What's Wrong with the Volkswagen Touareg?

Touareg owners have made 59 complaints to CarComplaints.com. We've listed the three most active below. Most are about the engine (20%), followed by the interior (15%) and the body (10%).

Want more information about these problems? Clicking on the link will bring you over to CarComplaints.com for additional details. While you're there, add your own complaints about the Touareg.

Comparing Touareg Generations

Watch out for the 1st generation's (2004–2010) 3.78 PainRank™, which is the worst of 2 generations. Looking for a year-to-year comparison? We've got that too.

Generation Model Years Reliability Complaints PainRank (?)
2nd Gen Touareg 2011–2017
17 1.76
1st Gen Touareg 2004–2010
42 3.78

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    The Worst Touareg Years

    This bar chart shows the seven years with the highest complaint volume. Clicking on the year will take you to their problem pages on CarComplaints.com.

    But wait, there's more ... outside of the top seven, there's the 2011 (3), 2015 (3), 2014 (1), 2013 (1), 2009 (1), 2016 (1), and 2017 (1).