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    Skoda Karoq 2020 vs Volkswagen T-Roc 2020 - Price, Specs, Features

    by Lakshya Khanna Dates: 28 May 2020

    Which turbo petrol premium compact SUV is better: Skoda Karoq or Volkswagen T-Roc? We compare prices, dimensions, engine specs, mileage and performance to find out which car offers better value for money.

     


    Skoda Karoq 2020 vs Volkswagen T-Roc

    Karoq 2020 vs T-Roc 2020 | Price Comparison - Which Is Cheaper?

    KAROQ vs T-ROC | PRICE COMPARISON

    EX-SHOWROOM, DELHI

    TURBO PETROL AUTOMATIC

    Skoda Karoq

    Volkswagen T-Roc

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    Style

    ₹24.99

    T-Roc

    ₹19.99


    Both the Karoq and T-Roc are available in just one variant. The Karoq is priced at Rs 24.99 lakh while the T-Roc costs Rs 19.99 lakh.  Entry-level price of Volkswagen T-Roc is lower by Rs 5 lakh.

    Karoq 2020 vs T-Roc 2020 | Dimension Comparison - Which Is Bigger?

    Skoda Karoq is 4382mm long, 1841mm wide and 1624mm tall and rides on a wheelbase measuring 2638mm. It has a boot space of 521 litres. On the other hand, Volkswagen T-Roc measures 4342mm in length, 1819mm in width and 1573mm in height. The wheelbase of Volkswagen T-Roc is 2590mm and it has a boot space of 445 litres.

    A wider body normally results in better shoulder room inside the car while a higher roof makes it easier to get in and out of the car. A higher ground clearance makes it easier to go over tall speed breakers or drive on broken roads. The wheelbase is the distance between the centre of the front and rear wheels. A longer wheelbase often results in more cabin space. A larger boot allows you to carry more luggage.

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    KAROQ VS T-ROC | DIMENSION COMPARISON

    Dimensions

    Skoda Karoq

    Difference

    Volkswagen T-Roc

    Length (mm)

    4382

    148

    4234

    Width (mm)

    1841

    22

    1819

    Height (mm)

    1624

    51

    1573

    Wheelbase (mm)

    2638

    48

    2590

    Boot Space (litre)

    521

    76

    445

    Ground Clearance(mm)

    200

    40

    160

    Fuel Tank (litre)

    50

    9

    59


    Dimension Review

    • Karoq is longer than T-Roc by 148mm.
    • Karoq is wider than T-Roc by 22mm.
    • Karoq is taller than T-Roc by 51mm.
    • Karoq has a longer wheelbase than T-Roc; by 48mm.
    • Karoq has 76 litres more boot space than T-Roc.
    • Karoq rides higher than T-Roc. Its ground clearance is 40mm more.

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    In terms of dimensions, Karoq occupies a larger area compared to T-Roc. So, if size is a measure of road presence for you, then Karoq is a better car than T-Roc.

    Karoq 2020 vs T-Roc 2020 | Engine Specs Comparison - Which Is Better In Performance?

    Detailed comparison of Karoq and T-Roc’s powertrains is as follows.

    KAROQ vs T-ROC | ENGINE COMPARISON

    TURBO-PETROL AUTOMATIC

     

    Skoda Karoq

    Volkswagen T-Roc

    Engine Type

    Turbo-petrol

    Turbo-petrol

    Displacement

    1.5L

    1.5L

    Maximum Power

    150PS @ 5000-6000rpm

    150PS @ 5000-6000rpm

    Peak Torque

    250Nm @ 1500-3500rpm

    250Nm @ 1500-3500rpm

    Transmission

    7-speed DCT

    7-speed DCT

    Claimed FE (WLTP, Combined)

    14.49kmpl

    14.49kmpl


    Karoq 1.5L Turbo Petrol Automatic Vs T-Roc 1.5L Petrol Automatic

    Skoda Karoq and Volkswagen T-Roc are powered by the same 1.5L turbo-petrol engine in the same state of tune. It makes 150PS of maximum power and 250Nm of peak torque. It is available with a 7-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission. With this powertrain, Karoq and T-Roc are both claimed to deliver 14.49kmpl under the WLTP (combined) cycle.

    Petrol Automatic Engine Review

    • Karoq and T-Roc have identical power output.
    • Karoq and T-Roc have identical torque output.
    • Karoq and T-Roc are equally fuel efficient.

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    If you're looking for a car with low running cost then T-Roc will be better since it Is more fuel efficient.

    Karoq 2020 vs T-Roc 2020 | Feature Comparison - Which Is Better?

    KAROQ VS T-ROC | FEATURE COMPARISON

    TOP 5 FEATURES

    Skoda Karoq

    Volkswagen T-Roc

    LED headlamps w/ LED DRLs

    LED headlamps w/ LED DRLs

    Panoramic sunroof

    Panoramic sunroof

    R17 Alloy Wheels

    R17 Alloy Wheels

    8-inch Touchscreen w/ Android Auto & Apple CarPlay

    8-inch Touchscreen w/ Android Auto & Apple CarPlay

    2-zone auto AC

    2-zone auto AC


    Top 5 features of both these cars are also same -- LED headlamps w/ LED DRL, panoramic sunroof, R17 alloy wheels, 8-inch touchscreen w/ Android Auto & Apple CarPlay and 2-zone auto AC.

    Is Skoda Karoq Turbo Petrol Better Than Volkswagen T-Roc Petrol?

    The price of Skoda Karoq is Rs. 24.99 lakh and Volkswagen T-Roc is Rs. 19.99 lakh (both ex-showroom). Since T-Roc is more affordable, it also delivers better value.

    In terms of dimensions, Karoq occupies a larger area compared to T-Roc. So, if size is a measure of road presence for you, then Karoq is a better car than T-Roc.

    As far as petrol automatic powertrain is concerned, both Karoq and T-Roc are on par. If you're looking for a car with a low running cost then T-Roc will be better since its engine is more fuel efficient.

    As far as petrol automatic powertrain is concerned, both Karoq and T-Roc are on par.

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    ABOUT THE AUTHOR

    Lakshya loves to talk about cars and, therefore, he’s mostly in the front of the camera doing the talking. He’s usually blunt in his opinion -- good or bad, and backs it up with logic. Lakshya is a senior member of V3Cars’ editorial team. 

    Twitter handle: @lakshya_khanna



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