Jaco Van Der Merwe
Head of Motoring
4 minute read
11 Feb 2021
8:45 am

VW’s new compact SUV as solid as a T-Roc

Jaco Van Der Merwe

Good looks and engine make this offering more than just a gap-filler.

Volkswagen T-Roc

Carmakers have been rolling out new models left, right and centre in the one segment the industry has shown significant growth in: the compact SUV space. In fact, the battle for market share has become such a mad rush that some manufacturers who didn’t even have a footprint in this segment not that long ago are now offering no less than two models. One of these carmakers is Volkswagen. Only 18 months ago Volkswagen's local SUV line-up consisted of the Tiguan, the Tiguan Allspace and the Touareg. Today you need all the fingers on one hand to count the number...