2011 Volkswagen Touareg Launch India Likely By February 2011 – Detailed Specifications, Features & Expert Rating

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Volkswagen is being appraised by most of the customers and buyers as well since products like the Volkswagen Polo, Volkswagen Jetta, Volkswagen Passat and Volkswagen Touareg have proved to be value for money and performance wise have surpassed some of greatest benchmarks.

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The Volkswagen Touareg shares its platform and several components with Audi Q7 and Porsche Cayenne and inspite of carrying all the qualities of an excellent SUV, the 2011 Volkswagen Touareg has attracted less amount of customers. But if compared the car certainly stands out and has an unmatched road presence.

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The car is expected to enter the Indian market by February 2011 and is hoped to bring some good times for the brand.

Specifications Of 2011 Volkswagen Touareg

Engine

Three powertrains are offered:

  • Conventional gas – 280-horsepower 3.6-liter V6 engine
  • TDI diesel – 225-horsepower 3.0-liter turbodiesel V6
  • Gas/electric hybrid – It pairs a supercharged 3.0-liter V6 engine with an electric motor for 380 horsepower total

Transmission

8 Speed Automatic Transmission

Dimensions

The 2011 model is 1.5 inches longer in wheelbase, 1.6 inches longer overall, and 0.5 inches wider than the existing Touareg

Features Of 2011 Volkswagen Touareg

  • ABS
  • Traction control
  • Antiskid system
  • Curtain-side airbags and front-side airbags
  • A navigation system
  • Rearview camera
  • Power driver and passenger seats
  • Heated front seats
  • Leather upholstery
  • Panoramic sunroof
  • Rear-obstacle detection
  • An uprated audio system
  • Keyless access/engine start
  • Heated rear seat
  • Heated steering wheel
  • A power tilt and telescopic steering wheel

Expert Rating Of 2011 Volkswagen Touareg

 

Category

Sport V6 Rating

Premium-midsize Sport-utility Vehicle Average Rating

Acceleration

6

6.5

Fuel Economy

3

3.8

Ride Quality

7

6.4

Steering/Handling/Braking

5

5.7

Quietness

7

7.1

Controls

5

6.1

Details

7

7.4

Room/Comfort/Driver Seating (front)

8

7.7

Room/Comfort (rear)

7

6.5

Cargo Room

8

8.4

Value within Class

6

6.1

Total Score:

69

71.7

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