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2004 Volkswagen Touareg User Reviews

2004 Volkswagen Touareg Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 25 reviews

  • Performance:4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars 4 / 5
  • Appearance:4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars 4.6 / 5
  • Build Quality:4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars 4 / 5
  • Overall: 4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars 4.2 / 5

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PROS
"power" 10 reviews
"ride" 8 reviews
"comfortable car" 4 reviews
"speed" 4 reviews
"reliable car" 3 reviews
CONS
"fuel economy" 5 reviews
"expensive car" 4 reviews
"dealer" 3 reviews
"high maintenance" 2 reviews

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Displaying 1 - 10 of 25 2004 Volkswagen Touareg reviews.

Bobby writes:
2004 Volkswagen Touareg V6 Review
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4

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safe, quiet

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brake peda

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The Touareg — touchy brake pedal- a little too bitey for my taste, but it shed speed without alarm, even in panic mode. Good 4wd system for control, but useless for pulling anyone out of a ditch. Overall, a solid 8. Good car.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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DOCKLINE3 writes:
2004 Volkswagen Touareg V10 TDi Review
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5

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Comfort, speed, safety, economy, power

Cons

Didn't like working with VW service centers but you can find local independent service people that will look after you just fine.

DOCKLINE3
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Great Car — We have really enjoyed this car. Its stylish with a 'never go out of fashion' look, has looked the same since it came out in 2004, the sister car of Porsche Cayenne but more powerful with an animal under the hood. OOzes with quality. It takes off like a spaceship with an Audi V10 TDI engine that has won formula one races for them. You feel really safe inside like a tank. In cold weather, the seats and steering wheel heat up, each seat with its own comfort controls same with the ac.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Ryan3171 writes:
2004 Volkswagen Touareg V8 Review
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5

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Superior offroading prowess  
+ Strong V-8 and V-10 TDI performance  
+ All-terrain maneuverability  
+ Safety features  
+ Towing capacity  

Cons

Tiny auxiliary gauges
- Demanding 4WD controls  

515

Luxury And Realism Combined — After owning and looking at several vehicles, I found the Touareg to be a fantastic blend of handling and luxury with that german finish. The interior appointments are some of the finest in the industry. The exterior styling not only, in my opinion, is fantastic but also useful. The overhangs are short for more front and rear clearance, but the base ground clearance (without airt susp.) works for the vehicle. It isn't too high that the vehicle feels like it going to tip when taking it for one of those brisk drives, but just right. High enough to have more than average gropund clearance and excellent road performance for a sport utility vehicle. Overall the fit, finish, and performance have been fantastic. I have had absolutly no problems with my vehicle either, so I would have to say the reliability is fantastic too

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vindmana writes:
2004 Volkswagen Touareg V8 Review
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5

Pros

The power

Cons

High maintenance cost

vindmana
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Awesome! — I would love to own another one. The maintence costs were high however the comfort, handling, and performance more than made up for the down side. The 2004/ 2005 model years were prone to some defects but they also came with the option for a V8 and self-leveling suspension; both very cool features.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Logan writes:
2004 Volkswagen Touareg V8 Review
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5

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Great Power

Cons

Too tall of gears

55

Houareg — This truck is sick! I can't wait to take it to the mountains this winter and take the mountain. Great performance. Loves to drink fuel, a little expensive on the long end. It's a very fun vehicle to drive. I can coax as much power out of this vehicle as I could out of a turbo'd nissan.

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Adrian writes:
2004 Volkswagen Touareg V6 Review
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5

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Very good car, Great engine. Never cheap but great deal used.

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Rear visibility. VW is no longer a peoples car. Expensive new.

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A Luxury Suv From Vw? — We know VW as the peoples car, but recently they have moved upmarket with the Phaeton and now the Touareg. same car as Porsche Cayenne v6 except for styling. Both built in the Porsche factory in Zuffenhausen Germany. Rival cars, BMW X5, Mercedes M class, Cayenne, Land Rover Discovery, etc.

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Jamie writes:
2004 Volkswagen Touareg V6 Review
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5

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Comfortable, roomy and dependable.

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16-17 mgp!

55

Luxury Suv — German quality superb to any American attempt. Great electronics and size. Good power. A must have for real estate.

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Peter writes:
2004 Volkswagen Touareg V6 Review
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3

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Safety, off-roading

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Heavy car, needs more power, expensive service, a bit boring

55

Safe But Annoying — The thing about this car is that it really depends on where you drive it and how. Now has a low rev gear box and individual wheel drive ( or what ever it is called ) for off-roading, so it should be good out there. On normal roads the Touareg is huge. When driving it you can feel how the wind catches the cars side. The car has loads of grip, since it ways closer to 3 tons, so it is safe in the snow and on ice. However, when you run out of grip, there is no chance of a recovery. In the cities you have either got to be a master of parallell parking or rich enough for car parks, and even in the parks you need to scan the place for the bigger parking slots. The build quality varies, apparently, with how much milage you have. Our car has been fine until about 160 000 km, when everything decided to brake at once, and the service station didn't help when they broke the rest of it while fixing the other parts. Bottom note is that it is a safe car, but you need money and patience to own it.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Sean writes:
2004 Volkswagen Touareg V6 Review
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4

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AWD that goes anywhere

Cons

DEALERS & VW!!!

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Great Car If You Dont Need It All The Time. — This SUV had many many issues, from airbag issues to just poor quality. If VW and the dealers that sell them stood behind this vehicles they would have been great, however that isn't the case. Because of that I don't believe I will ever own another VW again.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Sparkle13500 writes:
2004 Volkswagen Touareg V6 Review
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Fast, fun to drive, quiet engine, cabin. great breaks, see more above....

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Cost to fix, premium gas....

Sparkle13500
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2004 V6 Volkswagen Touareg 3.2 L....amazing Rig!!!!!!! — I love my 2004 TOUREG V6 AWD vehicle! I was looking at a jeep seeing as I have 4 big dogs and needed something rugid...the touareg was a government trade in vehicle...why they traded it in I still don't understand! Lots of cabin space, auto windsheild-wipers, nice heated leather seats, "peppy" engine with tip-tronic, dual climate control, realible car all the way aroound! My only issues would have to be price to fix parts and the whole premium gas thing but then again, nice cars always take premium so seeing that the TOUAREG is a luxury car, it's to be expected. The car has the turning capabilities of a sedan and the breaks of a porche. Quiet engine, very quiet ride, you don't really hear outside noises. If you like musc you are in luck! The TOUAREG has a great STOCK sound system with speakers in more places then you could imagine for optimal listening. I love going around racing people in it. Just driving the car in general gets me excited! I'm not a snow driver but when we had a big snow storm about a month ago, I sure did learn how with the help of the amamzing AWD machine. The traction control is anything but dull...Amazing if you ask me! Great for all driving conditions.

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The Car That Does It All And Is Fun Too. By med23

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