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2008 Volkswagen Touareg

2008 Acura MDX

  2008 Volkswagen Touareg 4-door V6 Angular Front Exterior View 2008 Acura MDX 4WD 4-door Sport/Entertainment Pkg Front Exterior View
MSRP
$39,300
$40,195
Invoice $36,183 $36,530
MPG
City/Highway
12/20 15/20
Rating
7.6
/ 10
TCC Rating
8.8
/ 10
TCC Rating
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. Read Full Review The 2008 Acura MDX has a little more passion than most larger SUVs, with no less practicality. Read Full Review
Likes &
Dislikes

Likes:

  • Ride comfort
  • Hushed interior
  • Attractive, well-appointed interior
  • Top safety protection

Dislikes:

  • Disappointing back seat and cargo space
  • Horrible gas mileage
  • Difficult to maneuver and park

Likes:

  • Strong acceleration, even with a full load
  • Sporty handling without a sacrifice in ride
  • Attractive styling inside and out
  • Upper-echelon safety lends peace of mind

Dislikes:

  • Rearward visibility is obscured by the back pillar
  • Instrument panel layout is overly complex
  • Lacks high-tech options such as adaptive headlamps or laser cruise control
  • Pricier premium fuel is recommended
Crash Test Ratings
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