2017 Volkswagen Touareg vs 2017 Toyota Highlander

If you are looking for a new SUV, you might find yourself feeling overwhelmed by the plethora of information out there about all of the different models. Trying to determine which one offers more of the features you want and need can be difficult, which is why doing comparisons comes in handy. Seeing two models side by side can help you figure out which one has more of the features you are looking for. This comparison looks at the base models of the 2017 Volkswagen Touareg vs 2017 Toyota Highlander.

The VW Touareg is the clear winner in this comparison. While the Highlander has more space, the Touareg has more power, convenience and comfort features. The VW Touareg comes standard with heated front seats and lumbar support for the driver and front passenger, a hands-free power liftgate, dual-zone front automatic climate control, a keyless access system and front fog lights, all of which are not available on the Highlander.

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2017 Volkswagen Touareg vs 2017 Toyota Highlander
3.6-liter V6 Engine 2.7-liter I4
280 Horsepower Horsepower 185 Horsepower
With Voice Activation Navigation System Not Available
All-Wheel Drive Drivetrain Front-Wheel Drive

Get the 2017 Volkswagen Touareg at Volkswagen Oneonta

The 2017 Touareg does have slightly lower fuel economy estimates than the Highlander, however it has a larger fuel tank capacity, so it actually has a higher fuel range than the Highlander offers. The Touareg has a maximum fuel range of 607.2 miles, while the Highlander can go a maximum 460.8 miles before you have to stop at the pump. Touareg also comes standard with Parking Assist technology, a Blind Spot Monitoring System, rain-sensing windshield wipers and a higher maximum trailer weight, meaning you can haul more in the Touareg.

The 2017 Volkswagen Touareg is available now at Volkswagen Oneonta. Check it out today!

2017 VW Touareg panoramic sunroof
2017 VW Touareg cargo space
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2017 VW Touareg passenger space

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