Volkswagen Touareg TDI arrives in Malaysia image

The German based automaker Volkswagen has recently announced the launch of the Touareg TDI in Malaysia, where the model can be bought from RM488,888.

The Volkswagen Touareg TDI is powered by a 3.0 liter direct injected turbocharged V6 diesel engine, which is producing a total output of 245 PS and it has a peak torque of 550 Nm, available between 1,750 rpm and 2,750 rpm. The unit is mated to an eight-speed automatic transmission which is sending power to the 4Motion permanent all-wheel drive system. The Volkswagen Touareg TDI can accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h in 7.6 seconds before reaching a top speed of 220 km/h.

Volkswagen says that the 2,153 kg SUV can burn an average of 7.2 liters of fuel every 100 km and this is translated to a possible range of 1,170 km with a full tank of diesel. The model can also tow up to 3,493 kg. The Volkswagen Touareg TDI is available in four colors in Malaysia, the Pure White, the Deep Black, the Cool Silver and the Graciosa Broun and prices for the model start at RM488,888, on the road without insurance.