Compare 2011 Chevrolet Tahoe Hybrid vs 2011 Volkswagen Touareg

2011 Chevrolet Tahoe Hybrid
2011 Volkswagen Touareg
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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
$48,332
$42,273
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$51,145
$44,450
Monthly Payment Estimate
$852 / month
$741 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.6
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
20 mpg 16 mpg
Highway
23 mpg 23 mpg
Vehicle
Rear Door Type
Liftgate -
EPA Classification
- 4WD Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Third Shoulder Room (in)
61.7 -
Second Leg Room (in)
39.0 34.9
Front Head Room (in)
41.1 39.6
Second Hip Room (in)
60.6 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
65.3 59.8
Passenger Capacity
8 5
Third Leg Room (in)
25.6 -
Second Head Room (in)
34.1 38.9
Third Hip Room (in)
49.1 -
Second Shoulder Room (in)
65.2 56.7
Front Leg Room (in)
41.3 41.4
Third Head Room (in)
37.9 -
Front Hip Room (in)
60.3 - TBD -
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- 101.4
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
74.6 68.2
Step Up Height - Front (in)
NA -
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/bumper (in)
- TBD - -
Wheelbase (in)
116.0 113.9
Ground Clearance, Front (in)
10.2 -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
79.0 76.4
Side Door Opening Width (in)
NA -
Overhang, Front (in)
- TBD - -
Step Up Height - Side (in)
NA -
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in)
32.3 -
Length, Overall w/rear bumper (in)
202.0 -
Side Door Opening Height (in)
NA -
Ground Clearance, Rear (in)
9.5 -
Track Width, Front (in)
- 64.9
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- 7.9
Length, Overall (in)
- 188.8
Liftover Height (in)
- - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in)
- 65.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
108.9 70.9
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
15.2 NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
16.9 NA
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Console (in)
- TBD - -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
41.7 - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
49.4 - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
60.3 32.1
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 4 (in)
NA -
Cargo Volume to Seat 4 (ft³)
NA -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
81.4 - TBD -
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.0 x 1.2 13.0 x - TBD -
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
NA -
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.6 x 0.8 13.0 x - TBD -
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
NA -
Aux Fuel Tank Location
NA -
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
25 26.4
Fuel Tank Location
- TBD - -
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center
17.75 -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
39.0 39.0
Steering Type
Pwr Pwr Rack & Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock
- TBD - -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- 2.63
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- 12.7
Tires
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front
- TBD - -
Rear Tire Size
P265/65R18 255/55R18
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare
- TBD - -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs)
2134 -
Rear Tire Order Code
QXK NA
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs)
- TBD - -
Front Tire Size
P265/65R18 255/55R18
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear
- TBD - -
Spare Tire Size
- TBD - 195/75R18
Front Tire Order Code
QXK NA
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs)
2134 -
Spare Tire Order Code
- TBD - NA
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
6200 7700
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
500 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
930 1155
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
5000 5000
Weight Information
Curb Weight - Front (lbs)
2886 -
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
12000 -
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
4100 -
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)
2743 -
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
7100 -
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
3400 -
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
- 4711
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
- TBD - Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 x 8.0 18 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 x 8.0 18 x - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
16.8 - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Watts
- TBD - -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
NA -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - 220
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
730 - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type
Gas/Electric V8 Gas V6
Fuel System
SFI EFI
Engine Oil Cooler
NA -
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
367 @ 4100 265 @ 3000-4000
Engine Order Code
LZ1 NA
Displacement
6.0L/366 3.6L/195
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
332 @ 5100 280 @ 6200
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
20 16
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
21 19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
23 23
Transmission
Transfer Case Power Take Off
NA -
Trans Power Take Off
NA -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.73 1.44
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic
Transfer Case Model
NA -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 1.00
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.69 4.85
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA NA
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.86
Trans Type
4 8
Trans PTO Access
NA -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 1.22
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Four Wheel Drive
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
1.70 3.83
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.70 2.84
Trans Order Code
M99 NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.82
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.67
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
- - TBD -
Summary
Body Code
TB7 -
Body Style
4 Door Sport Utility 4 Door
Vehicle Name
Chevrolet Tahoe Hybrid Volkswagen Touareg
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi Link Double Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
NA -
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs)
4100 -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
46 - TBD -
Axle Type - Rear
Semi-floating -
Suspension Type - Front
Coil-Over-Shock Double Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
1.41 - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs)
4200 -
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs)
3400 -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
3.08 -
Axle Type - Front
Independent -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
46 - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs)
3400 -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
- NA
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
- NA
Frame
Frame Type
Ladder -
Doors
Side Door Type
NA -
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
4 3
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.9 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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