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stay away from the routon
Cons: the overall qualityPurchased a 2009 Routon S. By far, the worse vehicle ever owned. Will avoid VW and Chrysler forever more. Run away fast from this vehicle. Constant time in shop, window motors replaced, headlight took on water, service dept botched a transmission seal job, all within about 9 months. Sold vehicle. EXTREMELY BAD VEHICLE, as well as corporate VW-a useless company.
Pros: Wife like interior comfort. I like engine & handling.
Cons: Nothing comes to mind.
Advice: Test drive with 4.o Liter & you'll love it.After a year of family & cargo hauling we can report that our SEL Routan is a well built van. Good MPG and family frendly lay out. VW free maintaince is a comfort too. 4.0 Liter engine & 6 speed is a great combination for city or hwy. driving. We tested 3 other vans but chose Routan and have had a positive experience. We added back up sensors.