Compare 2008 Volkswagen Touareg

2008 Volkswagen Touareg
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4-Door V6
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door V6 14 20 $36,183 $39,300
4-Door V8 12 17 $44,510 $48,390
4-Door V10 15 20 $62,785 $68,340
Pricing
Invoice Price
$36,183
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$39,300
Monthly Payment Estimate
$655 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.6
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2008 Volkswagen Touareg has more toughness than most mid-size SUVs for heavy-duty towing and off-road needs yet on-the-road comfort doesn’t suffer.
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Fuel Economy
City
14 mpg
Highway
20 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
4WD Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
57.4
Front Leg Room (in)
41.3
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD -
Passenger Volume (ft³)
99
Second Leg Room (in)
35.6
Front Head Room (in)
38.7
Second Hip Room (in)
- TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.7
Passenger Capacity
5
Second Head Room (in)
38.3
Exterior Dimensions
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- TBD -
Height, Overall (in)
68.0
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in)
65.7
Wheelbase (in)
112.4
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
75.9
Track Width, Front (in)
65.2
Min Ground Clearance (in)
8.3
Length, Overall (in)
187.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
31
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
71
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
NA
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.0 x 1.10
Brake Type
Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.0 x 1.26
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
26.4
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
38.1
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.9
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
14.7
Tires
Spare Tire Size
P195/80R17
Front Tire Order Code
NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA
Rear Tire Size
P255/60HR17
Rear Tire Order Code
NA
Front Tire Size
P255/60HR17
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
772
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
7716
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
5086
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Alloy
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.5
Front Wheel Material
Alloy
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
17 x - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
18.0
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
150
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
450
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
265 @ 2500-5000
Engine Order Code
NA
Displacement
3.6L/195
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
280 @ 6200
Engine Type
Gas V6
Fuel System
SMPI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
14
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.69
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.15
Clutch Size (in)
NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.56
Trans Type
6
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
1.00
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.86
Trans Description Cont. Again
w/Tiptronic & OD
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.39
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.37
Trans Order Code
NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.56
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.16
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
2.66
Summary
Vehicle Name
Volkswagen Touareg 2
Body Style
4 Door
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
4-Link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Double Wishbone
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent

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