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Selected Style 4-Door V6 Special Order
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door V6 16 21 $33,733 $37,140
4-Door V8 14 18 $40,166 $44,260
4-Door V10 17 23 $53,020 $58,490
4-Door V6 Special Order 16 21 $33,733 $37,140
4-Door V8 Special Order 14 18 $40,166 $44,260
4-Door V10 Special Order 17 23 $53,020 $58,490
4-Door 1500 LS
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door 1500 LS 16 20 $31,425 $35,915
4-Door 1500 LT 15 20 $31,425 $35,915
4-Door 1500 4WD LS 16 20 $33,503 $38,290
4-Door 1500 4WD LT 15 19 $34,575 $39,515
4-Door 1500 4WD Z71 15 19 $34,575 $39,515
4-Door 1500 Z71 15 20 $31,425 $35,915
Pricing
Invoice Price
$33,733
$31,425
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$37,140
$35,915
Monthly Payment Estimate
$619 / month
$599 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 16 mpg 16 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 21 mpg 20 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Sport Utility Vehicle -
Rear Door Type - Cargo Doors
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in) 57.4 65.1
Front Leg Room (in) 41.3 41.3
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - 61.4
Passenger Volume (ft³) 99 -
Second Leg Room (in) 35.6 38.6
Front Head Room (in) 38.7 40.7
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD - 61.3
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.7 65.2
Passenger Capacity 5 6
Second Head Room (in) 38.3 39.4
Third Leg Room (in) - NA
Third Hip Room (in) - NA
Third Head Room (in) - NA
Third Shoulder Room (in) - NA
Exterior Dimensions
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 68.0 74.8
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - -
Track Width, Rear (in) 65.7 -
Wheelbase (in) 112.4 116.0
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 75.9 78.8
Track Width, Front (in) 65.2 -
Min Ground Clearance (in) 8.3 -
Length, Overall (in) 187.2 -
Ground Clearance, Front (in) - 9.8
Side Door Opening Width (in) - NA
Overhang, Front (in) - 37.0
Step Up Height - Side (in) - NA
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) - 30
Length, Overall w/rear bumper (in) - 198.8
Side Door Opening Height (in) - NA
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) - 8.4
Step Up Height - Front (in) - NA
Overhang, Rear w/bumper (in) - 45.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) - TBD - 49.1
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - TBD - 49.8
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 31 - TBD -
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD - 59.8
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) - TBD - 41.5
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) - TBD - 84.2
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 71 104.6
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) NA NA
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Console (in) - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 4 (in) - NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 4 (ft³) - NA
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 13.0 x 1.10 12.9 x 1.2
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 1.26 12.0 x 1.1
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Brake ABS System (Second Line) - NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 26.4 26
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) - NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location - NA
Fuel Tank Location - Inboard LH Frame Rail
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 38.1 38.3
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Recirculating Ball
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.9 -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 14.7 -
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock - 14.1
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center - 14.1
Tires
Spare Tire Size P195/80R17 - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code NA QMJ
Spare Tire Order Code NA - TBD -
Rear Tire Size P255/60HR17 P265/70R16
Rear Tire Order Code NA QMJ
Front Tire Size P255/60HR17 P265/70R16
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) - 2184
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) - - TBD -
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear - 678
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) - 2184
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front - 678
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare - - TBD -
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - 600
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 772 855
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 7716 5700
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - N/A
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 5086 -
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) - 3750
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) - 2282
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) - 3200
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) - 11000
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) - 2565
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) - 6500
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Alloy Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.5 16 x 7.0
Front Wheel Material Alloy Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.5 16 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) 17 x - TBD - 16 x - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 18 16.8
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 150 160
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 450 600
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) - NA
Maximum Alternator Watts - - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 229 @ 3200 295 @ 4000
Engine Order Code NA LR4
Displacement 3.2L/195 4.8L/293
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 240 @ 6000 285 @ 5200
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V8
Fuel System SMPI SFI
Engine Oil Cooler - Yes
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 21 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 16 16
Transmission
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low 2.66 NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.69 NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.15 3.06
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.56 1.00
Trans Type 6 4
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High - TBD - NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.86 NA
Trans Description Cont. Again w/Tiptronic & OD NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.39 2.29
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.37 1.63
Trans Order Code NA M30
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.56 -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.16 0.70
Trans Description Cont. Automatic Automatic w/OD
Trans PTO Access - NA
Transfer Case Power Take Off - NA
Trans Power Take Off - NA
Transfer Case Model - NA
Summary
Body Style 4 Door 4 Door
Vehicle Name Volkswagen Touareg Chevrolet Tahoe
Body Code - E52
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Coil
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Four Link -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - 46
Suspension Type - Front Independent Torsion Bar
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - 1.10
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Double Wishbone -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - 46
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 1.26
Axle Type - Rear - Semi-floating
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) - 4000
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) - 3200
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear - 3.23
Axle Type - Front - Independent
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) - 3400
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front - NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) - 3750
Frame
Frame Type - Ladder
Doors
Side Door Type - NA
 
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