Volkswagen’s smallest SUV, the T-Cross, goes on sale today in the United Kingdom. The automaker’s offering it in the S, SE, SEL and R-Line trim levels, as well as the First Edition model, which is limited to 250 units.
Priced from £16,995 ($22,447/€19,785), the entry-level has 16-inch wheels, automatic headlights, LED taillights and electrically adjustable and heated side mirrors. The 8-inch touchscreen infotainment system, sliding rear bench, Front Assist with City Emergency Braking and Predictive Pedestrian Protection, Lane Assist with Blind Spot, Lane Keeping System and Hill Start Assist are all standard.
The T-Cross SE adds front fog lamps with cornering function, black roof rails and 17-inch wheels. Inside, it gets a multi-function steering wheel and variable boot floor, whereas the tech highlights include the App Connect, Driver Alert System and Adaptive Cruise Control. Clients will have to pay at least £18,795 ($24,824/€21,880) for this model.
Available from £21,650 ($28,595/€25,204), the SEL rides on different 17-inch wheels and introduces the LED headlights, silver roof rails, front sports seats, ambient lighting package, climate control and Discover Navigation system. Front and rear parking sensors and carpet mats are also included.
Finally, the T-Cross R-Line has sporty exterior and interior styling, 18-inch wheels and the brand’s Active Info Display, for an MSRP of £23,550 ($31,105/€27,416).
Optional extras available for the SUV include keyless entry, Beats sound system, different alloy wheels and several styling packs.
At lunch, the T-Cross is available with the 95 PS (94 hp / 70 kW) and 115 PS (113 hp / 84 kW) 1.0-liter TSI petrol engine, married to a 5-speed manual, 6-speed manual or 7-speed automatic transmission, depending on the selected unit.