Auto Expo 2020: Volkswagen T-Roc SUV Unveiled - Expected Launch Date, Specs, Features, Images & More

Volkswagen T-Roc crossover SUV unveiled at Auto Expo 2020. Volkswagen India has taken the wraps off the T-Roc crossover SUV for the Indian market at the ongoing Auto Expo 2020. According to the German brand, the T-Roc will come to the Indian market sometime during the first half of 2020.

Auto Expo 2020: Volkswagen T-Roc SUV Unveiled - Expected Launch Date, Specs, Features, Images & More

Ahead of its launch in the Indian market, the Volkswagen T-Roc has made its debut in the country. The T-Roc SUV will be imported into the Indian market as a CBU (Completely Built Unit). This means the brand will not be expecting mass-volume sales from the T-Roc from the Indian market.

Auto Expo 2020: Volkswagen T-Roc SUV Unveiled - Expected Launch Date, Specs, Features, Images & More

It also translates to the fact that the T-Roc could be priced at a premium compared to its other rivals in the segment. Having said that, the company is said to be working on introducing the SUV at a price range of Rs 20 lakh, ex-showroom; which is still cheaper than the Jeep Compass.

Auto Expo 2020: Volkswagen T-Roc SUV Unveiled - Expected Launch Date, Specs, Features, Images & More

The Volkswagen T-Roc once introduced in the Indian market will be positioned in the highly-competitive mid-size SUV segment. This includes rivals such as the MG Hector, Jeep Compass, Kia Seltos and the recently unveiled 2020 Hyundai Creta. Although, the T-Roc is slightly smaller in dimension compared to any of its rivals.

Auto Expo 2020: Volkswagen T-Roc SUV Unveiled - Expected Launch Date, Specs, Features, Images & More

Being a CBU import, expect Volkswagen to bring in just a single variant of the T-Roc; fitted with all the bells and whistles. This includes a host of premium features, connected tech and safety equipment.

Auto Expo 2020: Volkswagen T-Roc SUV Unveiled - Expected Launch Date, Specs, Features, Images & More

Powering the Volkswagen T-Roc will be a 1.5-litre TSI turbo-petrol engine, paired with a standard seven-speed DSG automatic transmission. Volkswagen is yet to officially announce the power and torque figures of the India-spec T-Roc SUV.

Auto Expo 2020: Volkswagen T-Roc SUV Unveiled - Expected Launch Date, Specs, Features, Images & More

Thoughts On The Volkswagen T-Roc SUV Unveiled At Auto Expo 2020

The Volkswagen T-Roc is one of the most-awaited models to be brought in by the German brand to the Indian market. The T-Roc is part of Skoda Auto Volkswagen India's ‘India 2.0' project, under which the company is planning to aggressively introduce a number of new models in a coming couple of years.

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Article Published On: Thursday, February 6, 2020, 16:56 [IST]
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