Why did I buy a 2008 VW Touareg?

Why did I buy a 2008 VW Touareg?

You chose your 2008 Volkswagen Touareg for all the same reasons you choose Genuine Volkswagen Parts: because no other brand can match the performance, style, and precision of Volkswagen.

What kind of engine does a Touareg 2 have?

The Touareg 2 is available with three radically different engines: The base model comes with a 290-horsepower V-6, the mid-range version I tested has a 350-hp V-8, and topping the range is a powerful V-10 turbo-diesel engine with 310 hp.

How big is the cargo area in a Volkswagen Touareg?

With the rear seats up, the cargo area features 31 cubic feet of extremely usable space. Lower the seats, and it expands to 71 cubic feet. There are two 12-volt outlets and one two-pronged household outlet in the cargo area. A power tailgate is standard, which is a must in the luxury SUV segment these days and something I always find useful.

What kind of climate control does a VW Touareg have?

Behind the front seats, the 2008 Volkswagen Touareg is disappointing, with backseats that are comfortable but don’t offer a lot of space for larger folks and surprisingly little cargo space. The four-zone climate control aids comfort in back, however. The 2008 Volkswagen Touareg comes in V-6, V-8, and V-10 models.

What is the weight of a VW Touareg?

Properly equipped, the Touareg can tow up to 7,716 pounds. But the big turbodiesel isn’t a choice for those who wish to go green; it’s not offered in California-emissions states, and it gets the same highway fuel economy as the V-6, just hitting 20 mpg. With the V-8 engine, the Touareg is rated at only 12 mpg city.

What kind of drive system does the Touareg 2 have?

The Touareg 2’s standard 4XMotion four-wheel drive system delivers the goods for bold and brave off-road enthusiasts. A low-range gear, adaptive torque distribution and locking center differential help take the Touareg 2 over the most intimidating terrain.

When did the Volkswagen Touareg BlueTDI come out?

Touareg BlueTDI was unveiled at the 2007 Geneva Motor Show. The production version of the V6 TDI Clean Diesel was unveiled at the 2008 LA Auto Show. Although sales of the production version were planned in North America for 2008, it did not start until 2009.

When did the Volkswagen Touareg facelift come out?

The Touareg’s first facelift was unveiled at the 2006 Paris Motor Show, with its North American debut at the 2007 New York Auto Show as a 2008 model.

What kind of engine does a Volkswagen Touareg 2 have?

Used 2008 Volkswagen Touareg 2 Engine. The base 3.6-liter VR6 engine provides adequate power and helps the Touareg 2 achieve its $40,000 starting price, but the mid-level 4.2-liter V8 proves much more desirable and delivers the level of power and refinement one might expect from BMW or Land Rover.

What are the dimensions of a VW Touareg?

Dimensions for the 2008 Volkswagen Touareg are dependent on which body type is chosen. The maximum width and height is 1928mm x 1726mm and can vary on the basis of model.

What kind of crash protection does a VW Touareg have?

Front side airbags, full-length side curtain bags, anti-lock brakes, and electronic stability control are all standard on the 2008 Volkswagen Touareg. It has done very well in federal crash tests, with top five-star ratings in both frontal and side-impact tests.

What kind of fuel does a Volkswagen Touareg use?

Fuel consumption for the 2008 Volkswagen Touareg is dependent on the type of engine, transmission, or model chosen. The Volkswagen Touareg currently offers fuel consumption from 10.6 to 13.8L/100km. The Volkswagen Touareg is available with the following fuel types: Diesel and PULP.


Is the Touareg the same as a Toyota?

The Toyota proved almost equal, but the Touareg lagged in spite of its adjustable ride height and locking rear axle differential.