Volkswagen’s T-Roc range, but don’t let that fool you. The Volkswagen T-Roc 1.4 TSI 110 kW 2WD Design 8-speed Tiptronic has plenty to offer, including terrific specs and exciting standard features.

The Entry-Level Volkswagen T-Roc Build, Weight and Dimensions

Tyre size 7J x 17” Mayfield alloy wheels (215/65 R17)
Ground clearance 161 mm
Height 1 573 mm
Length 4 234 mm
Wheelbase 2 590 mm
Width 1 819 mm
Gross weight 1 850 kg
Tare weight 1 235 kg
Braked towing weight 1 500 kg
Unbraked towing weight 670 kg
Load capacity (minimum-maximum) 445-1 290 l
Tank capacity 50 l
Turning circle 11.1 m

The Entry-Level Volkswagen T-Roc Engine, Performance and Gearbox

CO2 emissions 142 g/km
0-100 km/h 8.4 s
Fuel type Petrol
Combined fuel consumption 6.2 l/100 km
Transmission 8-speed Tiptronic
Engine CC 1 395 cm3
Turbocharger Yes
Drive wheels 2-wheel drive
Top speed 205 km/h
Torque 250 Nm
Torque revolutions 1 500-3 500 rpm
Power 110 kW
Power revolutions 5 000-6 000 rpm
Cylinders 4
Valves per cylinder 4

The Entry-Level Volkswagen T-Roc Comfort, Convenience, Safety and Technology Features

  • 2-zone automatic climate control system (Climatronic air conditioner)
  • Front and rear interior lights
  • Multi-function display ‘Plus’
  • Comfort front seats
  • Drawers underneath the front seats
  • Fabric upholstery on the front and rear seats with inserts in a ‘Tracks 4’ pattern
  • Electrically-adjustable side mirrors with heating
  • ISOFIX anchor points for two child seats on the rear seats
  • Daytime running lights
  • ‘Light Assist’ high beam control

The Volkswagen T-Roc 2.0 TSI 140 kW Design 4MOTION 7-Speed DSG Specs Overview

If you’re looking to invest in a T-Roc, but don’t want to settle for the entry-level, then this derivative was made for you. With the mid-range VW T-Roc derivative, you have access to plenty of impressive perks and features that will leave all your seat occupants feeling happy, comfortable and impressed.

The Mid-Range Volkswagen T-Roc Build, Weight and Dimensions

Tyre size 7J x 17” Mayfield alloy wheels (215/65 R17)
Ground clearance 158 mm
Height 1 573 mm
Length 4 234 mm
Wheelbase 2 593 mm
Width 1 819 mm
Gross weight 1 990 kg
Tare weight 1 375 kg
Braked towing weight 1 700 kg
Unbraked towing weight 740 kg
Load capacity (minimum-maximum) 392-1 237 l
Tank capacity 55 l
Turning circle 11.1 m

The Mid-Range Volkswagen T-Roc Engine, Performance and Gearbox

CO2 emissions 163 g/km
0-100 km/h 7.2 s
Fuel type Petrol
Combined fuel consumption 7.1 l/100 km
Transmission 7-speed DSG
Engine CC 1 984 cm3
Turbocharger Yes
Drive wheels 4MOTION 4-wheel drive system
Top speed 216 km/h
Torque 320 Nm
Torque revolutions 1 500-4 400 rpm
Power 140 kW
Power revolutions 4 500-6 200 rpm
Cylinders 4
Valves per cylinder 4

The Mid-Range Volkswagen T-Roc Comfort, Convenience, Safety and Technology Features

  • Driving profile selection with Comfort, ECO, Off-road and Sport mode, as well as Individual profile settings
  • Hill Descent Control
  • App-Connect
  • Voice control
  • ‘Rest Assist’ fatigue detection
  • Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • Front and rear Park Distance Control
  • Sunvisors with vanity mirrors
  • Automatic headlight range adjustment
  • ‘Light Assist’ high beam controlFront seats with adjustable height

The Volkswagen T-Roc 2.0 TSI 140 kW R-Line 4MOTION 7-Speed DSG Specs Overview

Finally, if you’re looking to go all-out and treat yourself – and your family – to a top-of-the-range T-Roc, then definitely opt for the Volkswagen T-Roc 2.0 TSI 140 kW R-Line 4MOTION 7-speed DSG. Not only does it have top-class specs, but top-class style as well. Be bold and invest in the R-Line derivative.

The Top-of-the-Line Volkswagen T-Roc Build, Weight

Tyre size 8.5J x 19” Suzuka alloy wheels painted in a dark graphite (255/45 R19)
Ground clearance 158 mm
Height 1 573 mm
Length 4 234 mm
Wheelbase 2 593 mm
Width 1 819 mm
Gross weight 2 000 kg
Tare weight 1 389 kg
Braked towing weight 1 700 kg
Unbraked towing weight 740 kg
Load capacity (minimum-maximum) 392-1 237 l
Tank capacity 55 l
Turning circle 11.1 m

The Top-of-the-Line Volkswagen T-Roc Engine, Performance and Gearbox

CO2 emissions 163 g/km
0-100 km/h 7.2 s
Fuel type Petrol
Combined fuel consumption 7.2 l/100 km
Transmission 7-speed DSG
Engine CC 1 984 cm3
Turbocharger Yes
Drive wheels 4MOTION 4-wheel drive system
Top speed 216 km/h
Torque 320 Nm
Torque revolutions 1 500-4 400 rpm
Power 140 kW
Power revolutions 4 500-6 200 rpm
Cylinders 4
Valves per cylinder 4

The Top-of-the-Line Volkswagen T-Roc Comfort, Convenience, Safety and Technology Features

  • Sports suspension system
  • Height and length adjustable front and centre armrest which includes a storage box, 2 cup holders, 2 air vents and a 12 V socket at its rear
  • Electric opening and closing tailgate feature
  • Keyless entry (access, locking and starting system)
  • Heat-insulated windshield
  • Warning light with a chime to notify when any seatbelts haven’t been fastened in both the front and rear
  • Vienna leather upholstery in Quartz/Ceramique which includes sport-comfort front seats with a heating function, as well as electric adjustment plus lumbar support with a memory feature for the driver
  • Electronically foldable and adjustable side mirrors with heating
  • Tinted rear window and rear side windows
  • Active Info Display

Impressed by the T-Roc Range’s Specs? Wait Till You See Everything Else It Has to Offer...

The latest in Volkswagen’s innovative vehicle line-up, the T-Roc range not only meets but exceeds expectations of what a midsized SUV can be (and do!). If you’re interested in learning more about all the T-Roc has to offer, be sure to read our other articles, expanding on the topic:

Maybe you’ve already been won over by one of the T-Roc derivatives’ specifications and standard features. We invite you to get in touch with a CFAO Volkswagen dealer near you to book a future test drive or simply to speak with our well-informed sales team members.