Comparison between:
• Volkswagen Touareg I (7L) 3.0 TDI Triptronic (diesel, 2005)
• Porsche Cayenne (955) Facelift 3.0 Diesel Tiptronic DPF (diesel, 2009)
• Audi Q7 (Typ 4L) 3.0 TDI V6 Quattro Tiptronic (diesel, 2005)

Manufacturer, series, model, years of production

Basic information about the manufacturer, series and model of the vehicle. First and last years of production.

ManufacturerVolkswagenPorscheAudi
SeriesTouaregCayenneQ7
ModelI (7L) 3.0 TDI Triptronic(955) Facelift 3.0 Diesel Tiptronic DPF(Typ 4L) 3.0 TDI V6 Quattro Tiptronic
First year of production200520092005
Last year of production--2008

Body type, dimensions, volumes, weight

Information about the body style of the vehicle, overall dimensions, weight, boot space and fuel tank capacity.

Body type--off-road/sport utility vehicle (SUV)
Number of doors5 (five)5 (five)5 (five)
Number of seats5 (five)5 (five)7 (seven)
Wheelbase2855.00 mm (millimeters)
9.37 ft (feet)
112.40 in (inches)
2.8550 m (meters)
2855.00 mm (millimeters)
9.37 ft (feet)
112.40 in (inches)
2.8550 m (meters)
3002.00 mm (millimeters)
9.85 ft (feet)
118.19 in (inches)
3.0020 m (meters)
Front track1653.00 mm (millimeters)
5.42 ft (feet)
65.08 in (inches)
1.6530 m (meters)
1647.00 mm (millimeters)
5.40 ft (feet)
64.84 in (inches)
1.6470 m (meters)
1651.00 mm (millimeters)
5.42 ft (feet)
65.00 in (inches)
1.6510 m (meters)
Rear track1665.00 mm (millimeters)
5.46 ft (feet)
65.55 in (inches)
1.6650 m (meters)
1662.00 mm (millimeters)
5.45 ft (feet)
65.43 in (inches)
1.6620 m (meters)
1676.00 mm (millimeters)
5.50 ft (feet)
65.98 in (inches)
1.6760 m (meters)
Length4754.00 mm (millimeters)
15.60 ft (feet)
187.17 in (inches)
4.7540 m (meters)
4798.00 mm (millimeters)
15.74 ft (feet)
188.90 in (inches)
4.7980 m (meters)
5086.00 mm (millimeters)
16.69 ft (feet)
200.24 in (inches)
5.0860 m (meters)
Width1928.00 mm (millimeters)
6.33 ft (feet)
75.91 in (inches)
1.9280 m (meters)
1928.00 mm (millimeters)
6.33 ft (feet)
75.91 in (inches)
1.9280 m (meters)
1983.00 mm (millimeters)
6.51 ft (feet)
78.07 in (inches)
1.9830 m (meters)
Height1726.00 mm (millimeters)
5.66 ft (feet)
67.95 in (inches)
1.7260 m (meters)
1699.00 mm (millimeters)
5.57 ft (feet)
66.89 in (inches)
1.6990 m (meters)
1737.00 mm (millimeters)
5.70 ft (feet)
68.39 in (inches)
1.7370 m (meters)
Ground clearance--240.00 mm (millimeters)
0.79 ft (feet)
9.45 in (inches)
0.2400 m (meters)
Minimum trunk/boot space capacity555.0 l (liters)
19.60 ft3 (cubic feet)
0.56 m3 (cubic meters)
555000.00 cc (cubic centimeters)
540.0 l (liters)
19.07 ft3 (cubic feet)
0.54 m3 (cubic meters)
540000.00 cc (cubic centimeters)
775.0 l (liters)
27.37 ft3 (cubic feet)
0.78 m3 (cubic meters)
775000.00 cc (cubic centimeters)
Maximum trunk/boot space capacity1570.0 l (liters)
55.44 ft3 (cubic feet)
1.57 m3 (cubic meters)
1570000.00 cc (cubic centimeters)
1770.0 l (liters)
62.51 ft3 (cubic feet)
1.77 m3 (cubic meters)
1770000.00 cc (cubic centimeters)
2035.0 l (liters)
71.87 ft3 (cubic feet)
2.04 m3 (cubic meters)
2035000.00 cc (cubic centimeters)
Curb weight2350 kg (kilograms)
5180.86 lbs (pounds)
2315 kg (kilograms)
5103.70 lbs (pounds)
2295 kg (kilograms)
5059.61 lbs (pounds)
Maximum weight2945 kg (kilograms)
6492.61 lbs (pounds)
3015 kg (kilograms)
6646.94 lbs (pounds)
2990 kg (kilograms)
6591.82 lbs (pounds)
Capacity of the fuel tank100.0 l (liters)
22.00 UK gal (UK gallons)
26.42 US gal (US gallons)
100.0 l (liters)
22.00 UK gal (UK gallons)
26.42 US gal (US gallons)
100.0 l (liters)
22.00 UK gal (UK gallons)
26.42 US gal (US gallons)

Engine

Technical data about the vehicle's engine - location, displacement, aspiration, cylinders, valves, compression, fuel, etc.

Type of fueldieseldieseldiesel
Type of fuel systemmulti-point fuel injection (MPFI)common railcommon rail
Engine model--BUG
Engine locationlongitudinal, frontlongitudinal, frontlongitudinal, front
Engine displacement2967 cc (cubic centimeters)2967 cc (cubic centimeters)2967 cc (cubic centimeters)
Valve mechanism type--double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
Type of aspirationnaturally aspiratednaturally aspiratedturbo
Compression ratio17.00 : 1-17.00 : 1
Arrangement of the cylindersV engineV engineV engine
Number of cylinders6 (six)6 (six)6 (six)
Valves per cylinder4 (four)-4 (four)
Bore (the diameter of a cylinder)83.00 mm (millimeters)
0.27 ft (feet)
3.27 in (inches)
0.0830 m (meters)
-83.00 mm (millimeters)
0.27 ft (feet)
3.27 in (inches)
0.0830 m (meters)
Stroke (the length of a piston stroke)91.40 mm (millimeters)
0.30 ft (feet)
3.60 in (inches)
0.0914 m (meters)
-91.40 mm (millimeters)
0.30 ft (feet)
3.60 in (inches)
0.0914 m (meters)

Power, torque, acceleration, speed

Information about the maximum power, torque, speed and the revolutions per minute, at which they are reached. Acceleration time from 0 to 100 km.

Maximum power240 hp (horse power)
179.0 kW (kilowatts)
243.3 ps (metric horsepower)
240 hp (horse power)
179.0 kW (kilowatts)
243.3 ps (metric horsepower)
233 hp (horse power)
173.7 kW (kilowatts)
236.2 ps (metric horsepower)
Maximum power is generated at4000 rpm (revolutions per minute)4400 rpm (revolutions per minute)4000 rpm (revolutions per minute)
Maximum torque500 Nm (newton meters)
51.0 kgm (kilogram meters)
368.8 ft-lb (foot-pounds)
550 Nm (newton meters)
56.1 kgm (kilogram meters)
405.7 ft-lb (foot-pounds)
450 Nm (newton meters)
45.9 kgm (kilogram meters)
331.9 ft-lb (foot-pounds)
Maximum torque is reached at1500 rpm (revolutions per minute)2000 rpm (revolutions per minute)1400 - 3250 rpm (revolutions per minute)
Redline RPM---
Acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h8.00 s (seconds)8.30 s (seconds)9.10 s (seconds)
Maximum speed207 km/h (kilometers per hour)
128.62 mph (miles per hour)
214 km/h (kilometers per hour)
132.97 mph (miles per hour)
220 km/h (kilometers per hour)
136.70 mph (miles per hour)
Drag coefficient--0.37

Fuel consumption

Information about the fuel consumption (urban, extra-urban, combined).

Fuel consumption (urban)12.7 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
2.79 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
3.35 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
18.52 mpg (miles per gallon)
4.89 mpl (miles per liter)
7.87 km/l (kilometers per liter)
11.6 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
2.55 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
3.06 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
20.28 mpg (miles per gallon)
5.36 mpl (miles per liter)
8.62 km/l (kilometers per liter)
12.9 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
2.84 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
3.41 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
18.23 mpg (miles per gallon)
4.82 mpl (miles per liter)
7.75 km/l (kilometers per liter)
Fuel consumption (extra urban)8.2 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
1.80 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
2.17 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
28.68 mpg (miles per gallon)
7.58 mpl (miles per liter)
12.20 km/l (kilometers per liter)
7.9 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
1.74 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
2.09 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
29.77 mpg (miles per gallon)
7.87 mpl (miles per liter)
12.66 km/l (kilometers per liter)
8.1 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
1.78 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
2.14 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
29.04 mpg (miles per gallon)
7.67 mpl (miles per liter)
12.35 km/l (kilometers per liter)
Fuel consumption (combined)9.6 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
2.11 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
2.54 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
24.50 mpg (miles per gallon)
6.47 mpl (miles per liter)
10.42 km/l (kilometers per liter)
9.3 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
2.05 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
2.46 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
25.29 mpg (miles per gallon)
6.68 mpl (miles per liter)
10.75 km/l (kilometers per liter)
9.8 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
2.16 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
2.59 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
24.00 mpg (miles per gallon)
6.34 mpl (miles per liter)
10.20 km/l (kilometers per liter)
EU emission standardEURO IVEURO IVEURO IV
Catalytic converter---
CO2 emissions---

Transmission, drive type

Information about the transmission (automatic and/or manual), number of gears/speeds and type of drive.

Transmission model--6 Tiptronic
Type of transmissionautomaticautomaticautomatic
Number of automatic gears6 (six)6 (six)6 (six)
Number of manual gears---
Final drive ratio---
Drive typefour-wheel drive (4x4/4WD/AWD)four-wheel drive (4x4/4WD/AWD)four-wheel drive (4x4/4WD/AWD)

Steering

Technical specifications about the type of steering and the vehicle's turning circle (turning diameter).

Type of steeringrack and pinionrack and pinionrack and pinion
Type of power steeringhydraulichydraulic-
Turning circle diameter--12.00 m (meters)
39.37 ft (feet)
472.44 in (inches)

Suspension

Information about the front and rear suspension of the vehicle.

Type of front suspension - pneumatic suspension - pneumatic suspension - double wishbones
Type of rear suspension - pneumatic suspension - pneumatic suspension - independent suspension
- coil springs

Brakes

Type of brakes used on the front and rear wheels as well as presence of an ABS (anti-lock braking system).

Type of front brakesventilated discsventilated discsventilated discs
Type of rear brakesventilated discsventilated discsventilated discs
ABS (anti-lock braking system)YesYesYes

Wheels

Type and size of the rims and tyres of the vehicle.

Rim size--R18
Tyre code235/65 R17235/65 R17235/60 R18