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2012 Volkswagen Touareg Sport Utility

Price Range: $43,375 - $61,995 | 16 MPG City - 23 MPG Highway

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2012 Volkswagen Touareg Sport Utility

Benefits of Driving a 2012 Volkswagen Touareg Sport Utility

Hybrids and off-roading rarely are available in the same package, so the segment is not very broad. The Volkswagen Touareg hybrid provides a way to reduce one's environmental footprint and still enjoy off-road capability for $8,000 cheaper than a Porsche Cayenne.

What's new for 2012?

The 2012 Touareg is virtually unchanged from the 2011 model.

Model Strengths

  • Diesel, hybrid, and gasoline engine options
  • 8-speed transmission and all-wheel drive
  • improved interior insulation and acoustics

Model Review

The 2012 Touareg hasn't changed from last year, including Volkswagen's excellent engine lineup. A 280-hp 3.6L V6 gasoline engine powers the base Sport, Lux and Exec Touareg and gets 16 mpg city and 23 mpg highway.

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Safety Features & Equipment

Braking & Traction

Traction/Stability Control Std
Tire Pressure Monitoring System Std

Passenger Restraint

Driver Air Bag Std
Passenger Air Bag Std
Side Air Bag Std
Side Head Air Bag Std
Rear Head side Air Bag Std
Child Safety Locks Std

Road Visibility

HID Headlights Std
Daytime Running Lights Std
Fog Lamps Std
Intermittent Wipers Std
Variable Inter. Wipers Std
Rain Sensing Wipers Std

Accident Prevention

Handsfree Wireless Std

Security

Alarm Std
Anti-theft System Std
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2012 Volkswagen Touareg Sport Utility

4dr VR6 Sport

Engine

Engine Type 3.6L Gas V6
Horsepower 280 @ 6200 RPM
Torque (lb-ft) 265 @ 3000-4000 RPM

Fuel

Fuel Capacity 26.4 gal
Fuel Economy 16 MPG City / 23 MPG Hwy
Estimated max. distance per tank of gas 607.2 miles

Drivetrain

Driven Wheels 4WD

Wheels

Rims 18 x - TBD - in.
Tires 255/55R18

Interior Space

Seating Capacity 5 adults
Front Headroom/Legroom 39.6 in. / 41.4 in.
Rear Headroom/Legroom 38.9 in. / 34.9 in.
Luggage/Cargo Space cubic ft.

Dimensions

Wheelbase 113.9 in.
Curb Weight 4711 lb.
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2012 Volkswagen Touareg Sport Utility

4dr VR6 Sport

Comfort

Air Conditioning Standard
Bluetooth, Hands-Free Standard
Climate Control Standard
Dual Zone Climate Control Standard
Heated Driver Seat Standard
Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel Standard

Convenience

Adjustable Steering Wheel Standard
Auxiliary Power Outlet Standard
Cruise Control Standard
Driver Vanity Mirror Standard
Front Floor Mats Standard
Illuminated Driver Vanity Mirror Standard
Illuminated Passenger Visor Mirror Standard
Intermittent Wipers Standard
Pass-Through Rear Seat Standard
Passenger Vanity Mirror Standard
Power Driver Mirror Standard
Power Driver Seat Standard
Power Liftgate Standard
Power Passenger Seat Standard
Power Steering Standard
Power Windows Standard
Rain Sensing Wipers Standard
Remote Trunk Release Standard
Steering Wheel Controls Standard
Universal Garage Door Opener Standard
Variable Speed Intermittent Wipers Standard
Front Floor Mats Optional
Trailer Hitch Optional

Entertainment

AM/FM Stereo Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input Standard
CD Player Standard
MP3 Player Standard
Satellite Radio Standard