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2012 Volkswagen Touareg SUV
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PricesOriginal MSRP
Volkswagen Touareg VR6 Sport 4Motion AWD$43,375
Volkswagen Touareg VR6 Lux 4Motion AWD$49,395
Volkswagen Touareg VR6 Executive 4Motion AWD$55,095
Volkswagen Touareg TDI Sport 4Motion AWD$46,875
Volkswagen Touareg TDI Lux 4Motion AWD$52,895
Volkswagen Touareg TDI Executive 4Motion AWD$58,595
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2012 Volkswagen Touareg SUV - Specifications & Features
VR6 Sport - VR6 Executive OTHER TRIMS
Standard Standard Optional Optional
EnginesVR6 SportVR6 LuxVR6 Executive
3.6-liter VR6StandardStandardStandard
Mileage City/Hwy [mpg]16 / 2316 / 2316 / 23
ValvetrainDOHC 4-valves/cyl.; variable valve timing (VVT); FSIDisplacement [cc]3,597
Power [hp @ rpm]280 @ 6,200 rpmBore & Stroke [cm]89.0 x 96.4
Torque [lb-ft @ rpm]266 @ 2,500 rpmCompression11.3:1
 
3.0-liter V6 turbocharged Diesel
Mileage City/Hwy [mpg]---------
ValvetrainDOHC 4-valves/cyl.Displacement [cc]2,967
Power [hp @ rpm]225 @ 3,500 rpmBore & Stroke [cm]83.0 x 91.4
Torque [lb-ft @ rpm]406 @ 1,750 rpmCompression16.8:1
 
TransmissionsVR6 SportVR6 LuxVR6 Executive
8-speed automaticStandardStandardStandard
Ratios: 4.85, 2.84, 1.86, 1.44, 1.22, 1.00, 0.82, 0.67
Final Drive: 3.70
8-speed automaticStandardStandardStandard
Ratios: 4.97, 2.84, 1.86, 1.44, 1.21, 1.00, 0.82, 0.69
Final Drive: 3.27
VR6 Sport - VR6 Executive OTHER TRIMS
Exterior DimensionsVR6 SportVR6 LuxVR6 Executive
Length [in.]188.8188.8188.8
Width [in.]76.476.476.4
Height [in.]68.268.268.2
Wheelbase [in.]113.9113.9113.9
Front Track [in.]65.065.065.0
Rear Track [in.]65.765.765.7
Exterior Features
4 doorsStandardStandardStandard
Fog LightsStandardStandardStandard
Power Door MirrorsStandardStandardStandard
Folding Door MirrorsStandardStandardStandard
Heated Door MirrorsStandardStandard
Power SunroofStandardStandard
Rear LiftgateStandardStandardStandard
Rear-window WiperStandardStandardStandard
Roof RackStandardStandardStandard
VR6 Sport - VR6 Executive OTHER TRIMS
Interior DimensionsVR6 SportVR6 LuxVR6 Executive
Passenger Vol. [cu-ft.]103.6103.6103.6
Seating Cap.555
Headroom Front [in.]39.639.639.6
Headroom Rear [in.]38.938.938.9
Legroom Front [in.]41.441.441.4
Legroom Rear [in.]36.936.936.9
Shoulderroom Front [in.]59.859.859.8
Shoulderroom Rear [in.]56.756.756.7
Cargo Capacity [cu-ft.]32.132.132.1
Interior Features
Air ConditioningStandardStandardStandard
Dual-Zone Air ConditioningStandardStandardStandard
Automatic Air ConditioningStandardStandardStandard
Cruise ControlStandardStandardStandard
CupholdersStandardStandardStandard
Refrigerated Glove BoxStandardStandardStandard
Navigation SystemStandardStandard
Power SunroofStandardStandard
Power WindowsStandardStandardStandard
Rear Window DefoggerStandardStandardStandard
Remote Keyless EntryStandardStandardStandard
TachometerStandardStandardStandard
Trip ComputerStandardStandardStandard
Vehicle Information SystemStandardStandardStandard
Garage-door TransmitterStandardStandardStandard
Leatherette Seat-UpholsteryStandard
Leather Seat-UpholsteryStandardStandard
Bucket Driver's SeatStandardStandardStandard
Power Driver Seat AdjustmentsStandardStandardStandard
Heated Driver SeatStandardStandardStandard
Memory Driver SeatStandardStandard
Bucket Passenger SeatStandardStandardStandard
Power Passenger Seat AdjustmentsStandardStandardStandard
Heated Passenger SeatStandardStandardStandard
8-way Front SeatStandardStandardStandard
8-way Passenger SeatStandardStandardStandard
Rear Bench SeatStandardStandardStandard
Split-Folding Rear SeatStandardStandardStandard
Heated Rear SeatStandard
RadioStandardStandardStandard
CD-PlayerStandardStandard
Six-Disc ChangerStandard
HD RadioStandardStandardStandard
Satellite-radioStandardStandardStandard
Wireless ConnectivityStandardStandardStandard
8 SpeakersStandardStandard
12 SpeakersStandard
VR6 Sport - VR6 Executive OTHER TRIMS
Safety FeaturesVR6 SportVR6 LuxVR6 Executive
Anti-lock BrakesStandardStandardStandard
Brake AssistStandardStandardStandard
Stability Control (ESC)StandardStandardStandard
Front AirbagsStandardStandardStandard
Front Side AirbagsStandardStandardStandard
Side-Curtain AirbagsStandardStandardStandard
Front Anti-Whiplash Head RestraintsStandardStandardStandard
Traction ControlStandardStandardStandard
Tire-pressure MonitorStandardStandardStandard
Technical Features
DrivelineAWDAWDAWD
Xenon HeadlightsStandardStandardStandard
Day-time Running-lightsStandardStandardStandard
Directionally Adaptive HeadlightsStandardStandardStandard
Parking AssistStandardStandard
Security SystemStandardStandardStandard
Theft DeterrentStandardStandardStandard
Tire-pressure MonitorStandardStandardStandard
Weights & Capacities
Weight [lbs.]4,7114,7114,711
Coefficient of Drag0.370.370.37
Towing Capacity [lbs.]7,7167,7167,716
Fuel Capacity [gal.]26.426.426.4
Steering
Steering TypeRack & Pinion; power-assist
Turning Circle [ft.]39.039.039.0
Heated Steering-WheelStandard
Power SteeringStandardStandardStandard
Tilting Steering-WheelStandardStandardStandard
Telescoping Steering-WheelStandardStandardStandard
Suspension
Front SuspensionDouble-wishbone; coil springs, anti-roll bar
Rear SuspensionMulti-link; coil springs, anti-roll bar
Front Double-wishboneStandardStandardStandard
Rear Multi-LinkStandardStandardStandard
Tires
Front P255/55 HR18Standard
Front P265/50 HR19Standard
Front P275/45 HR20Standard
Rear P255/55 HR18Standard
Rear P265/50 HR19Standard
Rear P275/45 HR20Standard
Brakes
Front Brakes13.0 x 1.3 in. power-assisted vented discs
Rear Brakes13.0 x 1.1 in. power-assisted vented discs
Front Vented Disc BrakesStandardStandardStandard
Rear Vented Disc BrakesStandardStandardStandard
OTHER TRIMS TDI Sport - TDI Executive
Standard Standard Optional Optional
EnginesTDI SportTDI LuxTDI Executive
3.6-liter VR6
Mileage City/Hwy [mpg]---------
ValvetrainDOHC 4-valves/cyl.; variable valve timing (VVT); FSIDisplacement [cc]3,597
Power [hp @ rpm]280 @ 6,200 rpmBore & Stroke [cm]89.0 x 96.4
Torque [lb-ft @ rpm]266 @ 2,500 rpmCompression11.3:1
 
3.0-liter V6 turbocharged DieselStandardStandardStandard
Mileage City/Hwy [mpg]19 / 2819 / 2819 / 28
ValvetrainDOHC 4-valves/cyl.Displacement [cc]2,967
Power [hp @ rpm]225 @ 3,500 rpmBore & Stroke [cm]83.0 x 91.4
Torque [lb-ft @ rpm]406 @ 1,750 rpmCompression16.8:1
 
TransmissionsTDI SportTDI LuxTDI Executive
8-speed automaticStandardStandardStandard
Ratios: 4.85, 2.84, 1.86, 1.44, 1.22, 1.00, 0.82, 0.67
Final Drive: 3.70
8-speed automaticStandardStandardStandard
Ratios: 4.97, 2.84, 1.86, 1.44, 1.21, 1.00, 0.82, 0.69
Final Drive: 3.27
OTHER TRIMS TDI Sport - TDI Executive
Exterior DimensionsTDI SportTDI LuxTDI Executive
Length [in.]188.8188.8188.8
Width [in.]76.476.476.4
Height [in.]68.268.268.2
Wheelbase [in.]113.9113.9113.9
Front Track [in.]65.065.065.0
Rear Track [in.]65.765.765.7
Exterior Features
4 doorsStandardStandardStandard
Fog LightsStandardStandardStandard
Power Door MirrorsStandardStandardStandard
Folding Door MirrorsStandardStandardStandard
Heated Door MirrorsStandardStandard
Power SunroofStandardStandard
Rear LiftgateStandardStandardStandard
Rear-window WiperStandardStandardStandard
Roof RackStandardStandardStandard
OTHER TRIMS TDI Sport - TDI Executive
Interior DimensionsTDI SportTDI LuxTDI Executive
Passenger Vol. [cu-ft.]103.6103.6103.6
Seating Cap.555
Headroom Front [in.]39.639.639.6
Headroom Rear [in.]38.938.938.9
Legroom Front [in.]41.441.441.4
Legroom Rear [in.]36.936.936.9
Shoulderroom Front [in.]59.859.859.8
Shoulderroom Rear [in.]56.756.756.7
Cargo Capacity [cu-ft.]32.132.132.1
Interior Features
Air ConditioningStandardStandardStandard
Dual-Zone Air ConditioningStandardStandardStandard
Automatic Air ConditioningStandardStandardStandard
Cruise ControlStandardStandardStandard
CupholdersStandardStandardStandard
Refrigerated Glove BoxStandardStandardStandard
Navigation SystemStandardStandard
Power SunroofStandardStandard
Power WindowsStandardStandardStandard
Rear Window DefoggerStandardStandardStandard
Remote Keyless EntryStandardStandardStandard
TachometerStandardStandardStandard
Trip ComputerStandardStandardStandard
Vehicle Information SystemStandardStandardStandard
Garage-door TransmitterStandardStandardStandard
Leatherette Seat-UpholsteryStandard
Leather Seat-UpholsteryStandardStandard
Bucket Driver's SeatStandardStandardStandard
Power Driver Seat AdjustmentsStandardStandardStandard
Heated Driver SeatStandardStandardStandard
Memory Driver SeatStandardStandard
Bucket Passenger SeatStandardStandardStandard
Power Passenger Seat AdjustmentsStandardStandardStandard
Heated Passenger SeatStandardStandardStandard
8-way Front SeatStandardStandardStandard
8-way Passenger SeatStandardStandardStandard
Rear Bench SeatStandardStandardStandard
Split-Folding Rear SeatStandardStandardStandard
Heated Rear SeatStandard
RadioStandardStandardStandard
CD-PlayerStandardStandard
Six-Disc ChangerStandard
HD RadioStandardStandardStandard
Satellite-radioStandardStandardStandard
Wireless ConnectivityStandardStandardStandard
8 SpeakersStandardStandard
12 SpeakersStandard
OTHER TRIMS TDI Sport - TDI Executive
Safety FeaturesTDI SportTDI LuxTDI Executive
Anti-lock BrakesStandardStandardStandard
Brake AssistStandardStandardStandard
Stability Control (ESC)StandardStandardStandard
Front AirbagsStandardStandardStandard
Front Side AirbagsStandardStandardStandard
Side-Curtain AirbagsStandardStandardStandard
Front Anti-Whiplash Head RestraintsStandardStandardStandard
Traction ControlStandardStandardStandard
Tire-pressure MonitorStandardStandardStandard
Technical Features
DrivelineAWDAWDAWD
Xenon HeadlightsStandardStandardStandard
Day-time Running-lightsStandardStandardStandard
Directionally Adaptive HeadlightsStandardStandardStandard
Parking AssistStandardStandard
Security SystemStandardStandardStandard
Theft DeterrentStandardStandardStandard
Tire-pressure MonitorStandardStandardStandard
Weights & Capacities
Weight [lbs.]4,9744,9744,974
Coefficient of Drag0.370.370.37
Towing Capacity [lbs.]7,7167,7167,716
Fuel Capacity [gal.]26.426.426.4
Steering
Steering TypeRack & Pinion; power-assist
Turning Circle [ft.]39.039.039.0
Heated Steering-WheelStandard
Power SteeringStandardStandardStandard
Tilting Steering-WheelStandardStandardStandard
Telescoping Steering-WheelStandardStandardStandard
Suspension
Front SuspensionDouble-wishbone; coil springs, anti-roll bar
Rear SuspensionMulti-link; coil springs, anti-roll bar
Front Double-wishboneStandardStandardStandard
Rear Multi-LinkStandardStandardStandard
Tires
Front P255/55 HR18Standard
Front P265/50 HR19Standard
Front P275/45 HR20Standard
Rear P255/55 HR18Standard
Rear P265/50 HR19Standard
Rear P275/45 HR20Standard
Brakes
Front Brakes13.0 x 1.3 in. power-assisted vented discs
Rear Brakes13.0 x 1.1 in. power-assisted vented discs
Front Vented Disc BrakesStandardStandardStandard
Rear Vented Disc BrakesStandardStandardStandard
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