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Volkswagen T-Roc vs Skoda Karoq SUVs Comparison – Specifications, Price and Features

All about 2020 Volkswagen vs Skoda Karoq SUVs ✓ Specification ✓ Price ✓ Mileage ✓ Color ✓ Features ✓ ABS ✓ Comparison.

Volkswagen has launched the new T-Roc, its second SUV in 2020, priced at Rs 19.99 lakh (introductory, ex-showroom, pan-India). Imported as a CBU, the T-Roc sits under the Tiguan All space but will sit above the upcoming Taigun SUV that is due next year. As with the Tiguan All space, the T-Roc is being brought into India under the 2,500 cars import rule. Deliveries for the Volkswagen T-Roc will begin mid-April 2020.

Skoda Karoq, launched last month in India, marks the Czech carmaker’s entry in the compact SUV segment years after it pulled the plug on Yeti. But as opposed to Yeti, the Karoq is positioned as a more premium SUV and is available in a single, top-spec variant. If you are planning to buy the Karoq, then you will have to spend ₹25 lakh (ex-showroom).

2020 Volkswagen T-roc vs Skoda Karoq – Design

Exterior:- Skoda Karoq is a compact SUV and the spiritual successor to the Skoda Yeti that was sold in India but struggled due to its crossover genes. The Skoda Karoq belongs to the same class as the VW Tiguan, Hyundai Tucson, Jeep Compass and Tata Harrier. The Skoda Karoq looks almost like a mini-Skoda Kodiaq. It comes equipped with features like full LED headlamps, LED fog lamps with cornering function, C-shaped LED tail lamps, roof rails, 18-inch Trinity alloy wheels and body cladding all around on the outside.

Showcased at Auto Expo 2020 in February, the T-Roc looks distinctive with its broad shoulders, large wheel arches, sloping rear windscreen, and rectangular LED elements that sit below the headlamps. VW offers five dual-tone colour options – Curcuma Yellow, Energetic Orange, Indium Grey, Ravenna Blue and Pure White, all with a black roof. The T-Roc is also available in a Deep Black Pearl exterior finish. The T-roc looks like a mini-Tiguan, which isn’t anything bad as there are many who are found of the clean surfaces and  crisp creases of the premium SUV.

Interior:- Inside the car, The interior of the Skoda Karoq also seeks inspiration from the bigger model Skoda Kodiaq, which is evident from the design of the dashboard and centre console. Finished in dual-tone black and beige theme, the interior is equipped with features like a fully digital instrument console, 9.2-inch touchscreen infotainment system, 12-way electrically adjustable driver’s seat, dual-zone automatic climate control, push-button start with keyless entry, leather upholstery, rear AC vents and a panoramic sunroof.

The VW T-Roc, In comparison, the Karoq is a tad bigger as it measures. Hence, it’s clear that the Czech SUV is a tad larger than its German sibling. Available in a single fully-loaded trim, Volkswagen has packed in a fair bit of equipment in the T-Roc. The kit includes an 8.0-inch touchscreen (that is Android Auto and Apple CarPlay compatible), full-LED headlamps and tail-lamps, dual-tone alloy wheels, front and rear parking sensors, a digital instrument cluster, dual-zone automatic climate control, a panoramic sunroof and ‘Vienna’ leather seats.

VW T-roc vs Skoda Karoq – Engine Specifications

Engine Specification VW T-roc Skoda Karoq
Engine 1498 cc, 4 Cylinders Inline, 4 Valves/Cylinder, DOHC 1498 cc, 4 Cylinders Inline, 4 Valves/Cylinder, DOHC
Engine type 1.5 L TSI EVO with ACT 1.5 TSI with ACT
Fuel type Petrol Petrol
Emission Standard BS-VI BS-VI
Displacement 1,498 cc 1,498 cc
No. of cylinders 4 4
Power 148 bhp @ 5,000 rpm 145 bhp @ 5,000 rpm
Torque 250 Nm @ 1,500 rpm 250 Nm @ 1,500 rpm
Transmission Automatic – 7 Gears, Dual Clutch, Manual Override & Paddle Shift Automatic – 7 Gears, Dual Clutch, Manual Override & Paddle Shift, Sport Mode
Drivetrain FWD FWD
Driving Range 893.85 kilometres 724.5 kilometres
Capacity VW T-roc Skoda Karoq
Doors 5 Doors 5 Doors
Seating Capacity 5 Person 5 Person
No of Seating Rows 2 Rows 2 Rows
Fuel Tank Capacity 59-litres 50-litres
Brakes and Suspensions VW T-roc Skoda Karoq
Suspension Front Independent with coil spring McPherson suspension with lower triangular links and torsion stabiliser
Suspension Rear Twist beam axle with separate spring & shock absorber Twist-beam axle
Front Brake Type Disc Disc
Rear Brake Type Disc Disc
Front Tyres 215 / 55 R17 215 / 55 R17
Rear Tyres 215 / 55 R17 215 / 55 R17

VW T-roc vs Skoda Karoq – Dimensions

Dimensions VW T-roc Skoda Karoq
Length 4,234 mm 4,382 mm
Width 1,819 mm 1,841 mm
Height 1,573 mm 1,624 mm
Wheelbase 2,590 mm 2,638 mm
Ground Clearance 149 mm 200 mm
Boot Space 445-litres 50-litres

VW T-roc vs Skoda Karoq – Features

Standard Features
VW T-Roc Skoda Karoq
– 8.0-inch touchscreen
– Android Auto and AppleCarPlay compatible
– Full LED headlamps and tail lamps
– Dual-tone alloy wheelsFront and rear Parking sensors
– Fully Digital Instrument Cluster
– Dual-zone automatic climate control
– Panoramic Sunroof
– Rear AC vents
– 8-way adjustable driver seats
– Heated front seats
– Keyless Entry
– Engine Start/Stop System with generative braking
– Vienna leather seats
– 8.0-inch infotainment system
– Android Auto and AppleCarPlay compatible
– Proximity sensor and voice command control
– Fully Digital Instrument Panel
– Dual-zone Climate Control
– Rear AC vents
– AC vents under front seats
– Powered Tailgate
– Automatic Headlights
– Rain-sensing wipers
– Key-less entry
– Push button start/stop
– Panoramic Sunroof
– 10-colour ambient lighting
– 12-way electrically adjustable driver seats
– Cruise Control
Safety Features
– 6-Airbags
– ABS with EBD
– Reverse Parking Camera
– Hill start assist
– Electronic stability control
– Anti-skid regulation
– All four disc brakes
– Front and rear parking sensors
– Tyre pressure monitoring system
– 9-Airbags
– ABS with EBD
– Multi-collison brake system
– Hydraulic brake system
– Hydraulic brake assist
– All four disc brake
– Anti-slip regulation
– Electronic differential Lock
– Electronic Stability Control
– Tyre pressure management system
– Front and Rear Parking Sensors
– iBuzz driver fatigue alert
– Adaptive front light system

VW T-roc vs Skoda Karoq – Mileage

Mileage VW T-roc Skoda Karoq
Petrol 15.15 kmpl 14.49 kmpl

VW T-roc vs Skoda Karoq – Color

VW T-roc Skoda Kaoq
– Ravenna Blue
– Deep Black
– Indium Grey
– Energetic Orange
– Pure White
– Kurkuma Yellow
– Magic Black
– Magnetic Brown
– Lava Blue
– Quartz Grey
– Brilliant Silver
– Candy White

VW T-roc vs Skoda Karoq – Price Ex-showroom Delhi

Car Name VW T-Roc Skoda Karoq
Ex-Showroom Price, Delhi Rs.19,99,000/- Rs.24,99,000/-
On-Road Price, Delhi Rs.23,33,621/- Rs.28,96,382/-
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Last modified: June 25, 2020