Purchased my 2013 TDI LUX a week ago. Been very pleased with the truck. Traded both my 2005 F250 Powerstroke truck and my VW JSW TDI. The torque is phenomenal and it tows my 2005 Custom Laser Boat with 496 HO mercruiser stern drive. ~5000 lbs. boat and trailer combined. I love every feature this SUV offers. Towing my boat on Sport mode keeps the RPM in its maximum torque values. Again, another german engineering at its best. The mileage per gallon either towing or around town beats any gas engines out there. Reliability and longevity of a diesel is absolutely uncontested.
Full time AWD on this luxury SUV is an absolute necessity for everyday driving. It makes the driving experience astounding! The capability of go anywhere and do anything is just amazing! Feeling safe in doing so is great! Arriving at your destination with class, style and luxury. The voice command feature is amazing!
With todays LED technology i felt that the cabin lighting needs improvement. The dull incandescent light does not match the advance technology that is on the dash, headlights, and the RNS 850 unit. Changing the Sirius Satellite channels needs to be improved upon. The station scans rather than changing into the preset stations unlike my VW JSW TDI with RNS 315.