Compare 2010 Land Rover LR4 vs 2008 Volkswagen Touareg

2010 Land Rover LR4
2008 Volkswagen Touareg
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4WD 4-Door V8
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
LR4 4WD 4-Door V8 12 17 $42,998 $47,250
LR4 4WD 4-Door V8 HSE 12 17 $42,998 $47,250
LR4 4WD 4-Door V8 LUX 12 17 $42,998 $47,250
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4-Door V10
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Touareg 2 4-Door V10 15 20 $62,785 $68,340
Touareg 2 4-Door V6 14 20 $36,183 $39,300
Touareg 2 4-Door V8 12 17 $44,510 $48,390
Pricing
Invoice Price
$42,998
$62,785
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$47,250
$68,340
Monthly Payment Estimate
$788 / month
$1139 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.0
7.6
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2010 Land Rover LR4 takes on tough terrain with ease, and it's become more adept at imparting a carlike driving feel. 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.
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Fuel Economy
City
12 mpg 15 mpg
Highway
17 mpg 20 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
4WD Sport Utility Vehicle 4WD Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Third Hip Room (in)
- TBD - -
Second Shoulder Room (in)
59.4 57.4
Front Leg Room (in)
42.4 41.3
Third Head Room (in)
NA -
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Third Shoulder Room (in)
NA -
Second Leg Room (in)
37.6 35.6
Front Head Room (in)
40.4 38.7
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- TBD - 99
Second Hip Room (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
59.2 57.7
Third Leg Room (in)
NA -
Second Head Room (in)
42.4 38.3
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
63.2 65.2
Min Ground Clearance (in)
7.3 6.3
Length, Overall (in)
190.9 187.2
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in)
74.5 68.0
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in)
63.5 65.7
Wheelbase (in)
113.6 112.4
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
75.4 75.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
90.3 71
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
NA NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
45.1 - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
44.5 31
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
48.6 - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
76.8 - TBD -
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.8 x - TBD - 13.0 x 1.10
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)
14.2 x - TBD - 13.78 x 1.34
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
Four-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
22.8 26.4
Steering
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Electromechanical
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.3 2.9
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
38.7 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- TBD - 14.7
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.6 38.1
Tires
Spare Tire Size
175/80R19 P195/75R18
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
255/55HR19 P275/45YR19
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
255/55HR19 P275/45VR19
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1654 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1654 7716
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
551 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
551 772
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
5796 5825
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Alloy Alloy
Rear Wheel Size (in)
19 x 8 19 x 9
Front Wheel Material
Alloy Alloy
Spare Wheel Material
Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
19 x 8 19 x 9
Spare Wheel Size (in)
19 x - TBD - - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - 18.0
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - 190
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - 450
Engine
Engine Type
Gas V8 Diesel V10
Fuel System
SMPI TDI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
375 @ - TBD - 553 @ 2000
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
5.0L/- TBD - 5.0L/300
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
375 @ - TBD - 310 @ 3750
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
14 -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
17 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
12 15
Transmission
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.34 2.37
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.54 3.27
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.14 1.16
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
2.93 2.66
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.69 0.69
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.17 4.15
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.52 1.56
Trans Type
6 6
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
1.00 1.00
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.87 0.86
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA w/Tiptronic & OD
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.40 3.39
Summary
Body Style
4 Door 4 Door
Vehicle Name
Land Rover LR4 Volkswagen Touareg 2
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Double-Wishbone 4-Link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent, air Independent Air
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Double-Wishbone Double Wishbone
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent, air Independent Air
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
13.3 -
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
1 -

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