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2012 Volkswagen Touareg 2 Model Comparison

VR6 Sport Sport Utility

General Pricing

Resale Value $61,995.00 $39,585.00 $19,795.00
Destination $870.00 $770.00 $770.00

Engines & Power

Standard Engine 3.0L V6 2.0L I4 2.5L I5
Horsepower 380 @ N/A RPM 200 @ 5100 RPM 170 @ 5700 RPM
Torque 428 @ N/A RPM 207 @ 1800 RPM 177 @ 4250 RPM
Valves 4 4 4
Displacement (cc) 2995 1984 2480
Bore X Stroke (in.) 3.3 X 3.5 3.2 X 3.7 3.2 X 3.6
Compression Ratio 10.5:1 10.3:1 9.5:1

Fuel Economy

City (mpg) 20 22 24
Highway (mpg) 24 30 31

Exterior Dimensions & Weight

Curb Weight - Automatic (lb.) 5134.6 3569.3 3022.5
Wheelbase (in.) 113.9 101.5 101.5
Length (in.) 188.8 174.1 165.4
Width (in.) 76.4 70.5 70.3
Height (in.) 68.4 56.8 58.3
Track Front (in.) 64.5 60.8 60.7
Track Rear (in.) 65.3 60.9 59.6
Ground Clearance (in.) 7.9 N/A N/A

Interior Dimensions

Standard Seating 5 4 5
Front Headroom (in.) 39.6 37.5 39.3
Rear Headroom (in.) 38.9 35.8 38.5
Front Legroom (in.) 41.4 41.7 41.2
Rear Legroom (in.) 34.9 32.5 35.5
Front Shoulder Room (in.) 59.8 54.7 54.7
Rear Shoulder Room (in.) 56.7 41.5 52.8
Front Hip Room (in.) N/A 56.5 N/A
Rear Hip Room (in.) N/A 42.1 N/A

Payload & Towing

Passenger Volumn (cu. ft.) N/A 77.4 93.0

Steering, Suspension & Brakes

Front Suspension wishbone strut strut
Rear Suspension wishbone multi-link multi-link
Tires 255/60R19 235/40R18 195/65R15

Anti-Theft & Locks

Power Door Locks Std. Std. Std.

Braking & Traction

4 Wheel Drive / All Wheel Drive 4x4 wheel drive front wheel drive front wheel drive
ABS Brakes (2 or 4 Wheel) Std. Std. Std.
Limited Slip Differential or Axle N/A N/A N/A
Vehicle Stability Control System Std. Std. Std.

Entertainment, Communication & Navigation

Radio AM/FM AM/FM AM/FM
Cassette Player N/A N/A N/A
CD Player Yes Yes Yes
CD Changer N/A N/A N/A
DVD Player Std. N/A N/A
Navigation Aid Std. Std. N/A

Interior

Cruise Control Std. Std. Std.
Tilt Steering Yes Yes Yes
Telescopic Steering Column Yes Yes Yes

Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning

Air Conditioning Std. Std. Std.

Safety

Driver Airbag Std. Std. Std.
Front Side Airbag Std. Std. Std.
Passenger Side Airbag Std. Std. Std.
Rear Side Airbag N/A N/A N/A

Seats

Driver Multi-Adjustable Power Seat Yes Yes Yes

Roof

Sunroof / Moonroof Std. Std. N/A

Windows, Mirrors & Wipers

Power Windows Std. Std. Std.

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