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2017 Ford Expedition EL vs. 2016 Volkswagen Touareg Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Rear passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Ford Expedition EL 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 EL and the Volkswagen Touareg.

Convenience
The Volkswagen Touareg requires fewer stops at the gas station than the Ford Expedition EL, making it more convenient to drive.

Cost
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). The Ford Expedition EL is somewhat more expensive 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 EL is much higher than that for the Volkswagen Touareg.

Dimensions
Since the Ford Expedition EL 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 EL, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Volkswagen Touareg.

Drivetrain
With somewhat higher torque, the Ford Expedition EL transmits power to its wheels a bit more effectively than the Volkswagen Touareg.

Handling
The Ford Expedition EL has a significantly larger turning radius than the Volkswagen Touareg, making it much more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
With the Volkswagen Touareg, you'll be able to pull heavier loads than with the Ford Expedition EL. When it comes to horsepower, the Ford Expedition EL greatly out-muscles the Volkswagen Touareg.

Utility
Soccer Moms and those who need to chauffeur around a lot of people will appreciate the Ford Expedition EL more than the Volkswagen Touareg, due to its significantly greater seating capacity. With the Ford Expedition EL, you'll be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Volkswagen Touareg.

Warranty
The Ford Expedition EL comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Volkswagen Touareg.

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Compare the 2017 Ford Expedition EL and the 2016 Volkswagen Touareg.

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2017 Ford
Expedition EL

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MSRP*: $48,936 - $68,996

2016 Volkswagen
Touareg

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MSRP*: $42,705 - $63,245
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City MPG: 15 17 - 21
Highway MPG: 19 - 20 23 - 29
Engine(s): V-6 V-6
Seating Capacity: 8 - 8 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating
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Frontal Crash Rating
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Side Crash Rating
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***** Not Tested
Invoice*: $46,733 - $65,891 $40,613 - $60,145

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*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.