2006 Volkswagen Phaeton V8 (A6) Sedan Ratings, Prices, Trims, Summary | J.D. Power

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2006 Volkswagen Phaeton – Overview


What’s New

For the 2006 model Volkswagen’s luxury flagship, the benefits from a horsepower to its 12-cylinder engine, which now 444 hp. This powerplant propels the big car a standing start to 60 mph in a sports six seconds. A 335-hp V-8 engine is available.


With its rivals Mercedes-Benz and BMW planning to their lineups with cars at lower price Volkswagen responded by going and building a large and luxurious the Phaeton, which launched as a model priced at some Volkswagen has announced it will selling the Phaeton in the North market after the 2006 year. Sales will in other markets.

The Phaeton offers a choice not of engines, but also of seating The engines are the 6.0L, 12-cylinder a unique #34;W#34;-shaped cylinder and the more conventional 4.2L which propels the big vehicle to 60 mph in than seven seconds. The features Volkswagen’s 4Motion system and rides on an air suspension that adjusts ride and ride quality to optimize control and comfort.

The seating choices are for four or occupants. Drivers have power adjustable seats and passengers can make 16 adjustments to seating comfort. Rear seats have 10-way adjustment in the four-seat configuration. front and rear seats are with internal ventilation and features. The car features a unique system with air vents disappear behind solid shutters.

Four-zone climate controls and a sound system also are The standard equipment list a navigation system. The V-8 comes Eucalyptus wood interior while the W12 has Walnut trim, Myrtle or Chestnut trim

The Competition

The Volkswagen Phaeton in the Large Premium Conventional a prestigious low-volume, high-dollar where engineering excellence and the safety and technology features are the of entry. While this comprises less than 0.5 of the overall U.S. light-vehicle the competition for bragging rights is

According to the J.D. Power and Sales Report, SM Volkswagen 820 Phaetons in calendar year Sales are likely to be even in 2006, as VW phases out the model in the On the other end of the spectrum, segment in 2005 were led by the Lincoln Car, which sold units during the calendar In a tight battle for second, the LS 430 (26,043 units sold) the Cadillac DTS (23,322).

Other major players in the include the BMW 7 Series, Mercedes-Benz Jaguar XJ, and Audi A8.

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