Volkswagen rounds out its local T-Roc line-up with new entry model, September debut still on the cards.
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The price of entry into a new 2021 Volkswagen T-Roc has fallen this week, with the new T-Roc 110TSI Style model slotting in below the previously announced 140TSI Sport.

Priced from $33,990 before on-road costs, the 110TSI Style will enter with a starting price $6500 cheaper than the 140TSI Sport announced in January.

The T-Roc range was originally set for an April launch, joining the smaller T-Cross, but a manufacturing delay has led to a September debut instead. (CarAdvice has already tested the 140TSI locally.)

As its name suggests, the 110TSI offers 110kW of power and 250Nm of torque from its 1.4-litre turbo petrol four-cylinder engine, matched to an eight-speed torque-converter automatic transmission and a front-wheel drive configuration.

Fuel consumption is rated at 6.2L/100km.

By comparison, the 140TSI's 2.0-litre turbo petrol engine turns out 140kW and 320Nm, matching a seven-speed 'DSG' dual-clutch auto with Volkswagen's 4Motion all-wheel drive system.

The 110TSI style also misses out on the 140TSI's multi-link rear suspension, equipped instead with a torsion-beam design.

The Australian debut of the "competitively priced" T-Roc 110TSI also sees the anticipated T-Cross 110TSI crossed off the brand's local shopping list – reducing crossover in purpose, price and range complexity.


Above: the T-Cross

Back to the T-Roc 110TSI Style, its standard features include:

  • Front Assist with City Emergency Brake (City EB) and Pedestrian Monitoring
  • Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC)
  • Lane Assist
  • Blind Spot Monitor with Rear Traffic Alert
  • Park Assist and Rear View Camera (RVC)
  • LED headlights with Light Assist
  • Dual zone climate control air conditioning
  • Composition Media 8-inch infotainment system with App-Connect
  • Keyless Access and power folding door mirrors
  • 18-inch Montego Bay alloy wheels
  • LED interior ambient lighting
  • 445 litres of luggage capacity
  • Rain-sensing windscreen wipers
  • Automatically dimming rear-view mirror
  • Chrome roof rails
  • Front-seat lumbar adjustment
  • Comfort front seats
  • Carpet mats, front and rear
  • LED tail lights
  • eight-speed automatic transmission
  • Front-wheel drive
  • Electro-mechanical power steering
  • MacPherson strut front suspension
  • Torsion beam rear axle
  • Electro-mechanical parking brake

Above: 140TSI interior shown

Optional packages will include the $2000 Sound & Vision pack, adding Digital Cockpit (digital instrument display behind the steering wheel), Discover Media navigation system and Beats audio system.

There's also the $3800 Luxury package, adding Vienna leather-appointed upholstery (which means sections of the seats but not an entire covering), heated front seats, panoramic electric glass sunroof and an electrically operated tailgate.