Compare 2014 Volkswagen Touareg vs 2014 INFINITI QX70

2014 Volkswagen Touareg
2014 INFINITI QX70
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4-Door 3.6L Sport
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
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RWD 4-Door
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
RWD 4-Door 17 24 $42,641 $45,850
AWD 4-Door 16 22 $43,989 $47,300
AWD 4-Door V8 14 20 $58,032 $62,400
Pricing
Invoice Price
$42,386
$42,641
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$44,570
$45,850
Monthly Payment Estimate
$743 / month
$764 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.0
8.0
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. The looks of a coupe, the performance of a sport sedan, and the cabin and features of a true luxury car are all here in the 2014 Infiniti QX70. Provided you don't expect a lot of outdoorsy ability, cargo space, or a roomy back seat, it'll leave you charmed.
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Fuel Economy
City
17 mpg 17 mpg
Highway
23 mpg 24 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in)
41.4 44.7
Second Head Room (in)
38.9 38.5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
56.7 57.4
Front Head Room (in)
39.6 39.3
Front Shoulder Room (in)
59.8 57.3
Second Leg Room (in)
36.9 34.6
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Hip Room (in)
- 54.9
Second Hip Room (in)
- 54.2
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- 102.5
Exterior Dimensions
Wheelbase (in)
113.9 113.6
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
76.4 75.9
Track Width, Front (in)
65 64.4
Length, Overall (in)
188.8 191.3
Height, Overall (in)
68.2 65
Track Width, Rear (in)
65.8 64.6
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- 7.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
32.1 24.8
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
64 62
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
32.1 24.8
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- 67.8
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- 41.7
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- 35.3
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- 26.5
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13 12.6
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
4-Wheel -
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13 12.1
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Location
Midship -
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
26.4 23.8
Aux Fuel Tank Location
Midship -
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
39 36.7
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P255/55HR18 P265/60VR18
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P255/55HR18 P265/60VR18
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
7716 -
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
7716 -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
772 -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
772 -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
7716 -
Weight Information
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
6173 -
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
- 4209
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 X 8 18 X 8
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 X 8 18 X 8
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
450 -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
450 -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
180 150
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
280 @ 6200 325 @ 7000
Engine Type
Premium Unleaded V-6 Premium Unleaded V-6
Engine Oil Cooler
None -
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Sequential MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
266 @ 2500 267 @ 5200
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
3.6 L/220 3.7 L/226
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
19 19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
23 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
17 17
Transmission
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.22 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.83 3.97
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.84 3.19
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.82 0.77
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Transfer Case Power Take Off
No -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.44 1.41
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.86
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.84 4.92
Trans PTO Access
No -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.86 2.04
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.67 -
Trans Type
8 7
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
- 3.36
Summary
Vehicle Name
Volkswagen Touareg INFINITI QX70
Body Style
4MOTION Sport Utility
Suspension
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
3.70 -
Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone Double Wishbone
Axle Type - Front
Independent -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
3.70 -
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Axle Type - Rear
Independent -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
- Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
- Multi-Link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
9.4 (Est) 9.5
Vehicle
EPA Classification
- Small Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD

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