Rear passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Ford Expedition than in the Volkswagen Touareg. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between front seat comfort in the Ford Expedition and the Volkswagen Touareg.
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Ford Expedition as you will with the Volkswagen Touareg, as they are both able to travel similar distances on a tank of gas.
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). When looking only at MSRP, the Ford Expedition will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Volkswagen Touareg. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Destination Charge for the Ford Expedition is much higher than that for the Volkswagen Touareg.
Since the Ford Expedition is much wider than the Volkswagen Touareg, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. If you go with the Ford Expedition, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Volkswagen Touareg.
Due to its much higher torque, the Ford Expedition does a much better job of transmitting its engine's horsepower to its wheels than the Volkswagen Touareg.
The Ford Expedition has a larger turning radius than the Volkswagen Touareg, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.
In terms of towing capacity, the Volkswagen Touareg is clearly the choice over the Ford Expedition for pulling heavy loads. The Ford Expedition has a little more horsepower than the Volkswagen Touareg.
Soccer Moms and those who need to chauffeur around a lot of people will appreciate the Ford Expedition more than the Volkswagen Touareg, due to its significantly greater seating capacity. With the Ford Expedition, you'll be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Volkswagen Touareg.
The Ford Expedition comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Volkswagen Touareg.
Compare the 2014 Ford Expedition and the 2014 Volkswagen Touareg.
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MSRP*: $41,975 - $56,205
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MSRP*: $44,570 - $61,435
|Cash Back Rebate:||Up to $750||Up to $1,750|
|Low APR Loan:||As low as 0.00%||As low as 0.90%|
|Lease Incentive:||As low as 5.63%||--|
|City MPG:||13 - 14||17 - 20|
|Highway MPG:||18 - 20||23 - 29|
|Seating Capacity:||8 - 8||5 - 5|
|Basic Warranty:||3 years/36,000 miles||3 years/36,000 miles|
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|Invoice*:||$39,142 - $52,411||$42,386 - $58,424|
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