Volkswagen’s SUV range expansion continues with news of a new turbodiesel engine option in the T-Roc compact SUV. When T-Roc debuted in Volkswagen Retailers across the UK at the turn of the year, two petrol engines were available. With the arrival of the latest engine option, the range now comprises three petrol and two diesel engines.
The new 1.6-litre TDI is available with a six-speed gearbox and has a peak power figure of 113 bhp. Torque tops out at 184 ft lbs. The engine has been WLTP tested and has an NEDC derived CO₂ emissions figure of 115 g/km. In the T-Roc, this 1.6-litre TDI is offered with front-wheel drive while the existing, more powerful 2.0-litre TDI is currently available with 4MOTION four-wheel drive.
|The 1.6-litre TDI 113 bhp engine in the Volkswagen T-Roc|
|Model||Gearbox||Price – RRP OTR|
|T-Roc S||6-speed manual||£21,290|
|T-Roc SE||6-speed manual||£22,765|
|T-Roc Design||6-speed manual||£23,465|
|T-Roc SEL||6-speed manual||£25,085|
|T-Roc R-Line||6-speed manual||£27,010|