Comparison between:
• Volkswagen Touareg 7L 3.0 TDI Tiptronic (diesel, 2005)
• Porsche Cayenne Tiptronic DPF (955) 3.0 (diesel, 2009)
• Audi Q7 3.0 TDI Quattro Tiptronic (diesel, 2006)

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
Model7L 3.0 TDI TiptronicTiptronic DPF (955) 3.03.0 TDI Quattro Tiptronic
First year of production200520092006
Last year of production--2009

Body type, dimensions, volumes, weight

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

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

Engine

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

Type of fueldieseldieseldiesel
Engine locationlongitudinal, frontlongitudinal, frontlongitudinal, front
Engine displacement2967 cc2967 cc2967 cc
Valve mechanism type--double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
Type of aspirationnaturally aspiratednaturally aspiratedturbocharger/supercharger
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
0.27 ft
3.27 in
0.0830 m
-83.00 mm
0.27 ft
3.27 in
0.0830 m
Stroke (the length of a piston stroke)91.40 mm
0.30 ft
3.60 in
0.0914 m
-91.40 mm
0.30 ft
3.60 in
0.0914 m

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
179.0 kW
243.3 ps
240 hp
179.0 kW
243.3 ps
233 hp
173.7 kW
236.2 ps
Maximum power is generated at4000 rpm4400 rpm4000 rpm
Maximum torque500 Nm
51.0 kgm
368.8 ft-lb
550 Nm
56.1 kgm
405.7 ft-lb
450 Nm
45.9 kgm
331.9 ft-lb
Maximum torque is reached at1500 rpm2000 rpm1400 rpm
Acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h8.00 s8.30 s9.10 s
Maximum speed207 km/h
128.62 mph
214 km/h
132.97 mph
220 km/h
136.70 mph

Fuel consumption

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

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

Transmission, drive type

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

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---

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 - double wishbones

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