The Volkswagen Touareg 2020 is the brand’s largest SUV, and it is sold with three diesel engines, one gasoline, and a plug-in hybrid, to which is added another electrified one that is the one that drives the Touareg R. output in Spain is 65,530 euros.
The Volkswagen touareg It is the large SUV of the German brand. It is a crossover that uses the MLB EVO platform of the German consortium and is related to the Porsche Cayenne, Audi Q7, Bentley Bentayga and the new Lamborgini Urus. However, its main rivals are the BMW X5 and the Mercedes-Benz GLE.
There is a sports version with a plug-in hybrid engine called Volkswagen Touareg R.
VOLKSWAGEN TOUAREG 2020: EXTERIOR
The actual Volkswagen touareg It is larger than its predecessor, in such a way that it is longer –4.88 meters– and wider –1.98 meters–. Despite this, it weighs 106 kilograms less than the previous version.
The plus of length and width, in combination with the slight reduction in height, creates more dynamic proportions and better optimization of the interior space. In this regard, the overall image of the Touareg is now sportier, largely due to details such as the top sheet of the grille that blends with the headlights, to give rise to a really prominent and muscular grill with chrome details in association with the robust front bumper. In turn, the Touareg takes on certain design ideas already seen in the Volkswagen Arteon.
The prominent hood that accommodates optics that can include Full-LED matrix technology. These headlamps feature 75 light groups and twelve lighting functions, making them one of the most advanced headlights on the market. His rear presents a personal image. A design in which the headlights also take center stage above its large tailgate, its robust bumpers or its large exhaust outlets. The Touareg can equip optional alloy wheels up to 21 inches.
2020 VOLKSWAGEN TOUAREG: INTERIOR
The passenger compartment of the Touareg receives the ‘Innovision Cockpit’, which is nonetheless standard for the R-Line trim and integrates the Volkswagen Digital Cockpit‘, a system in which a 12-inch screen that acts as a digital control panel merges with another 15 inch TFT curved with gesture and voice control.
The concept of ‘Innovision Cockpit’ allows the driver to have all the information of the vehicle on the screen of the dashboard and the ‘Head-Up Display’, allowing you to control various parameters from the multifunction steering wheel. On the other hand, the 15-inch screen of the multimedia and navigation system integrates the control of other functions that define the luxury of this model such as the seat massage system or the customization of the interior lighting –30 different colors– and other details specific to the vehicle’s configuration.
As for the trunk, the Volkswagen touareg announces a capacity of 810 liters, a figure that is obtained if the rear row of seats is placed in the most forward position possible. If you do it in the most delayed, the loading volume drops to 615 liters.
VOLKSWAGEN TOUAREG 2020: EQUIPMENT
The Volkswagen Touareg offers the finishes ‘Pure’, ‘Premium’ and ‘R-Line’. They also highlight all the available technologies, such as the active roll compensation system, the directional rear axle, the Trailer Assist system or the driving mode selector. The driver will be able to choose between the asphalt modes Eco, Comfort, Normal, Sport and Individual, while for off-road driving you can choose the driving modes Snow, Off-road Auto, Sand, Gravel, Off-road Expert and Off-road individual. To all these technologies we must add the night vision system ‘Nightvision‘, the traffic jam assistance system or the crossing assistant.
In this line, the Touareg also equips the servo-assisted door closing, Car-Net service with emergency call and six airbags. It also equips a fatigue detector and assistance systems such as Lane Assist – lane maintenance -, Light Assist – road light sensor – and Multiple anti-collision emergency braking. Do not forget that the Touareg has Traffic Jam Assist technology for driving in traffic jams, Emergency Assist, forward intersection assist, automatic park assist and the proactive Pre-Crash 360º occupant protection system.
The Touareg eHybrid comes standard with features such as Volkswagen’s Innovision Cockpit, 360 ° Area View system, Park Assist parking assist, four-zone automatic climate control and a memory package for the seats, in addition to the panoramic roof. sliding, stainless steel longitudinal roof bars and 19-inch Tirano wheels.
2020 VOLKSWAGEN TOUAREG: MECHANICAL
Finally, in the mechanical aspect, the Volkswagen Touareg has an offer that starts with two V6 Diesel engines, 231 horsepower and 286 horsepower and a 340 horsepower V6 engine, plus the V8 TDI and a plug-in hybrid option.
The jewel in the crown is the 4.0-liter diesel V8 TDI capable of delivering a power of 421 horsepower and a maximum torque of 900 Newton meters. With it, the Volkswagen Touareg can accelerate from 0 to 100 kilometers / hour in 4.9 seconds and reach a top speed of 250 kilometers / hour. All of these powertrains are associated with an eight-speed Tiptronic automatic transmission already 4Motion traction.
The Volkswagen Touareg V8 TDI It was one of the first models of the brand to equip an exhaust gas purification system, which is the one that filters nitrogen oxides to a level of between 10 and 20 milligrams per kilometer. The limit established by law is 80 milligrams per kilometer. For its part, the variable twin-stage turbo works as follows. Under partial load conditions it generates 900 Newton meters from 1,250 revolutions per minute. Here you only use a turbocharger. The second is only activated at over 2,200 revolutions per minute by an electric valve push system.
The Volkswagen Touareg eHybrid It is the plug-in hybrid variant. The thermal part corresponds to the engine of the gasoline version, to which an electric propeller of 136 horsepower is added to give a total power of 381, with a maximum torque of 600 Newton meters. The battery is 17.9 kilowatt hours and allows an electric range of 46 kilometers. Accelerates from 0 to 100 kilometers / hour in 6.3 seconds. Its average approved consumption is 2.4 liters per 100 kilometers and its emissions of 63 grams of CO2 per kilometer.
VOLKSWAGEN TOUAREG 2020: PRICES
The starting price of the Volkswagen touareg It is 65,530 euros for the 3.0-liter V6 TDI engine and 231 horses. The 286-horsepower TDI starts at € 75,755, while the 421-horsepower V8 TDI starts at 97,635. The gasoline Touareg, meanwhile, starts from 84,240 euros. The Touareg eHybrid starts from 81,220 euros.
Volkswagen presents the new Touareg eHybrid.
Volkswagen unveils new data for the 4.0-liter V8 TDI engine.
The 4.0-liter V8 TDI engine hits the market.
Start of marketing the Volkswagen Touareg.
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