2014 VW Touareg TDI

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I’m Lauren Fix, The Car Coach. The 2014 VW Touareg TDI Executive has every possible premium option that you would consider, but not a t a premium price. It includes around view camera, the diesel engine that is great for fuel economy, lots of luxury all with that VW personality, lets take a closer look.

Model – 2014 VW Touareg TDI

MPG – 20 City / 29 Hwy
Engine – 3.0L, V6, TDI Clean Diesel engine with 240 hp, 406 lbs/ft of torque.
Price – Starts at $60,860

We test-drove the 2014 VW Touareg TDI which includes a huge list of standard features including in the Lux are 20” Pikes Peak alloy wheels; Dynaudio premium sound system; Vavona wood interior trim; Vienna leather seating surfaces; Park Distance Control; Heated rear seats; Heated, multi-function steering wheel, 4MOTION all-wheel drive system and Area View 360º exterior camera to name a few of the luxury standard features. Although you can buy a base Touareg with a V6 engine in the $40,000 range, the Executive offers the entire premium lineup of features as standard, and is less expensive than its competition.

The Touareg’s interior offers an upscale cabin, an abundance of high-quality materials, plus plenty of cargo space, the front seats are very comfortable full day of driving.

The Touareg’s ride is more sporty than comfortable, there is minimal body lean and we found it to be a very comfortable ride that offered a tight turning radius, responsive steering that was very precise and great power.

The 2014 Volkswagen Touareg is offered in Sport, Lux, R-Line, Executive and Hybrid trim levels. All but the Hybrid offers either a gasoline (VR6) or diesel (TDI) V6 engine.

Competes with:

• Acura MDX gas powered
• BMW X5d
• Porsche Cayenne Diesel
• Mercedes M-Class ML350
• Audi Q5 TDI

The 2014 VW Toureg TDI is a powerful, luxury SUV that offers a fuel-efficient diesel engine; confidant handling and braking; all with high quality materials.

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Remember, when shopping for a new car, test drive as many vehicles as you can in that class before making your final decision and for more information, go to our website at twc.com. I’m Lauren Fix, The Car Coach.

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