• (4.3) 20 reviews
  • MSRP: $2,449$11,973
  • Body Style: Sport Utility
  • Combined MPG: 16-20
  • Engine: 310-hp, 5.0-liter V-10 (diesel)
  • Drivetrain: 4x4
  • Seats: 5
2005 Volkswagen Touareg

Our Take on the 2005 Volkswagen Touareg

Volkswagen arrived late to the sport utility vehicle party when it launched the Touareg (pronounced "TOUR-egg") for 2004. Considered a "crossover" model, the Touareg is related to Porsche's Cayenne. Initially, Touaregs held either a V-6 or V-8.Electronically controlled 4XMotion permanent fou... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Modest V-6 performance
  • Tiny auxiliary gauges
  • 4WD controls
  • V-6 engine noise
  • Rear legroom and foot space

Notable Features

  • Three engine choices
  • Low-range gearing
  • Air or steel suspension
  • Hilly-terrain assists

2005 Volkswagen Touareg Reviews

Consumer Reviews


Average based on 20 reviews

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very beautiful car

by maj from Bellevue on August 2, 2010

Love the car bought one back in 2005 and gave it to my wife she loved it now i am thinking to buy a newer model but my wife wont sell it the only thing i did to the car is a tune up and regular mainte... Read Full Review

3 Trim Levels Available

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2005 Volkswagen Touareg Safety Ratings

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There are currently 2 recalls for this car.

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Estimated Service & Repair cost: $4,800 per year.

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