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Volkswagen Touareg 2024: $12,000 discount for run-out examples before facelift arrives


The brand’s largest SUV has just had a big price cut prior to the facelift arriving in Q2  

Volkswagen Australia has announced it will significantly discount its current Touareg large SUV before the facelifted lineup arrives around April/ May 2024. 

The importer has cut $12,000 off the price of the entire Touareg lineup, with the base 170TDI now sitting at $86,020 driveaway, down from $98,020 driveway. 

The mid-spec 210TDI Elegance has now dropped from $117,998 driveaway to $105,998 driveaway, while the current flagship, the Touareg 210TDI R-Line, drops from $127,763 driveaway to $115,763 driveaway. 

Volkswagen Touareg 170TDI 2024 driving 3
The current Volkswagen Touareg 170TDI

The news comes just months before Volkswagen launches the facelifted Touareg locally, including the high-performance plug-in hybrid R variant

Volkswagen has stated that the Touareg is available to take home today following a recent supply boost. 

Standard specification rundown for the runout Touareg

For powertrains, the 170TDI Touaregs use a 3.0-litre turbo-diesel V6 engine that produces 170kW of power and 500Nm

Volkswagen Touareg R eHybrid 2024 - front 3/4
The Volkswagen Touareg R is coming in 2024

A more powerful 3.0-litre turbo-diesel V6 engine is fitted for the 210TDI-badged Touaregs that produces 210kW/600Nm

Both engines are paired to an eight-speed automatic transmission and Volkswagen’s all-wheel-drive system. 

Standard features for the entry Touareg includes:

  • 9.2-inch touchscreen
  • 19-inch alloy wheels
  • LED headlights and foglights
  • Apple CarPlay and Android Auto connectivity 
  • USB-A and USB-C ports 
  • Wireless phone charging 
  • Electric tailgate 
  • Leather appointed upholstery 
4WD Megatest Volkswagen Touareg 170TDI 2023 front climbing
The Volkswagen Touareg 170TDI

Stepping up into the Elegance, the mid-tier model adds:

  • IQ Light matrix LED headlights 
  • LED tail lights 
  • 20-inch alloy wheels
  • Air suspension
  • Ventilated front seats 
  • 15-inch cockpit with head-up display
  • DAB+ digital radio

The Touareg 210TDI R-Line adds:

  • All-wheel steering 
  • Active roll stabilisation
  • R-Line specific front and rear bumpers
  • Rear and side window tint
  • Stainless steel pedals 
  • R-Line leather upholstery 
  • Multi-function steering wheel with paddle shifters 
4WD Megatest Volkswagen Touareg 170TDI 2023 rear 3/4
Volkswagen has significantly discounted its Touareg before its facelift

Volkswagen also includes the brand’s IQ Drive active safety in the lineup, which includes adaptive cruise control, emergency assist, front assist with pedestrian monitoring, side assist with lane change assist, parking assist and front and rear cross traffic alert. 

Volkswagen Touareg 2024: prices in Australia

All prices listed are driveaway. 

  • 170TDI: $86,020
  • 210TDI Elegance: $105,998
  • 210TDI R-Line: $115,763