2017 Volkswagen Touareg vs 2017 Honda CR-V

If you are looking for a new midsize crossover, then you definitely have your work cut out for you. There are so many options available that finding the perfect model can be extremely overwhelming. Not to worry! We have taken our 2017 Volkswagen Touareg (a class leader) and put it against one of its top competitors: the 2017 Honda CR-V. This is meant to help you see the similarities and differences between the two models and to show you what makes the 2017 Volkswagen Touareg the better buy.

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2017 Volkswagen Touareg VS 2017 Honda CR-V
3.6L V6 DI DOHC Engine Options

1.5L 4-cylinder 

2.4L 4-cylinder

280 horsepower, 266 torque Engine Power

190 horsepower, 179 torque (1.5L engine) 

184 horsepower, 180 torque (2.4L engine)

7,716 pounds Towing Capacity 1,500 pounds
32.1 to 64 cubic feet Cargo Space 39.2 to 75.8 cubic feet

How Strong is the 2017 Volkswagen Touareg?

Compared to the 2017 Honda CR-V model's weak 1,500-pound towing capacity, the 2017 Volkswagen Touareg is significantly stronger. It is able to pull up to 7,716 pounds, so that is plenty of strength for a large boat, a trailer full of supplies for that DIY yard project, or a couple of livestock. 

The strength of the 2017 Volkswagen Touareg can be credited to the superior German engineering underneath the hood. The 2017 Volkswagen Touareg is outfitted with a 3.6L V6 DI DOHC engine, which cranks out 280 horsepower / 266 lb.-ft. torque power output. 

To help the 2017 Touareg perform superbly on a variety of road conditions, Volkswagen made sure to include its specially-designed 4MOTION all-wheel drive system, which is able to read the road and provide the perfect amount of power and traction. 

If you have any questions about our 2017 Volkswagen Touareg vs 2017 Honda CR-V comparison, please visit us here at Donaldsons Volkswagen.

Headlight of 2017 Volkswagen Touareg
Driver using hands-free automatic-open liftgate on 2017 Volkswagen Touareg
2017 Volkswagen Touareg at night
Sunroof in 2017 Volkswagen Touareg

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