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Volkswagen tourareg reliability?

Old 05-09-2019, 05:40 PM
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Looking at cars for my daughter. Iíve never heard great things about vw but havenít spent much time listening. How are 2016 Touraregs for reliability? Anyone have one?
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Old 05-09-2019, 05:57 PM
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I'm thinking of buying one myself. My 06 Jetta TDI has 343,000 miles. Not that I haven't spend money fixing stuff, but is a damn good car.
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Old 05-09-2019, 06:10 PM
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Aunt had one. Earlier model. Went back to a Lexus suv. She said because it was in shop too much.

I dont have any specifics. But they are fav aunt and uncle. Gold standard people
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Old 05-09-2019, 06:12 PM
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Ex had one, the most unreliable pos Iíve ever owned. As soon as the warranty expired, it was like it was programmed to break, but it was a sweet ride when it was running good. Comfortable, good ride and handled good.
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My wife has a 2014 TDI, only 50000 miles but no issues and she loves it. Looks like new and has held up well over 5 plus years.
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Old 05-09-2019, 07:20 PM
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Biggest issue with VW is they are not built for very hot climate. The dash peel off, the ceiling cloth unglues, and the electrical wiring insulation cracks and you have multiple stuff not working and canít find the issue.

My MIL had one that kept burning headlamp bulbs every couple of weeks, I took it out and the insulation desintegrated in my hands, I had to wrap every wire with electrical tape.
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Old 05-10-2019, 03:42 AM
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So of what I feared. Will continue looking.
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Old 05-10-2019, 04:10 AM
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They pull better than a Rav4, FWIW.
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Old 05-10-2019, 04:33 AM
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Have a 2016. Had a 2012. 2016 had a problem with ac condensation drainage backing up. Tech modified opening and all is good. Very solid and reliable vehicle. Both gas V6.
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I wouldn't buy anything German without a significant amount of warranty left. Keeping them on the road will cost you a small fortune. If you're going to buy foreign, toyota/lexus or honda is the way to go
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VW was started by Hitler-no way, no how would I ever own one. Same with Ford-started by Nazi sympathizer!
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My wife just bought I think a 2017 and loves it. She wanted a Audi 300 or Outback but they were over 20k used with low mileage. She paid under 12K with 26K miles.
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Awesome trucks! Wife had a 2011, traded it in for a 2017 with 94k on it, both gas, no issues with either just normal maintenance. They come with a 10yr 100,000 mile Powertrain warranty. Great ride,and handling, crappy gas mileage (19 mpg highway). Brakes and tires are very expensive. Unstoppable in snow. Tow rating 7200 lbs
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Originally Posted by tcbayman View Post
Ex had one, the most unreliable pos Iíve ever owned. As soon as the warranty expired, it was like it was programmed to break, but it was a sweet ride when it was running good. Comfortable, good ride and handled good.
This sums up every German vehicle I've ever owned or known someone else to own.
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Originally Posted by SOSC View Post
This sums up every German vehicle I've ever owned or known someone else to own.
2005 Mercedes E320 diesel, 175000 miles, trouble free. 2009 Mercedes SLK 300. One repair to the top mechanism at $500.

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I absolutely LOVED my V10 diesel and wish I never sold it! I did the DPF & EGR deletes, tune and exhaust to net 405 awhp and 840 lb/ft of torque. It would walk away from any Porsche Cayenne and most every other SUV or unsuspecting sports car.
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We've got a 2013 2.0 TSI 4motion Tiguan with a 100k on it. Got with 13k on it when my dad passed on. Other than PM, all we've had to do was put in new coils a couple thousand miles ago. Great car, thinking of trading up to an Atlas, which until we got this car, I'd never have considered.
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Originally Posted by catmandoo1 View Post
VW was started by Hitler-no way, no how would I ever own one. Same with Ford-started by Nazi sympathizer!
So please recite for us the complete political and ethical history of every car maker. Then let us know what bicycle you are going to buy.
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