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Touareg Hybrid

2014 Volkswagen Touareg V6 SUV
CompareWith 380 horsepower, it’s the first supercharged hybrid that raises standards and expectations.
8-speed automatic transmission
ENGINE 
TypeParallel hybrid; one electric motor with compact disengagement clutch; mounted between V6 engine and transmission: 3.0L V6 (90 deg V), 24V, supercharged/intercooled, TSI
Bore3.33 in
Stroke3.50 in
Displacement183 cu. in.
Compression Ratio10.5:1
Horsepower (SAE) @ rpm333 @ 5,500
Maximum torque, lb-ft @ rpm325 @ 3,000
Combined system horsepower380
Combined system torque lb-ft428
Fuel RequirementPremium fuel recommended (approved up to E15)
ENGINE DESIGN 
ArrangementFront mounted, longitudinal
Cylinder blockAluminum alloy
CrankshaftForged steel, four main bearings
Cylinder headAluminum alloy, crossflow
ValvetrainDouble overhead camshaft, chain driven, four valves per cylinder, maintenance-free hydraulic lifters, variable intake timing
ELECTRICAL MOTOR 
Horsepower47 hp
Maximum torque, lb-ft221
HYBRID BATTERY 
Battery TypeNickel-metal hydride
Voltage288V
Number of Cells240
Weight174 lbs
DRIVETRAIN 
Driven wheels4Motion® permanent all-wheel drive system with eight-speed automatic transmission, Torsen center differential and adaptive torque distribution
Transmission Gear Ratios:1
1st4.92
2nd2.81
3rd1.84
4th1.43
5th1.21
6th1.00
7th0.83
8th0.69
Reverse4.02
CAPACITIES 
Fuel Tank26.4 gal
Engine Oil (with filter)7.1 qt
STEERING 
TypeRack and pinion: electric/hydraulic power assisted steering
Turns (lock to lock)2.63
Turning Circle (curb to curb)39.0 ft
Ratio12.66:1
INTERIOR VOLUME - SAE 
EPA ClassLight Truck
Seating CapacityFive
Passenger Volume103.6 cu. ft.
Cargo Volume32.1 cu. ft.
Cargo Volume (rear seat folded)64.0 cu. ft.
Front Volume56.8 cu. ft.
Front Headroom39.6 in
Front Shoulder room59.8 in
Front Legroom41.4 in
Rear Volume46.8 cu. ft.
Rear Headroom38.9 in
Rear Shoulder room56.7 in
Rear Legroom 36.7 in
BODY, CHASSIS AND SUSPENSION 
TypeUnitary construction
Body MaterialSteel stampings
Front SuspensionUpper and lower control arms, coil springs, telescopic dampers, anti-roll bar
Rear SuspensionMultilink with coil springs, telescopic dampers
BrakesPower assisted, dual circuit, 13.0 x 1.3-in vented front discs and 13.0 x 1.1-in vented rear discs
Anti-lock Braking SystemStandard, all four wheels, with electronic brake force distribution
Stability ControlStandard Electronic Stability Control (ESC)
Parking BrakeElectro-mechanical
Wheels/Tires19-in aluminum-alloy wheels; 265/50 R19, all-season tires
Drag Coefficient0.37
DIMENSIONS 
Wheelbase113.9 in
Front Track64.5 in
Rear Track65.3 in
Length188.8 in
Width76.4 in
Height68.4 in
Ground Clearance 7.9 in
WEIGHTS 
Curb Weight5,135 lbs
GVWR6,415 lbs
Payload1,243 lbs
TOWING CAPACITY 
Braked trailer7,716 lbs
OFF-ROAD CAPABILITIES 
Approach Angle26°
Departure Angle26°
Breakover Angle21°
FUEL CONSUMPTION** 
City mpg20
Highway mpg24