What kind of engine does a Volkswagen Touran have?
A 115bhp direct-injection 1.6-litre FSI engine (from £15,630) represents the rather modest pinnacle of the petrol powered bunch although many buyers will be tempted by the broadly similarly priced TDi 100 diesel engine.
When did the VW Touran mini come out?
Suddenly Volkswagen’s five seat offering looked a little inadequate and the designers went back to the drawing board. Fast forward to 2003 and Volkswagen at last had an entrant in the lucrative mini-MPV sector in the rather generic shape of the Touran. Why the wait?
What kind of oil do I need for my Volkswagen Touran?
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What kind of suspension does a Volkswagen Touran have?
Instead, they reasoned, it was better to bide their time until this superior set of running gear was available. The Touran was the second car in the Volkswagen Group to adopt a chassis that adopts a sophisticated independent rear suspension system.
“I’m driving a 2005 Volkswagen Touran 2.0 DSG automatic diesel. It has done 138,000 miles. Is there anything I should get done? It drives well, however, the engine emission warning has lit up on the display. The dealer I bought it from says not to worry but what do you advise I do?” You’ve done well.
How old is a VW Touran DSG transmission?
DSG transmissions are notorious for failure throughout the world and countries with stronger consumer protection laws such as Russia, China, the USA, Canada and Australia have forced recalls and extended warranties. But your car is now eight years old, one year older than the design life of a modern car.
Is it safe to buy a Volkswagen Touran?
“My son who has a small family is keen to buy a second hand Volkswagen Touran. He has up to £5000 to spend and it seems that for this the car will have about 100,000 miles on the clock. Is this a reasonable buy? I understand the 1.9 TDI is the best bet. What should he be wary of?” The 1.9TDI is the safest engine.
What happens to the oil in a VW Touran?
Burning diesel puts so much carbon inside the engine that it blackens the oil very quickly. But if in doubt you can have a ‘bocle’ test carried out on the lubricity of the oil by a university petrochemical lab. You could also have a look at the filter. Old engine grime on it, not changed. Wiped over with an oily rag, not changed.