(4.8) 12 reviews
MSRP: $1,658$14,978
Body Style: Sport Utility
Combined MPG: 16-19
Engine: 310-hp, 5.0-liter V-10 (diesel)
Drivetrain: 4x4
Seats: 5
2006 Volkswagen Touareg

Our Take on the 2006 Volkswagen Touareg

Our Take

Volkswagen arrived late to the sport utility vehicle party when it launched the Touareg (pronounced "TOUR-egg") for 2004. The SUV is related to Porsche's Cayenne.Electronically controlled 4XMotion permanent four-wheel drive includes offroad gearing. Up to 100 percent of the engine's pow... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Fuel economy
  • Tiny auxiliary gauges
  • 4WD controls
  • Rear legroom and foot space

Notable Features

  • V-6, V-8 or diesel V-10
  • Six-speed automatic
  • Low-range gearing
  • Air or steel suspension
  • Hilly-terrain assists


Consumer Reviews


Average based on 12 reviews

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Very comfortable, a great ride, poor mileage.

by 2006 VW Touareg V6 from Philadelphia, PA on May 7, 2012

I bought a 2006 V6 Touareg (95k miles) about 6 weeks ago. A week after purchase drove to Montreal and back (about 1000 miles) and it was a great road trip. Very comfortable, powerful, great handling. ... Read Full Review

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Trims Explained

When talking about cars, “trims” is a way of differentiating between different versions of the same model. Typically, most start with a no-frills, or “base” trim, and as features are added, or a different engine, drivetrain (gas vs. hybrid, for example) or transmission are included, trim names change and prices go up.

It’s important to carefully check the trims of the car you’re interested in to make sure that you’re getting the features you want, or that you’re not overpaying for features you don’t want.


Crash-Test Reports


Great news! There are currently no known recalls on 2006 Volkswagen Touareg.

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