The Volkswagen Touareg has come far in the years since Cars.com reviewer Kristin Varela last critiqued it, but the SUV still has a ways to go. Varela was pleasantly surprised by the 2014 Touareg's refined ride and fun-to-drive spirit — especially the powerful acceleration she found difficult to resist when the light turned green. A luxurious interior, a panoramic roof that puts the world on display and an optional foot-swipe opening liftgate all enticed. Still, Varela says it's too spendy for a non-luxury nameplate with so-so standard offerings. Read her review below.