2016 Volkswagen Touareg Review

2016 Volkswagen Touareg has been redesigned for the current generation release as the German automaker’s want to bring a fresh perspective on mid-size SUVs. Volkswagen has always been involved in the production of luxury automobiles that blend the best of German engineering and art direction, which makes every model a visual treat. This time, the company has taken a different direction by taking a non-luxurious approach to the Touareg VW. Regardless of the class, you’re getting a powerful engine that is fuel-efficient, moderate to high towing capability, and a classic interior theme that completes this package.

2016 Volkswagen Touareg front

2016 Volkswagen Touareg – Exterior and Interior Design:

This model’s larger body design is aimed at the United States market. This car will come with a three-row seating arrangement in two versions, one that can seat seven passengers and another five. 2016 Volkswagen Touareg has been given a non-luxury badge because the company’s main intention is to get more people to take an interest in this model, which will obviously result in better sales all around. It has been built on the popular MLB platform due to which the car has lost weight by a whopping 700 lbs.

The spacious cabin of 2016 Volkswagen Touareg is complemented by an extensive lineup of technology elements that are the main attraction of this release. There are highly comfortable Vienna leather seats, furnishing has been done with soft touch materials, and various color themes available will be available on offer for the interior. While nothing much has changed in terms of layout, Volkswagen has added features like an extended push button, chrome details on the control panel, running gear controls, and a display screen on top of the center console.

Some driving aid features inside this car include:

  1. 14-way adjustable power ventilated seats for premium trim levels
  2. Adjustable steering column, forward collision warning, autonomous emergency braking
  3. Driver Assistance Package on Sport variant models

2016 Volkswagen Touareg interior

2016 Volkswagen Touareg – Engine and Performance:

There will be three types of engines offered in the form of diesel, gasoline, and hybrid editions. The gasoline version is a 3.6 L FSI V-6 engine producing a maximum of 280 hp and 266 lb-ft of torque. The hybrid version of 2016 Volkswagen Touareg combines the same gasoline engine with an electric motor, making it powerful enough to deliver 380 hp and impressive torque of 428 lb-ft. And finally, a 3.0 L V6 unit is featured in the turbo diesel version. This unit can produce up to 240 hp and exceptional torque of 406 lb-ft. 8-speed automatic gearbox is the standard offering with all engine types.

Fuel economy of this model has been estimated to be around 20 mpg on city drive and 29 mpg on Highway.

2016 Volkswagen Touareg side

2016 Volkswagen Touareg – Price and Release Date:

This spectacular model from the German masters of automobile engineering will release sometime during the fall of 2016. Expect to pay an average price of at least $ 51,000 for the 2016 Volkswagen Touareg. The main rivals of this models will be Jeep Grand Cherokee, Dodge Durango, and Mazda CX9. The battle for supremacy would be an interesting sight to behold.

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