2018 VW Touareg Redesign, New Platform, Engine, Specs and Reviews

After it introduced the new seven-seat Atlas at the 2016 Los Angeles Auto Show and then presented the redesigned Tiguan at the 2017 Detroit Show, VW is now working on the third-generation Touareg. Porotype of the redesigned Touareg was noticed while screening with camouflaged entrance conclusion and tail. The model appears to be in the late phase of testing and VW might bring the new Touareg to the Shanghai Auto Show this April. The new iteration of this model will go on sale as the 2018 VW Touareg and go against the redesigned BMW X5, Mercedes GLE and Vehicle Grand Cherokee.

NEW FOR 2018:

The next Touareg may come as the fully revamped model but VW still covers all details related to model. But, predicated on some studies and spy photos, we all know that the new Touareg can come on the new platform and significantly lighter. The model may also feature refreshed search and interior and may benefit from the updated computer and protection features. The upgraded engine lineup may power the new model and accessible will be both the gasoline and diesel units.

2018 VW Touareg


The fully renovated 2018 VW Touareg may ride on VW’s MLB Evo platform which was already used by the newest Audi Q5 and Q7 and the Bentley Bentayga. This platform will also underpin the next Porsche Cayenne and Lamborghini SUV. It provides improvements on many methodologies for the new Touareg including paid off weight, better performance, replaced electrification and driver-assist tech. Thanks to the new platform, the new-gen Touareg must eliminate about 440 pounds. Some studies also suggest that the new variation will even develop long from the current 4.8 m to nearly 5 meters while may also be somewhat wider.

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From the visual perception, the Touareg must search more vibrant and wider. It should feature crisper lines and modernized entrance and rear end. The front fascia may adopt larger grille and new thin headlights. Up front, model will also have the C-shaped DRLs and sportier bumper.

The tail may exhibit the new taillights and more sculpted tailgate. The profile will even have more conspicuous beltline operating over the door handles and sculpted fenders.


Inside, the new Touareg will feature more upmarket design. Enhanced products and more interior space may improve the comfort of passengers. The dash will be reworked adding the new middle heap and electronic tool panel.

On the technology entrance, the new SUV may get the latest infotainment system with the massive middle screen and Motion Get a grip on Technology. A dynamic data present must also be available. The safety part will even increase with the surround view program, some new active protection methods and the model may even get the semi-autonomous tech.

2018 VW Touareg


There is no uncertainty, that relying on the market the new 2018 VW Touareg will be accessible with the range of petrol and diesel engine options. The 3.0-liter V-6 engines will be accessible in equally petrol and diesel configurations. In the US, the model may again come prepared with the V-6. But it is also probable that VW would introduce the new inline-4 engine as the base variant.

On the other hand, in the later period of the model year, the Touareg must also provide plug-in cross powertrains. According for some options, VW will combine a 3.0-liter V-6 TDI and 2.0-liter four-cylinder TSI with the electric motor and 8-speed automatic transmission.

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We do not know energy specifications of the new powertrains as well as the fuel economy but the lighter framework and upgraded engines will cause improved performance and efficiency.

2018 VW Touareg


The new-gen 2018 VW Touareg will likely debut in next months. It will go for sale by the end of this year. The price must start from about $51, 000.