Body: Estate Year: 14/14
Fuel Type: Diesel
Quote Reference Number: 0LW-509257
- Insurance Group37E
- Performance (BHP)204
- Number of Seats5
- CO2 (g/km)184
- Road Tax£250
"PURE WHITE TOUAREG STUNNING OUTSIDE AND IN WITH ITS CRICKET LEATHER, SAT NAV, PAN ROOF, HEATED SEATS AND ELECTRIC TAILGATE THIS CAR HAS THE LOT. Book a test drive today and let the car of today be your car of tomorrow. As a Das Welt Auto Approved vehicle, you will receive a minimum 1-year unlimited mile warranty with European roadside assistance, peace of mind from the Das Welt Auto 142-point check and 5 day drive away insurance to get you on your way"
Mark Currie, New & Used Car Sales Manager
- Air Conditioning
- Climate Control
- Metallic Paint
- Cruise Control
- Satellite Navigation
- Alloy Wheels
- Leather Seats
- Heated Seats
- DAB Radio
- Panoramic Roof
- Parking Sensors
- CD Player
- Park Assist
|Front and rear electric windows|
|Heated windscreen washer jets|
|Heat insulated tinted glass 65% light absorbing from B pillar back|
|Torsen limited slip differential|
|Hill descent control|
|ESP with Acceleration skid control (ASR)|
|EBD + Brake Assist|
|Hill start assist|
|Electronic parking brake with auto hold|
|Voice control system|
|Bluetooth Telephone preparation|
|Ultrasonic front and rear optical and audible parking sensors|
|Driver alert system|
|Remote tailgate release|
|Keyless entry and start|
|Fully electric tailgate|
|Service interval indicator|
|Navigation system with touch screen|
|Auto dimming rear view mirror|
|Body colour door mirrors with integral indicators|
|Electric adjustable/heated/folding door mirrors|
|Brushed aluminium interior trim|
|DAB Digital radio|
|MDI with USB/iPod connection cables|
|Exterior Body Features|
|Body styling kit|
|Body colour door handles|
|Body colour bumpers|
|Rear roof spoiler|
|Load sill protection|
|Chrome trimmed side windows|
|Chrome roof rails|
|Chrome exhaust tailpipes|
|Panorama electric glass sunroof|
|Chrome trimmed radiator grille and air intake|
|Stainless steel door sill protection|
|Black rear diffuser|
|Front fog lights|
|Automatic coming/leaving home lighting function|
|Bi-Xenon headlights with dynamic corner lighting+automatic height adjustment+headlight washers+LED tail/number plate/daytime running lights|
|Front fog lights with static cornering function|
|4 adjustable rear air vents|
|Height/reach adjust steering wheel|
|Front cupholders x 2|
|12V Accessory socket|
|Cupholders - 2 in rear centre armrest|
|Front centre armrest with storage box|
|Leather trimmed gearknob|
|4 lashing points to secure luggage|
|Dashboard storage with cover|
|Stainless steel load sill protection|
|Multifunction steering wheel inc cruise control|
|Stainless steel door sills|
|Black roof lining|
|Bag hook in luggage compartment|
|Storage compartment in driver's door|
|Storage compartment in passenger's door|
|Alloy look pedals|
|Lockable, illuminated, cooled glovebox|
|Gear shift indicator|
|Front/rear reading lights|
|Front footwell lights|
|Luggage compartment lighting|
|Footwell lights at rear|
|Front seat side impact airbags|
|Three 3 point rear seatbelts|
|Passenger airbag deactivate switch|
|Warning triangle and first aid kit|
|Driver seatbelt warning indicator|
|Driver/Front Passenger airbags|
|Child locks on rear doors|
|Active rollover protection|
|Driver/Passenger whiplash optimised head restraints|
|Heated front seats|
|Front/rear outer seatbelt tensioners|
|Sliding/reclining rear seats|
|Isofix system on outer rear seats|
|Driver/front passenger seat height adjustment|
|60/40 split folding rear seat|
|3 rear head restraints|
|Remote central locking|
|Anti-theft wheel bolts|
|Alarm with interior protection|
|Sunvisors with illuminated vanity mirrors|
|Wheels - Spare|
|Space saver spare wheel|
The specification listed for this vehicle was standard when purchased new. The actual specification may vary, for confirmation, please contact our sales department.
Ten Second Review
The focus of today's Volkswagen Touareg is improving economy and emissions, as lightweight design, stop/start technology, advanced diesel engines and even a hybrid model all testify. Despite this, it's still a big, bold luxury 4x4 with a classy cabin and strong performance. It looks a strong product if you can get your head around spending £40,000 on a Volkswagen.
The original Touareg was part of a twin-pronged Volkswagen assault on the luxury car market. Back in 2003, VW had no real record of selling cars costing north of £40,000. Then it launched the Touareg luxury 4x4 and the Phaeton luxury saloon within a few months of each other. The fortunes of the two cars were quite different. The Phaeton was handicapped by its similarity to the Audi A8, the notorious conservatism of luxury saloon buyers and diabolical residual values. It didn't really catch on. The Touareg, in contrast, sold steadily. Despite its mechanical similarity to the Audi Q7 and Porsche Cayenne, Volkswagen's luxury off-roader benefited from the lower key image that comes with a VW badge. With overbearing rivals like the Cayenne and the Range Rover drawing fire (often unfairly) for their perceived profligacy, the Touareg was more likely to slip under the radar - a quality that many buyers appreciated as much as the comparatively reasonable pricing. Today's Touareg is essentially more of the same, albeit roomier and more efficient.
The engine line-up assigned to the Touareg kicks off with Volkswagen's 3.0-litre V6 TDI diesel. It's a 237bhp engine that will have ample muscle about it for most tastes thanks to nearly 550Nm of torque. If, however, buyers feel that they need to get closer to take-off velocity when powering up that motorway on-ramp, there's always the 4.2-litre V8 TDI. This engine is a bit of a brute with 335bhp and a smidgeon shy of 800Nm. It's more torque than in that world champion of waft, the Rolls-Royce Phantom. Despite these impressive oil-burners, the real talking point in the Touareg line-up will be the hybrid model. It's the first production Volkswagen to employ an electrically-assisted powertrain and it features a 3.3-litre supercharged V6 petrol engine mated to an electric motor. This is what's called a 'full hybrid', referring to the fact that the electric motor can operate independently of the petrol engine. It allows the Touareg to operate solely on electric power at speeds of up to 30mph. With both power sources working in tandem, the 375bhp Touareg Hybrid will get to 62mph in 6.5s and hit a 149mph top speed.
Design and Build
This Touareg is bigger than the original, a car which lagged a little behind other luxury 4x4s on size. An extra 40mm has been incorporated into the wheelbase bumping the vehicle's overall length up to 4,758mm. The car is no wider, which will help when parking it, and 20mm lower but more salient is the fact that this larger Touareg is actually 200kg lighter than the previous model. The styling borrows from the latest Volkswagen themes at the front end with a wide shallow grille, LED lighting and slated air intakes. It's the usual classy Volkswagen cabin inside and the Touareg should stand comparison to the best that the luxury 4x4 sector can offer in terms of its fit and finish. Unlike some of its contemporaries which have a seven-seat option, it's only offered in five-seat guise but those seats do slide and recline to make occupants more comfortable. The boot is a capacious 580 litres, extending to 1,642 litres with the rear seats folded down.
Market and Model
The Touareg range is divided up into SE, Altitude and Escape trim levels but the Hybrid model stands apart from this, acting as a trim level in its own right. All models get an eight-speed automatic gearbox while most come with satellite navigation and leather trim. There's also a High-Beam Assist function that dips the headlights when it detects on-coming traffic and Side Assist that warns of vehicles in your blind spot. Air-conditioned, massaging seats are also an option, as is full air suspension. Of all the Touareg trim levels, it's the Escape that's perhaps most intriguing. The original Touareg was a remarkably capable off-road vehicle with its advanced traction control system and a full complement of features other designed to stop it getting stuck in the great outdoors. On the current car, it's only the Escape that comes with the full package of mud-plugging equipment which Volkswagen has dubbed 4XMOTION. It runs to reduction gearing, two lockable differentials and five special settings for the all-wheel-drive system which can be engaged according to the severity of the terrain.
Cost of Ownership
Volkswagen has shaved weight from the Touareg by using lighter aluminium in its chassis and more aluminium in its bodywork. This, along with the implementation of stop/start technology on most models, should have a beneficial effect on efficiency. The entry-level 3.0-litre diesel engine records 38mpg on the combined cycle with CO2 emissions at 195g/km. The Hybrid model chips in with 34.4mpg and 193g/km emissions while even the heavy hitting, V8 oil-burner gets 31mpg.
Front and rear textile carpet mats, Rain sensor, ABS, Voice control system, Power Steering, Remote tailgate release, Service interval indicator, Auto dimming rear view mirror, Brushed aluminium interior trim...
|0 to 60 mph (secs)|
|0 to 62 mph (secs)||9|
|Engine Power - BHP||204|
|Engine Power - KW||150|
|Engine Power - PS|
|Engine Power - RPM||3750|
|Engine Torque - LBS.FT||295|
|Engine Torque - MKG||41|
|Engine Torque - NM||400|
|Engine Torque - RPM||1400|
|Emissions - ICE|
|CO2 (g/km)||184 (g/km)|
|Noise Level dB(A)||71|
|Standard Euro Emissions||EURO 5|
|Fuel Consumption - ICE|
|EC Combined (mpg)||40.4|
|EC Directive 1999/100/EC Applies|
|EC Extra Urban (mpg)||44.8|
|EC Urban (mpg)||34.4|
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