Select a different vehicle  
Recently Viewed
There are no recently viewed vehicles to display

Average Consumer Rating 103 Total Reviews
Write a review

Performance
Comfort
Value
Fun-to-Drive
Interior Design
Exterior Design
Build Quality
Reliability
Outstanding Mini-van
By JPT on
Vehicle
2009 Volkswagen Routan SE 4dr Minivan w/Rear Seat Entertainment (3.8L 6cyl 6A)
Review
Although there are many poor reviews of the Routan out there in cyberspace, most are written by folks who either haven't driven or don't own one. It is a great van, and drives nothing like the Town & Country. This is our first mini-van and have nothing but great things to say about it. It is superbly comfortable, quiet, and for the money (compared to Honda/Toyota) it comes well equipt. On a recent 1000 trip, it averaged 25.2 mpg (running ~70mph), which is impressive for a 4000+lb vehicle. It's future remains uncertain (Chrylser in Chapther 11, talk of not producing more Routans) this is a top notch van and I would highly recommend it.
Favorite Features
Way it drives/handles (for a mini-van). Interior styling/fit/space. Free maintenance program.
Suggested Improvements
Although the 3.8l is fine, it's a pity the 4.0 isn't standard (or even available on SE). Also a pity that a few toys are reserved only for the SEL and SEL Premium (upgraded display, better console, power 3rd row). Oh, yeh, I'd love a TDI......(but know it won't happen!)
Recommend (0) (0)
Report it
Comments (0) Post a Comment
Post a Comment

You must be signed in to post a comment.

Register

ADVERTISEMENT
Nearby Inventory Zip Code UPDATE
 
ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT
Have a question? We're here to help!
Chat*
Chat online with us
Email
Email us at help@edmunds.com
*Available daily 8AM-5PM Pacific
Phone*
Call us at 855-782-4711
SMS*
Text us at ED411