2020 VW T-Cross Review: Everything is Positive | That another compact SUV is added to the long list, now no longer news. Unless it is the compact SUV destined to reign in the years to come. The launch of the Volkswagen T-Cross (already available in dealerships) is a separate event. Because it is Volkswagen because it is a relative of both Polo, a utilitarian that needs no introduction, and T-Roc, another crossover that in just over a year of career has already lost its head in half of Europe.
2020 VW T-Cross is born on the new Polo platform, but compared to the standard sister is longer than about 5 cm (410 cm). Above all, it is higher (+11 cm) and from the driving position, in turn, removed from the ground by a good 10 cm. To the full advantage of long-range visibility, in general, a feeling of greater safety. The quality of the materials is also high.
Sliding the second-row sofa at the rear end of the leg, the leg space is from the upper segment. On the contrary, by pushing the seat rails to the opposite end (ie 15 cm forward), comfort is compromised. On the other hand, the boot grows up to 455 liters (from 385 liters in minimum configuration). The only observation moved to the load compartment of T-Cross, the presence of a dimple between the floor and the backrests: the smaller objects run the risk of falling underneath.
The standard equipment, which includes the 8-inch touch screen, wireless charging for the smartphone, LED headlights, is considered above the category average. front and rear, automatic climate, plus a decent set of electronic driving assistance such as Lane Assist, Side Assist, and automatic emergency braking.
2020 VW T-Cross Engine Specs & Performance
Finally, the dynamic test. the 3-cylinder 1.0 TSI turbo petrol 95 hp and the more powerful variant ( 115 hp ) are promoted. High degree of soundproofing, if anything, a hair shaft of torque under 2,500 rpm is missing. In spite of the higher center of gravity, the road is very similar to that of Polo. In conclusion: apart from the celebratory slogans, 2020 VW T-Cross deserves the media hype so far. Even the price, according to English professionals, is less exaggerated than expected. In Italy, the price list starts from 19,000 euros (1.0 TSI 95 hp Urban), which fall to 17,900 euros with the launch promotion.