Volkswagen Touareg 4.2 V8
Model Year 2002 (Volkswagen Touareg I), J - Segment (SUV)

drivers'

3.0

rating

suv
suv
x 5
x 5
4 x 4
4 x 4
4.2 V8 40v
Nat. Asp.
Nat. Asp.
Petrol
Petrol

Basic info on Volkswagen Touareg 4.2 V8

The German car first seen in 2002 and powered by a 8 - cylinder nat. asp. petrol unit, produced by Volkswagen. The engine offers a displacement of 4.2 litre matched to a 4 x 4 wheel drive system and a automatic gearbox with 6 gears. Vehicle in question is a suv with the top speed of 218km/h, reaching the 100km/h (62mph) mark in 8.1s and consumping around 14.5 liters of fuel every 100 kilometers.

Data

Engine info ( issues & breakdowns )
Volkswagen / Audi

4.2 5V

displacement:
4172
cc
configuration:
8 - V config
 
valves:
40, 5 p/ cylinder
 
aspiration:
Nat. Asp.
 
fuel type:
Petrol
 
power:
310
hp
torque:
410
Nm
Vehicle information - Volkswagen Touareg
~90% score
produced:
2002. - 2007.
 
body style:
suv
5 door
length:
4754
mm
width:
1928
mm
height:
1726
mm
boot:
555 - 1570
l
fuel tank:
100
l

Performance

Automatic gearbox performance

emission

G

category

automatic

6 gears

average

14.5

l/100km

weight:
2217
kg
acc. 0-100 km/h:
8.1
s
top speed:
218
km/h
cons. (urban):
20.3
l/100km
cons. (highway):
11.1
l/100km
cons. (average):
14.5
l/100km
CO2 emissions:
348
g/km

Pros & Cons compared to direct rivals

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reliability
comfort
practicality
performance
economy
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Safety results for Volkswagen Touareg

EuroNCAP: ~90% occupant safety

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