2009 Volkswagen Routan SE 4dr Minivan (3.8L 6cyl 6A)
Having 2 small kids, and the endless stuff that goes with them, i knew the days of non-mini van ownership were numbered. I drove the Grand caravan and was very impressed with the engine and transmission performance, Loved the conveniences of all the interior cubbies and storage compartments. I feel that VW addresses the ONLY downfall of chrysler, and thats its interior design. VW nailed the dash setup, the softtouch material looks and feels great. this van is HUGE! with the 3rd row seats folded, i can roll in strollers and bikes and still have room for the weeks groceries. the 3 year maintenance is a great relief. gas Mileage is outstanding!!, im getting 25.1 Highway (62mph)
Exterior Styling, Interior Dash Design. Transmission shifting, Very good gas millage for a 4K lb. car. LED lighting is really nice.. especially the Red dash lighting Built-in sun shades, rear door power windows. smooth Ride, and GREAT support from driver / passenger seats!
(these are all pretty minor)the Large Center console should be standard on SE, along with Fog-lights. HID lights as an option on SE. "VW style (MKV)" Instrument Cluster.