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Review: 2013 Volkswagen Hybrid

Posted by: D.Colman

By Colman

Hypes: Drag Champ, Build Solidity, Comforts

Gripes: Inconsistent Response

Most of the vehicles for review show so few miles on the that it s difficult to envision that might develop the road. This Touareg, arrived so late in the 2013 year that it was already more than 10,000 of accrued travel. The benefit of such a relatively high test vehicle is that it you to judge how well it wears its

In the case of this VW, you could tell it had travelled more ten thousand miles if you didn t a peek at the odometer. The ingot chassis had not developed so much as a squeak. The massive doors shut with the authoritative you expect from a Zippo cap.

Lovely 5-spoke alloy showed nary a curb thanks to the protective shielding by the bulging sidewalls of the Michelin radials (265/50R19).

Unlike so car chassis based crossover the Touareg feels more a truck than a car. For you step up into the spacious which, by virtue of its height, you a commanding view of the road and patterns. This visual trumps any information conveyed by the departure warning systems are all the rage today.

Our test Touareg was not equipped any of these annoying contrivances, nor did it them thanks to the excellent 360 vision available from the s seat. Touareg s truck-like also manifest themselves in the pound tow capacity of this Although you can t quite fold the split rear seats you can still gain 64 cubic of storage by tilting them With rear seats the Touareg still provides 34 feet of space in its sizeable aft

The key fob allows you to open the aft hatch, and a near the liftgate lets you shuts the lid.

VW only offers the Hybrid train in its top model Touareg. At a price of $62,575, you re not wanting for in the comfort or luxury department. upholstered front leather feature 12 way adjustability and 3 stage The steering wheel is heated, as are the rear seats.

Deep pockets, a vast glove and sizeable center console and face compartments all help clutter under control. front seat commands no than 3 memory positions for seat position. Standard on the Hybrid is an RNS 850 touch screen and radio control panel.

graphic interface also rear vision when gear is engaged. An enormous sunroof remains eerily even when open at speeds. Bi-Xenon headlights to illuminate turns at night.

Standard Climatronic heat and air reacts swiftly to input and effectively distributes air on demand to tastes on separate sides of the

If you get the idea that this is just about enjoying an level of indolence, you re missing the What this VW really has in is power, lots of power. For this is the world s first Hybrid.

A 333hp supercharged V6 with the added 47hp of an electric motor to produce and a whopping 428 pound feet of When you slam the right home, the Hybrid hurls its pound curb weight like a Tim Lincecum fastball. by an 8-speed automatic transmission, the Touareg is never lacking for The only fly in the ointment is getting the fast rig stopped. Unfortunately, the brakes on our test vehicle spooky and inconsistent.

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This seems to be the hallmark of which transfer brake into energy.

The Touareg is a remarkably sporting proposition. to its Goliath twin engine train, it will run circles lightweight sports cars, looking after your need with palatial It s really quite a bizarre of attributes, well worth the asking price.

2013 Touareg Hybrid

Engine: 3.0 Supercharged V6 + electric motor

Horsepower: 333hp + 47hp =

Torque: 428 lbs.-ft.

Fuel 20 MPG City/24 MPG Highway

Price as $63,450

Star Rating: 8.5 out of 10

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Volkswagen Touareg Electric Cars
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