First batch of Volkswagen T-Cross units now on Philippine shores

Updated May 03, 2021 | Same topic: Automotive Industry Updates

The discount is only available until May 26, 2021.

Volkswagen Philippines is all set to shake up the subcompact crossover segment as the initial batch of T-Cross units has already arrived. The Volkswagen T-Cross will officially hit local dealerships on May 26, 2021.

A couple of Volkswagen T-Cross units parked at the port

Brand new T-Cross units after being unloaded

The Volkswagen T-Cross is available in two variants. The entry-level 180 MPI AT S variant is offered with an introductory price of Php 1,068,000, a significant discount over its regular Php 1,098,000 price tag.

The other T-Cross variant, 180 MPI AT SE, also has an introductory price of Php 1,168,000, which is discounted from the regular Php 1,198,000 sticker price.

Overall, Volkswagen Philippines is offering a Php 30,000 discount on both variants of the T-Cross subcompact crossover. Do note that these introductory prices are only available until May 26, 2021. So, if you want to take advantage of these prices, you may want to make your reservation now.

The Volkswagen T-Cross is a subcompact crossover that can seat up to five people. Under its hood is a 1.5-liter MPI gasoline engine capable of making up to 113 horsepower and 145 Nm of torque. Power is sent to the front wheels through a six-speed automatic transmission.

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A picture of several T-Cross units after being unloaded on the port

The T-Cross comes in two variants, the entry-level S and the top-spec SE

Safety-wise, the all-new subcompact crossover from Volkswagen Philippines is equipped with six airbags, autonomous emergency braking, a tire pressure monitor, rear parking sensors, stability control, and cruise control.

For on-board entertainment, the T-Cross SE top variant is equipped with a 9.2-inch touchscreen with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. The lower S variant does get a smaller eight-inch screen, but it also comes with the same smartphone connectivity software that’s integrated into the larger unit found on the T-Cross SE variant.

Other features that will be available on the Philippine-spec T-Cross includes the following: ambient lighting, a panoramic sunroof, leather and fabric seats (SE), and rear air-conditioning vents (SE).

>>> Related: 2021 Volkswagen T-Cross reservation now open (w/ specs, intro pricing)

A picture of a purple colored T-Cross's rear end

The new Volkswagen crossover has some cool color options

For more updates regarding the all-new Volkswagen T-Cross, more car news, car reviews, and car maintenance and safety tips, keep reading here on

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Volkswagen T-Cross

<p>The Volkswagen T-Cross is a five-seater subcompact crossover that first made its global debut in October 2018. Volkswagen said that the T-Cross offers versatility and functionality, which makes it an ideal urban crossover vehicle. Volkswagen Philippines officially launched the T-Cross in May 2021. It is offered in two variants in the local market&nbsp;(180 MPI AT S and the 180 MPI AT SE). Both variants are powered by a 1.5-liter that delivers&nbsp;113 horsepower and 145 Nm of torque. The engine is mated to a six-speed automatic transmission.</p>

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Cesar G.B. Miguel

Cesar G.B. Miguel


Cesar is a graduate of AB English with previous experience working as a freelance writer for varied internet publications in-between his former stints in the Pharmaceutical Industry, and later as a First Aid Provider and Training Staff at the Iligan City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office.

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