Volkswagen Touareg Hybrid Information

Safety · Fuel Efficiency · MPG

Volkswagen Touareg Hybrid Safety

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has conducted 1 recall, 0 investigations of reports of a defective product, and recorded 0 safety complaints filed against this vehicle.


Crash Test Results (ratings out of 5):

Year Variation Overall Rating Front Crash Rating
(Driver)
Front Crash
(Passenger)
Side Crash
(Driver side)
Side Crash
(Passenger side)
Rollover
2015 2015 Volkswagen Touareg Hybrid SUV AWD Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated
2014 2014 Volkswagen Touareg Hybrid SUV AWD Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated
2013 2013 Volkswagen Touareg Hybrid SUV AWD Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated

Fuel Efficiency

Volkswagen has manufactured models of Touareg Hybrid for 5 years. They average 21.0 combined miles per gallon, with the latest 2015 Touareg Hybrid above average at 21 combined MPG.

The 2015 Touareg Hybrid is electric and has a 288V Ni-MH motor charged via . All MPG estimates are "MPG equivalent," a conversion of electric energy consumption to gasoline equivalent.

Government regulators estimate the fuel cost of the 2015 Touareg Hybrid to be $2,300 per year. This estimate is based on 15,000 miles driven, 55% city driving and 45% highway driving, and premium gasoline.

Compared to other vehicles, you spend $4,250 more over 5 years compared to an average vehicle.

The Touareg Hybrid consumes about 16 barrels of petroleum per year, according to the standard estimate of 15,000 miles driven. Most of the world's petroleum comes from countries like Russia, Saudi Arabia, the U.S., and Iraq.

The Touareg Hybrid emits 414 grams of CO2 per mile, or roughly 6,210,000 grams per year. To put this into perspective, a normal tree absorbs about 21,000 grams of CO2 per year, so about 296 trees would offset these emissions. The Touareg Hybrid has start-stop technology.

Vehicle Model Combined MPG Highway MPG City MPG
2015 Volkswagen Touareg Hybrid 21 24 20
2014 Volkswagen Touareg Hybrid 21 24 20
2013 Volkswagen Touareg Hybrid 21 24 20
2012 Volkswagen Touareg Hybrid 21 24 20
2011 Volkswagen Touareg Hybrid 21 24 20

MPG breakdown by model options

The Volkswagen Touareg Hybrid has 5 different model options on record with the EPA since 2011. For the most accurate MPG estimates, find your exact model below.

Vehicle Model Combined MPG Highway MPG City MPG
2015 Automatic (S8), 6-cyl, 3.0 L 21 24 20
2014 Automatic (S8), 6-cyl, 3.0 L 21 24 20
2013 Automatic (S8), 6-cyl, 3.0 L 21 24 20
2012 Automatic (S8), 6-cyl, 3.0 L 21 24 20
2011 Automatic (S8), 6-cyl, 3.0 L 21 24 20