2013 VW Touareg Review, Pics & Specs


                                           Volkswagen Touareg

Now Volkswagen has entered into BMW and Mercedes class by releasing its new monster VW Touareg. The car is targeted for top class customers. The SUV’s name Touareg name came from the Berber people present in North Africa. SUV Touareg is priced at Rs. 72 Lakhs. You can take it on road and off-road by adjusting the ground clearance. It accelerates from 0-100 km/hr in just 7.5 seconds.

Touareg Exteriors

The people’s car (Volkswagen) has updated the styling of the previous version of Touareg to make the new Touareg look different. The grille in the front has twin slats (chromed) with Volkswagen logo which sits in between. The headlight features LEDs placed in ‘U’ shape which are daytime lights. Foglights placed at lower part of bumper gives clear view at night. 18 inch wheels gives Touareg a different look and with good ground clearance of 300mm, it can swift into the off roads. Windows are with chrome lining. At rear, the tail lamps has huge resemblance with Passat. Reflectors are present on the bumpers. Twin exhaust pipes are present on either side.



Touareg Interiors

VW Touareg has the high quality interiors. VW offers a slightly larger steering wheel which is almost similar to the one used in Jetta. The seats are comfortable even for the long journeys. There is ample leg room space for the front and rear seats to stretch your legs. The heights can be raised by sitting inside comfortably with all commands in your hand. The centre console has neat buttons of height adjuster, start/stop button, climate control AC, touch screen audio system, etc. There are no paddle shifters which surprises many of the customers.

Boot of Touareg has ample space for quite a no. of suitcases/bags. To lower the rear suspension, buttons are placed in the boot.



VW Touareg Specs

Engine 2967cc, V6, TDi
Max. Power 245 PS @ 4400 rpm
Max. Torque 550 Nm @ 2250 rpm
Transmission 8-Speed Automatic
Fuel Type Diesel
Tyres 255/55/18, Tubeless
0-100 7.5 sec
Top Speed 220 km/hr

VW Touareg Dimensions & Others

Length 4795 mm
Width 1940 mm
Height 1709 mm
Ground Clearance 205-300
Fuel Tank 100 L
Kerb Weight 2153 kg

Touareg Comforts

VW Touareg is comfortable for 5 people including the driver. The new model is just awesome to own. Handling of Touareg is good. Seats with the car’s good suspension will take you into air. The vehicle can climb to a 45 degree angle. Water wading capacity of the Touareg is 580 mm. The music system is so nice that you won’t feel bored from the time you step into this monster. Powerful AC system makes your body and mind cool so that you can feel the comforts and keep your eyes on the road. ABS are provided for your safe ride. When it comes to safety, Touareg has 8 airbags, ESC, reversing camera and Electronic Immobilizer to name the few.



TheAutoSpy Verdict

VW Toureg offers the customers the best of its class. The vehicle has good off-road capabilities and comfortable interiors too. The price Rs. 72 Lakhs hits the mind a bit but other than the price it’s great to have into your garage. Volkswagen has come up with something unique and nobody can reject it.


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