2019 VW Touareg: Review, Specs and Price in UAE

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The all-new 2019 VW Touareg SUV opens a new chapter for Volkswagen, looking to the future with style, technology and safety features.

Since its first launch almost a decade ago in 2008, the Volkswagen Touareg hasn’t been changed much. It has proved itself to be well-rounded 5 seater SUV but the driving experience and design language remained similar through out the years. Well, all that is set to change, and for the better.

VW has made substantial upgrades to the 2019 Touareg launched just last month. It is bigger, better and more agile and has the style and technology from the future. It is here to compete head to head and claim the market share from other luxury SUVs like BMW X5, Audi Q7 and Volvo XC90.

VW Touareg 2019 Price in UAE         

This third generation VW Touareg is the most luxurious and technologically advanced version yet, and its quite clear from the moment you set eyes on it. But the question is that how much is it?

In UAE the 2019 Touareg’s starting price is AED 196,500 coupled with exclusive benefits such as:

  • 3 Years Free Service
  • 5 years free warranty
  • 3 Years Free Road-side Assistance and
  • Free Registration

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When it comes to value for money, lets put it this way: The 2019 Touareg is based on VW’s longitudinal MLB architecture, that is shared by some of VW Group’s most luxurious SUVs in the world, such as Audi Q7, Porsche Cayenne, Bentley Bentayga and Lamborghini Urus and a closer look at the Touareg actually reveals the high-end styling adopted from its group mates specially the Audi Q7.

ENGINE AND FEATURES

The standard version of the 2019 Touareg comes with 190TDI, 3.0L V6 Turbo engine that gives you 190kW of power and 550Nm of torque. Another engine option of 210TDI will give you a 210kW of power and 550Nm of torque.

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When it comes onboard technology and safety features, the Tuareg takes the cake in ways more than one. First thing you will notice about the Touareg’s interior is the brand new dashboard that is simply stunning. There is a level of elegance and futurism to the interior of the Touareg, the top specs version comes with 15-inch touch screen that flows into 12.3 active information display behind the wheel. It looks like a cockpit from a Star Trek spaceship.

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Everything in the car can be controlled from the center touchscreen, including climate, safety elements, audio, navigation, front and rear cameras. It also comes with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto support.

The Touareg also has an in-car WiFi system that can connect up to eight devices. All you need to do is insert a SIM card and setup a hotspot.

On the outside, another innovative feature by VW is the “IQ Light” which is matrix headlights made of 128 individual LEDs.  This combination of LED lights makes the Touareg the first of its kind to use such a technology and it does look stunning.

SAFETY FEATURES

As for safety features,  VW has pretty much covered every ground. The Touareg comes with:

  • Automated steering
  • Lane keep assistance
  • Road work lane assist
  • Cross-traffic assist
  • Head-up display
  • Parking assist
  • Driver fatigue alert systems

VERDICT

With the 2019 Touareg Volkswagen has come out swinging at the competition. The level of futuristic technology, capability and function that has been put in to this car, has leveled the playing field that was previously reserved only for the most luxurious SUVs in the market.

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Review overview

PERFOMANCE7.5
DRIVING PLEASURE8.7
LOOKS AND STYLE9
FUEL ECONOMY5
VALUE FOR MONEY6

Summary

7.2Volkswagen Touareg is a quick, comfortable and refined luxury SUV that comes loaded with clever technology