Volkswagen Touareg

Volkswagen Proposal for V-6 Diesel Emissions Fix Rejected

By Jennifer Newman on July 14, 2016


CARS.COM — Volkswagen Group's proposed emissions recall fix for its 3.0-liter V-6 diesel engines has been rejected by the California Air Resources Board. The proposal, which would have affected 16,000 Audi, Porsche and VW cars in that state, was called… Read More

Volkswagen Proposal for V-6 Diesel Emissions Fix Rejected

By Jennifer Newman on July 14, 2016

CARS.COM — Volkswagen Group's proposed emissions recall fix for its 3.0-liter V-6 diesel engines has been rejected by the California Air Resources Board. The proposal, which would have affected 16,000 Audi, Porsche and VW cars in that state, was called… Read More

Volkswagen Adds Rugged Alltrack, Nixes Jetta Hybrid for 2017

By Fred Meier on June 24, 2016

CARS.COM — Volkswagen is dropping its only hybrid and adding a more rugged-looking, all-wheel-drive Alltrack version of its Golf wagon as it otherwise makes mostly minor tweaks to its lineup for 2017. Related: 2016 Volkswagen Beetle Review Gone is the Jetta… Read More

Recall Alert: 2011-2016 Volkswagen Touareg

By Matt Schmitz on March 24, 2016

CARS.COM Vehicles Affected: Approximately 47,000 model-year 2011-16 Volkswagen Touareg SUVs The Problem: A securing clip at the brake pedal hinge may be missing, which could result in the pedal pivot pin moving and the pedal losing guidance. If the problem… Read More

Recall Alert: 2011-2015 Volkswagen Touareg Hybrid

By Matt Schmitz on February 15, 2016

CARS.COM Vehicles Affected: Approximately 825 model-year 2011-15 Volkswagen Touareg Hybrid SUVs manufactured between March 20, 2010, and April 11, 2015 The Problem: The hybrid battery tray may not drain water sufficiently; if water collects in the tray, it may cause… Read More

Can You Still Get Deep Discounts on Volkswagens?

By Kelsey Mays on January 19, 2016

CARS.COM — While Volkswagen's current advertised incentives may seem modest in the wake of the automaker's diesel scandal, the discounts you could find at its dealerships could be significantly more. It's no secret that Volkswagen cranked up the incentives on… Read More

VW Extends $1,000 Goodwill Payments to Touareg Owners

By Matt Schmitz on January 11, 2016

CARS.COM — Volkswagen announced today that it is extending to the Touareg SUV its $1,000 goodwill offer for owners of diesel vehicles involved in its emissions scandal. This reportedly will add tens of thousands more eligible owners to the nearly… Read More

2009-2012 Volkswagen Passat, Touareg Diesel Issue

By Tom Torbjornsen on December 23, 2015

CARS.COM — Vehicles affected by service bulletin: 2012 Volkswagen Passat TDI with 2.0-liter diesel engine 2009 Volkswagen Touareg 2 TDI with 3.0-liter diesel engine 2010 Volkswagen Touareg TDI with 3.0-liter diesel engine 2011 Volkswagen Touareg TDI with 3.0-liter diesel engine… Read More

Used VW Diesel Prices Continue to Decline

By Mike Hanley on December 3, 2015

CARS.COM — Volkswagen rolled out a program that offers cash, dealership credit and extended roadside service to owners of its 2.0-liter four-cylinder diesel cars with non-compliant emissions systems in November. It was a thoughtful gesture, but perhaps a bittersweet one… Read More

2011-15 Volkswagen Touareg Steering Issue

By Tom Torbjornsen on December 3, 2015

Vehicles affected by service bulletin: 2011 Volkswagen Touareg 2012 Volkswagen Touareg 2013 Volkswagen Touareg 2014 Volkswagen Touareg 2015 Volkswagen Touareg The problem: Steering-wheel shimmy is felt both at constant and various speeds, and when braking and/or accelerating. Additionally, vibration can… Read More

EPA: V-6s from VW, Audi and Porsche Have Diesel Emissions Cheat Devices

By Kelsey Mays on November 2, 2015

The EPA announced Monday that the Volkswagen Group's diesel emissions crisis has been expanded after it found that diesel V-6 engines in six models, three cars and three SUVs, also had devices meant to thwart emissions testing. The allegations charge… Read More