Volkswagen has disclosed full pricing details for the UK-spec Touareg which begins at 43,000 GBP.

Volkswagen has disclosed full pricing details for the UK-spec Touareg which begins at 43,000 GBP.

Earlier this week VW's UK division published the Jetta facelift pricing list and now they are doing the same thing for the updated Touareg which was originally unveiled in April at the Beijing Motor Show. Calling this a "facelift" is a bit of a stretch as the cosmetic tweaks are modest at best for the Touareg "luxury SUV" as it's being labeled by its creator.

Order books are set to open on August 27 for those willing to pay the 43,000 GBP starting price. Volkswagen is offering two versions of its Euro 6-compliant 3.0-liter V6 TDI engine, one with 204 PS (150 kW) and the other with 262 PS (193 kW), with both of them being mated to an eight-speed automatic transmission.

Pay an extra 1,500 GBP and you get the Touareg SE with the 262 PS engine while for 44,700 GBP there's the 262 PS Escape trim with 4MOTION four-wheel drive, 50:50 torque split as well as center & rear axle mechanical differential locks. This variant can also be distinguished by its higher suspension more suitable for off-roading, 18-inch Karakum alloys, +15 liter larger fuel tank (at 100 liters), black roof rails, underbody protection and headlight cleaning system.

For those with more money to spare, the 204 PS R-Line kicks off at 46,000 GBP and is followed by the range-topping 262 PS R-Line at 47,500 GBP. These two get bespoke bumpers, wheel arch and sill extensions, 20-inch Tarragona wheels, lowered sports suspension and LED DRLs. Also included are R-Line seats, aluminum-like pedals, heated steering wheel, keyless entry & start along with an electrically-operated tailgate, panoramic glass sunroof and black roof lining.

Deliveries of the Volkswagen Touareg facelift in UK specification will begin in November.

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Volkswagen Touareg facelift hits UK market from 43,000 GBP