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2013 Volkswagen Touareg 2013 Acura MDX 2013 Infiniti FX
     
4dr VR6 Sport
  • 4dr VR6 Sport
  • 4dr VR6 Sport w/Nav
  • 4dr TDI Sport
  • 4dr TDI Sport w/Nav
  • 4dr VR6 Lux
  • 4dr TDI Lux
  • 4dr VR6 Exec
  • 4dr TDI Exec
AWD
  • AWD
  • AWD with Technology Package
  • AWD with Technology and Entertainment Package
  • AWD with Advance Package
  • AWD with Advance and Entertainment Package
Base
  • Base
  • AWD
  • Limited Edition
  • AWD

Prices

MSRP $43,945 $43,280 $44,950
Invoice $41,792 $40,092 $41,623
Avg. Paid N/A $31,915 N/A

U.S. News Scores

Overall 8.0 8.2 7.9
Critics' Rating 8.1 8.7 7.6
Performance 7.7 8.5 8.2
Interior 7.5 8.0 7.2
Safety 10.0 9.3 N/A
Reliability 3.0 3.5 4.0
Operating Cost N/A 7.3 N/A

Pros & Cons

Pros
  • Upscale cabin
  • Comfortable seats
  • Powerful, fuel-efficient diesel engine option
  • Good cargo space for the class
  • Athletic handling
  • Sharp steering
  • Straightforward navigation system
  • Athletic handling
  • Powerful engines
  • Straightforward audio and navigation controls
Cons
  • Lackluster interior storage
  • Low fuel economy for the class
  • Limited cargo- and rear-passenger space
  • Poor rearward visibility

General Specs

Transmission Automatic Automatic Automatic
Drivetrain Four Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fuel/Engine Gas V6 3.6L/195 Gas V6 3.7L/224 Gas V6 3.7L/226
MPG 17 City / 23 Hwy 16 City / 21 Hwy 17 City / 24 Hwy

Exterior

Body

Body Style 4 Door Sport Utility Vehicle Sport Utility Vehicle

Dimensions

Wheelbase(in) 113.900 108.3 113.600
Length, Overall (in) 188.800 191.6 191.300
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 76.400 78.5 75.900
Height, Overall (in) 68.200 68.2 66.100

Doors & Windows

Rear Defrost Standard Standard Standard
Privacy Glass Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard Standard

Exterior Features

Sun/Moon Roof Standard Standard
Power Tilt/Sliding Sunroof Standard Standard
Rear Spoiler Optional Standard

Measurements

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4711 4594 4156

Tires & Wheels

Tires - Front All-Season Standard
Tires - Front Performance Standard Standard
Tires - Rear All-Season Standard
Tires - Rear Performance Standard Standard
Compact Spare Tire Standard Standard
Tire Pressure Monitoring System Standard Standard Standard
Aluminum Wheels Standard Standard Standard

Towing

Trailer Hitch Receiver Optional

Interior

Convenience & Comfort

Alarm Standard Standard
Auxiliary Pwr Outlet Standard Standard Standard
Back-Up Camera Standard Standard
Cruise Control Standard Standard Standard
Vehicle Anti-Theft System Standard Standard Standard
Fog Lamps Standard Standard Standard
Auto-Off Headlights Standard Standard
HID headlights Standard Standard Standard
Interior Cargo Shade Optional
Keyless Start Standard
Luggage Rack Optional
Rear Parking Aid Standard Optional
Power Liftgate Standard Standard
Front Reading Lamps Standard Standard
Rear Reading Lamps Standard Standard
Adjustable Steering Wheel Standard Standard Standard
Steering Wheel Controls Standard Standard Standard
Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel Standard Standard Standard
Trip Computer Standard Standard
Remote Trunk Release Standard Standard Standard
Universal Garage Door Opener Standard Standard Standard
Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard Standard
Rain Sensing Wipers Standard Optional
Variable Speed Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard Standard
Front Floor Mats Standard Standard Standard
Keyless Entry Standard Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard Standard
Electrochromic rearview mirror Standard Standard
Heated Mirrors Standard Standard
Mirror Memory Standard Optional
Power Driver Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Power Folding Mirrors Standard
Driver Vanity Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Driver Illuminated Vanity Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Vanity Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Illuminated Visor Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Power Steering Standard Standard Standard

Dimensions

Passenger Capacity 5 7 5
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 101.400 141.8 102.500
Front Head Room (in) 39.600 39.2 39.300
Front Leg Room (in) 41.400 41.2 44.700
Front Shoulder Room (in) 59.800 61.6 57.300
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - 59.0 54.900
Second Head Room (in) 38.900 38.6 38.500
Second Leg Room (in) 34.900 38.7 34.600
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.700 61.5 57.400
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD - 59.1 54.200
Third Leg Room (in) 28.7
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (cu. ft.) 58.000 83.5 62.000
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (cu. ft.) 32.100 42.9 24.800
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (cu. ft.) 15.0

Entertainment

AM/FM Stereo Standard Standard Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input Standard Standard Standard
CD Changer Standard Standard
CD Player Standard Standard Standard
MP3 Player Standard Standard Standard
Satellite Radio Standard Standard Standard
Premium Sound System Standard Standard
Entertainment System Optional

Heating & Cooling

Climate Control Standard Standard Standard
Dual Zone A/C Standard Standard Standard
A/C Standard Standard Standard
Rear A/C Standard Standard

Navigation & Communication

Navigation System Optional
Wireless Cell Phone Hookup Standard Standard Standard

Seats

Leather Seats Standard Standard
Premium Synthetic Seats Standard
Additional Rear Seat Standard
Cooled Driver Seat Optional
Heated Driver Seat Standard Standard Standard
Driver Lumbar Standard Standard
Seat Memory Standard Optional
Power Driver Seat Standard Standard Standard
Power Passenger Seat Standard Standard Standard
Pass-Through Rear Seat Standard Standard Standard
2nd Row Bench Seat Standard Standard Standard
Bucket Seats Standard Standard

Safety

Airbags

Driver Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Side Head Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Rear Head Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Side Air Bag Standard Standard Standard

Brakes

4-Wheel ABS Standard Standard
4-Wheel Disc Brakes Standard Standard Standard

Safety Features

Brake Assist Standard Standard
Electronic Stability Control Standard Standard Standard
Daytime Running Lights Standard Standard
Child Safety Locks Standard Standard Standard
Integrated Turn Signal Mirrors Standard Standard
Front Tow Hooks Standard
Traction Control Standard Standard Standard
Auto-Leveling Headlights Optional
Lane Departure Warning Optional

Mechanical

Engine & Performance

Four Wheel Drive Standard
All Wheel Drive Standard
Rear Wheel Drive Standard
V6 Cylinder Engine Standard Standard Standard
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V6 Gas V6
Displacement 3.6L/195 3.7L/224 3.7L/226
Horsepower (Net @ RPM) 280 @ 6200 300 @ 6300 325 @ - TBD -
Torque (Net @ RPM) 265 @ 3000-4000 270 @ 4500 267 @ - TBD -
Transmission Automatic w/Manual Shift Automatic Automatic w/Manual Shift
Turning diameter 39.000 37.6 36.700

Fuel

Gasoline Fuel Standard Standard Standard
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 17 16 (Est) 17
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 23 21 (Est) 24
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 26.400 21.0 23.800

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front Double Wishbone MacPherson Strut Independent Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear Double Wishbone Multi-link Independent Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Stabilizer bar
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Stabilizer bar

Transmission

Automatic Standard Standard Standard
Automatic Transmission w/Manual Mode Standard Standard
6-Speed Automatic Standard
7-Speed Automatic Standard
8-Speed Automatic Standard