Volkswagen Routan

Which Cars Fit Three Car Seats?

By Jennifer Newman on Tue Apr 04 14:00:00 GMT-06:00 2017


CARS.COM — Parents are often searching for the automotive holy grail: a car that's not a minivan and can fit three child-safety seats across the backseat. In our Car Seat Checks, we've found the answer that parents and caretakers need. More… Read More

Which Cars Fit Three Car Seats?

By Jennifer Newman on Tue Apr 04 14:00:00 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — Parents are often searching for the automotive holy grail: a car that's not a minivan and can fit three child-safety seats across the backseat. In our Car Seat Checks, we've found the answer that parents and caretakers need. More… Read More

Recall Alert: 2009 Volkswagen Routan

By Matt Schmitz on Thu Feb 25 10:16:56 GMT-06:00 2016

CARS.COM Vehicles Affected: Approximately 1,000 model-year 2009 Volkswagen Routan minivans manufactured between Feb. 7 and Aug. 28, 2008 The Problem: The airbag control units may corrode and fail, causing the airbags to not fully deploy in a crash, increasing the… Read More

Latest Airbag Recall Could Affect Millions, and It's Not From Takata

By Kelsey Mays on Mon Feb 08 09:26:50 GMT-06:00 2016

CARS.COM — A major new airbag recall could affect owners of nearly 2 million vehicles in the U.S., and it's not from Takata. It's important that you get the problem fixed with Continental airbag systems, but some of the automakers… Read More

Recall Alert: 2008-2009 Dodge and Chrysler Minivans, 2009 Dodge Journey

By Jennifer Geiger on Thu Feb 04 09:26:33 GMT-06:00 2016

CARS.COM Vehicles Affected: Approximately 112,000 model-year 2009 Dodge Journey SUVS, model-year 2008-09 Dodge Grand Caravan and Chrysler Town & Country minivans and the related model-year 2009 Volkswagen Routan minivans. The Problem: In the affected vehicles, occupant restraint controller components exposed… Read More

Recall Alert: 2009-2010 Volkswagen Routan

By Jennifer Geiger on Fri Apr 17 08:43:13 GMT-06:00 2015

Vehicles Affected: Approximately 20,600 model-year 2009 Routan minivans manufactured from June 25, 2008, to June 10, 2009, and model-year 2010 Routans manufactured from Oct. 1, 2009, to Aug. 11, 2010. The Problem: According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration,… Read More

Recall Alert: 2009 Volkswagen Routan

By Matt Schmitz on Fri Aug 08 03:59:06 GMT-06:00 2014

Vehicles Affected: Nearly 19,000 model-year 2009 Volkswagen Routan minivans The Problem: Road conditions or some other jarring event may cause the ignition switch to move out of the Run position, turning off the engine. If the key inadvertently moves into… Read More

Which Cars Fit Three Car Seats?

By Jennifer Newman on Tue Oct 15 05:00:00 GMT-06:00 2013

For our updated list of cars that can fit three car seats, click here. CARS.COM UPDATE 10/15/2013: Parents are often searching for the automotive holy grail: a car that's not a minivan and can fit three child-safety seats across the backseat.… Read More

Volkswagen Routan Still Hangs by a Thread

By Kelsey Mays on Wed Dec 12 19:39:24 GMT-06:00 2012

Volkswagen's Routan minivan — yes, the one originally touted by actress Brooke Shields — is on life support. Production of the Chrysler Town & Country-based minivan, which is assembled through a joint partnership between the two automakers since mid-2008, has… Read More

Recall Alert: 2012 Volkswagen Routan

By Jennifer Geiger on Wed Apr 11 03:27:28 GMT-06:00 2012

Volkswagen is recalling a small number of model-year 2012 versions of the Routan minivan due to problems with rear hub bearing assemblies, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Only 15 vehicles are affected by the recall; they were… Read More

Mother Proof's view

By BreAnn Ahara on Fri Feb 17 05:00:00 GMT-06:00 2012

As a young girl, I had unrealistic dreams of kicking conventionality and carting my future children around in a Volkswagen Bus. Now I'm an adult with two daughters, and I was more than happy to cart them around in the… Read More