Volkswagen has consistently developed machines that seek to fit the consumers’ needs in different regions with the best powerful cutting-edge cars and this time it is targeting young professionals essentially.
Launching its 6th locally assembled Volkswagen brand of T-Cross at DT Dobie, the VW company wants to provide comfort and technology-advanced cars made at the KVM facility in Thika, Kiambu County, and a venture that has also offered job creation.
Volkswagen brings its clients a blend of stylish design, safety features, innovative technology, and comfort-first enhancements. With a capacity for up to five adults, a multi-color digital cockpit (Topline), an 8-inch infotainment system, and LED headlamps for low and high beams add to the stylish features.
“The key safety features in both models are a rearview camera, tire pressure monitoring system, electronic immobilizer, auto-dimming interior review mirror, and park distance control that completes the drive experience,” Ndala said while launching the new Volkswagen T-Cross at the DT Doble showroom on Lusaka Road, Nairobi.
The locally assembled T-Cross SUV is a compact crossover SUV, coming in two trim specifications: T-Cross Highline and Topline, with a 1.6 liter and 108 horsepower fuel-efficient engine mated with a six-speed automatic transmission.
T-Cross has majorly focused on innovative technology offering a mobile phone interface, and wired and wireless App connection allowing the driver to connect to the digital world through the mobile phone which can be charged wirelessly by simply laying it in the Inductive charging tray.
According to Managing Director Chris Ndala, this model is made for Kenyans and will be a buddy for trip-doers as it offers comfort and compactly avails the modern touch of technology. coming after the earlier 2016 launch of the Volkswagen Polo has so far been received well by the Kenyan market.
“The long list of safety equipment includes Anti-locking Brake System (ABS), Anti-spin regulation (ASR) electronic stability control, engine drag torque control, cruise control, and electronic immobilizer,” he said.
The Highline T-Cross sells at 3,600,000.00 million (inclusive VAT) and is slightly different from the other that’s the Topline going for 4,300,000.00million (inclusive VAT).