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2017 Volkswagen Touareg
V6 Executive
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$29,416
8 listings nationwide

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2023 Porsche Cayenne
AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$92,518

Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2017 Volkswagen Touareg
V6 Executive
Eric Tallberg Preview:

There are a few tweaks to Volkswagen’s high-end Touareg midsize 5-door 5-passenger crossover for 2017. Don’t worry, though--the most expensive and luxuriously appointed offering in the...

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AWD
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User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2017 Volkswagen Touareg
V6 Executive
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Tek writes:
I tested drive this vehicle and was very impressed with it. A couple of key features that was missing that you...
bdub24 writes:
Front Seats Ranked 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trailhawk 4WD better.
"The leather/suede combination are utlralux and ventilation on the seats are great!"
Value Ranked 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trailhawk 4WD better.
"So many upgrades incorporated into the trim, smart interior styling, air suspension that is adjustable, tow package with enhanced engine cooling and antisway tech, skid plates protecting the underbelly and greater than standard articulation. Fantastic!"
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AWD
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Specs

2017 Volkswagen Touareg
V6 Executive
2023 Porsche Cayenne
AWD
Powertrain 8-Speed Automatic 8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
AWD
AWD
Fuel Economy, City
17 MPG
17 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
23 MPG
22 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 26.4 gal 23.7 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
280 hp @ 6,200 RPM
335 hp @ 5,300 RPM
Torque
266 lb-ft @ 2,500 RPM
332 lb-ft @ 1,340 RPM
Cylinders
6 cylinders
6 cylinders
Compression Ratio
12:1
11.2:1
Displacement
3,600 cc
3,000 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.5 in x 3.8 in
3.33 in x 3.5 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Rear Side Airbags -- Standard
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Standard --
Leather Seats Standard --
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Standard --
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard Standard
Passenger Power Seats Standard Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 41.4 in --
Back Legroom 36.7 in --
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 32.1 cu ft 27.2 cu ft
Maximum Payload 1,239 lbs 1,657 lbs
Standard Towing Capacity 7,716 lbs --
Maximum Towing Capacity 7,716 lbs 7,700 lbs
Exterior
Length 188.8 in 193.7 in
Width 76.4 in 86.4 in
Height 68.2 in 66.8 in
Wheelbase 113.9 in 114 in

Available Options

2017 Volkswagen Touareg
V6 Executive

Exterior Colors

  • Black Oak Brown Metallic
  • Canyon Gray Metallic
  • Deep Black Pearl
  • Deep Red Metallic
  • Moonlight Blue Pearl
  • Pure White
  • Reef Blue Metallic
  • Reflex Silver Metallic
  • Sand Gold Metallic

Option Packages

  • Roof Edge Spoiler
2023 Porsche Cayenne
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