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Volkswagen Touareg

Volkswagen Touareg side view
Volkswagen Touareg angular front perspective
Volkswagen Touareg angular rear perspective

Overview of the Volkswagen Touareg

Learn about the Volkswagen Touareg


The Volkswagen Touareg is a luxury mid-size SUV that seats five comfortably and comes with a long list of standard features and safety technologies. All models come with all-wheel drive and automatic transmission as standard, and the many engine choices will satisfy individual tastes and budgets—whether you opt for a fuel-efficient hybrid model or the basic gas-fuelled V6 package. This four-door SUV offers versatility and strength alongside a high-quality interior. Its on-road agility combines with exceptional off-road capabilities for an unrivalled ride in a vehicle packed out with practical features.

Pros and cons of the Volkswagen Touareg

  • Many tech features standard
  • Adaptive air suspension available
  • Standard all-wheel drive
  • Only one engine choice
  • High fuel consumption
  • Less cargo space than some competitors
This is general information and should not be relied on as purchasing advice.

Specifications of the Volkswagen Touareg

Key specifications available across all trim levels
  • Seats5
  • Doors5
  • Fuel typeGas or Diesel
  • TransmissionAutomatic
  • City consumption10.8 - 14.3 L/100km
  • Highway consumption6.7 - 10.4 L/100km
  • Width1940 mm
  • Length4795 mm
  • Trunk space900 L
  • Cargo space1600 - 1800 L
Exact values depend on trim and engine choice.

Trims available with the Volkswagen Touareg

What is a trim? Trims are different options of the same car with different features and equipment. The specs depend on the trim you choose.This variant of the Volkswagen Touareg 2011 - 2017 is available in 5 trims:

Sportline trim features and specs

Frequently asked questions about the Volkswagen Touareg

Dimensions of the Volkswagen Touareg

Vehicle dimensions
YearHeight fromWidth fromLength from
Exact values depend on trim choices.
20171732 mm1940 mm4795 mm
20161732 mm1940 mm4795 mm
20151732 mm1940 mm4795 mm
20141732 mm1940 mm4795 mm
20131732 mm1940 mm4795 mm
20121732 mm1940 mm4795 mm
20111732 mm1940 mm4795 mm

Towing capacity of the Volkswagen Touareg

Unbraked is when the trailer being towed does not have its own braking system. Braked is when the trailer being towed has its own braking system.
Braked and unbraked towing capacities
Exact values depend on trim choices.
20173500 kg
20163500 kg
20153500 kg
20143500 kg
20133500 kg
20123500 kg
20113500 kg