For the first time motorists saw the second-generation midsize crossover 2018-2019 Volkswagen Touareg more in, and since that time the car is almost never updated.
However, in the autumn of this year, the German manufacturer is still exposed for a long time suggests restyling crossover and next year the updated car will appear on the market, including in Russia.
The official premiere of new items in a version intended for Russia, took place in the late summer in the Moscow International Motor Show, which were presented all the innovations of the German crossover.
However, a large number of innovations the car does not abound.
From dorestaylingovoy updated version of the crossover 2018-2019 Volkswagen Touareg model year can be distinguished only by slightly changing the front end.
Slightly retouched bumper, new false radiator grille and a modified headlights give the car even more style and, at the same time, slightly improved its aerodynamics.
Note that the current restyling had no effect on the size of the machine.
The length of the crossover 2018-2019 Volkswagen Touareg model year still reached the mark of 479.5 cm, body width of 194.0 cm and a height of 170.9 centimeters fit in.
The distance between the axles of the car is equal to 289.3 cm, and the height clearance (clearance) does not exceed 20.1 cm (full weight – 15.9 centimeters).
Curb weight of the German model depends on the equipment and can range from 2097 to 2506-mi-tee kilogram.
Salon 2018-2019 Volkswagen Touareg model year crossover got the usual five-seat layout and a quite considerable amount of free space.
It is worth noting the high level of equipment and comfort, as well as the ergonomic design of the driver’s seat and the front panel.
Besides, thanks to the new finishing materials, applied in the course of restyling the interior began to look more vivid and richly than before.
Add that to the standard state in the luggage compartment of the German car holds about 580-year-liters of luggage, but if you fold the rear row seats, the boot size increases to approximately 1642 liters.
Power line at 2018-2019 Volkswagen Touareg model year after restyling has not changed, but all the engines have undergone modernization spot in which got updated Brake Energy Regeneration system and the Start-Stop function, fuel-saving.
In addition, the diesel versions crossover got a new catalytic converters, which also helped to reduce fuel consumption.
Among the petrol engines “younger” appointed aspirated 6-cylinder V-shaped unit with a displacement of 3.6 liters (3597 cm / cc) having direct fuel injection and a 24-valve timing type DOHC.
He gives the order of 249-year-horsepower at 5500 rpm and about 360-Newton meters of maximum torque at 3500 rpm.
With this engine 2018-2019 Volkswagen Touareg model year, the maximum speed reaches 220 kilometers per hour, and on the launch acceleration from zero to 100 kilometers per hour takes about 8.4 seconds.
Here, in the fuel mixed driving mode is about 10.9 liters per 100 kilometers.
On the role of “senior” gasoline engine German engineers chose aspirated 8-cylinder V-shaped 4.2-liter (4134 cm / cc) unit with the function of direct fuel injection and a 32-valve timing type DOHC.
Its capacity is about 360 horsepower at 6800 rpm and 445 Newton meters of peak torque is achieved at 3500 rpm.
Here dynamic performance 2018-2019 Volkswagen Touareg model year crossover look more attractive – the maximum speed reaches 245 kilometers per hour, and on the initial spurt from zero to the first “hundred” on the speedometer requires only 6.5 seconds.
As for the “appetite” of the engine, the 100 kilometers in the combined cycle consumes about 11.4 liters of gasoline.
Diesel crossover lineup consists of three V-shaped engines have direct injection Common Rail and feature turbocharging.
Among them are “younger” was 6-cylinder unit with a displacement of 3.0 liters (2967 cm / cc), which develops about 204’s horsepower at 4000 rpm and about 400 Newton meters of maximum torque between 1400 to 3500 rpm.
With this engine the top speed 2018-2019 Volkswagen Touareg model year is 206 kilometers per hour and accelerates from zero to 100 kilometers per hour takes about 8.5 seconds.
Average fuel consumption of the machine after the upgrade was reduced to 6.6 liters per 100 kilometers (before was about 7 liters).
The intermediate stage among the diesel engines of the German car took a forced version of the 3.0-liter unit, which produces about 245-year-horsepower at 3800 – 4400 rpm and about 550-minute Newton meters of peak torque, resulting in a range of 1750 ti-ti to 2750 rpm.
Here, the “maximum speed” of the machine reaches the figure of 220 kilometers per hour and acceleration from zero to the first “hundred” takes place in 7.6 seconds.
After some modifications, this unit is also slightly diminished their “appetite” – from 7.2 to 6.8 liters in the combined cycle for 100 kilometers.
On the role of the “elder” of a diesel engine for the German engineers have proposed an 8-cylinder engine, whose power is in the order of 340 horsepower at 4000 rpm and maximum torque is about 800 Newton-meters of updated crossover 2018-2019 Volkswagen Touareg 2015 model year reached within 1750 – 2750 rpm.
With this “monster” car reaches a top speed of 242 kilometers per hour and accelerates from zero to the first “hundred” in just 5.8 seconds.
On average, it consumes about 9.1 liters of fuel per 100 kilometers.
Add that to a couple of all power units receive no alternative automatic 8-speed Aisin transmission, equipped with a manual shift function.
It should be noted that the updated 2018-2019 Volkswagen Touareg model year will be presented in hybrid versions, but this is a topic for another discussion.
The basis of the updated crossover put robust platform where both the front and in the back is installed completely independent spring suspension with the design of the double wishbone.
The wheels on both axles of the car received a 330-mm disc brakes that are on the front wheels and more ventilated.
Rack and pinion steering is fitted with hydraulic machines called Servotronic variable torque.
All versions of the crossover 2018-2019 Volkswagen Touareg model year in the “base” get 4Motion all-wheel drive system with a self-locking center differential the Torsen, which by default sends 40 percent of torque to the front axle and 60 percent to the rear axle passes.
Note that as an option for the updated car is offered a full off-road full 4XMotion drive with rear lockable differentials and interaxle and splitter, as well as air suspension, due to which the ride height can be increased up to 30 centimeters.
The standard equipment 2018-2019 Volkswagen Touareg model year crossover was a place Halogen Headlights, fog lamps, alloy wheels 17-inch, tissue finishing salon, electric windows, trip computer, electric exterior mirrors, 2 itinerant climate control, fueling nozzles windscreen glass, adjust the seat height of the first row, adjust the back of the sofa, central lock, rain sensor, dokatka and musical system of eight speakers.
In addition, in the “base” machine is equipped with stability control (ESP), traction control (ASR), Anti-lock system (ABS), Brake force Distribution (EBD), and six airbags.
Sales updated crossover 2018-2019 Volkswagen Touareg will presumably in the first half of year, and shortly before the start of sales of the German carmaker promises to announce its price.
Recall that in our country prices dorestaylingovoy crossover variant starts from the 1st million 838 thousand rubles mi.