Compare 2014 BMW X6 M vs 2014 Volkswagen Touareg

2014 BMW X6 M
2014 Volkswagen Touareg
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AWD 4-Door
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
AWD 4-Door 13 17 $86,390 $93,900
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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
Pricing
Invoice Price
$86,390
$42,386
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$93,900
$44,570
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1565 / month
$743 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
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.
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Fuel Economy
City
13 mpg 17 mpg
Highway
17 mpg 23 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Standard Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD -
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in)
40.4 41.4
Passenger Volume (ft³)
97.7 -
Second Head Room (in)
37.2 38.9
Second Shoulder Room (in)
57 56.7
Front Head Room (in)
38.3 39.6
Passenger Capacity
4 5
Front Shoulder Room (in)
59.9 59.8
Second Leg Room (in)
35.9 36.9
Exterior Dimensions
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
78.1 76.4
Track Width, Front (in)
65.4 65
Length, Overall (in)
192 188.8
Height, Overall (in)
66.3 68.2
Track Width, Rear (in)
65.8 65.8
Wheelbase (in)
115.5 113.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
25.6 32.1
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
59.7 64
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
25.6 32.1
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
15.2 13
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
15.6 13
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
- 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
22.4 26.4
Fuel Tank Location
- Midship
Aux Fuel Tank Location
- Midship
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
42 39
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Front Tire Size
P275/40YR20 P255/55HR18
Spare Tire Size
NA Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P315/35YR20 P255/55HR18
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
6614 7716
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
6614 7716
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
6614 7716
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
661 772
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
661 772
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
5247 -
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
- 6173
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
20 X 11 18 X 8
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA Aluminum
Front Wheel Size (in)
20 X 10 18 X 8
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
210 180
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- 450
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
- 450
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
500 @ 1500 266 @ 2500
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
4.4 L/268 3.6 L/220
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
555 @ 6000 280 @ 6200
Engine Type
Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-8 Premium Unleaded V-6
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
Engine Oil Cooler
- None
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
15 19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
17 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
13 17
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.69 1.00
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.17 4.84
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.91 -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.52 1.86
Trans Type
6 8
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.87 1.22
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.40 3.83
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.34 2.84
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.14 1.44
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Trans PTO Access
- No
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.67
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.82
Transfer Case Power Take Off
- No
Summary
Vehicle Name
BMW X6 M Volkswagen Touareg
Body Style
Sports Activity Coupe 4MOTION
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Double Wishbone -
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link -
Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone Double Wishbone
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
- 3.70
Axle Type - Front
- Independent
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
- 3.70
Axle Type - Rear
- Independent
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
12.0 9.4 (Est)

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