A five-passenger premium mid-size SUV, the 2010 Volkswagen Touareg 2 is powerful, stylish, and well-equipped. No longer available with a V8 engine, the Touareg offers a choice between two V6 engines; a 280 hp 3.6L V6 or a 3.0L turbodiesel V6 which produces 221 hp and 407 lb-ft of torque. Both engines are paired with a six-speed automatic transmission and come standard with AWD. The TDI engine is rated at 25 mpg on the highway vs. 19 mpg for the standard V6 engine.Read more Read less
The 4.2L V8 engine available last year has been dropped, leaving just the 3.6L V6 gasoline and 3.0L V6 diesel engine as the only engine choices. No other major changes have been made for 2010.
A solid combination of comfort and smoothness; off and on-road performance; plush ride; attractive styling;
Since its introduction in 2002, the Volkswagen Touareg has become a standard of high-quality, luxury and toughness in the American SUV market. In 2007, the Touareg was redesigned completely, and since then, has been referred to 'Touareg 2'. It is consistently a worldwide favorite, offering a luxurious interior, smooth ride and impressive off-road capability. Volkswagen Touaregs are thoroughly designed for off-roading and feature dynamic approach and departure angles on the outside. The vehicle can handle water up to 22.8 inches deep. The powerful V6 engine for 2010 offers strong performance in a capable chassis and the optional turbo-diesel V6 offers decent towing power and increased fuel efficiency. MSRP for the Touareg 2 starts at $40,440. Mileage estimates for the V6 gasoline model is 14 mpg city and 19 mpg highway, while mileage for the diesel engine is a very respectable 25 mpg city and 18 mpg highway.