Compare 2011 Acura ZDX vs 2011 Volkswagen Touareg

2011 Acura ZDX
2011 Volkswagen Touareg
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AWD 4-Door
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
AWD 4-Door 16 23 $42,212 $46,020
AWD 4-Door Tech Pkg 16 23 $46,293 $50,520
AWD 4-Door Advance Pkg 16 23 $51,779 $56,570
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4-Door VR6 Sport
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door VR6 Sport 16 23 $42,273 $44,450
4-Door TDI Sport 19 28 $45,601 $47,950
4-Door VR6 Lux 16 23 $45,933 $48,300
4-Door TDI Lux 19 28 $49,261 $51,800
4-Door VR6 Exec 16 23 $51,354 $54,000
4-Door TDI Exec 19 28 $54,683 $57,500
4-Door Hybrid 20 24 $57,598 $60,565
Pricing
Invoice Price
$42,212
$42,273
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$46,020
$44,450
Monthly Payment Estimate
$767 / month
$741 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.8
8.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2011 Volkswagen Touareg has dropped some of its ruggedness in favor of the comfort suburban families want—but it's still not quite a rival to luxury-brand utes.
TCC Likes
TCC Dislikes
Fuel Economy
City
16 mpg 16 mpg
Highway
23 mpg 23 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
4WD Sport Utility 4WD Sport Utility Vehicle
Number of Passenger Doors
4 -
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in)
55.3 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
59.7 59.8
Second Head Room (in)
35.3 38.9
Passenger Volume (ft³)
91.2 101.4
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.4 56.7
Front Leg Room (in)
42.2 41.4
Front Hip Room (in)
57.3 - TBD -
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Leg Room (in)
35.7 34.9
Front Head Room (in)
38.0 39.6
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
67.7 64.9
Min Ground Clearance (in)
7.9 7.9
Length, Overall (in)
192.4 188.8
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in)
62.8 68.2
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in)
67.7 65.7
Wheelbase (in)
108.3 113.9
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
78.5 76.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
57.3 70.9
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
NA NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
27.5 32.1
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.2 x - TBD - 13.0 x - TBD -
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.0 x - TBD - 13.0 x - TBD -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
21.0 26.4
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
17.0 12.7
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
38.4 39.0
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Steering Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.41 2.63
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P255/50HR19 255/55R18
Spare Tire Size
T165/80D17 195/75R18
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P255/50HR19 255/55R18
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
150 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
225 1155
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1500 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1500 7700
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4410 4711
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
Steel steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
19 x 8.5 18 x - TBD -
Spare Wheel Size (in)
17 x 4.0 Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
19 x 8.5 18 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
9.2 - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
550 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
130 220
Engine
Displacement
3.7L/224 3.6L/195
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
300 @ 6300 280 @ 6200
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas V6
Fuel System
MPFI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
270 @ 4500 265 @ 3000-4000
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
16 16
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
19 19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
23 23
Transmission
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.49 1.86
Trans Type
6 8
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
- TBD - NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.75 1.22
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.27 3.83
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.10 2.84
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 0.67
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive Four Wheel Drive
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.25 - TBD -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.07 1.44
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Automatic
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
- TBD - NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.56 1.00
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.36 4.85
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 0.82
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Summary
Vehicle Name
Acura ZDX Volkswagen Touareg
Body Style
4 Door Sport Utility 4 Door
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
0.94 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Double Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
1.04 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
MacPherson Strut NA
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
3 3
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
9.8 9.8
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
-
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
-
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
-
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
-
Overall Side Crash Rating
-
Side Barrier Rating
-
Side Barrier Rating Driver
-
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
-
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
-
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
-
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
-
Rollover Rating
-

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