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2011 Volkswagen Touareg Technical Specifications
ENGINE
  3.6L VR6 3.0L TDI V6 3.0L TFSI Hybrid
Type 3.6L FSI 280 hp, 6 cylinder, 4V, 10.6° 3.0 TDI, 90° 6 cylinder, 24 valve engine 3.0 TSI, 6 cylinder, 24 valve, supercharged engine -- Parallel hybrid; one electric motor with compact disengagement clutch; mounted between 6 cylinder gasoline combustion engine and transmission
Bore 3.5 in 3.27 in 3.33 in
Stroke 3.8 in 3.60 in 3.5 in
Displacement 194.6 in3 181.1 in3 182.8 in
Compression Ratio 11.4: 1 16,8 : 1 10,5: 1
Horsepower (SAE) @ rpm 280 @ 6,200 rpm (206 Kw @ 6,200 rpm) 225 @ 3,500 to 4,000 rpm (165 kW @ 3,500 to 4,000 rpm) 333 hp @ 5.500 - 6.500 rpm (245 KW @ 5.500 - 6.500 rpm)
Combined system horsepower: 279 kW / 380HP
Maximum torque, lbs - ft @ rpm 265 @ 3,000 to 4,000 rpm (360 Nm @ 3,000 to 4,000 rpm) 406 @ 1,750 to 2,250 rpm (550 Nm @ 1,750 to 2,250 rpm) 325 @ 3.000 to 5.250 rpm (440 Nm @ 3.000 to 5.250 rpm)
Fuel Requirement Premium fuel recommended for maximum performance Ultra low sulfur Diesel Premium Unleaded
Firing Order 1-5-3-6-2-4 1-4-3-6-2-5 1-4-3-6-2-5
Engine Management Bosch MED 17.1.6 with Thermomanagement Bosch EDC17 Bosch Motronic MED 17.1.6
Arrangement Front mounted, longitudinal Front mounted, longitudinal Front mounted, longitudinal
Cylinder Block Cast iron vermicular cast iron Alluminium alloy
Crank Shaft Forged steel, seven main bearings Forged steel, four main bearings Forged steel, 4 main bearings
Cylinder Head Aluminum alloy, cross flow Aluminum alloy, cross flow Aluminum alloy, cross flow
Valve Train Dual overhead camshaft, chain driven, four valves per cylinder, maintenance free hydraulic lifters, variable valve timing Double overhead cam, four valves per cylinder, maintenance free hydraulic lifters Dual overhead camshaft, chain driven, four valves per cylinder, maintenance free hydraulic lifters, variable valve timing
Cooling System Water cooled, water pump, cross flow radiator, thermostatically controlled electric 3 speed radiator fan Water cooled, thermostatically controlled electric radiator fan Water cooled, switchable water pump, cross flow radiator, thermostatically controlled electric radiator fan; integrated charge air cooling in supercharger module with separate low temperature cooling circuit
Lubrication Chain-driven duocentric oil pump Volume flow controlled oil pump (chain driven) Chain-driven 2-stage vane pump
Fuel / Air Supply Direct-injection, variable intake manifold, variable intake and exhaust cam timing Common-Rail-Injection-System with 2,000 bar (29,000 psi) maximum pressure and Piezo-Injectors with 8-hole-nozzles Supercharger, direct injection, intake manifold with variable charge motion, variable intake cam timing
Emissions ULEV II Tier2 BIN5 / ULEVII ULEV II
FUEL CONSUMPTION
City mpg 16 mpg 19 21
Highway mpg 23 mpg 28 25
DRIVETRAIN
Type 4Motion® permanent all-wheel drive system with 8-speed automatic transmission with Tiptronic®, Dynamic Shift Program (DSP), and sport mode.
Transmission Gear Ratios
1st 4.85 4.97 4.92
2nd 2.84 2.84 2.81
3rd 1.86 1.86 1.84
4th 1.44 1.44 1.43
5th 1.22 1.21 1.21
6th 1 1 1
7th 0.82 0.83 0.83
8th 0.67 0.69 0.69
Reverse 3.83 4.07 4.02
STEERING
Type Servotronic Power Steering
Turns (lock to lock) 2.63 2.63 2.66
Turning Circle (curb to curb) 39.0 ft
Ratio 12,66:1 12,66:1 12,81:1
BODY, CHASSIS AND SUSPENSION
Type Unibody construction
Front Suspension Front double wishbone independent steel spring suspension
Rear Suspension Rear double wishbone independent steel spring suspension
Service Brakes Front: Power assisted front vented disc brakes 17", 330mm, anodized
Rear: Power assisted front vented disc brakes 17", 330mm, anodized
Anti Lock Braking System Standard, all four wheels w/ Electronic Stabilization Programme (ESP)
Parking Brake Electromechanical parking brake with Auto Hold function