The Touareg Hybrid is powered by a supercharged 3.0-liter V6 and 47-hp electric motor for a combined power output of 380-hp. An 8-speed automatic puts the power to the ground through a 4MOTION all-wheel drive system. Regenerative braking helps to recharge the battery, and the automatic start-stop system conserves fuel when the vehicle is stopped.... Read more »
Volkswagen Touareg Hybrid
Most people don't associate Volkswagen with luxury SUVs or hybrids, but the VW Touareg Hybrid is both -- a plush four-wheel drive off-roader that uses both a supercharged V6 and electric motor to provide V8-like power. It's ideal for those who want a powerful SUV without the guilt associated with a premium badge or a thumping eight-cylinder engine. And, because of that, the Touareg Hybrid is a pretty good value among luxury 4x4s.