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2009 Volkswagen RoutanReview
Eric writes:
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This car is so great I dont want another car.

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2009 Volkswagen RoutanReview
GuruKDNTZ writes:
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It is no longer made so it is hard to find a low mileage Routan. It is a Chrysler town and country rebadged. It comes with a lot of standard features. I would highly recommend one. Especially if you can find a low mileage one.

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2009 Volkswagen Routan SEReview
Heather writes:
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It's Had Some Issues — It's a great minivan for an early 30's driver. It is sleekly styled, but now that it has almost 100k on it, is starting to deteriorate. It doesn't owe us much, but due to our mileage we are upside down in it due to financing.

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: The power features are convenient, the styling of the dreaded minivan is great.

Cons: had major transmission issues, covered under warranty, but not fun.

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2009 Volkswagen Routan SEReview
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Great Economy Van With Lots Of Features — I love this van. It has all the amenities to keep kids occupied on long trips while keeping the comfort of an easy chair. This van has a lot of stowaway so storage/hauling small to medium furniture is easy. Back up camera and powered rear mirrors make seeing behind you a cake walk. Power everything makes opening/closing doors (including hatch) as easy as touching a button.

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: Great Van.  Powerful.  I make long trips over mountains and it can keep up with little loss of mpg's.

Cons: Has a tendency to act underpowered in lower gears (I'm guessing this is by design as it is meant to go faster)

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2009 Volkswagen Routan SE with RSEReview
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Fun And Practical At Once. — In relation to minivans, this is a great choice in terms of looks, comfort, and practicality. The sound system is great, bluetooth phone sync is useful, and the car looks and drives like you would expect from a Volkswagen. The price range is fantastic, especially given the runaway rising prices of other minivan imports.

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: Every bit a Volkswagen in terms of handling and comfort to drive. Sleek interior and overall quite well-designed.

Cons: Trunk storage could be better. Getting to the backseat isn't easy, as it is in any minivan.

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2009 Volkswagen Routan SEL with RSEReview
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It Great For The Kids...make You Still Feel Old When You Drive It Though — I bought is car for the kids really. The feautres it came with 2 dvd screens and it does its job in keeping them quite on long drives. When the twins were very small it the power doors and trunk were so nice when it was raining ect. It is really easy to drive and has great power. We tow our 4wheeler and dirt bike with it now problem. There really isnt anything bad about the car persay but its still a minivan. Now that the kids are older I would love to have an escalade to show off some class and still have the room with the features so we will see overall the car is an easy 4.5 stars....would be 5 but it is kind of a gas guzzler.

Pros: Hauls all the kids and their stuff. Having a 3 year old and twins a van was a must

Cons: Its a mini van and I still cant seem to get over that.

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2009 Volkswagen Routan SELReview
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It's A Vw! — Great van, it puts other mini vans to shame! Overall it is fun to drive, handles great, has every kind of option you would want and need. I would highly recommend it to others. I love it! Not to mention its a VW!

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Loaded

Cons: Awesome ride

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2009 Volkswagen Routan SELReview
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Drive It To Experience It — build in Windsor, Ontario and cheaper than Dodge Grand Caravan... and better quality and price and engine... What a shame Grand Caravan. German cars were, are and will be the best in the world. Ford, Chrysler and GM just wish to be better than German cars, but because of CAW it will never be better than German cars

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: it's VW!!!

Cons: that's made by CAW members

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2009 Volkswagen Routan SELReview
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American Roominess Wrapped In Teutonic Sensibilities--it's Good To Go — I've owned the Routan for a week. I've gotten raves from all my friends. I love it. The interior looks better than the Chrysler. I have read so many negative reviews. I don't get it. First off, the reviewers feel it's awful that the Routan started as a Town & Country. Yeah, Dodge and Chrysler are so bad that GM and Ford can't compete with them. Volkswagen started with the best American-made mini-van (designed for mainstream Americans), then changed the things they didn't like. They dressed up the interior trim. Maybe Chrysler didn't want to share Stow-n-Go Captain's chairs, but VW put in more comfortable seats. They wanted something with European mystique, so they changed the nose and tail. Then they changed the suspension to take out some of the wallow. You end up with the best of two worlds. The dealer kept telling me "It's not a mini-van," then he'd use some lame descriptor. The Germans have a word for it: Grossraumlimousinen. That's good enough for me.

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: Ride, comfort, amenities for the money

Cons: Dealer service can be slow

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2009 Volkswagen Routan SReview
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Awesome — Well, I do love the way the thing handles! Folding rear seats-right into the floor leaves plenty of cargo space when it is needed...and in floor storage is awesome too...no more balls rolling around the inside-not when you can contain them! over all a great van! We average 20 mpg city and close to 24 mpg highway-for a 6 cylinder van you cant get much better than this!

Pros: handling, space, mpg

Cons: .....ummm......can i say-NOTHING!???

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2010 Volkswagen Routan Reviews

Comfortable & Functional By John

I like the styling & ride of this vehicle. It is enjoyable to drive & my wife even feels comfortable tooling around in a van especially with the rear view camera which eliminates much of the fear whe... Read More

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Surprising power & acceleration for a family car let alone a mini van! The VW upgrades are very nicely designed but the Chrysler build quality is evident. The exterior styling is great, interior c... Read More

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