2017 VW T-Roc Under The Hood Specs and Updates

In the next a couple of years, Volkswagen is planning to extend its line of SUVs and crossovers to six models from just currently two including by adding the next gen 2017 VW T-Roc. The two models are Touareg and Tiguan will get the new addition of the T-Roc. The body is based on the outgoing model of Tiguan but with considerably smaller dimension.

2017 VW T-Roc Exterior

2017 VW T-Roc image

2017 VW T-Roc image

The subcompact crossover will likely be based on VW’s new MQB platform. This platform will be the basis of all of the VW’s SUV and crossover models except for the Touareg that remains riding on the MLB. The T-Roc will share most of its feature with the new Audi Q1 and its production version Audi TT. The production version of 2017 VW T-Roc will come as the five-door model though the concept was introduced as a three-door. It has 164.5 inches length and 72.1 inches width. The other additions to the lineup include a coupe-like styling crossover based on the CrossBlue Coupe, a seven-seat crossover based on the CrossBlue model and an expanded variant of the new Tiguan.

2017 VW T-Roc Engine And Interior

2017 VW T-Roc images

2017 VW T-Roc images

Under the hood, the 2017 VW T-Roc comes standard with a 4-cylinder mill and 4Motion all-wheel drive system. Inside the cabin, it comes standard with a 12.3-inch digital instrument gauge. There will be several advanced technological features but not as much as its larger siblings since it is as subcompact model with limited interior space.

2017 VW T-Roc Release Date And Competitors

Expect to see the next gen model to be introduced somewhere in 2016 while in early 2017 it should be available for purchase. The MINI Cooper Countryman, Nissan’s Juke crossover, and Chevrolet Trax will be the competitors for the new T-Roc. Details about the price of 2017 VW T-Roc remains unknown, but it should not be far from its competitors’ price.