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Here's how the 2009 Volkswagen Routan and the 2009 Nissan Quest measure up.
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$25,200
Starting MSRP
$25,950
Starting MSRP

Overview

Door
4-door 4-door -
Seats
7 2 -
Engine

197.0-hp, 3.8-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

235.0-hp, 3.5-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

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Combined MPG
18 19 -
Size
202.5" length, 68.9" height 204.1" length, 71.9" height -
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive -

Exterior color

Exterior color

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Interior color

Interior color

Clay

Grey-Violet

Medium Mocha

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Transmissions

Transmissions

6-Speed A/T

A/T

A/T

5-Speed A/T

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Vehicle

EPA Classification
2WD Minivan 2WD Minivans -

Wheels

Front Wheel Size
16 x -TBD- in 16 x 6.5 in -
Spare Wheel Material
N/A Steel -
Spare Wheel Size
N/A Compact in -
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel -
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel -
Rear Wheel Size
16 x -TBD- in 16 x 6.5 in -

Electrical

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
600 550 -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
160 130 -

Engine

Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas V6 -
Displacement
3.8L/-TBD- 3.5L/-TBD- -
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
197 @ 5200 235 @ 5800 -
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
230 @ 4000 240 @ 4400 -

Mileage

EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy
N/A N/A -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
16 MPG 16 MPG -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
N/A N/A -
Fuel Economy Est-Combined
18 MPG 19 MPG -
Cruising Range - City
328.00 mi 320.00 mi -
EPA MPG Equivalent - City
N/A N/A -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
23 MPG 24 MPG -
Cruising Range - Hwy
471.50 mi 480.00 mi -

Suspension

Suspension Type - Rear
Twist Beam Multi-link -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut Independent Strut -

Brakes

Brake ABS System
N/A 4-Wheel -
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr -
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
11.9 x 1.1 in 11.4 x 1.1 in -
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
N/A N/A -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes -
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
12.0 x 0.5 in 12.1 x 0.63 in -
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes -

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
20.5 gal 20 gal -
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
N/A N/A -

Steering

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
N/A 40.0 ft -
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion -
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
N/A 3.0 -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
N/A 17 -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall
N/A - -

Tires

Rear Tire Size
P225/65R16 P225/65R16 -
Front Tire Size
P225/65R16 P225/65R16 -
Spare Tire Size
N/A T135/80D16 -

Trailering

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
200 lbs 350 lbs -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
2000 lbs 3500 lbs -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
N/A - -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
N/A - -

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight
4355 lbs 4293 lbs -

Dimensions

Track Width, Rear
64.8 in 67.3 in -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings
N/A 47.7 in -
Front Leg Room
40.6 in 41.7 in -
Third Leg Room
31.8 - 37.6 in 31.6 in -
Track Width, Front
65.0 in 67.3 in -
Second Leg Room
36.3 in 42.1 in -
Height, Overall
68.9 in 71.9 in -
Third Shoulder Room
62.0 in 61.2 in -
Trunk Volume
N/A N/A -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1
140.6 - 144.4 ft³ 148.1 ft³ -
Length, Overall
202.5 in 204.1 in -
Second Shoulder Room
64.7 in 65.9 in -
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline
N/A 47.7 in -
Passenger Capacity
7 7 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3
32.7 ft³ 32.1 ft³ -
Second Hip Room
64.8 in 67.4 in -
Width, Max w/o mirrors
76.9 in 77.6 in -
Third Hip Room
48.7 in 50.0 in -
Wheelbase
121.2 in 124.0 in -
Min Ground Clearance
6.1 in 5.8 in -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1
N/A 148.7 in -
Third Head Room
37.9 in 37.6 in -
Passenger Volume
N/A 131.0 ft³ -
Front Hip Room
57.0 in 58.5 in -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2
83.0 ft³ 84.8 ft³ -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2
N/A N/A -
Liftover Height
N/A 25.0 in -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3
N/A 20.2 in -
Front Shoulder Room
63.0 in 63.8 in -
Second Head Room
39.2 - 39.7 in 41.7 in -
Front Head Room
39.8 in 41.7 in -
Cargo Box (Area) Height
46.2 - 48.6 in - -
Rear Door Opening Width
N/A - -
Rear Door Opening Height
N/A - -

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