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2013 Infiniti QX56 vs. 2014 Volkswagen Touareg Review

Comparison Review


Comfort
Rear passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Infiniti QX56 than in the Volkswagen Touareg. The Volkswagen Touareg offers just a little more front head- and legroom than the Infiniti QX56, offering the driver and front passenger a bit more room and comfort.

Convenience
The Volkswagen Touareg requires fewer stops at the gas station than the Infiniti QX56, 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 Infiniti QX56 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 Infiniti QX56 will cost more in terms of transportation costs than the Volkswagen Touareg.

Dimensions
Since the Infiniti QX56 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 Infiniti QX56, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Volkswagen Touareg.

Drivetrain
Due to its much higher torque, the Infiniti QX56 does a much better job of transmitting its engine's horsepower to its wheels than the Volkswagen Touareg.

Handling
The Infiniti QX56 has a larger turning radius than the Volkswagen Touareg, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
With the Infiniti QX56, you'll be able to pull heavier loads than the Volkswagen Touareg. When it comes to horsepower, the Infiniti QX56 greatly out-muscles the Volkswagen Touareg.

Utility
Soccer Moms and those who need to chauffeur around a lot of people will appreciate the Infiniti QX56 more than the Volkswagen Touareg, due to its significantly greater seating capacity. With the Infiniti QX56, you'll be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Volkswagen Touareg.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the Infiniti QX56 than that of the Volkswagen Touareg.


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2013 Infiniti
QX56

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MSRP*: $60,750 - $64,450
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2014 Volkswagen
Touareg

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MSRP*: $44,570 - $61,435
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Cash Back Rebate: Visit Rebate Center Up to $1,750
Low APR Loan: -- As low as 0.90%
Lease Incentive: As low as 2.38% --
City MPG: 14 17 - 20
Highway MPG: 20 23 - 29
Engine(s): V-8 V-6
Seating Capacity: 8 - 8 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 4 years/60,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Safety Rating: Front
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Not Tested Good
Safety Rating: Side
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Not Tested Good
Safety Rating: Rear
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Not Tested Good
Invoice*: $56,218 - $59,636 $42,386 - $58,424

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