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Selected Style AWD 4-Door 4-Door 3.6L Sport
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door 3.6L Sport 17 23 $42,386 $44,570
4-Door 3.6L Sport w/Nav 17 23 $45,752 $48,110
4-Door TDI Sport w/Nav 20 29 $49,081 $51,610
4-Door 3.6L Lux 17 23 $49,500 $52,050
4-Door 3.6L R-Line 17 23 $52,011 $54,690
4-Door TDI Lux 20 29 $52,828 $55,550
4-Door X 20 29 $53,417 $56,170
4-Door 3.6L Exec 17 23 $55,096 $57,935
4-Door TDI R-Line 20 29 $55,339 $58,190
4-Door TDI Exec 20 29 $58,424 $61,435
4-Door Hybrid 20 24 $61,572 $64,745
Pricing
Invoice Price
$86,390
$42,386
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$93,900
$44,570
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1565 / month
$743 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC's Bottom Line The 2014 Volkswagen Touareg is an expensive way to purchase a mainstream brand's vehicle, but it's more luxurious than many of its mainstream competitors.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 13 mpg 17 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 17 mpg 23 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Standard Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD -
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 35.9 36.9
Front Leg Room (in) 40.4 41.4
Passenger Volume (ft³) 97.7 -
Second Head Room (in) 37.2 38.9
Second Shoulder Room (in) 57 56.7
Front Head Room (in) 38.3 39.6
Passenger Capacity 4 5
Front Shoulder Room (in) 59.9 59.8
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in) 66.3 68.2
Track Width, Rear (in) 65.8 65.8
Wheelbase (in) 115.5 113.9
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 78.1 76.4
Track Width, Front (in) 65.4 65
Length, Overall (in) 192 188.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 25.6 32.1
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 59.7 64
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) 25.6 32.1
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 15.2 13
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 15.6 13
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Brake ABS System (Second Line) - 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 22.4 26.4
Aux Fuel Tank Location - Midship
Fuel Tank Location - Midship
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 42 39
Steering Type Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P275/40YR20 P255/55HR18
Spare Tire Size NA Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P315/35YR20 P255/55HR18
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 992 1157
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 6614 7716
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 6614 7716
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs) 6614 7716
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 661 772
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 5247 -
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) - 6173
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material NA Aluminum
Front Wheel Size (in) 20 X 10 18 X 8
Spare Wheel Size (in) NA Compact
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 20 X 11 18 X 8
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 210 180
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) - 450
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - 450
Engine
Fuel System Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 500 @ 1500 266 @ 2500
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 4.4 L/268 3.6 L/220
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 555 @ 6000 280 @ 6200
Engine Type Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-8 Premium Unleaded V-6
Engine Oil Cooler - None
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 13 17
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 15 19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 17 23
Transmission
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.14 1.44
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.69 1.00
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.17 4.84
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.91 -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.52 1.86
Trans Type 6 8
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.87 1.22
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.40 3.83
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.34 2.84
Trans Order Code NA NA
Trans PTO Access - No
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1) - 0.67
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - 0.82
Transfer Case Power Take Off - No
Summary
Body Style Sports Activity Coupe 4MOTION
Vehicle Name BMW X6 M Volkswagen Touareg
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Multi-Link -
Suspension Type - Front Double Wishbone Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Double Wishbone -
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link Multi-Link
Axle Type - Rear - Independent
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear - 3.70
Axle Type - Front - Independent
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front - 3.70
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 12.0 9.4 (Est)
 
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