2004 Volkswagen Touareg Consumer Review: Love the vehicle - hate the re
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2004 Volkswagen Touareg - Consumer Review

2004 Volkswagen Touareg

Average Consumer Rating

587 Total Reviews

V8 4dr SUV (4.2L V8 AWD 6-speed Automatic)

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9 of 9 people found this review helpful
Love the vehicle - hate the repair bills.
By farwest on

Vehicle

2004 Volkswagen Touareg V8 AWD 4dr SUV (4.2L 8cyl 6A)

Review

Wife uses this as a daily driver to work - 20 mile round trip - almost all highway miles.
But is horribly expensive to maintain.

$700 for heater blower motor (in California - so hardly ever used).
$2800 for timing belt at 60K miles.
Just got quoted $3500 to replace the [non-permissible content removed] alternator (have to lower the friggin engine to do it).

As much as I like the Taureg, I'd never recommend anyone buy one that is out of warranty.

Best Features

Performance of the V8 is excellent.

Worst Features

Need more seat adjustments for taller drivers. Need to stop using painted plastic as it peels/get nicked and looks shabby after a few years.
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