Volkswagen Routan

BASE PRICE RANGE: $27,500-$38,000*
BODY TYPE: Midsize Minivan

WHAT'S NEW: The Routan is significantly refreshed for 2011. Expect restyled front and rear fascias along with new wheel designs and minor dynamic improvements. A redo of the interior is also a possibility. For 2010, navigation became standard equipment in SE and SE Premium trim levels, while the latter also got rear-seat entertainment tossed in the package.

LOOK FOR: Volkswagen to continue trying to convince you the Routan has the soul of a VW.

SUM UP: Euro-fan's minivan is here.
RATING: ***

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2011 Volkswagen Routan
Base Engine 3.6L/280-hp DOHC V-6*
Optional Engine None
Drivetrain Front engine, FWD, 6A
0-60 MPH 7.6 sec*
Seats/Foldway 7/3rd row
EPA city/hwy fuel econ 18/26 mpg*
Basic warranty 3 yrs/36,000 miles
Safety ABS: S; Stab: S; Trac: S; Airbags: 6*
*Estimated