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1990 Volkswagen Vanagon Minivan

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Certified Pre-Owned (CPO) is a category of used car. Often late-model vehicles, they have been inspected, refurbished, if necessary, and are under warranty by the manufacturer.
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Volkswagen Vanagon Features and Specs

Features & Specs

  • Engine 2.1 L Flat 4-cylinder
  • Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive
  • Transmission 4-speed Manual
  • Horse Power 90 hp @ 4800 rpm
  • Fuel Economy 16/18 mpg
  • Bluetooth No
  • Navigation No
  • Heated Seats No

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Gas Mileage

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  • 16
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  • 18
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What Others Are Saying

Customer Reviews



20 years and still going

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Vehicle: 1990 Volkswagen Vanagon Carat 3dr Minivan

When I bought my Vanagon, I never thought that nearly 20 years later I would be writing a review about it. But with nearly 200,000 miles on the original drive train, numerous Boy Scout camp outs, hauling firewood, stuffed bears, cages of chickens and exotic birds, it has become a part of my family's history. It is simple enough to do most of my own repairs, extremely durable and reliable. Fuel economy is fair considering the lack of aerodynamics. It truly is a vehicle that you can own your entire life.




Old but strong

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Vehicle: 1990 Volkswagen Vanagon GL 3dr Minivan

My 1990 Volkswagen Vanagon still runs and is a blast to drive as long as you are in no rush.



1 of 1 people found this review helpful

Outstanding!!!

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Vehicle: 1990 Volkswagen Vanagon Syncro 3dr Minivan 4WD

i loved it!!it was so old yet comforable very homly



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jwomer
jwomer
08-07-1999
We had a 1990 Vanagon GL that we LOVED. I am currently considering buying a virtually perfect low mileage (55,000 miles) but outrageously expensive ($16k!!! Ouch!) Vanagon or a new Eurovan as a 3rd an...


jrosasmc
jrosasmc
06-11-2004
I'm just curious- were the Vanagon models ever affected or involved in any of this? I know that almost all VWs (including Cabriolet) used the 1.8-liter four in '90, but the Vanagons used the 2.1-liter...


nglasgow
nglasgow
01-03-2008
The locks on my 2002 Eurovan have gone spastic. It automatically locks and unlocks repeatedly, finally stopping in the locked position. Mechanics cannot get the passenger side door unlocked to open ...



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