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2017 Volkswagen Touareg


City 17 MPG Hwy 23 MPG

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Overall Rating:
4.8 (out of 5)
Value 4.6
Exterior 4.8
Interior 4.6
Comfort 4.8
Performance 4.4
Reliability 4.6
Luxury vs Volkswagen... it's both!

by Brian from Eureka,CA | March 11, 2020

I have been behind the wheel of many cars, trucks and SUVs... I get that some handle better than others and that sometimes paying for quality is well... difficult. Now that the Touareg is three years old the prices for well kept used are very reasonable. This is a top quality luxury SUV that I will enjoy a long time. The responsive cruise control is mind-blowing, the seats adjust in ALL directions with plenty of padding... the ride is very nice and I strongly recommend the 2017 VW Touareg Wolfsburg Edition for anyone looking at compact/midsized SUVs.

Quality vehicle

by VW Craigs from Atlanta, GA | January 02, 2020

A drivers SUV for people who don’t like trucks or SUVs. My family needed the space so the time came to trade up from our 2013 GTI. I drove and fell in love with the Touareg Wolfsburg edition. Right mix of luxury and refined driving dynamics. Ours is a CPO model, just two years old when purchased. The vehicle as new was priced a bit out of the market, and the secondhand market reflects that. If you can, snag one secondhand and let someone else absorb the rather dramatic depreciation.

Best car for the $

by Quentin from Naples,FL | May 02, 2019

I bought a used 2017 VW Touraeg when looking at several SUV's in the price range...the VW has more standard features than any other car in that $27k - $35k price range. Plus the car is so heavy but handles like a little compact car...I owned a 2011 Chevy Suburban and it is every bit as heavy but nimble as the 2006 Pontiac Torrent I owned too.

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2017 Volkswagen Touareg Overview


The 2017 Volkswagen Touareg is a midsize SUV that seats 5 passengers. It competes with the Ford Explorer, Volvo XC90, and Nissan Murano. This year, it gains a new Wolfsburg Edition trim level, which replaces the Lux trim. Also standard now is the Driver Assistance Package.

Three trims are available: the Sport w/ Technology, Wolfsburg, and Executive.

The Touareg has a sleek, understated exterior with a chrome grille and rhombus shaped headlights. A unique chrome underbody trim wraps around the entire body. Standard features include Bi-xenon HID lights, LED daytime running lights, heated side mirrors, a hands-free power liftgate, a dual-pipe exhaust system, roof rails, and 18-inch alloy wheels. Available features a panoramic moonroof and unique 20- or 21-inch alloy wheels.

Under the hood, the Touareg is powered by a standard 280-hp, 3.6-liter V-6 engine mated to an 8-speed automatic transmission and 4motion all-wheel drive, producing 266 pounds-feet of torque. Touareg models have a maximum towing capacity of 7,716 pounds. A more fuel-efficient 240-hp, turbo-diesel 3.0-liter V-6 is also available. Fuel economy for the Touareg is an EPA-estimated 17/23 mpg city/highway.

Inside, the Touareg has a modern leatherette interior with wood/chrome trim and a 60/40 split-folding rear seat that reclines. Maximum cargo capacity is 64 cubic feet with the rear seat folded down. The center stack features standard multimedia system with a 8-inch touchscreen, an integrated navigation system Bluetooth connectivity for phone and audio, and a USB port. It can upgraded with a Dynaudio premium audio system. Standard features include automatic air conditioning, heated front seats, sliding/reclining rear seat, and  .ijdsf ;lsg Leather upholstery, a heated steering wheel, heated/ventilated front seats with adjustable bolsters, heated rear seats, and a power tilt/telescoping steering wheel are available as well. The Wolfburg Edition has a unique two-tone interior with Vienna leather seating, and brushed aluminum accents.

The standard Driver Assistance Package comes with adaptive cruise control, forward collision warning, autonomous emergency braking, and lane keep assist are now standard. Also standard on all Touareg trims is Volkswagen’s Intelligent Crash Response System that can shut off the fuel pump, unlock doors, and switch on the hazard lights, in case the airbags deploy. The available Area View 360 camera system utilizes 4 cameras to provide an on-screen, virtual surround view of the vehicle.