How are T-Cross Owners Finding the 1.0L Engine ?

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How are T-Cross Owners Finding the 1.0L Engine ?

Post by greycross » Thu May 16, 2019 7:59 pm

I was just wondering how current T-Cross owners are finding the 1.0L engine ?

Having only driven a 1.0L on a short test drive of around 3 miles, I thought it compared well to our 1.4 TSI Golf but obviously lacks the torque of our Golf TDI, which was to be expected.

The small engine was the only concern when we ordered our T-Cross, as I have no experience of the modern 3 cylinder turbo engines that most manufacturers seem to be using nowadays.

So, I would really appreciate any comments from any 1.0L owners as to their feelings on performance of the car, and how they feel after owning their 1.0L for a while (i.e. Happy, disappointed or anything else).

Thanks very much.
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Re: How are T-Cross Owners Finding the 1.0L Engine ?

Post by IWRA » Thu May 16, 2019 8:55 pm

I'm very happy with the power of the 1litre engine. It will take a bit of getting used to after my last car which was a turbo diesel. It responds well to the accelerator but you have to use the gears.
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Re: How are T-Cross Owners Finding the 1.0L Engine ?

Post by marius07 » Fri May 17, 2019 7:59 am

I think it depends on the previous engine you had.

I come from a seat leon 1.2 tsi 105 bhp, which is a bit slower on paper, so I am not dissapointed.

For town rides I find it suitable, haven’t driven it on highway yet, but it should be quite ok at motorway speeds.
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Re: How are T-Cross Owners Finding the 1.0L Engine ?

Post by IWRA » Fri May 17, 2019 1:20 pm

It's great car around town and will cruise happily at 80mph 2 up on the motorway. I think you would have drop down to 5th gear 4 up on a motorway incline to maintain speed.
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Re: How are T-Cross Owners Finding the 1.0L Engine ?

Post by Eelis » Fri May 17, 2019 1:26 pm

This will be the third 1,0 liter car I have owned. First was up! 75 hp non turbo, second Polo 110 hp and the next will be T-Cross 115 hp.
I have found them to be very nice in use and have had no problems with them.

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Re: How are T-Cross Owners Finding the 1.0L Engine ?

Post by CJCD » Sat Jun 01, 2019 1:20 pm

What MPG are people getting in their 115ps T-Cross? Thank you!
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Re: How are T-Cross Owners Finding the 1.0L Engine ?

Post by IWRA » Sat Jun 01, 2019 7:47 pm

First fill 38mpg mainly city driving with some motorway. The fuel tank only holds 40 litres.
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Re: How are T-Cross Owners Finding the 1.0L Engine ?

Post by arkay » Wed Jun 05, 2019 2:27 pm

I’ve just had the car since Monday and over 2 short trips on country roads my main impression is how comfortable it is to drive. Seats/steering wheel are easy to adjust to a comfortable set-up. I am finding the lane assist feature a wee bit harder to get used to especially when the steering wheel vibrates at you. I think you can switch the vibration off.
Economy wise the computer was showing 42.8 mpg on a 30 mile trip.
Early days but all good so far.
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Re: How are T-Cross Owners Finding the 1.0L Engine ?

Post by IWRA » Wed Jul 17, 2019 6:50 pm

I have now done 1,000 miles and the engine has loosened up. I had a trip today city and dual carriageway with 3 passengers and luggage. The car performed very well better than I anticipated.

One niggle I have is the car's tendency to stall at very low revs in 2nd gear when hesitant in slow moving traffic.
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Re: How are T-Cross Owners Finding the 1.0L Engine ?

Post by Halin9 » Wed Jul 17, 2019 7:07 pm

I find the 1 litre dsg pretty good.....reasonable in traffic and peppy enough on the open road....The dsg also has a "sport" setting which increases performance by holding on to lower gears a bit longer..good for overtaking etc..
On a 180 mile trip yesterday mixture of roads, mainly A road and motorway, I got 54.7mpg which, for a brand new engine is pretty good..
Very happy so far..👍

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