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The New Touareg Volkswagen Group Sales India Private Limited Produced in India Subject to change without notice Issue: September 2012

The New Touareg

Touareg Brochure Open size: 19 (W) x 7.5 (H) Inches Touareg Brochure Close size: 9.5 (W) x 7.5 (H) Inches

Dominate. The New Touareg brooks no opposition. Be it on a treacherous desert path or a highway through a concrete jungle, this SUV commands respect. And gets it. A majestic physical presence that can easily get down and dirty should the situation so demand, the New Touareg is that rare combination of premium comfort and pure muscle. The powerful engine can beat down the roughest terrains while you remain cocooned within the refined and luxurious interiors. With the New Touareg, it’s not whether you can stand up to a mountain. But rather whether the mountain can stand up to you.

Touareg Brochure Open size: 19 (W) x 7.5 (H) Inches Touareg Brochure Close size: 9.5 (W) x 7.5 (H) Inches

1. Fog lights Front fog lights with a static cornering function provide intense illumination, ensuring better visibility and safe driving, come thick fog, snow or heavy rain.


2. Electric door mirrors Clear visibility of the terrain behind you is essential for a thrilling off-road driving experience. That’s why, our electric door mirrors are easily controlled and can be folded and adjusted from inside. They can also be heated separately. Aspherical door mirror on driver’s side also ensures a better view. 3. Tail lights Beautifully designed tail lights add that touch of aesthetic appeal to the action-packed New Touareg.

Bold, powerful and dynamic. The exteriors of the New Touareg enhance its already domineering presence on the road, or off it. Giving you an SUV that’s not afraid to go where your spontaneous spirit might take you.

Off-road performance.

The New Touareg has adventure in its DNA. And it shows in the many off-road capabilities of this bold new SUV.

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5. Roof rails Falling short on supplies while taking on the wrath of nature isn’t recommended . That’s why, the New Touareg comes with solid roof rails that allow you to strap on the bulkiest of travel kits and luggage. So you can be prepared for whatever nature has to throw at you.

1. Wading depth of up to 500 mm, in case you decide to drive across a raging river. 2. Whether it’s going uphill or downhill, the New Touareg is always at ease. With its hill climbing ability of up to 45 degrees, and hill descent control that’s activated automatically, at certain angles, as it goes downhill. 3. Completely at ease on gradients of up to 35 degrees the New Touareg drives safely even on sloped roads. 4. Easily able to handle a ramp angle of up to 27 degrees. The stray tree trunk across the road will no more be difficult to surpass.



4. Panoramic sunroof Nothing like the wind in your hair as you drive through the toughest of environments. The New Touareg now comes with an electronically sliding glass roof that can also be conveniently closed from the outside with the mere press of a button.

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A combination of intuitive state-of-the-art technology and exceptional performance, the safety features on the all New Touareg make your safety top priority.

1. Headlights The Bi-Xenon headlights feature dynamic curve lighting and a static cornering function that help provide better illumination around bends and corners. Further, daytime running lights, rear tail lights and rear number plate lights utilise LED technology to ensure the vehicle remains clearly visible on the roads.


With the finest materials, exceptional craftsmanship and the most up-to-date equipment, you just might not want to get out of the all New Touareg.

1. Multimedia The multi-function display located directly in the driver’s view is a compact information unit which ensures convenience and safety. The New Touareg also offers a RCD 550 with MP3 and MP4 compatibility and an integrated 6-CD changer attached to 8 speakers. In addition to this, the audio module also offers MEDIA IN with USB adaptor cable & AUX-IN options.


2. Air-conditioning The New Touareg comes with a 4-zone electronic climate control system that enables the driver and front passenger to separately select their preferred temperature setting.

4. BA A moment of distraction is all you need to lose control of the vehicle. Thankfully, the New Touareg comes with BA (Brake Assist) that applies full brake pressure, instantly, in an emergency situation.

6. Auto-hold function The Auto-hold function in the New Touareg prevents the vehicle from rolling away accidentally when standing still or when descending a particularly steep slope. Making the New Touareg sure-footed on the steepest slopes.

4. Leather wrapped steering wheel Leather trimmed and ergonomically designed for total convenience, the steering wheel on the New Touareg offers the driver excellent control. Essential, in conquering those edge-of-the-cliff moments.

Touareg Brochure Open size: 19 (W) x 7.5 (H) Inches Touareg Brochure Close size: 9.5 (W) x 7.5 (H) Inches

3. ABS The ABS Plus (Anti-lock Braking System) shortens the braking distance on loose ground, such as sand, gravel or grass, by up to 20%.

5. Airbags Safety always comes first on an expedition. That’s why the New Touareg comes with driver and passenger seat airbags. Not to mention, airbags for the rear passengers that activates in case of a collision.

3. Adjustable seats The New Touareg’s 14-way electrically adjustable front sports seat offers absolute comfort to the adventurer, whatever size he might be. What’s more, the Vienna leather upholstery ensconces the driver in luxury, further enhancing his experience of driving one of the finest SUVs on the road.

5. Voice recognition system for telephone operation Answering your cell phone while navigating your way through wild terrain can be quite risky. That’s why the New Touareg comes with a thoughtfully designed voice recognition system that allows you to pair your cell phone via Bluetooth to your vehicle. Allowing you to make and answer calls through a mere “hello”.


2. ESC Nature can throw surprises at you when you least expect it. That’s why, the ESC (Electronic Stabilisation Control) works automatically to compensate for under and over steering and helps maintain the vehicle’s stability under tricky conditions.


Paint finishes.

Pure white

Campanella white

Seat upholstery.

Graciosa brown metallic

Galapagos anthracite metallic

Corn silk beige

Cool silver metallic

Decorative inserts. Wheels.

For a touch of individuality and personality, ‘Karakum’ 8J x 18 inch alloys, with 255/55 R18 tyres are an eye-catching range of alloys that have been carefully chosen to complement the exterior styling of the New Touareg.

Night blue metallic

Deep black Vavona


Touareg Brochure Open size: 19 (W) x 7.5 (H) Inches Touareg Brochure Close size: 9.5 (W) x 7.5 (H) Inches

Specifications are subject to change without prior notice


Actual appearance/colour shade may slightly differ


Accessories mentioned and features shown may not be part of standard equipment.

Technical Specifications. Versions Engine

Engine Type



Touareg V6 TDI

Leather gear selector lever with aluminium decorative inserts

Climatronic AC with 4-zone temperature control

Turbocharged direct injection diesel engine, 6 cylinders in V configuration

Stainless steel trunk sill protection

RCD 550 with MP3 and MP4 compatibility and integrated 6-CD changer and 8 speakers

2 cup holders in front centre console

Displacement (cc)


Max. power output [PS (kW) @ rpm]


Max. torque (Nm @ rpm) Transmission Exterior dimensions

Double sun visors with illuminated vanity mirrors Two piece front centre armrest, movable with storage compartment

Bluetooth interface for mobile phone connectivity with voice command activation


Footwell lamps front and rear

"MEDIA IN" with USB adaptor cable and "AUX-IN"


8 speed-Automatic

Front and rear reading lights

Remote unlocking for rear seat

Length (mm)


"Premium" multi-function display

Green heat insulating glass on side and rear windows

Width (mm)


Height (mm)



Wheelbase (mm)


Driver and passenger airbags

4-way electrically adjustable steering wheel with memory function


Side airbags front with curtain airbags for front and rear passengers

Glove compartment cooling system

Deactivation system for front passenger airbag

14-way electrically adjustable front seats

Electronic stability control (ESC)

Heated front seats with active climate control

ABS with brake assistant, ASR, EDL and EDTC

Memory function for front seats

Extended pedestrian protection measures

Roll up sun screen for rear window glasses

Permanent all wheel drive "4 motion" with self locking centre differential

Remote unlocking for luggage compartment and fuel filler door

Track (mm) Front/Rear Tyre size

255/55 R18

Minimum ground clearance (mm)


4 corner air suspension with electronic shock absorption control


Front and rear disc brakes



18� "Karakum" alloy wheels

"Vienna" leather upholstery

Panoramic sunroof

Tray with cover on dashboard

Roof rails

Comfort front seats

Aspherical right side exterior mirror

Scuff plates in door aperture

Bi-Xenon headlamps with cornering lights

Carpet floor mats- Front and rear

LED daytime running lights

Leather wrapped steering wheel

Front fog lamps with fixed bending lights

Ornamental wood centre console

Rear fog lamp

Headlamp washers

Rear centre armrest with cup holders

Warning lights on doors

Rectangular chrome plated tail pipes

"Vavona" ornamental wood decorative inserts for dashboard, door trim panels and centre console

Chrome mouldings on doors and side windows

Touareg Brochure Open size: 19 (W) x 7.5 (H) Inches Touareg Brochure Close size: 9.5 (W) x 7.5 (H) Inches

Height adjustable front seat belts with seat belt tensioner 3-point rear seat belts Seat belt reminder Electrically operated child lock for rear doors Safety optimised front head restraints with longitudinal and height adjustment Electronic immobiliser

Full size spare wheel Multi-function steering wheel

KESSY- Keyless locking and starting system Exterior mirrors electrically adjustable and foldable Heated exterior mirrors, auto dimming with memory function on driver’s side Regenerative braking Electrically adjustable lumbar support for front seats Park distance control Cruise control Automatic headlamp activation with "coming home" and "leaving home" function Auto-hold Electric parking brake

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