2010 Volkswagen Touareg

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16 CITY / 22 HWY
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With a replacement model just on the other side of the hill, the Touareg SUV is stripped of the V-8 engine, air suspension and rear locking differential options. The surviving 6-cylinder gasoline and diesel models receive new standard equipment and electronics to hold them over.
  • There are two remaining Touareg models: Touareg VR6 FSI and Touareg TDI
  • V-8 FSI engine eliminated
  • Bluetooth is now standard
  • \"Walnut\" wood trim is now standard
  • Luxury package now includes \"Vavona\" wood interior trim, heated steering wheel and 19-inch alloy wheels
  • Technology package now includes bi-Xenon headlamps with Automatic Front Light System (AFS), keyless entry and keyless start/stop
  • Premium Technology package now includes Dynaudio premium sound system
  • Four-corner air suspension deleted
  • Safety package deleted
  • Rear differential lock deleted
  • Media Device Interface (MDI) with iPod cable only available in Navigation package
  • Standard 280-horsepower, 3.6-liter V-6 gasoline powerplant (VR6 FSI model)
  • Standard 225-horsepower, 3.0-liter V-6 diesel powerplant (TDI model)

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  • Name VR6 (4dr) Transmission Automatic MSRP 40850.00 Engine 3.6L/195 City/Hwy MPG 14/19
  • Name V6 (4dr TDI) Transmission Automatic MSRP 44350.00 Engine 3.0L/181 City/Hwy MPG 18/25
  • Aero rain-sensing windshield wipers w/heated washer nozzles
  • Heated front comfort seats -inc: 12-way pwr front driver seat adjustment, 8-way manually adjustable front passenger seat, adjustable head restraint, adjustable lumbar support
  • Leatherette seat trim
  • 60/40 split folding rear seat w/fold-flat feature, height-adjustable headrests for all seating positions
  • Front center armrest w/storage
  • Foldable rear center armrest w/storage compartment
  • Front seatback storage pockets
  • Rear cupholders
  • Center console -inc: (2) front cup holders, (2) front/(1) rear pwr outlets, storage
  • Front/rear floor mats
  • Leather-wrapped multi-function steering wheel
  • Height-adjustable/telescopic steering column
  • Immobilizer III theft-deterrent system
  • Instrumentation -inc: tachometer, odometer, trip odometer, vehicle temp, ambient temp, audio functions, clock
  • Multi-function trip computer -inc: trip time, length, average speed, average fuel consumption, current fuel consumption, miles to empty
  • Multi-function onboard computer -inc: adjustable settings for vehicle unlocking, exterior mirror synchronization, language, measurement units, exterior headlights, coming home/leaving home, tire pressure monitoring system, speed warning, time setting, interior lighting
  • Electronic parking assist
  • Audible/visible anti-theft vehicle alarm system
  • Remote central pwr locking system -inc: automatic speed-sensitive locks, selective unlocking from driver door
  • Pwr windows -inc: driver 1-touch up/down feature, pinch protection, key-operated open/close feature
  • Remote fuel door/hatch releases
  • Remote keyless entry -inc: (2) integrated key transmitters
  • Cruise control
  • Dual-zone Climatronic climate control -inc: pollen filter
  • Illuminated front/rear air vents
  • Rear window defroster
  • Illuminated lockable glove box w/adjustable cooling feature
  • Walnut wood interior trim
  • Front/rear door storage pockets w/rubber lining
  • Molded door trim in leatherette
  • Chrome interior door handles
  • Auto-dimming rearview mirror w/switch
  • Genuine aluminum accents
  • Overhead console inc: compass, HomeLink
  • Covered illuminated visor vanity mirrors
  • Dual front/rear assist handles
  • Dual front/rear reading lights
  • Interior ambient lighting -inc: foot wells, door handles, above center console
  • Leather shift knob w/chrome accents
  • Fully lined carpeted luggage compartment -inc: light, (2) 12V & (1) 115V pwr outlets, (4) tie-down hooks, chrome loading edge protection, hatch closing grip
  • Hatch lid closing assist
  • 17" x 7.5" "Makalu" alloy wheels
  • Anti-theft wheel locks
  • P255/60HR17 all-season tires
  • 195/80R17 spare tire
  • Pwr glass tilt/slide sunroof -inc: tinted glass, sunshade, pinch protection, driver door pwr lock operated convenience closing feature
  • Silver roof rails
  • Rear spoiler
  • Chrome grille w/logo, chrome eyebrows
  • Auto on/off halogen headlamps
  • Integrated flood lights
  • Heated pwr mirrors -inc: integrated turn signals
  • Privacy glass
  • Rear intermittent wiper
  • Pwr liftgate
  • Body color door handles
  • 3.6L DOHC 24-valve V6 engine
  • 6-speed automatic transmission -inc: Tiptronic dynamic shift program (DSP)
  • Center locking differential
  • Electronic differential lock (EDL)
  • Hill descent/climb assist
  • Engine braking assist
  • 4XMOTION permanent 4-wheel drive
  • Trailer hitch preparation
  • Independent double wishbone front suspension
  • Independent four-link rear suspension
  • Pwr rack & pinion steering
  • 4-wheel anti-lock (ABS) vented disc brakes w/brake assist, electronic brake pressure distribution
  • Dual steel exhaust pipes
  • Front halogen projector lens fog lights
  • 3.0L TDI V6 diesel engine
    • Electronic stabilization program (ESP) w/anti-slip regulation (ASR)
    • Engine braking control (EBC)
    • Rollover sensor system
    • Anti-intrusion side-impact door beams
    • Daytime running lights
    • Driver & front passenger airbag supplemental restraint system
    • Driver & front passenger side-impact airbags
    • Front/rear side curtain protection
    • 3-point front/rear safety belts w/emergency locking retractors for all seats
    • Height-adjustable safety belts w/pretensioners for driver & front passenger, rear outboard seating positions
    • Safety belt load limiters for driver & front passenger
    • Center rear safety belt w/interlock
    • Child safety door locks
    • LATCH child restraint system
    • Collapsible steering column
    • Intelligent crash response system
    • Premium VI AM/FM stereo w/CD player -inc: (10) speakers, RDS capabilities
    • 6-disc CD changer prep in cargo area
    • SIRIUS satellite radio -inc: introductory 6-month service
    • Bluetooth hands-free calling w/voice control
    • Integrated window diversity antenna

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