Next-Gen 2020 Volkswagen Touareg Review

The upcoming 2020 Volkswagen Touareg is the German flagship SUV that offers an attractive look and strong efficient diesel engine. The new Touareg will sit on the same platform as the Audi Q7 and Bentley Bentyaga models.

Furthermore, the safety features this year are updated and the base model will get features like cruise control, automatic emergency braking, and blind-spot monitoring. Most of the rivals to this SUV will be models such as Ford Edge, Jeep Grand Cherokee, BMW X5, Mercedes-Benz GLE, Audi Q5 and Porsche Cayenne.

2020 Volkswagen Touareg front

2020 Volkswagen Touareg Is Lighter And Stronger

The newest 2020 Volkswagen Touareg remains to be a handsome SUV and one of the leaders in this category. It offers an attractive design and some changes that are visible. The new LED headlights are there and chrome roof rails to add more sportiness to appearance. As we know, the manufacturer will keep the same trim levels as the current model.

The Wolfsburg and Executive models will be offered with a panoramic sunroof and an updated power tailgate that will have many configurations. As for the ground clearance, the VW Touareg will come with a decent 7.9 inches, however, in this category, the Jeep Grand Cherokee and Subaru Outback beats Touareg model. The body of Touareg weighs 234 pounds fewer than the current one, thanks to the use of 48-percent aluminum.

Safety Improvements

The safety of this SUV is also high and the base model comes with many new features. The new model offers cruise control, forward collision warning with automatic emergency braking, lane-departure warning, and a blind-spot monitor system.

2020 Volkswagen Touareg interior

2020 Volkswagen Touareg Packs A Massive Display Inside

There will be some interior changes in the new 2020 Volkswagen Touareg. This 5 seat-passenger SUV will provide much more space and some techs that will be now updated. The standard model will be offered with fake leather seats, however, with the mid-trim Wolfsburg and top-line Executive edition the buyers will get real leather. As we already wrote, the new 2020 Volkswagen Touareg model will offer plenty of space. The front of this SUV will get the most of it. However, the rear-seats is only ideal for kids or two adults. With the standard equipment, the dashboard features a big 15-inch touchscreen virtual display and also central 12-inch digital instrument cluster.

Furthermore, stepping up to the Wolfsburg Touareg trim, the buyers will get a panoramic sunroof and leather seating, 14-way-adjustable front seats, power rear-folding seat release, front-center armrest/console, and rear-seat vents. The top of the offer is the Executive model that will bring much more tech to this SUV. This will include the driver’s memory-seat position, overhead-view camera system and powerful 10-speaker Dynaudio premium audio system.

2020 Volkswagen Touareg rear

2020 Volkswagen Touareg Powertrain

The powertrain of the 2020 VW Touareg will remain the same as in the predecessor. The 3.6-liter V6 engine is under the hood and this engine will give better output and fuel economy. Furthermore, the previous model has been able to deliver 286 horsepower and 443 lb-ft of torque. However, with some modifications, the new model is now able to make 20 HP more.

Some improvements are seen on the VW’s 4Motion all-wheel-drive system that offers better handling. The engine will be available with 8-speed automatic transmission. As we look into the past, the Touareg model isn’t been very fuel efficient, however, some changes are done and the new 2020 Volkswagen Touareg now provide much better fuel economy of 26 mpg combined. Towing capacity is also good and with an electric tow hook, this SUV is able to pull up to 7,716 pounds.

2020 Volkswagen Touareg rear view

2020 Volkswagen Touareg Price and Release Date

The MSRP of the newest 2020 Volkswagen Touareg starts around $50,000 for the base model. This price will also include destination charge. However, the Mid-trim Wolfsburg trim will be priced $53,705, while the Executive edition is up to $61,000. The less expensive rivals in the same category are models like Ford Edge, Lincoln MKX, Jeep Grand Cherokee, Audi Q5 and the Lexus RX.

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