Car sales have plummeted but car companies are still launching new models. David Brown reports that Volkswagen is expanding it SUV range.
Volkswagen has just launched its T-Cross Australian. It is the first German entrant in our compact SUV segment.
VW’s other SUVs are the Tiguan, Tiguan Allspace and Touareg ranges.
The base model “Life” cost $28,000 plus on roads with some good features. The classier “Style” costs $31,000 with additions like adaptive cruise control, Blind Spot Monitor with Rear Traffic Alert
It has a little engine – a one-litre three cylinder with 85kw of power and 200 Nm of torque to give it pulling performance.
It has a lot of gears with a 7-speed DSG transmission driving through the front wheels.
You can get one at a dealer or order on line.
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