Are Vw Routans Difficult To Repair



Why did Volkswagen stop making the Routan?

Production of the Routan was halted in 2012 due to high inventory levels, and Volkswagen announced the 2013 model year would be primarily reserved for rental car companies and other fleets, with limited availability to the public at dealer showrooms.

Is VW Routan a good van?

The VW Routan is a very reliable family van with a really great look. Very comfortable riding and pleasant to drive. Very good in fuel efficiency and the on board entertainment features(like 3 screens DVD players) are awesome. Rating breakdown (out of 5):

Are Volkswagens hard to work on?

According to, Volkswagens are slightly less likely to need urgent repairs as compared to other cars.

Does Routan have stow go?

The seats also get mixed reviews. While most reviewers agree that the Routan’s seats are more comfortable than seats in Chrysler minivans, the Routan doesn’t have Chryslers available Stow-N-Go or Swivel-N-Go seating, which limits their versatility. Despite the trade offs, reviewers generally like the Routan’s interior.

What is the meaning of Routan?

VW says the name Routan is derived from the word. “route” and the suffix “-an,” which is in line with the naming strategy used for VW’s European vans, the Touran and Sharan, that are not available in the U.S. “The main thing for us is the first part is ‘route,’ which connotes what’s most important,” the spokesman says.

Who builds the VW Routan?

Chrysler will build Routan in Windsor, Ontario. VW-designed changes to suspension, front and rear styling and the interior transform a Dodge Caravan into a Routan. It will be powered by Chrysler 3.8- or 4-liter V-6 engines mated to automatic transmissions.

How many miles do Volkswagens last?

A Volkswagen should last you 100,000 to 200,000 miles if you take proper care of it. There are even people who have Volkswagens with over 260,000 miles on them. Volkswagens are German cars, made with world-class engineering. They are built to run on the Autobahn, German highways without speed limits.

What is the most reliable Volkswagen?

Out of all VW models, the Volkswagen Golf is said to be one of the most reliable and a great all-round car for drivers who are looking for comfort, convenience and long term reliability. In 2016, the Volkswagen Tiguan, a small SUV model, was found to be one of the most dependable SUVs on the market.

What are stow and go seats?

Stow ‘n Go® seating is a feature for second-row seats of minivan models. Stow ‘n Go seating allows for second-row seats to be completely stowed within the cabin floor, or removed, to free up the maximum amount of cargo space in the minivan.

Is Volkswagen Routan a Dodge Caravan?

The new Volkswagen Routan minivan is, in fact, a rebadged Chrysler Town and Country/Dodge Grand Caravan, sharing the Chrysler vans’ platform, engines, transmissions and suspension architecture, not to mention their Windsor, Ontario, assembly line.