At a Glance
|Pricing||$44,450 - $60,565|
|Engines||3.0l V6 HEV S, 3.0l V6 T D, 3.2l V6|
|Fuel Economy||16-20 (city), 23-28 (highway)|
The Touareg is Volkswagen's entry in the SUV market. Developed in conjunction with the Porsche Cayenne, the Touareg offers a luxurious interior paired with a chassis and drive system that is more than capable off-road as well as on-road. The Touareg starts at around $45,000 for the V6 powered model. A diesel-powered model is priced from $48,000 and adds more torque and improved mileage. A performance-oriented hybrid model is also available for over $61,000. A healthy list of price option packages can easily add thousands to the base price. On paper, the Touareg has a lot going for it, but its premium pricing places it in competition with a lot of models with more prestige than that of the "people's car".
The second generation all-new 2011 Volkswagen Touareg combines cutting-edge German design, even more versatility and an array of standard features, all while providing a combination of usability and world-class engineering that drivers and passengers have become familiar with in Volkswagen vehicles. The class changing 2011 Touareg offers three powertrain choices, including Volkswagen's first-ever worldwide use of a hybrid engine. All three engines -- the 3.0L V6 TSI(R) supercharged hybrid, 3.0L V6 TDI(R) clean diesel and 3.6L...Read.
|Touareg VR6||3.2l V6 (280-bhp)||A8||AWD||16/23/19||53||$44,450|
|Touareg TDI||3.0l V6 T D (225-bhp)||A8||AWD||19/28/23||52||$47,950|
|Touareg Hybrid||3.0l V6 HEV S (333-bhp)||A8||AWD||20/24/22||51||$60,565|