Volkswagen T-Roc gains new turbodiesel engine option

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Volkswagen’s SUV range expansion continues with the arrival of a new turbodiesel engine option in the T-Roc compact SUV. The range now comprises three petrol and two diesel engines.

The new 1.6-liter TDI is available with a six-speed gearbox and has a peak power figure of 115ps. Torque tops out at 250Nm. The engine has been WLTP tested and has an NEDC-derived CO₂ emissions figure of 115 g/km.

In the T-Roc, this 1.6-liter TDI is offered with front-wheel drive while the existing, more powerful 2.0-liter TDI is currently available with 4MOTION four-wheel drive. For comparison, that motor has a peak power figure of 150ps and generates up to 340Nm of torque.

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