Volkswagen Touran (10 on) - Review

Review by Chris Ebbs on
Last Updated: 15 Nov 2012
‘Cleanse, downsize and economise.’ It’s the mantra behind most new cars these days, and Volkswagen has been at the forefront of this attitude shift for many years.

4 out of 5

Running costs

Insurance groups range from 12E for the 1.2-litre petrol engine to 21E for the 2.0-litre TDI 168bhp diesel. BlueMotion cars return good economy and emit lower CO2 levels, so would be a good pick for saving extra cash.

* based on most recent data

Estimated fuel cost for 10,000 miles per year


£1,248 - £1,430 *


£991 - £1,234 *

The estimated fuel cost figure is a guide to how much this model will cost to fuel each year, so you can compare between cars. It's calculated by using the model's average mpg (calculated from both town centre and motorway driving) and the average fuel price. It's based on the following cost-per-litre: petrol 129p and diesel 133p. Prices are updated daily.

Summary Running Costs

Servicing period

10,000 miles


3 yearwarranty/ 60,000 miles

Road tax (12 months)

£110.00 - £180.00

Vehicle excise duty (VED) varies according to the CO2 emissions and the fuel type of the vehicle. For cars registered after March 1st 2001 VED or road tax is based on the car's CO2 emissions. For cars registered before March 1st 2001 it is based on engine size.

Full running costs data

4 out of 5

Green credentials

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CO2 emission figure (g/km)

Fuel economy rating

The arrows indicate the best and worst CO2 bands for this model.

Emissions summary

The 1.6-litre diesel BlueMotion is the green pick. Thanks to stop/start and other ‘eco’ systems, this version emit just 121g/km CO2.

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