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This is the Volkswagen that will end the era of combustion

The T-Roc, the SUV that is Volkswagen’s top pick in Spain, will be the second generation with conventional engines. When will it be released and at what point will it run out of gasoline?

June 03, 2023 2:54 pm.

How to establish yourself in such a short time and become the flagship car of a brand in a given country, even what the already established hybrid and electric vehicles produce there? How to choose not to let cars with internal combustion engines die? Here is the following case from Volkswagen.

It was presented as one of the top options in the B segment in 2017 and as an alternative to the Golf due to its similar dimensions. Its all-wheel drive, included in the most powerful versions, is the key to its success. It got a facelift in 2021 after four years in the market and, In 2023, Volkswagen CEO Thomas Schaefer extends business life,

2nd generation Volkswagen T-Roc It is coming and when it does, the model will have completed almost a decade in the dealerships, enough time to give it a logical and well-deserved renewal. However, the reason for its new generation has also been explained by the future plans of the brand.

Due to its production and sales boom, this SUV, which will have engines with power up to 190 horsepower, four-wheel drive and a price list that starts at 30,000 euros and ends at 45,000 in 2023, Chosen to continue its commercial cycle until 2032, thus becoming the car that will end the combustion era at Volkswagen,

In this context underlined by Volkswagen with a perspective of the next 10 years, the T-Roc will not be the only brand to receive a new generation with a combustion engine. The successful SUV will be accompanied by two more models: the Passat Variant -estate version- and the Tiguan, another SUV. As predicted by the CEO, both will launch their new generations in 2023.

Volkswagen T-Roc: The numbers that justify its durability

The T-Roc, the best-selling Volkswagen car in Spain. Source: VW.

For Volkswagen, keeping a high-demand vehicle on the market is important as it moves towards fully electrifying its fleet. That’s why T-Roc will continue to offer its gasoline and diesel engines through this new, second and final generation of combustion, as well as a new generation of electric models, including the future ID.2 and ID.California .

T-Rock’s production and sales rates are remarkable. In just six years, this compact SUV belonging to segment B has crossed one million units and one million registrations. In Spain, for example, it recorded more than 16,500 sales for the whole of 2022, placing it as the best-selling Volkswagen and the fifth most sought-after vehicle, even in the middle of the period. also became

Always keeping in mind its influence on the Spanish automotive market, how will it fare in 2023? After the first five months, the peak was in April, when it sold 1,682 and ranked fourth among the cars with the most deliveries. It registered 1,587 copies in May and In the accumulated annual, at present, It has sold a total of 7,022 units to reach the eleventh position in the ranking. Curious to beat the SEAT Ateca -12th position with 7,021 sales by just one unit.

This is the 2023 range of Volkswagen T-Roc in Spain

The T-Roc, the best-selling Volkswagen car in Spain. Source: VW.

The most accessible version of the Volkswagen T-Roc is Life 1.0 TSI (gasoline) with 110 hp, six-speed manual gearbox, consumption 6 l/100km., average gas emissions of 135 g/km and a price of €30,230. For 2023, this version receives a discount of € 670, finally bringing the model under 30 thousand.

Soon after, the most expensive T-Roc Life appears, with a 2.0 TDI (diesel) engine, which produces up to 150 hp, has a seven-speed automatic gearbox, consumes 4.9 liters / 100 km and releases an average of 127 g/km pollutant gases. Currently, Volkswagen announces it from €37,725.

From the R-Line we started talking about the 1.5 TSI (gasoline) engine for the most accessible version, with a maximum power of 150 hp, a six-speed manual gearbox, a consumption of 6.3 l/100 km, an average gas emission of 142 g /km and a starting market price of €36,120.

At the top of the range is the T-Roc R-Line 2.0 TSI 4Motion gasoline, which boosts maximum power to 190 hp and is mated to a seven-speed automatic transmission. It records a consumption of 7.8 l/100 km and an average CO2 emission of 177 g/km. It has been realized for €45,495 and stands out for being Only four-wheel drive T-Roc, as the rest are only offered with front-wheel drive,

When will the new generation of T-Rock come?

The T-Roc, the best-selling Volkswagen car in Spain. Source: VW.

This next generation of T-Roc will arrive in 2025 as announced by the CEO of the brand. By then, the model will be eight years old, plenty of time to complete its essential development. As such, the plan seems to fit perfectly: replace the first-generation T-Roc at the right time and maintain its high demand through a new offering while pursuing full electrification. Combustion isn’t finished yet at Volkswagen…

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