2011 Volkswagen Touareg Hybrid

2011 Volkswagen Touareg Hybrid Competitors

$61k hybrid car, designed & built in Germany 20 city / 24 hwy 528-633 mile range, hybrid engine
375 hp 183 cu. in. V6 supercharged

As well as being compared against other minivan and SUVs, the 2011 Volkswagen Touareg Hybrid is also often compared to luxury cars, sports cars, cars and exotic cars. The 2011 Volkswagen Touareg Hybrid's top rivals come from Mercedes-Benz (such as the S550 and the C63 AMG) and BMW (such as the X6 M and the 135i)

compared to minivan and SUV competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Touareg Hybrid compared to other minivan and SUV competitors include: it is slightly more fuel efficient in the city (20 mpg vs 16 mpg), uses hybrid technology, is slightly sportier (13.7 lb/hp vs 16.6 lb/hp), gets much more from a tank of gas in the city (528 miles vs 336 miles) and gets much more from a tank of gas on the highway (634 miles vs 442 miles).

However, on average it costs more ($61,385 vs $43,495), has a slightly shorter-lasting basic warranty (3 year vs 4 year), has a slightly shorter basic warranty (36,000 mile vs 50,000 mile), doesn't have paddle shifters (not available vs standard) and doesn't have rear air conditioning (not available vs optional).

2012 BMW X6 M

2012 BMW X6 M
$90,375

Significant advantages of the X6 M (vs the Touareg Hybrid)

  • Much more powerful: 555 HP @ 6,000 RPM vs 375 HP @ 6,500 RPM
  • Paddle shifters comes standard
  • Significantly shorter braking distance from 60mph: 106 ft vs 121 ft

Significant disadvantages of the X6 M (vs the Touareg Hybrid)

  • Hybrid
  • Many more trips to the pumps when driving in the city: 270 miles vs 528 miles
  • Many more trips to the pumps when driving on the highway: 382 miles vs 634 miles

common strengths of the X6 M and Touareg Hybrid

  • Both have electronic stability control
  • Very powerful: 555 HP @ 6,000 RPM vs 375 HP @ 6,500 RPM
  • Both have an air compressor, quite rare for this class of vehicle: Twin turbocharger vs Supercharger
arrow Compare the 2012 BMW X6 M vs the 2011 Volkswagen Touareg Hybrid

2011 Volkswagen Tiguan SE 4Motion

2011 Volkswagen Tiguan SE 4Motion
$30,990

Significant advantages of the Tiguan SE 4Motion (vs the Touareg Hybrid)

  • Much cheaper: $30,990 vs $61,385
  • Premium radio comes standard
  • CD changer comes standard

Significant disadvantages of the Tiguan SE 4Motion (vs the Touareg Hybrid)

  • Hybrid
  • Many more trips to the pumps when driving in the city: 319 miles vs 528 miles
  • Many more trips to the pumps when driving on the highway: 420 miles vs 634 miles

common strengths of the Tiguan SE 4Motion and Touareg Hybrid

  • Both have electronic stability control
  • Both have an air compressor, quite rare for this class of vehicle: Turbocharger vs Supercharger
  • Both vehicles have good 0-60 times: 7.7 seconds vs 5.8 seconds
arrow Compare the Tiguan SE 4Motion vs the Touareg Hybrid

2011 Ford Edge SEL

2011 Ford Edge SEL
$33,325

Significant advantages of the Edge SEL (vs the Touareg Hybrid)

  • Significantly cheaper: $33,325 vs $61,385
  • Significantly roomier back seats: 52.9 ft3 vs 44.5 ft3

Significant disadvantages of the Edge SEL (vs the Touareg Hybrid)

  • Hybrid
  • Many more trips to the pumps when driving in the city: 342 miles vs 528 miles
  • Lacks a supercharger or turbocharger: None vs Supercharger

common strengths of the Edge SEL and Touareg Hybrid

  • Both have electronic stability control
  • Both provide sporty handling: 15.0 lb/hp vs 13.7 lb/hp
  • Both cars offer an entertainment system for passengers, but it'll cost extra to get it on the {worse}
arrow Compare the 2011 Ford Edge SEL vs the 2011 Volkswagen Touareg Hybrid

2011 BMW X3 xDrive28i

2011 BMW X3 xDrive28i
$37,625

Significant advantages of the X3 xDrive28i (vs the Touareg Hybrid)

  • Significantly cheaper: $37,625 vs $61,385
  • Significantly longer basic warranty: 50,000 mile vs 36,000 mile
  • Significantly longer-lasting basic warranty: 4 year vs 3 year

Significant disadvantages of the X3 xDrive28i (vs the Touareg Hybrid)

  • Significantly less cargo room: 27.6 ft3 vs 64.0 ft3
  • Significantly fewer airbags: 4 vs 5
  • Hybrid

common strengths of the X3 xDrive28i and Touareg Hybrid

  • Both have electronic stability control
  • Both vehicles have good 0-60 times: 6.7 seconds vs 5.8 seconds
  • Both vehicles have above average braking abilities for this class of vehicle: 129 ft vs 121 ft
arrow Compare the 2011 BMW X3 xDrive28i vs the 2011 Volkswagen Touareg Hybrid

2012 Chevrolet Traverse LS

2012 Chevrolet Traverse LS
$30,240

Significant advantages of the Traverse LS (vs the Touareg Hybrid)

  • Much more cargo room: 116.4 ft3 vs 64.0 ft3
  • More seats: 8 vs 5
  • Much cheaper: $30,240 vs $61,385

Significant disadvantages of the Traverse LS (vs the Touareg Hybrid)

  • Hybrid
  • Lacks a supercharger or turbocharger: None vs Supercharger
  • Many more trips to the pumps when driving in the city: 374 miles vs 528 miles

common strengths of the Traverse LS and Touareg Hybrid

  • Good highway range: 528 miles vs 634 miles
  • Both offer a semi-automatic transmission, a nice perk for this class: Semi-automatic transmission vs Semi-automatic transmission
  • Both vehicles have good cornering ability: 0.8 g vs 0.85 g
arrow Compare the 2012 Chevrolet Traverse LS vs the 2011 Volkswagen Touareg Hybrid

2011 Infiniti FX35

2011 Infiniti FX35
$43,495

Significant advantages of the FX35 (vs the Touareg Hybrid)

  • Much longer basic warranty: 60,000 mile vs 36,000 mile
  • Significantly longer-lasting basic warranty: 4 year vs 3 year
  • Cheaper: $43,495 vs $61,385

Significant disadvantages of the FX35 (vs the Touareg Hybrid)

  • Hybrid
  • Lacks a supercharger or turbocharger: None vs Supercharger
  • Many more trips to the pumps when driving in the city: 381 miles vs 528 miles

common strengths of the FX35 and Touareg Hybrid

  • Both have electronic stability control
  • Good city range: 381 miles vs 528 miles
  • Good highway range: 547 miles vs 634 miles
arrow Compare the 2011 Infiniti FX35 vs the 2011 Volkswagen Touareg Hybrid

compared to luxury car competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Touareg Hybrid compared to luxury car competitors include: it is slightly more fuel efficient in the city (20 mpg vs 15 mpg), uses hybrid technology, costs less ($61,385 vs $90,075), gets much more from a tank of gas in the city (528 miles vs 266 miles) and gets much more from a tank of gas on the highway (634 miles vs 392 miles).

However, on average it doesn't have rear air conditioning (not available vs optional), is slightly more sluggish (13.7 lb/hp vs 8.7 lb/hp), has slightly fewer airbags (5 vs 6), has a significantly shorter-lasting basic warranty (3 year vs 4 year) and has a significantly shorter basic warranty (36,000 mile vs 50,000 mile).

2011 Mercedes-Benz S550

2011 Mercedes-Benz S550
$98,525

Significant advantages of the S550 (vs the Touareg Hybrid)

  • Optional rear air conditioning
  • Significantly roomier back seats: 55.3 ft3 vs 44.5 ft3
  • Significantly longer basic warranty: 50,000 mile vs 36,000 mile

Significant disadvantages of the S550 (vs the Touareg Hybrid)

  • Hybrid
  • Much less cargo room: 16.4 ft3 vs 64.0 ft3
  • Many more trips to the pumps when driving in the city: 333 miles vs 528 miles

common strengths of the S550 and Touareg Hybrid

  • Good highway range: 500 miles vs 634 miles
  • Both will do well in poor weather or off-road conditions: all-wheel drive vs all-wheel drive
  • More gears: 7 vs 8
arrow Compare the 2011 Mercedes-Benz S550 vs the 2011 Volkswagen Touareg Hybrid

2011 Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG

2011 Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG
$61,175

Significant advantages of the C63 AMG (vs the Touareg Hybrid)

  • Much higher top speed: 186 mph vs 125 mph
  • Significantly longer basic warranty: 50,000 mile vs 36,000 mile
  • Significantly longer-lasting basic warranty: 4 year vs 3 year

Significant disadvantages of the C63 AMG (vs the Touareg Hybrid)

  • Hybrid
  • Many more trips to the pumps when driving in the city: 226 miles vs 528 miles
  • Many more trips to the pumps when driving on the highway: 331 miles vs 634 miles

common strengths of the C63 AMG and Touareg Hybrid

  • More gears: 7 vs 8
  • People mover: 5 vs 5
  • Both have an audio-in jack so you can plug in your own MP3 player to the stereo
arrow Compare the 2011 Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG vs the 2011 Volkswagen Touareg Hybrid

2012 BMW 135i

2012 BMW 135i
$44,675

Significant advantages of the 135i (vs the Touareg Hybrid)

  • Much better cornering ability: 0.98 g vs 0.85 g
  • Significantly longer basic warranty: 50,000 mile vs 36,000 mile
  • Significantly shorter braking distance from 60mph: 105 ft vs 121 ft

Significant disadvantages of the 135i (vs the Touareg Hybrid)

  • Hybrid
  • Many more trips to the pumps when driving in the city: 266 miles vs 528 miles
  • Much less cargo room: 8.0 ft3 vs 64.0 ft3

common strengths of the 135i and Touareg Hybrid

  • Both have an audio-in jack so you can plug in your own MP3 player to the stereo
  • Both have an air compressor, quite rare for this class of vehicle: Twin turbocharger vs Supercharger
arrow Compare the 2012 BMW 135i vs the 2011 Volkswagen Touareg Hybrid

2012 BMW 750Li

2012 BMW 750Li
$90,075

Significant advantages of the 750Li (vs the Touareg Hybrid)

  • Rear air conditioning comes standard
  • Much roomier back seats: 57.4 ft3 vs 44.5 ft3
  • Significantly longer basic warranty: 50,000 mile vs 36,000 mile

Significant disadvantages of the 750Li (vs the Touareg Hybrid)

  • Hybrid
  • Much less cargo room: 14.0 ft3 vs 64.0 ft3
  • Many more trips to the pumps when driving in the city: 304 miles vs 528 miles

common strengths of the 750Li and Touareg Hybrid

  • Both have spacious front seats: 57.7 ft3 vs 56.7 ft3
  • People mover: 5 vs 5
  • Both have an audio-in jack so you can plug in your own MP3 player to the stereo
arrow Compare the 2012 BMW 750Li vs the 2011 Volkswagen Touareg Hybrid

2012 Mercedes-Benz CLS63 AMG

2012 Mercedes-Benz CLS63 AMG
$95,775

Significant advantages of the CLS63 AMG (vs the Touareg Hybrid)

  • Significantly longer basic warranty: 50,000 mile vs 36,000 mile
  • Significantly longer-lasting basic warranty: 4 year vs 3 year
  • Significantly higher top speed: 155 mph vs 125 mph

Significant disadvantages of the CLS63 AMG (vs the Touareg Hybrid)

  • Hybrid
  • Much less cargo room: 15.3 ft3 vs 64.0 ft3
  • Many more trips to the pumps when driving in the city: 316 miles vs 528 miles

common strengths of the CLS63 AMG and Touareg Hybrid

  • People mover: 5 vs 5
  • Both come standard with an entertainment system
  • Both come standard with sun roofs
arrow Compare the 2012 Mercedes-Benz CLS63 AMG vs the 2011 Volkswagen Touareg Hybrid

2011 Lexus LS 460

2011 Lexus LS 460
$68,005

Significant advantages of the LS 460 (vs the Touareg Hybrid)

  • Significantly longer basic warranty: 50,000 mile vs 36,000 mile
  • Significantly longer-lasting basic warranty: 4 year vs 3 year
  • More airbags: 6 vs 5

Significant disadvantages of the LS 460 (vs the Touareg Hybrid)

  • Hybrid
  • Much less cargo room: 18.0 ft3 vs 64.0 ft3
  • Many lower towing capacity: 825 lb vs 1,280 lb

common strengths of the LS 460 and Touareg Hybrid

  • Good city range: 355 miles vs 528 miles
  • Good highway range: 533 miles vs 634 miles
  • Both have spacious front seats: 56.2 ft3 vs 56.7 ft3
arrow Compare the 2011 Lexus LS 460 vs the 2011 Volkswagen Touareg Hybrid

compared to sports car competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Touareg Hybrid compared to sports car competitors include: it has a supercharger to get maximum performance from the engine (supercharger vs none), significantly shorter braking distance from 60mph (121 ft vs 136 ft), is significantly more fuel efficient in the city (20 mpg vs 12 mpg), is slightly more fuel efficient on the highway (24 mpg vs 20 mpg) and uses hybrid technology.

However, on average it doesn't have paddle shifters (not available vs standard), is slightly less powerful (375 HP @ 6,500 RPM vs 505 HP @ 4,200 RPM), much lower top speed (125 mph vs 184 mph), is slightly more sluggish (13.7 lb/hp vs 9.4 lb/hp) and has slightly less spacious front seats (56.7 ft3 vs 60.4 ft3).

2011 Bentley Mulsanne

2011 Bentley Mulsanne
$291,295

Significant advantages of the Mulsanne (vs the Touareg Hybrid)

  • Much higher top speed: 184 mph vs 125 mph
  • Paddle shifters comes standard
  • More powerful: 505 HP @ 4,200 RPM vs 375 HP @ 6,500 RPM

Significant disadvantages of the Mulsanne (vs the Touareg Hybrid)

  • Many more trips to the pumps when driving in the city: 278 miles vs 528 miles
  • Much less cargo room: 15.6 ft3 vs 64.0 ft3
  • Hybrid

common strengths of the Mulsanne and Touareg Hybrid

  • Both have an air compressor, quite rare for this class of vehicle: Twin turbocharger vs Supercharger
  • Both have lots of cargo room: 15.6 ft3 vs 64.0 ft3
  • Plenty of gears: 8 vs 8
arrow Compare the 2011 Bentley Mulsanne vs the 2011 Volkswagen Touareg Hybrid

2012 Hyundai Genesis 5.0 R-Spec

2012 Hyundai Genesis 5.0 R-Spec
$47,350

Significant advantages of the Genesis 5.0 R-Spec (vs the Touareg Hybrid)

  • Sportier performance: 9.4 lb/hp vs 13.7 lb/hp
  • Significantly tighter turning radius: 36.0 ft vs 39.0 ft
  • Has a subwoofer

Significant disadvantages of the Genesis 5.0 R-Spec (vs the Touareg Hybrid)

  • Lacks a supercharger or turbocharger: None vs Supercharger
  • Significantly longer braking distance from 60mph: 136 ft vs 121 ft
  • Much less cargo room: 15.9 ft3 vs 64.0 ft3

common strengths of the Genesis 5.0 R-Spec and Touareg Hybrid

  • Both have lots of cargo room: 15.9 ft3 vs 64.0 ft3
  • Good city range: 325 miles vs 528 miles
  • Fantastic highway range: 508 miles vs 634 miles
arrow Compare the 2012 Hyundai Genesis 5.0 R-Spec vs the 2011 Volkswagen Touareg Hybrid

2011 Maserati Quattroporte

2011 Maserati Quattroporte
$125,150

Significant advantages of the Quattroporte (vs the Touareg Hybrid)

  • Significantly higher top speed: 164 mph vs 125 mph
  • Optional rear air conditioning
  • Premium radio comes standard

Significant disadvantages of the Quattroporte (vs the Touareg Hybrid)

  • Lacks a supercharger or turbocharger: None vs Supercharger
  • Much less cargo room: 15.9 ft3 vs 64.0 ft3
  • Many more trips to the pumps when driving in the city: 286 miles vs 528 miles

common strengths of the Quattroporte and Touareg Hybrid

  • Both have lots of cargo room: 15.9 ft3 vs 64.0 ft3
  • Good highway range: 476 miles vs 634 miles
  • Both come standard with sun roofs
arrow Compare the 2011 Maserati Quattroporte vs the 2011 Volkswagen Touareg Hybrid

compared to car competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Touareg Hybrid compared to car competitors include: it uses hybrid technology, gets much more from a tank of gas in the city (528 miles vs 348 miles), gets significantly more from a tank of gas on the highway (634 miles vs 487 miles), has much more cargo space (64.0 ft3 vs 15.3 ft3) and is slightly more powerful (375 HP @ 6,500 RPM vs 200 HP @ 5,100 RPM).

However, on average it is slightly less fuel efficient on the highway (24 mpg vs 31 mpg), costs more ($61,385 vs $30,605), has slightly fewer airbags (5 vs 6), slightly wider turning radius (39.0 ft vs 36.4 ft) and doesn't have rear air conditioning (not available vs standard).

2012 Volkswagen Passat 2.5L SE

2012 Volkswagen Passat 2.5L SE
$26,395

Significant advantages of the Passat 2.5L SE (vs the Touareg Hybrid)

  • Better highway mileage: 31 mpg vs 24 mpg
  • Significantly cheaper: $26,395 vs $61,385
  • Premium radio comes standard

Significant disadvantages of the Passat 2.5L SE (vs the Touareg Hybrid)

  • Hybrid
  • Much less cargo room: 15.9 ft3 vs 64.0 ft3
  • Only has all-wheel drive: front-wheel drive vs all-wheel drive

common strengths of the Passat 2.5L SE and Touareg Hybrid

  • Good city range: 407 miles vs 528 miles
  • Good highway range: 574 miles vs 634 miles
  • Both have spacious back seats: 48.8 ft3 vs 44.5 ft3
arrow Compare the Passat 2.5L SE vs the Touareg Hybrid

2011 Volkswagen Golf

2011 Volkswagen Golf
$18,765

Significant advantages of the Golf (vs the Touareg Hybrid)

  • Significantly better highway mileage: 33 mpg vs 24 mpg
  • Significantly cheaper: $18,765 vs $61,385

Significant disadvantages of the Golf (vs the Touareg Hybrid)

  • Hybrid
  • Much less cargo room: 15.0 ft3 vs 64.0 ft3
  • Many more trips to the pumps when driving in the city: 334 miles vs 528 miles

common strengths of the Golf and Touareg Hybrid

  • Both have a rear seat that folds down for extra storage space
  • Child door locks come standard
  • Both have rear spoilers
arrow Compare the Golf vs the Touareg Hybrid

2011 Volkswagen GTI 2.0T

2011 Volkswagen GTI 2.0T
$25,565

Significant advantages of the GTI 2.0T (vs the Touareg Hybrid)

  • Significantly better highway mileage: 33 mpg vs 24 mpg
  • Significantly cheaper: $25,565 vs $61,385
  • More airbags: 6 vs 5

Significant disadvantages of the GTI 2.0T (vs the Touareg Hybrid)

  • Hybrid
  • Much less cargo room: 15.3 ft3 vs 64.0 ft3
  • Many more trips to the pumps when driving in the city: 348 miles vs 528 miles

common strengths of the GTI 2.0T and Touareg Hybrid

  • Both have an air compressor, quite rare for this class of vehicle: Turbocharger vs Supercharger
  • Both vehicles have above average towing capacity: 1,074 lb vs 1,280 lb
  • Both have a rear seat that folds down for extra storage space
arrow Compare the GTI 2.0T vs the Touareg Hybrid

2011 Toyota Camry XLE

2011 Toyota Camry XLE
$30,605

Significant advantages of the Camry XLE (vs the Touareg Hybrid)

  • Cheaper: $30,605 vs $61,385
  • More airbags: 6 vs 5
  • Premium radio comes standard

Significant disadvantages of the Camry XLE (vs the Touareg Hybrid)

  • Hybrid
  • Much less cargo room: 14.5 ft3 vs 64.0 ft3
  • Only has all-wheel drive: front-wheel drive vs all-wheel drive

common strengths of the Camry XLE and Touareg Hybrid

  • Good city range: 370 miles vs 528 miles
  • Good highway range: 536 miles vs 634 miles
  • Both have spacious back seats: 47.2 ft3 vs 44.5 ft3
arrow Compare the 2011 Toyota Camry XLE vs the 2011 Volkswagen Touareg Hybrid

2011 Hyundai Equus Signature

2011 Hyundai Equus Signature
$58,900

Significant advantages of the Equus Signature (vs the Touareg Hybrid)

  • Much longer-lasting basic warranty: 5 year vs 3 year
  • Much longer basic warranty: 60,000 mile vs 36,000 mile
  • Rear air conditioning comes standard

Significant disadvantages of the Equus Signature (vs the Touareg Hybrid)

  • Hybrid
  • Much less cargo room: 16.7 ft3 vs 64.0 ft3
  • Many more trips to the pumps when driving in the city: 325 miles vs 528 miles

common strengths of the Equus Signature and Touareg Hybrid

  • Both have spacious front seats: 59.7 ft3 vs 56.7 ft3
  • Fairly powerful: 378 HP @ 6,500 RPM vs 375 HP @ 6,500 RPM
  • Both have spacious back seats: 49.7 ft3 vs 44.5 ft3
arrow Compare the 2011 Hyundai Equus Signature vs the 2011 Volkswagen Touareg Hybrid

2011 Chrysler 300 300C

2011 Chrysler 300 300C
$38,995

Significant advantages of the 300 300C (vs the Touareg Hybrid)

  • More airbags: 6 vs 5
  • Premium radio comes standard

Significant disadvantages of the 300 300C (vs the Touareg Hybrid)

  • Hybrid
  • Many more trips to the pumps when driving in the city: 306 miles vs 528 miles
  • Much less cargo room: 16.3 ft3 vs 64.0 ft3

common strengths of the 300 300C and Touareg Hybrid

  • Fairly powerful: 363 HP @ 5,200 RPM vs 375 HP @ 6,500 RPM
  • Both posted zippy 1/4 mile times: 14.0 s s @ 101.4 mph mph vs 14.2 s s @ 96.0 mph mph
  • Both have spacious front seats: 55.6 ft3 vs 56.7 ft3
arrow Compare the 2011 Chrysler 300 300C vs the 2011 Volkswagen Touareg Hybrid

compared to exotic car competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Touareg Hybrid compared to exotic car competitors include: it has a supercharger to get maximum performance from the engine (supercharger vs none), is much more fuel efficient in the city (20 mpg vs 11 mpg), is much more fuel efficient on the highway (24 mpg vs 18 mpg), uses hybrid technology and costs less ($61,385 vs $408,250).

However, on average it is significantly less powerful (375 HP @ 6,500 RPM vs 563 HP @ 5,250 RPM), significantly lower top speed (125 mph vs 155 mph), is significantly more sluggish (13.7 lb/hp vs 10.5 lb/hp), doesn't have paddle shifters (not available vs standard) and doesn't have CD changer (not available vs standard).

2010 Maybach 62 Zeppelin

2010 Maybach 62 Zeppelin
$509,250

Significant advantages of the 62 Zeppelin (vs the Touareg Hybrid)

  • Much more powerful: 631 HP @ 4,800 RPM vs 375 HP @ 6,500 RPM
  • Sportier performance: 10.0 lb/hp vs 13.7 lb/hp
  • Premium radio comes standard

Significant disadvantages of the 62 Zeppelin (vs the Touareg Hybrid)

  • Much less cargo room: 21.4 ft3 vs 64.0 ft3
  • Many fewer gears: 5 vs 8
  • Hybrid

common strengths of the 62 Zeppelin and Touareg Hybrid

  • Both have an air compressor, quite rare for this class of vehicle: Twin turbocharger vs Supercharger
  • Lots of cargo room: 21.4 ft3 vs 64.0 ft3
  • Both have good airbag coverage: 6 vs 5
arrow Compare the 2010 Maybach 62 Zeppelin vs the 2011 Volkswagen Touareg Hybrid

2011 Rolls-Royce Phantom

2011 Rolls-Royce Phantom
$385,000

Significant advantages of the Phantom (vs the Touareg Hybrid)

  • Significantly higher top speed: 150 mph vs 125 mph
  • Paddle shifters comes standard
  • Premium radio comes standard

Significant disadvantages of the Phantom (vs the Touareg Hybrid)

  • Lacks a supercharger or turbocharger: None vs Supercharger
  • Many more trips to the pumps when driving in the city: 290 miles vs 528 miles
  • Much worse city mileage: 11 mpg vs 20 mpg

common strengths of the Phantom and Touareg Hybrid

  • Good city range: 290 miles vs 528 miles
  • Good highway range: 475 miles vs 634 miles
  • People mover: 5 vs 5
arrow Compare the 2011 Rolls-Royce Phantom vs the 2011 Volkswagen Touareg Hybrid

2011 Rolls-Royce Ghost

2011 Rolls-Royce Ghost
$250,200

Significant advantages of the Ghost (vs the Touareg Hybrid)

  • Significantly more powerful: 563 HP @ 5,250 RPM vs 375 HP @ 6,500 RPM
  • Significantly higher top speed: 155 mph vs 125 mph
  • Sportier performance: 9.7 lb/hp vs 13.7 lb/hp

Significant disadvantages of the Ghost (vs the Touareg Hybrid)

  • Much less cargo room: 14.0 ft3 vs 64.0 ft3
  • Many more trips to the pumps when driving in the city: 283 miles vs 528 miles
  • Hybrid

common strengths of the Ghost and Touareg Hybrid

  • Both have an air compressor, quite rare for this class of vehicle: Twin turbocharger vs Supercharger
  • Both have lots of cargo room: 14.0 ft3 vs 64.0 ft3
  • Good city range: 283 miles vs 528 miles
arrow Compare the 2011 Rolls-Royce Ghost vs the 2011 Volkswagen Touareg Hybrid

2010 Maybach 57 S

2010 Maybach 57 S
$408,250

Significant advantages of the 57 S (vs the Touareg Hybrid)

  • Much more powerful: 604 HP @ 4,800 RPM vs 375 HP @ 6,500 RPM
  • Sportier performance: 10.5 lb/hp vs 13.7 lb/hp
  • Premium radio comes standard

Significant disadvantages of the 57 S (vs the Touareg Hybrid)

  • Much less cargo room: 14.9 ft3 vs 64.0 ft3
  • Many more trips to the pumps when driving in the city: 291 miles vs 528 miles
  • Many fewer gears: 5 vs 8

common strengths of the 57 S and Touareg Hybrid

  • Both have an air compressor, quite rare for this class of vehicle: Twin turbocharger vs Supercharger
  • Both have lots of cargo room: 14.9 ft3 vs 64.0 ft3
  • Good city range: 291 miles vs 528 miles
arrow Compare the 2010 Maybach 57 S vs the 2011 Volkswagen Touareg Hybrid