Is the Volkswagen Touareg reliable?

Is the Volkswagen Touareg reliable?

The Touareg has an excellent record in our reliability surveys and in the most recent one in which it appeared it finished in first place in the luxury SUV class. Most of the examples aged up to five years old had no faults, while of those that had problems no owners were charged for repairs.

How much horsepower does a V6 Touareg have?

Acceleration and Power All Touareg models come with a 280-horsepower 3.6-liter V6 paired with an eight-speed automatic transmission. It earns 17 mpg in the city and 23 mpg on the highway, which are slightly below-average numbers compared to other V6-powered luxury midsize SUVs.

Does a VW Touareg V6 have a timing belt?

The VW Touareg with the 3.0L V6 TDI comes standard with a timing chain on the engine rather than a belt. In general a belt will need to be replaced every 60,000 to 100,000 miles and a chain should easily last over 300,000 miles.

When Should timing belt be replaced on Touareg?

When to replace the timing belt? Every 60k-90k miles. If an engine is equipped with a timing belt, the timing belt must be replaced at the service interval specified by the vehicle manufacturer regardless of whether or not any problem is visible, typically in the range of 60,000 to 90,000 miles.

Does Volkswagen Touareg have timing belt or chain?

The V6 engine in the Volkswagen Touareg TDI is equipped with a timing chain. Unlike a belt, which needs routine maintenance and replacement, the chain is designed to last the life of the vehicle. A broken chain can result in expensive engine damage. …

What kind of engine does a VW Touareg have?

Engine: V6 24-valve 3.2 litre petrol producing 162 Kw at 6400rpm; V8 40-valve 4.2 litre petrol producing 228 Kw @ 6200rpm; V10 TDi producing 230Kw @ 3750 rpm. Transmission: six-speed tiptronic. Torque 100 per cent variable.

How much does a VW Touareg cost in Australia?

Volkswagen are launching three main versions into the crowded Australian marketplace – a 3.2 litre 24-valve petrol V6, a 4.2 litre 40-valve petrol V8 and a V10TDi twin turbocharged diesel variant. Prices will start at $67,600 for the V6, $99,950 for the V8 and $138,500 for the V10TDi.

What kind of air suspension does a VW Touareg have?

For those wanting even more comfort the Touareg can have a continuous damping control air suspension system fitted (standard on the V10). On the highway it will electronically adjust the ride to allow for bumps and will even lower the ride height for high speeds down to 180mm for 180km/h.

Who was the creator of the Volkswagen Touareg?

The Touareg was a joint project developed by Porsche and Volkswagen, initially called E1. The goal was to create an off-road vehicle that could handle as a sports car. The team, with over 300 people, was lead by Klaus-Gerhard Wolpert and was based in Weissach im Tal, Germany.