The 2008 Volkswagen Touareg offers slight front and rear styling enhancements that include reshaped headlights, reshaped muffler tips and mild enhancements to the grille and bumpers. The Touareg is a four door five passenger SUV that features several engine variations. Buyers have the option of a 276 horsepower 3.6-liter V6, a 350 horsepower 4.2-liter V8 or a 310 horsepower 5.0-liter diesel-powered V10. Standard equipment includes dual zone auto climate control, power accessories, heated seats, a leather-wrapped steering wheel and a navigation system.Read more Read less
The Volkswagen Touareg has several changes for 2008. On the exterior, a host of visual changes have affected the front end, with a restyled grille, chrome "eyebrow" trim, a new headlight design and revised bumpers, mirrors, taillights and exhaust tips. New wheel designs have been applied as well, and four new colors are available. Inside, there is a larger instrument panel, a new LCD stereo interface, a revamped center console, and the 8-way power adjustable driver's seat is now adjustable in 12-ways. A power liftgate is standard, as is SIRIUS satellite radio. New options include a Dynaudio sound system, keyless access and 4-zone climate control, and new packages include the Lux Package and the Technology Package.
Competent off-road ability; high tow rating; plush ride.
The 2008 VW Touareg has a luxurious interior, smooth ride, and impressive off-road capability. The V10 TDI engine is a standout for its towing ability and relative efficiency.