Overall reader verdict 5 out of 5 stars

  • What's it like to drive
    4 out of 5 stars
  • Running costs
    4 out of 5 stars
  • Quality, practicality and equipment
    4 out of 5 stars

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Volkswagen Touareg (10-) 4X4
6 reader reviews for Volkswagen Touareg 4x4.
  • 3.0 V6 TDI 262 SE 5dr

    Ian Lally , Berkshire . Date: 16/09/2015
    • Overall verdict
      5 out of 5 stars
    • What's it like to drive
      5 out of 5 stars
    • Running costs
      4 out of 5 stars
    • Quality, practicality and equipment
      5 out of 5 stars
    • Average MPG
      30

    My car

    We have had this car now just over 1 week and have covered 400 miles. The inside is luxurious. We chose the cream leather (standard trim) with burr walnut trim and burr walnut steering wheel. The adaptive cruise control, alongside the lane assist and blind spot warnings, makes motorway driving really relaxed once you get used to the vehicle braking and accelerating for you.

    We haven't taken the revs over 3000 yet but the torque seems plenty for such a large vehicle. I have driven the Range Rover sport, BMW X5 and Merc ML and this vehicle is by far the best SUV for the money you spend. It has everything you expect from a far more expensive vehicle. The infotainment system is simple to use and the area view camera makes parking both rear and front very easy. The main journeys have been around town and we are averaging 30 mpg which I think is reasonable for a car of this size.

  • 3.0 V6 TDI 245 Altitude 5dr

    JOHN BUTLER , . Date: 05/03/2015
    • Overall verdict
      5 out of 5 stars
    • What's it like to drive
      4 out of 5 stars
    • Running costs
      5 out of 5 stars
    • Quality, practicality and equipment
      5 out of 5 stars
    • Average MPG
      30

    My car

    It is quiet,quick, comfortable, very economical for a large SUV and the altitude model is good to drive. It handles well and grips the road very well. Its build quality is excellent and my 2 year old model (owned from new)has had no problems whatsoever.

    I have the surround view camera and the electric 'Vienna' seats which are excellent. It tows a 2 ton boat & trailer without a problem and is very stable. In short I feel it is an underrated car. I bought mine through 'Drive the Deal' with 8K off.

  • 3.0 V6 TDI 245 R-Line 5dr

    Phil Hurst , . Date: 03/03/2014
    • Overall verdict
      5 out of 5 stars
    • What's it like to drive
      5 out of 5 stars
    • Running costs
      3 out of 5 stars
    • Quality, practicality and equipment
      5 out of 5 stars
    • Average MPG
      31

    My car

    Updated to exact model.

    What Car seem to have a downer on this car. Not only do they omit the R Line variants, they seem obsessed with 7 seat capacity. Not all of us want 7 seats. I bought a 245 R Line with a few optional extras through Carfile and saved a whopping £6k on the dealer price. The car has ample space, is very logically laid out in the cabin and has so many standard features the optional extras are a bit of a luxury. A panoramic sunroof, keyless entry and start, remote electric tailgate and full size spare and tyre pressure monitor are some of the standard features. The engine is very responsive and with 550nm of torque easily enough to embarrass a few hot hatches at the traffic light derby. There is little body roll for such a big vehicle and rear passengers have the luxury of sliding and reclining rear seats. Now the bad point. It's a big 4x4 so is never going to be frugal economy wise, but it is capable of 30+mpg if driven sensibly. The simple answer is if you don't want big fuel bills don't buy a big SUV. Various reviews go on about residuals and whilst the Touareg is worth less than the opposition after the same years, it also cost less in the first place. If you want bling go for the Cayenne, X5 etc, but if you want a SUV that can actually cope off road, is reliable, excellently equipped and has an air of understatement, then the Touareg is the right choice. Unless you really want 7 seats and in which case shouldn't you be looking at a people carrier

  • 3.0 V6 TDI 204 Altitude 5dr

    Kevin Roots-Petty , Oxfordshire . Date: 18/07/2013
    • Overall verdict
      5 out of 5 stars
    • What's it like to drive
      5 out of 5 stars
    • Running costs
      5 out of 5 stars
    • Quality, practicality and equipment
      5 out of 5 stars
    • Average MPG
      37

    My car

    I have the new R-LINE model which is almost fully loaded, the ride is good and comfortable and has an excellent sporty look which is a lot better than the date Discovery. Although the car is only 8 days old I am getting around 37mpg on a run and around 28-30 in town. Overall I am delighted with this car and will replace it in 2015 when the new model is due.

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