Volkswagen Routan

Price $28,575 – $42,975
Fuel consumption 7.9 – 12.2 L/100km
The Car Guide rating N/A
Volkswagen is offering up its minivan with virtually no changes compared to 2011. Built on the same base as the Dodge Grand Caravan and the Chysler Town & Country, the Routan is available in three trims. Only one engine is on the menu, however, a 3.6L V6 that delivers 283 hp and 260 lbs.-ft. of torque. It only gets one transmission too, a 6-speed automatic

Detailed ratings

The Car Guide rating N/A
Driving N/A
Safety N/A
Interior N/A
Reliability N/A
Winter driving N/A
Comfort N/A

What's new in 2012



  • Dynamic engine
  • Elegant dashboard
  • Guaranteed versatility
  • More enjoyable to drive
  • Six-speed automatic transmission


  • Controversial silhouette
  • Unproven reliability
  • Some versions are costly
  • No all-wheel drive