VOLKSWAGEN PHILIPPINES announced the imminent arrival of the German brands “globally renowned subcompact SUV,” the T-Cross. The vehicle is said to be manufactured in Volkswagen’s global hubs in Brazil, China and Germany.
In a release, the company said that “despite the current pandemic, Volkswagen Philippines still holds a positive outlook on the automotive industry — remaining enthusiastic for Filipino motorists to get their chance to experience a subcompact SUV that is globally multi-awarded for its safety, design, and engineering.”
From Europe to Africa, the T-Cross has been accorded recognition from various reputable automotive award-giving bodies and auto shows. It earned a Five-Star safety rating in the European New Car Assessment Program (NCAP), Latin NCAP, and the Australian NCAP. The T-Cross has also been awarded Best Compact SUV at BusinessCar Awards 2019 in the United Kingdom, Compact SUV of the Year at the 2020 Continental Tyres Irish Car of the Year in Ireland, the Best Exterior Volume Brand at Frankfurt Motor Show 2019 in Germany, the Compact SUV of the Year by UOL Carros 2019 and L’Auto Preferita in Brazil, and notched a Compact Family Car category win in the 5th Annual Cars.co.za Consumer Awards in South Africa.
The subcompact SUV has rolled out in 55 countries as of March 2021, while global sales have shown a significant increase. From 202,000 units sold in 2019, T-Cross sales enjoyed 46% growth in 2020, ultimately selling a total of 296,000 units by yearend, despite a pandemic-hobbled industry.
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