2nd Gen (2011 – 2017) Volkswagen Touareg Problems

The 2nd generation of the Touareg has a cumulative PainRank™ of 1.76. That can be compared against other Volkswagen generations. Shopping for a Volkswagen? This generation is generally a good bet.

Owners of the 2011–2017 Touareg model years have sent in 17 complaints on CarComplaints.com. We've listed the three most common below. Most are about the interior (29%) followed by the exhaust (11%) and the fuel system (11%).

Comparing Years in This Generation

Generations are a good baseline for prediciting reliability, but there will almost always be year-to-year differences. We've calculated a reliability score for each model year within this generation, but we've based that score on how the model year compares to all Volkswagen model years.

Watch out for the 2012 model year which has the highest PainRank™ score in this generation.

Year Complaints Reliability PainRank (?)
2017 1
2016 1
2015 3
2014 1
2013 1
2012 7
2011 3

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