When we first tested a Touareg in 2003, we were impressed by its offroad ability, but its weight took a toll on performance and fuel economy. This freshening helped with power, but fuel economy still needed attention. However, the Touareg remained a capable off-roader with a comfortable and quiet cabin, as well as excellent fit and finish. However, the vehicle is somewhat heavy and lumbering. The smaller and more accommodating VW Tiguan actually outscored it in our testing.
In most cases, automotive warranties are based on the vehicle identification number (VIN), and the warranty will be valid regardless of ownership. The dealership can tell you exactly how much warranty is left.Read more about extended warranties