2008 Volkswagen Touareg 4-Door V8 Specs

4-Door V8
MSRP based on 4-Door V8
 

Quick Specs

Gas Mileage 12 mpg City/17 mpg Hwy
Engine Gas V8, 4.2L
EPA Class 4WD Sport Utility Vehicle
Style Name 4dr V8
Drivetrain Four Wheel Drive
Passenger Capacity 5
Passenger Doors 4
Body Style Sport Utility
Transmission 6-speed automatic transmission w/OD, Tiptronic, dynamic shift program, sport mode

Dimensions

Vehicle
EPA Classification 4WD Sport Utility Vehicle
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 5300
Interior Dimensions
Front Head Room (in) 38.7
Second Leg Room (in) 35.6
Passenger Capacity 5
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD -
Front Leg Room (in) 41.3
Second Shoulder Room (in) 57.4
Passenger Volume (ft³) 99
Second Head Room (in) 38.3
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.7
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD -
Exterior Dimensions
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 75.9
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD -
Wheelbase (in) 112.4
Track Width, Rear (in) 65.7
Height, Overall (in) 68.0
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 187.2
Min Ground Clearance (in) 8.3
Track Width, Front (in) 65.2
Liftover Height (in) - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 31
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) - TBD -
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 71
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) - TBD -

Fuel Economy

Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 26.4
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 12
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 17

Performance Specs

Engine
Displacement 4.2L/255
Engine Order Code NA
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 302 @ 3000-4000
Fuel System SMPI
Engine Type Gas V8
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 350 @ 6200
Transmission
Trans Type 6
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.56
Clutch Size (in) NA
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.15
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.69
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low 2.66
Trans Description Cont. Automatic
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.16
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.56
Trans Order Code NA
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.37
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.39
Trans Description Cont. Again w/Tiptronic & OD
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.86
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High 1.00
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA
Brake Type Pwr
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 13.0 x 1.10
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 13.0 x 1.26
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.9
Steering Type Electromechanical
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 38.1
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 14.7
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD -
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA
Front Tire Order Code NA
Spare Tire Size P195/75R18
Front Tire Size P275/45VR19
Rear Tire Order Code NA
Rear Tire Size P275/45YR19
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 19 x 9
Spare Wheel Material - TBD -
Front Wheel Material Alloy
Rear Wheel Size (in) 19 x 9
Rear Wheel Material Alloy
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Double Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) 4-Link
Suspension Type - Rear Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD -

Safety Features

Safety
Air Bag-Frontal-Driver Yes
Air Bag-Frontal-Passenger Yes
Air Bag-Passenger Switch (On/Off) No
Air Bag-Side Body-Front Yes
Air Bag-Side Body-Rear No
Air Bag-Side Head-Front Yes
Air Bag-Side Head-Rear Yes
Brakes-ABS Yes
Child Safety Rear Door Locks Yes
Daytime Running Lights Yes
Traction Control Yes
Night Vision No
Rollover Protection Bars Yes
Fog Lamps Yes
Parking Aid Yes
Tire Pressure Monitor Yes
Back-Up Camera No
Stability Control Yes
Other Features 4-wheel anti-lock (ABS) vented disc brakes w/brake assist,...
Driver & front passenger airbag supplemental restraint system
Driver & front passenger side-impact airbags
Front/rear side curtain protection
Passenger airbag cutoff sensor
3-point front/rear safety belts w/emergency locking retractors...
Height-adjustable safety belts w/pretensioners for driver &...
Safety belt load limiters for driver & front passenger
Center rear safety belt w/interlock
Child safety door locks
LATCH child restraint system
Daytime running lights
Electronic stabilization program (ESP) w/anti-slip regulation
Collapsible steering column
Anti-intrusion side-impact door beams
Intelligent crash response system
Rollover sensor system

Warranty

Warranty
Basic Miles/km 50,000
Basic Years 4
Corrosion Miles/km Unlimited
Corrosion Years 12
Drivetrain Miles/km 60,000
Drivetrain Years 5
Roadside Assistance Miles/km 50,000
Roadside Assistance Years 4

Other Specs

Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 10.6
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 450
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 190
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 7716
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 772
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 500
Looking for other models of the Volkswagen Touareg?
Read reviews & get prices
Compare the 2008 Volkswagen Touareg against the competition
Compare All Cars