(4.3) 13 reviews
MSRP: $4,706$13,082
Body Style: Sport Utility
Combined MPG: 16-19
Engine: 310-hp, 5.0-liter V-10 (diesel)
Drivetrain: 4x4
Seats: 5
2007 Volkswagen Touareg

Our Take on the 2007 Volkswagen Touareg

Our Take

Volkswagen arrived late to the SUV party when it launched the Touareg (pronounced "TOUR-egg") for 2004, but brought to market a vehicle designed for difficult off-roading. Electronically controlled 4XMotion permanent four-wheel drive includes offroad gearing. Up to 100 percent of the engine'... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Gas mileage
  • Tiny auxiliary gauges
  • 4WD controls
  • Rear legroom and foot space

Notable Features

  • More-powerful engines for 2007
  • Available diesel V-10
  • Low-range gearing
  • Optional air suspension
  • Optional power liftgate
  • Hilly-terrain assists


Our Expert Reviews

It was three years ago this month that I drove the then-new Touareg, Volkswagen's late-to-the-party SUV. Going in, there were questions: Did Volkswagen need to be in this market? Was there anything it could add to the crowded market segment? And what does "Touareg" mean?The answers came quickly, punctuated by time behind the wheel. Yes, Volkswagen did need to be in this market, because loy... Read full review for the 2007 Volkswagen Touareg

Consumer Reviews


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From R32 to Touareg. The switch to Practical.

by VW owner again and again from Sonoma County, CA on January 11, 2007

I wanted one of these when they came out in 2004 but the steep price and potpourri of reviews kept me away and I purchased an R32. With the advent of children and expanding business the R32 went a way... Read Full Review

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A trim is a style of a vehicle model. Each higher trim has different or upgraded features from the previous trim along with a price increase. Learn more about trims

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


There are currently 2 recalls for this car.

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