2013 Volkswagen Touareg Review and Walkaround


The 2013 Volkswagen Touareg redefines luxury SUV’s and is one of the best options in it’s class. The second-generation Volkswagen Touareg sport utility vehicle is larger and more spacious, yet lighter and more economical than the model it replaces.

The 2013 Volkswagen Touareg received a few modifications from it’s previous model year. The VW Touareg crossover SUV offers buyers a trio of engine choices, including a capable V6, a TDI V6 and a supercharged V6 hybrid that delivers V8 poers with V6 fuel economy. High-quality materials such as rich wood and metallic accents and contemporary electronics and not to mention the Tourareg’s advanced yet extremely intuitive infotainment system all come with the 2013 Volkswagen Touareg.

The Touareg is available in three trim levels, Sport, Lux and Executive, each are powered be either a 280-hp 3.6-liter V6 or a 240-hp 3.0-liter turbo-diesel (TDI) V6, both engines are mated to an eight-speed Tiptronic automatic transmission. All trims feature 4MOTION permanent four-wheel drive, dual-zone automatic climate control, cruise control, roof rails, Bluetooth, heated front seats, alloy wheels, and touch-screen navigation system. Standard safety features include anti-lock brakes, traction and stability control, six airbags, tire pressure monitoring, rain sensing wipers and front fog lights.

For 2013, the TDI engine horsepower has been bumped up to 240 from 225, and an easy open trunk function has been added to the Executive trim.

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