2013 Volkswagen Touareg vs. 2013 Jeep Grand Cherokee

To start off, both 2013 Volkswagen Touareg and 2013 Jeep Grand Cherokee were released in the same year (2013). Therefore the support and the availability on parts for both vehicles should be relatively similar. At 3,600 cc (6 cylinders), 2013 Jeep Grand Cherokee is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2013 Jeep Grand Cherokee (286 HP @ 6400 RPM) has 49 more horse power than 2013 Volkswagen Touareg. (237 HP @ 4000 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2013 Jeep Grand Cherokee should accelerate faster than 2013 Volkswagen Touareg. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2013 Volkswagen Touareg weights approximately 142 kg more than 2013 Jeep Grand Cherokee.

Both vehicles are all wheel drive (AWD) - it offers better handling, traction, and control in all driving conditions compared with front wheel drive or rear wheel drive vehicles. With that said, do keep in mind that many other factors such as speed and the wear on your tires can also have significant impact on traction and control. Let's talk about torque, 2013 Volkswagen Touareg (550 Nm @ 2000 RPM) has 197 more torque (in Nm) than 2013 Jeep Grand Cherokee. (353 Nm @ 4800 RPM). This means 2013 Volkswagen Touareg will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2013 Jeep Grand Cherokee.

Compare all specifications:

2013 Volkswagen Touareg 2013 Jeep Grand Cherokee
Make Volkswagen Jeep
Model Touareg Grand Cherokee
Year Released 2013 2013
Body Type SUV SUV
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 3000 cc 3600 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type V V
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 237 HP 286 HP
Engine RPM 4000 RPM 6400 RPM
Torque 550 Nm 353 Nm
Torque RPM 2000 RPM 4800 RPM
Engine Bore Size 83 mm 96 mm
Engine Stroke Size 91 mm 83 mm
Fuel Type Diesel Gasoline
Drive Type AWD AWD
Transmission Type 8-speed automatic 5-speed automatic
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 2256 kg 2114 kg
Vehicle Length 4795 mm 4821 mm
Vehicle Width 1940 mm 2154 mm
Vehicle Height 1732 mm 1763 mm
Wheelbase Size 2893 mm 2916 mm
Fuel Consumption 6.8 L/100km 8.8 L/100km
Fuel Consumption City 11.2 L/100km 13 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 100 L 93 L


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