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Engine 3.6L 6-Cylinder DOHC

  • Recommended Oil viscosity:

    • Gasoline engines and hybrid vehicles: VW 502 00, VW 503 00, VW 504 00

    • Diesel engines: VW 504 00, VW 507 00

  • Recommended Engine Oil:   API-SM

  • Drain Plug Torque:    22FT-LBS

  • Oil capacity: 
    • Gasoline engines: About 7.1 quarts (6.7 liters)

    • Diesel engines: About 8.1 quarts (7.7 liters)

    • Hybrid engines: About 7.2 quarts (6.8 liters)

Spark Plug Gap

  • 3.6L 6-Cylinder: 0.036'' 

Fuel

  • Capacity: 
    • Hybrid drive vehicle: 26.41 gal (100.0 l) of which about 3.17 gal (12.0 l) reserve

    • Gasoline engines: 26.41 gal (100.0 l) of which about 3.96 gal (15.0 l) reserve

    • Diesel engines: 26.41 gal (100.0 l) of which about 3.17 gal (12.0 l) reserve

Coolant

  • The engine cooling system is filled at the factory with a mixture of specially conditioned water and at least 40 percent of Volkswagen engine coolant additive G13 (TL-VW 774 J). This engine coolant additive is pink

Brake Fluid

  • Type:Volkswagen has developed a special brake fluid that is optimized for the brake system in your Volkswagen. Volkswagen recommends that you expressly use brake fluid that conforms to quality standard VW Standard 501 14 for optimum performance of the brake system. Check the information on the container for the brake fluid you want to use to make sure it meets the requirements for your vehicle.
  • Please note, however, that not all brake fluids that comply with U.S. Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard FMVSS 116 DOT 4 have the same chemical composition. Some of these brake fluids can contain chemicals that could, over time, degrade or damage internal parts of the vehicle’s brake system. Volkswagen, therefore, recommends that you use brake fluid that expressly complies with VW Standard 501 14 for optimum brake system performance over the long term

Windshield Washer

  • Capacity: The windshield washer fluid reservoir holds about 4.5 liters; in vehicles with a headlight washer system about 8 qts (7.5 liters).

Powertrain


Engine

  • Petrol:

    • 3.0 V6 Turbo FSI 286 hp (213 kW) (for V6 FSI Sport)

    • 3.6 V6 FSI 247 hp (184 kW)

    • 3.6 V6 FSI BlueMotion Technology 276 hp (206 kW)

    • 4.2 V8 FSI 355 hp (265 kW)

  • Petrol hybrid:

    • 3.0 V6 Turbo FSI 328 hp (245 kW)

  • Diesel:

    • 3.0 V6 TDI 201 hp (150 kW)

    • 3.0 V6 TDI 236 hp (176 kW)

    • 3.0 V6 TDI 242 hp (180 kW)

    • 4.2 V8 TDI 335 hp (250 kW)

Transmission

  • 8-speed automatic

Fuel Consumption


Volkswagen Touareg Fuel Consumption

 

References


  1. 2017 Volkswagen Touareg Owners Manual 

  2. 2017 Volkswasgen Touareg- Class Wikipedia.org

  3. US Department of Energy - FuelEconomy.gov

  4. NHTSA | National Highway Traffic Safety Administration -  NHTNHTSA

Lights

Front Lights

  • Daytime Running Light Bulb: LED

  • Front Fog Light Bulb: H11-55W

  • Front Sidemarker Light Bulb: LED

  • Front Turn Signal Light Bulb: PWY24WSV

  • High Beam and Low Beam Headlight Bulb: HID-D3S

  • Stepwell Light Bulb: 2825L

Rear Lights

  • Back Up Light Bulb: 921

  • Brake Light Bulb: LED

  • Center High Mount Stop Light Bulb: LED

  • License Plate Light Bulb: LED

  • Parking Light Bulb: 2825L

  • Rear Sidemarker Light Bulb: LED

  • Rear Turn Signal Light Bulb: 12496

  • Tail Light Bulb: LED

Interior Lights

  • Dome Light Bulb: LED

  • Glove Box Light Bulb: 6428

  • Interior Door Light Bulb: 2825L

  • Luggage Compartment Light Bulb: 6411

  • Map Light BulbMap Light Bulb: LED