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Volkswagen Touareg 3.6 FSi

(2008 model)

Brief specs of 2008 Volkswagen Touareg 3.6 FSi

5-door 5-seater sport utility vehicle (SUV), petrol (gasoline) 6-cylinder 24-valve V engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 3597 cm3 / 219.5 cu in / 219.5 cu in, 206.0 kW / 276.3 hp / 276.3 hp @ 6200 rpm / 6200 rpm / 6200 rpm, 360.0 N·m / 265.5 lb·ft / 265.5 lb·ft @ 2500 rpm / 2500 rpm / 2500 rpm, automatic 6-speed transmission, four wheel drive, 218 km/h / 135 mph / 135 mph top speed, consumption 13.6 l/100km / 20.8 mpg-UK / 17.3 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)VolkswagenIssued from2008
ModelTouareg 3.6 FSiIssued until
SerieTouaregNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerVolkswagen AGCountryDE

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors5
Bodywork typesport utility vehicle (SUV)Number of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)555 l / 19.60 cu ft / 19.60 cu ft
Passenger space (volume)2577 l / 91.01 cu ft / 91.01 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)1570 l / 55.44 cu ft / 55.44 cu ft

Dimensions & Weight

Length4760 mm / 187.4 in / 187.4 inTotal (curb) weight2250 kg / 4960 lb / 4960 lb
Width1930 mm / 76.0 in / 76.0 inDry weight
Height1730 mm / 68.1 in / 68.1 inLoad capacity695 kg / 1532 lb / 1532 lb
Wheelbase2860 mm / 112.6 in / 112.6 inGross (max.) weight2945 kg / 6493 lb / 6493 lb
Track frontTowing weight3500 kg / 7716 lb / 7716 lb
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance220 mm / 8.7 in / 8.7 inFuel capacity100 l / 22.0 UK gal / 26.4 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.66  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.4Frontal area (A)2.84 m2 / 30.5 sq ft / 30.5 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)1.14 m2 / 12.2 sq ft / 12.2 sq ft (est.)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)28.2 kW / 37.8 hp / 37.8 hp (est.)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders6
Engine TypeV engine (V6)Total number of valves24
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore89.0 mm / 3.50 in / 3.50 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke95.6 mm / 3.76 in / 3.76 in
Fuel detailsunleaded 98Bore/Stroke ratio0.93
Fuel supplyInjectionEngine displacement3597 cm3 / 219.5 cu in / 219.5 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity594.74 cm3/cylinder / 36.293 cu in/cylinder / 36.293 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio12.0 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power206.0 kW / 276.3 hp / 276.3 hp at 6200 rpm / 6200 rpm / 6200 rpm
AspirationMax. torque360.0 N·m / 265.5 lb·ft / 265.5 lb·ft at 2500 rpm / 2500 rpm / 2500 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)82.4 kW / 110.5 hp / 110.5 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output57.3 kW/l / 1.259 bhp/cu in / 1.259 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque100.1 N·m/l / 0.88 lb·ft/cu in / 0.88 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeautomaticNumber of gears6
Wheel drivefour wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed218 km/h / 135 mph / 135 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio124.9 kW/ton / 94.6 bhp/ton / 94.6 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel consumption, City (urban)
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)13.6 l/100km / 20.8 mpg-UK / 17.3 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions173 g/km / 278 g/mi / 278 g/mi
  Range735 km / 457 mi / 457 mi

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle13.0 m / 42.7 ft / 42.7 ft
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front255/65-R17Tyres rear255/65-R17
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes rearventilated disc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Volkswagen Touareg 3.6 FSi

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