Compare 2009 Dodge Sprinter vs 2009 Volkswagen Touareg

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2WD Reg Cab 144" WB
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD Reg Cab 144" WB N/A N/A $32,933 $36,190
2WD Reg Cab 170" WB N/A N/A $33,560 $36,880
2500 144" N/A N/A $34,967 $38,425
3500 144" N/A N/A $38,352 $42,145
2500 170" N/A N/A $39,558 $43,470
2500 170" EXT N/A N/A $40,318 $44,305
3500 170" N/A N/A $40,632 $44,650
3500 170" EXT N/A N/A $41,400 $45,495
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4-Door VR6
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door VR6 14 20 $36,203 $39,300
4-Door TDI V6 17 25 $39,409 $42,800
4-Door V8 13 18 $44,997 $48,900
Pricing
Invoice Price
$32,933
$36,203
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$36,190
$39,300
Monthly Payment Estimate
$603 / month
$655 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.0
7.6
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2009 Volkswagen Touareg is comfortable and capable.
TCC Likes
TCC Dislikes
Fuel Economy
City
N/A mpg 14 mpg
Highway
N/A mpg 20 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Front Shoulder Room (in)
- TBD - 57.7
Front Leg Room (in)
- TBD - 41.3
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Passenger Capacity
2 5
Front Head Room (in)
- TBD - 38.7
Second Head Room (in)
- 38.3
Second Shoulder Room (in)
- 57.4
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- 99
Second Leg Room (in)
- 35.6
Second Hip Room (in)
- - TBD -
Exterior Dimensions
Ground to Top of Frame (in)
27.6 -
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in)
49.2 -
Wheelbase (in)
144.3 112.4
Ground Clearance, Front (in)
9.5 -
Cab to Axle (in)
85.2 -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
79.3 75.9
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in)
NA -
Overhang, Front (in)
39.5 -
Frame Width, Rear (in)
30.3 -
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in)
- TBD - -
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in)
239.6 -
Ground Clearance, Rear (in)
7.8 -
Cab to End of Frame (in)
- TBD - -
Height, Overall (in)
95.5 68.0
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- 8.3
Length, Overall (in)
- 187.2
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- - TBD -
Liftover Height (in)
- - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in)
- 65.7
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- - TBD -
Track Width, Front (in)
- 65.2
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- TBD - x - TBD - 13.0 x 1.3
Brake Type
Power 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)
- TBD - x - TBD - 13.0 x 1.1
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
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 Type
Power Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock
- TBD - -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center
- TBD - -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
47.6 38.1
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- 14.7
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- 2.9
Tires
Front Tire Capacity (lbs)
- TBD - -
Rear Tire Order Code
TXB NA
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs)
- TBD - -
Front Tire Size
LT215/85R16E P255/60HR17
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear
- TBD - -
Spare Tire Size
LT215/85R16E 195/80R17
Front Tire Order Code
TXB NA
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs)
- TBD - -
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front
- TBD - -
Rear Tire Size
LT215/85R16E P255/60HR17
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare
- TBD - -
Trailering
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
5000 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
5000 7716
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
500 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
50 772
Weight Information
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
7720 -
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)
1736 -
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
4080 -
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
18530 -
Curb Weight - Front (lbs)
2604 -
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
11030 -
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
- 5086
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x 5 17 x 7.5
Front Wheel Material
Steel Alloy
Spare Wheel Material
Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 5 17 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
16 x 5 17 x - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Alloy
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
10.8 18.0
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
100 150
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
NA -
Maximum Alternator Watts
- TBD - -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - 450
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
154 @ 3400 280 @ 6200
Engine Type
Diesel V6 Gas V6
Fuel System
- TBD - FSI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
280 @ 1200-2400 265 @ 2500-5000
Engine Order Code
EXM NA
Displacement
3.0L/182 3.6L/195
Engine Oil Cooler
NA -
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
NA 14
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
NA 20
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
- 16
Transmission
Trans PTO Access
NA -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.83 0.86
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA w/Tiptronic & OD
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA 1.00
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.17 3.39
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.19 2.37
Trans Order Code
DGZ NA
Transfer Case Power Take Off
NA -
Trans Power Take Off
NA -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.16
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic
Transfer Case Model
NA -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 0.69
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.60 4.15
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA 2.66
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.41 1.56
Trans Type
5 6
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
- 4.56
Summary
Body Style
3500 4 Door
Vehicle Name
Dodge Sprinter Volkswagen Touareg 2
Body Code
144" WB -
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Axle Type - Rear
- TBD - -
Suspension Type - Front
Rail Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
NA - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs)
- TBD - -
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs)
- TBD - -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
3.92 -
Axle Type - Front
- TBD - -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs)
- TBD - -
Suspension Type - Rear
Solid Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA - TBD -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
NA -
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs)
- TBD - -
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
- 4-Link
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
- Double Wishbone
Frame
Frame Type
Ladder -
Vehicle
EPA Classification
- 4WD Sport Utility Vehicle
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
- 71
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
- NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
- NA
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 -
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
- 3

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