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Volkswagen Touareg vs. Volvo XC90 MPG

Chart is based on 77 fuel economy reports for the Volkswagen Touareg and 190 fuel economy reports for the Volvo XC90.

Volkswagen Touareg MPG

Volkswagen Touareg Volkswagen Touareg 2016 16.4 MPG Highway Percentage 10 percent Volkswagen Touareg Volkswagen Touareg 2013 29.0 MPG Highway Percentage 76 percent Volkswagen Touareg Volkswagen Touareg 2013 24.3 MPG Highway Percentage 80 percent Volkswagen Touareg Volkswagen Touareg 2012 22.0 MPG Highway Percentage 15 percent Volkswagen Touareg Volkswagen Touareg 2011 22.7 MPG Highway Percentage 6 percent Volkswagen Touareg Volkswagen Touareg 2011 26.5 MPG Highway Percentage 40 percent Volkswagen Touareg Volkswagen Touareg 2011 18.0 MPG Highway Percentage 40 percent Volkswagen Touareg Volkswagen Touareg 2010 23.2 MPG Highway Percentage 67 percent Volkswagen Touareg Volkswagen Touareg 2010 15.0 MPG Highway Percentage 0 percent Volkswagen Touareg Volkswagen Touareg 2008 13.3 MPG Highway Percentage 41 percent Volkswagen Touareg Volkswagen Touareg 2008 18.2 MPG Highway Percentage 65 percent Volkswagen Touareg Volkswagen Touareg 2007 22.4 MPG Highway Percentage 63 percent Volkswagen Touareg Volkswagen Touareg 2007 9.8 MPG Highway Percentage 17 percent Volkswagen Touareg Volkswagen Touareg 2007 16.5 MPG Highway Percentage 42 percent Volkswagen Touareg Volkswagen Touareg 2006 14.7 MPG Highway Percentage 30 percent Volkswagen Touareg Volkswagen Touareg 2006 17.0 MPG Highway Percentage 10 percent Volkswagen Touareg Volkswagen Touareg 2005 15.5 MPG Highway Percentage 12 percent Volkswagen Touareg Volkswagen Touareg 2005 16.6 MPG Highway Percentage 33 percent Volkswagen Touareg Volkswagen Touareg 2004 14.2 MPG Highway Percentage 19 percent Volkswagen Touareg Volkswagen Touareg 2004 18.4 MPG Highway Percentage 45 percent Volkswagen Touareg Volkswagen Touareg 2003.5 18.1 MPG Highway Percentage 85 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2016 4dr SUV 280-horsepower 3.6L V6
8-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat med hvy 0 90 0 10 70 16.4  
2013 4dr SUV turbocharged 240hp 3.0L V6 Diesel
8-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat med none 0 5 19 76 73 29.0  
2013 4dr SUV 280-horsepower 3.6L V6
8-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat light none 0 0 20 80 75 24.3  
2012 4dr SUV turbocharged 225hp 3.0L V6 Diesel
8-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat light light 5 15 65 15 60 22.0  
2011 4dr SUV turbocharged 225hp 3.0L V6 Diesel
8-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat med hvy 1 0 93 6 50 22.7  
2011 4dr SUV supercharged 380hp 3.0L V6 Hybrid
8-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat light hvy 5 20 35 40 60 26.5  
2011 4dr SUV 280-horsepower 3.6L V6
8-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat med hvy 0 20 40 40 65 18.0  
2010 4dr SUV turbocharged 225hp 3.0L V6 Diesel
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD w/low range
flat light none 3 14 16 67 75 23.2  
2010 4dr SUV 280-horsepower 3.6L V6
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD w/low range
hills med none 5 0 95 0 0 15.0  
2008 4dr SUV 350-horsepower 4.2L V8
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD w/low range
hills med light 25 25 9 41 73 13.3  
2008 4dr SUV 280-horsepower 3.6L V6
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD w/low range
flat med none 12 6 18 65 58 18.2  
2007 4dr SUV turbocharged 310hp 4.9L V10 Diesel
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD w/low range
flat med light 5 8 23 63 77 22.4  
2007 4dr SUV 350-horsepower 4.2L V8
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD w/low range
hills v.lt light 0 83 0 17 120 9.8  
2007 4dr SUV 276-horsepower 3.6L V6
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD w/low range
flat med light 22 23 13 42 95 16.5  
2006 4dr SUV 310-horsepower 4.2L V8
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD w/low range
flat med light 0 70 0 30 75 14.7  
2006 4dr SUV 240-horsepower 3.2L V6
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD w/low range
flat light none 15 70 5 10 60 17.0  
2005 4dr SUV 310-horsepower 4.2L V8
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD w/low range
flat med hvy 28 35 27 12 73 15.5  
2005 4dr SUV 240-horsepower 3.2L V6
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD w/low range
flat light none 19 30 17 33 60 16.6  
2004 4dr SUV 310-horsepower 4.2L V8
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD w/low range
flat med light 13 33 35 19 69 14.2  
2004 4dr SUV 220-horsepower 3.2L V6
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD w/low range
flat light light 8 17 30 45 68 18.4  
2003.5 4dr SUV 220-horsepower 3.2L V6
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD w/low range
hills med light 5 5 5 85 110 18.1  

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Volvo XC90 MPG

Volvo XC90 Volvo XC90 2011 17.5 MPG Highway Percentage 50 percent Volvo XC90 Volvo XC90 2011 24.0 MPG Highway Percentage 70 percent Volvo XC90 Volvo XC90 2010 28.9 MPG Highway Percentage 70 percent Volvo XC90 Volvo XC90 2010 18.7 MPG Highway Percentage 0 percent Volvo XC90 Volvo XC90 2010 17.9 MPG Highway Percentage 30 percent Volvo XC90 Volvo XC90 2009 16.2 MPG Highway Percentage 50 percent Volvo XC90 Volvo XC90 2008 18.8 MPG Highway Percentage 40 percent Volvo XC90 Volvo XC90 2008 17.5 MPG Highway Percentage 35 percent Volvo XC90 Volvo XC90 2008 17.9 MPG Highway Percentage 35 percent Volvo XC90 Volvo XC90 2007 21.7 MPG Highway Percentage 55 percent Volvo XC90 Volvo XC90 2007 21.4 MPG Highway Percentage 15 percent Volvo XC90 Volvo XC90 2007 17.9 MPG Highway Percentage 33 percent Volvo XC90 Volvo XC90 2006 16.5 MPG Highway Percentage 54 percent Volvo XC90 Volvo XC90 2006 18.9 MPG Highway Percentage 34 percent Volvo XC90 Volvo XC90 2006 30.0 MPG Highway Percentage 50 percent Volvo XC90 Volvo XC90 2006 18.6 MPG Highway Percentage 63 percent Volvo XC90 Volvo XC90 2005 17.5 MPG Highway Percentage 40 percent Volvo XC90 Volvo XC90 2005 18.5 MPG Highway Percentage 50 percent Volvo XC90 Volvo XC90 2005 19.2 MPG Highway Percentage 47 percent Volvo XC90 Volvo XC90 2005 17.9 MPG Highway Percentage 44 percent Volvo XC90 Volvo XC90 2004 18.0 MPG Highway Percentage 26 percent Volvo XC90 Volvo XC90 2004 17.1 MPG Highway Percentage 18 percent Volvo XC90 Volvo XC90 2004 20.2 MPG Highway Percentage 35 percent Volvo XC90 Volvo XC90 2003 14.0 MPG Highway Percentage 10 percent Volvo XC90 Volvo XC90 2003 18.6 MPG Highway Percentage 43 percent Volvo XC90 Volvo XC90 2003 34.8 MPG Highway Percentage 93 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2011 4dr SUV 311-horsepower 4.4L V8
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat med hvy 1 9 40 50 60 17.5  
2011 4dr SUV 240-horsepower 3.2L I6
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
flat light light 0 20 10 70 65 24.0  
2010 4dr SUV turbocharged 182hp 2.4L I5 Diesel
6-speed manual AWD
hills light none 10 10 10 70 60 28.9  
2010 4dr SUV 311-horsepower 4.4L V8
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat med hvy 45 15 40 0 0 18.7  
2010 4dr SUV 235-horsepower 3.2L I6
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat light none 3 3 65 30 60 17.9  
2009 4dr SUV 235-horsepower 3.2L I6
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat light light 0 25 25 50 60 16.2  
2008 4dr SUV 311-horsepower 4.4L V8
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
hills light light 7 20 33 40 68 18.8  
2008 4dr SUV 235-horsepower 3.2L I6
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
flat light hvy 10 20 35 35 60 17.5  
2008 4dr SUV 235-horsepower 3.2L I6
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat med light 14 30 21 35 67 17.9  
2007 4dr SUV 311-horsepower 4.4L V8
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat light none 3 3 40 55 68 21.7  
2007 4dr SUV 235-horsepower 3.2L I6
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
flat light hvy 3 45 38 15 60 21.4  
2007 4dr SUV 235-horsepower 3.2L I6
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat med light 11 26 30 33 81 17.9  
2006 4dr SUV turbocharged 208hp 2.5L I5
5-speed shiftable automatic FWD
flat light hvy 6 34 6 54 60 16.5  
2006 4dr SUV turbocharged 208hp 2.5L I5
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat med none 7 33 26 34 81 18.9  
2006 4dr SUV turbocharged 182hp 2.4L I5 Diesel
6-speed manual AWD
flat light light 10 20 20 50 70 30.0  
2006 4dr SUV 311-horsepower 4.4L V8
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
hills med light 5 23 8 63 77 18.6  
2005 4dr SUV turbocharged 268hp 2.9L I6
4-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat med light 10 10 40 40 65 17.5  
2005 4dr SUV turbocharged 208hp 2.5L I5
5-speed shiftable automatic FWD
flat med none 5 30 15 50 65 18.5  
2005 4dr SUV turbocharged 208hp 2.5L I5
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat light none 6 13 34 47 63 19.2  
2005 4dr SUV 311-horsepower 4.4L V8
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat light none 6 14 37 44 69 17.9  
2004 4dr SUV turbocharged 268hp 2.9L I6
4-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat light light 1 42 31 26 70 18.0  
2004 4dr SUV turbocharged 208hp 2.5L I5
5-speed shiftable automatic FWD
flat med hvy 19 34 29 18 60 17.1  
2004 4dr SUV turbocharged 208hp 2.5L I5
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat light light 5 21 40 35 68 20.2  
2003 4dr SUV turbocharged 268hp 2.8L I6
4-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat med none 0 73 18 10 70 14.0  
2003 4dr SUV turbocharged 208hp 2.5L I5
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD
hills light light 43 5 10 43 63 18.6  
2003 4dr SUV turbocharged 161hp 2.4L I5 Diesel
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD
hills med hvy 0 8 0 93 68 34.8  

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Volkswagen Touareg vs. Volvo XC90 MPG

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What Our Members Are Saying about the Real Gas Mileage of the Volkswagen Touareg

Volkswagen Touareg Real Gas Mileage: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2012 4dr SUV turbocharged 225hp 3.0L V6 Diesel
8-speed shiftable automatic AWD
Diesel makes the extra weight of an SUV tolerable. In 4 months of use I've been getting high teens around town and 29 cruising on the highway at 70-75. Slowing down to 60-65 puts mpg just over 30. see full Volkswagen Touareg review
2011 4dr SUV turbocharged 225hp 3.0L V6 Diesel
8-speed shiftable automatic AWD
Like any diesel, it is always above EPA rating. No complaints at all. see full Volkswagen Touareg review
2011 4dr SUV supercharged 380hp 3.0L V6 Hybrid
8-speed shiftable automatic AWD
GREAT Economy. It is a game to see how high I can get up to. Last evening in a 40 minute local drive 31 mpg see full Volkswagen Touareg review
2007 4dr SUV turbocharged 310hp 4.9L V10 Diesel
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD w/low range
All that diesel power and I get 25 mpg going 80 mph on the highway. see full Volkswagen Touareg review
Volkswagen Touareg Real Gas Mileage: Cons
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2009 4dr SUV 280-horsepower 3.6L V6
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD w/low range
I do not have a heavy foot and the V6 gas version gets only about 19-21 on HWY at 60 MPH opposed to 24-27 with a X5. I drove 700 mi (interstate) and averaged only 19 @ 70 mph. Not good! see full Volkswagen Touareg review
2008 4dr SUV 350-horsepower 4.2L V8
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD w/low range
Very poor. The V6 gets barely 18 and the V8 gets 17mpg of PREMIUM. But then again you buys knowing, still disappointing. see full Volkswagen Touareg review
2006 4dr SUV 310-horsepower 4.2L V8
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD w/low range
This car gets 14.7 city and 17.5 HWY. On Premium Fuel. But we pay the price for the speed, comfort, and security of the Touareg. see full Volkswagen Touareg review
2004 4dr SUV 220-horsepower 3.2L V6
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD w/low range
14-15 mpg in todays market is not very good for an SUV with a V6. see full Volkswagen Touareg review
2004 4dr SUV 310-horsepower 4.2L V8
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD w/low range
14-16 mpg light loads around town; 6-9 when towing. see full Volkswagen Touareg review
 

TrueDelta Reviews the Real Gas Mileage of the Volvo XC90

Volvo XC90 Real Gas Mileage: Pros
YearComment
2016 The old Volvo XC90's fuel economy was stuck in the early 2000s. When fitted with a 311-horsepower 4.4-liter V8 (last offered for 2011) its EPA ratings were 13 mpg city, 19 mpg highway. The 240-horsepower 3.2-liter inline-six that powered all first-generation XC90s in recent years managed little better, 15/21. The new XC90 is a couple hundred pounds lighter than the original one, and its only engine is a 2.0-liter four-cylinder. Two liters doesn't sound like nearly enough to motivate 4,400 pounds of all-wheel-drive crossover? Well, this particular engine happens to be both supercharged and turbocharged (the former to avoid the lag usually associated with a large, high-boost-pressure turbo) to the tune of 316 horsepower, five more than the old V8. The payoff: EPA ratings of 20 mpg city, 25 mpg highway. The highway figure is lower than that of the MDX (26), but the city figure is the best for a gasoline-powered fancy-brand three-row crossover. The trip computer averages during my week with the new XC90 largely confirmed these ratings. With a light foot in the suburbs I observed up to 27 mpg, a couple better than the Acura. Averages around 23 were common. Make frequent use of the boost and the trip computer average sinks as low as 14 mpg, but drive competitors similarly and they guzzle at least as much gas. Want even better fuel economy? Volvo will soon offer the above engine in conjuction with electric motors that bump total output to 400 horsepower. EPA ratings for the T8 hybrid haven't yet been announced, but they're expected to be impressive. Plus it will be possible to plug in the XC90 T8 then drive it about 17 miles on electricity alone. The downside? The T8 will cost $11,800 more than the T6 even after factoring in a $4,600 tax credit. Fuel savings alone won't justify this bump. see full Volvo XC90 review
 

What Our Members Are Saying about the Real Gas Mileage of the Volvo XC90

Volvo XC90 Real Gas Mileage: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2011 4dr SUV 311-horsepower 4.4L V8
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
For an SUV it is pretty good see full Volvo XC90 review
2004 4dr SUV turbocharged 208hp 2.5L I5
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD
We did not want to drive a full size suv see full Volvo XC90 review
Volvo XC90 Real Gas Mileage: Cons
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2006 4dr SUV 311-horsepower 4.4L V8
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
City driving is horrible, even in grandpa mode. Highway is quite good though. see full Volvo XC90 review