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Selected Style 4-Door Wagon S
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Wagon S 17 25 $25,826 $26,930
4-Door Wagon SE 17 25 $30,467 $31,770
4-Door Wagon SE w/RSE 17 25 $32,404 $33,790
4-Door Wagon SE w/RSE & Navigation 17 25 $33,326 $34,750
4-Door Wagon SEL w/Navigation 17 25 $35,857 $37,390
4-Door Wagon SEL w/RSE & Navigation 17 25 $37,775 $39,390
4-Door Wagon SEL Premium 17 25 $41,467 $43,240
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Wagon Touring 17 25 $28,702 $30,260
4-Door Wagon Limited 17 25 $36,801 $39,160
4-Door Wagon Touring-L 17 25 $30,886 $32,660
Pricing
Invoice Price
$25,826
$28,702
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$26,930
$30,260
Monthly Payment Estimate
$449 / month
$504 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 17 mpg 17 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 25 mpg 25 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification 2WD Minivan 2WD Minivan
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) 39.2 - 39.7 39.3
Third Hip Room (in) 48.7 48.7
Second Shoulder Room (in) 64.7 64.1
Front Leg Room (in) 40.6 40.7
Passenger Capacity 7 7
Third Head Room (in) 37.9 37.9
Front Hip Room (in) 57.0 58.4
Third Shoulder Room (in) 62.0 62.0
Second Leg Room (in) 36.3 36.5
Front Head Room (in) 37.2 39.8
Second Hip Room (in) 64.8 65.0
Front Shoulder Room (in) 63.0 63.7
Passenger Volume (ft³) 163.5 162.8
Third Leg Room (in) 31.8 - 37.6 32.7
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 65.0 65.6
Min Ground Clearance (in) 6.1 5.6
Length, Overall (in) 202.5 202.8
Rear Door Opening Width (in) NA - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 68.9 67.9
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - 24.4
Track Width, Rear (in) 64.8 64.8
Wheelbase (in) 121.2 121.2
Rear Door Opening Height (in) NA - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 76.9 78.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 46.2 - 48.6 46.2
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 140.6 - 144.4 143.8
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) 32.7 33.0
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) - TBD - 49.0
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 83.0 83.3
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.0 x 0.5 12.0 x 0.5
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.9 x 1.1 11.9 x 1.1
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System - TBD - 4-wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 20.5 20.0
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 38.0 39.1
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - TBD - 2.9
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) NA - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.9 14.3
Tires
Spare Tire Size Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA TX4
Spare Tire Order Code NA TBK
Rear Tire Size 225/65R16 P235/60R16
Rear Tire Order Code NA TX4
Front Tire Size 225/65R16 P235/60R16
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 360 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 540 - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 3600 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 3600 - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4494 4652
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x - TBD - 16 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel NA
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x - TBD - 16 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact Compact
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - 10.3
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 700 700
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 160 160
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 283 @ 6350 283 @ 6400
Engine Type Gas/Ethanol V6 Gas/Ethanol V6
Fuel System EFI Electronic Fuel Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 260 @ 4400 260 @ 4400
Engine Order Code NA ERB
Displacement 3.6L/220 3.6L/220
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 17 17
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 20 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 25 25
Transmission
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.21 3.21
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.84 2.84
Trans Order Code NA DG2
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.16 3.16
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.57 1.45 up/1.57 down
Trans Description Cont. Automatic Automatic
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.69 0.69
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.13 4.12
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 2.28 2.28
Trans Type 6 6
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Passenger Van
Vehicle Name Volkswagen Routan Chrysler Town & Country
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Twist Beam Twist Beam
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) NA - TBD -
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score - TBD - 4
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 9.3 9.1
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating - -
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating - -
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver - -
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger - -
Overall Side Crash Rating - -
Side Barrier Rating - -
Side Barrier Rating Driver - -
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat - -
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat - -
Combined Side Rating Front Seat - -
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat - -
Rollover Rating
 
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