The 2016 Volkswagen Touareg is a luxury car SUV based on same podium as Porsche Cayenne. The Volkswagen Touareg is not cheap, but offers consumers an impressive range of attributes, a comfortable and luxurious interior and excellent towing and good fuel economy capabilities, particularly diesel hybrid powertrain option. For the last year of the model, the 2016 Volkswagen Touareg receives a minor facelift, standard equipment and new features for safety.
2016 Volkswagen Touareg Overview
Stylistically, the Volkswagen Touareg SUV revealed horizontally oriented corporate Volkwagen grille, trapezoidal housings related to projectors that carry LED lights running in U-shaped Bi-Xenon high-power spotlights discharged gas. L-design rear lights and triangular tailpipes dress the rear end, and the overall appearance is one of the rooms and discreet.
The 2016 Volkswagen Touareg Interior belies the “people’s car” Volkswagen slogan with the look and feel of a BMW or Mercedes-Benz. Pieces of wood and often elegant metallic finish, and dashboard wears a simple design Teutonic. With 32 cubic feet cargo space behind the rear seats, the 2016 Volkswagen Touareg offers a competitive category storage space, and a full 64 cubic feet available with the second-row seats folded. Unlike some competitors, there is no third row of seats is available, this SUV is limited to carrying five occupants.
An all-independent suspension made up of over aluminum is one of the causes of the loss of weight of the Touareg last generation, and contributes to the dynamics ground handling SUV. All models come standard with 2016 Volkswagen Touareg 4MOTION all-wheel drive, which sends 40 percent of the front axle and the power of 60 percent to the rear under normal driving conditions.
Although 2016 Volkswagen Touaregwith offers off-road-ready as a transfer of the case plates at two speeds and slip in some markets, the manufacturer does not provide US consumers to go off the roadway and therefore excluding those in the list. Even without those extras, the Touareg gives the right to know the amount of off-road with high suspension travel and generous approach and departure angles. Towing capacity is rated at books available towing package for 7700 – those looking to make any serious tow will want to spring for the packaging, the 2016 Volkswagen Touareg is rated for 1,650 lbs. without it.
2016 Volkswagen Touareg Powertrain
The standard 2016 Volkswagen Touareg is available with two engine choices: a V6 TDI turbo-diesel V6 gas and heat. A gasoline-electric hybrid powerplant group (s) is also offered. The 3.6-liter V6 displaces standard 280 horsepower and 265 lb-ft of torque. Fuel economy is rated at 16 mpg city and 23 mpg on the highway. Those who are willing to give a little more money for more torque and better Mpgs you can get out of the 3.0-liter V6 turbo oil. This mill has achieved a power increase of 15 horsepower for the last model year, bringing the count full 240 horsepower, while torque fucks an impressive 406 pounds-feet. mileage checks to 19 mpg city and 28 mpg on the highway.
Both engines are paired with an automatic transmission with eight series of reports. This gearbox offers a spirited performance driving mode and the dynamic shift program that adapts to the style of each driver and adjusts shift points accordingly.
2016 Volkswagen Touareg Trim Levels
The 2016 Volkswagen Touareg is available in various trim levels Sport, Sport and Navigation, Lux and Executive – all of which can be matched with religion V6 TDI. The Sports section is well equipped with leather, electrically adjustable and heated front seats, dual zone automatic control of temperature, an AM / FM / CD / SiriusXM sound system speaker eight screen enabled with the iPod integration, ambient lighting, multi-function trip computer, Bluetooth connectivity and audio streaming, cruise control and 18-inches alloy wheels. Few will be surprised and Sport with Navigation adds Sport trim features a touch-screen navigation system activated.
The 2016 Volkswagen Touareg Lux trim adds leather upholstery, a panoramic sunroof, an opening characteristic body motion activated, keyless entry with push-button start, alloy wheels -19 inches, folding electric mirrors heated and electrically adjustable real walnut wood interior trim. The 2016 Volkswagen Touareg plateau Executive trim brings a 10-speaker, heated rear seats, 620-watt Dynaudio stereo system, keyless access with push button start, park distance control and the 20-inches alloy wheels.
2016 Volkswagen Touareg R-Line
Both models Touareg VR6 and TDI, a new R-Line package gives the big SUV combative look. From the outside, the Touareg R-Line and its 20-inch wheels, a unique fascia front, side skirts, rear lights and LED oval tailpipes. The package also includes a lot of R-Line songs. Inside, the Touareg R-Line is treated to gloss black and aluminum finish accents, sill plates R-Line, aluminum sports car is moving, and the R-Line steering wheel. The 2016 Volkswagen Touareg R-Line trim does not add power, but the package includes a sport-tuned suspension.
2016 Volkswagen Touareg Competitors
For the price, the only competitors that can match the 2016 Volkswagen Touareg off-road Land Rover LR4 are and Lexus GX. More competitors pavement oriented understand hard BMW X5 Acura MDX and refined. The biggest competitor 2016 Volkswagen Touareg is probably less expensive Touareg standard itself, but other than that the BMW X5 is the greatest opportunity to compete in a luxury rendezvous off the road. Other qualified competitors Volvo XC90 and Mercedes-Benz M-Class, for 2016 Volkswagen Touareg.