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2010 VW Routan SEL Premium Passenger Van

2010 Volkswagen Routan Review

(3 Stars)  The Euro-fan's minivan is here

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Overview
The Routan has received accommodation for being the most appealing minivan from JD Power and Associates. This minivan is the top of the line from VW and offers seating for up to 7 passengers. This vehicle is in direct competition with models like the Town and Country and the Grand Caravan. Since the Routan is rather new, only being released 2 years ago, it has a lot of catching up to do, but it is off to a strong start. Not offering swivel seating, may take some points away from this VW, but it also allows it to have a smaller body and small gains in the fuel economy department. The sporty look of this minivan may be its main selling point, but it truly offers a lot of options and a very strong package for anybody looking for a full sized family vehicle that can carry 7 passengers.

The higher trim levels of the Routan offer leather seats, navigation systems, rear cameras and many higher end options. The Routan may be new to the minivan game, but they have definitely done their homework.

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2010 Routan SEL Premium Passenger Minivan Vehicle Overview

  Performance Review  
Engine: 4.0L V six-cylinder OHC
Unleaded fuel
Fuel economy: EPA (08):, 17 MPG city, 25 MPG highway, 20 MPG combined and 410 mi. range
Multi-point fuel injection
20.5gallon fuel tank
Power (SAE): 251 hp @ 6,000 rpm; 259 ft lb of torque @ 4,100 rpm

'10 VW SEL Premium Passenger Van Reviews

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'10 VW SEL Premium Passenger Van Standard Equipment

  Braking and Handling  
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Four Wheel ABS
  Climate Control  
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Rear Air Conditioning
  Convenience  
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Auto On Headlights
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Cruise Control
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Keyless Entry
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Power Locks
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Power Outlet(s)
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Power Trunk/Liftgate
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Power Windows
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Rear Sunshade
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Steering Wheel Scope
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Steering Wheel Tilt
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Trip Computer
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Vehicle Information Center
  Exterior  
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Moonroof
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Privacy Glass
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Roof Rail
  Interior  
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Cargo Net
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Cup Holders
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Leather-Wrapped Steering Wheel
  Safety  
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Adjustable Pedals
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Auto Day/Night Mirror
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Auto Dimming Mirrors
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Brake Assist
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Daytime Running Lights
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Driver Air Bag
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Engine Immobilizer
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Front Fog Lights
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Front Wipers, Variable Intermittent
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Head/Curtain Airbag
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Heated Outside Mirrors
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HID Headlights
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Integrated Turn Signal Mirrors
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Memory Mirrors
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Parking Distance Control
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Passenger Air Bag
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Rear Airbag
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Rear Curtain Airbag
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Rear View Camera
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Theft Deterrent System
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Traction Control
  Seats  
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Dual Power Seats
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Folding Rear Seat
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Heated Front Seats
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Leather Seats
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Memory Seat
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Third row seat
  Sound and Entertainment  
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Compact Disc Changer
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Compact Disc MP3 Capable
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Compact Disc Player
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DVD Entertainment
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Satellite Radio
  Suspension  
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Self-Leveling Suspension
  Technology  
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Blue Tooth Compatible
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Homelink Universal Transmitter
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Navigation System
  Tires and Wheels  
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Alloy Wheels
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