The 2012 Volkswagen Routan is best suited for families of Volkswagen vehicle. If you want proof, which is not only multimedia entertainment system with touch screen, or integrated iPod ® interface, or even simple cleaning Vienna leather seating surfaces and leatherette which it is said is the Getrankehalter. The 2012 Volkswagen Routan family-sized cup holders strategically placed around the cabin of the 2012 Volkswagen Routan . Two storage container in the center console. One in each of the front and rear doors. Four in the sliding center console. And three more in the back.
Having been extensively updated for the 2011 model year with the introduction of a new 3.6 liter V6 features an advanced 283 horsepower class-leading power, changes to 2012 Volkswagen Routan line-up include adding more features and equipment. The popular navigation Routan SEL, for example, adds keyless button start, along with rain-sensing wipers. The top-range SEL Premium adds as standard Blind Spot Monitoring and Rear Cross Path Detection. What does not change for 2012 is an exceptional value Routan. The well-equipped entry S model has a starting MSRP of $ 27.020 price, while selling 2012 Volkswagen Routan SE model line starts from $32,010.
2012 Volkswagen Routan Exterior
The 2012 Volkswagen Routan is instantly recognizable as a member of the Volkswagen family. Its front-end design refers to the horizontal elements that are part of the new design dual chromed Volkswagen blades through the chrome-ringed grille and twin horizontal blades combine through the lower intake. The bold front aero style is dominated by swept-back quad halogen headlights that seen first, take the eye to deep front bumper of the Routan, sculpted fog lamps with projector type. Seen in a rear view mirror, which is a dynamic aspect nu-minivan-like.
In profile, despite its 202.5-inch overall length and wheelbase of 121.2 inches stretched, Volkswagen designers have created a silhouette that is surprisingly elegant and visually “light”. The slim-shell hood and down the front wings, while the swept-back windshield, long roof rails and body colored tailgate spoiler add to the stylish look. 2012 Volkswagen Routan models are available in a range of seven colors, including metallic and Nocturne Black Metallic Deep Claret. And, of course, the “famous” Ice Blue Metallic that was the star of the hugely popular’One Blue’advertising spot for Volkswagen.
2012 Volkswagen Routan Interior
The heart of the 2012 Volkswagen Routan is its wide, flexible, versatile interior. Volkswagen keeps it simple, and height of comfort, featuring a design of seven seats, captain’s chairs for the two middle row seats and a third row three through banking. And flexibility is the word here. The rear bench can twist, bend and disappear into the ground to leave a completely flat load surface. Turn it over and back, and makes a perfect tailgate seat to watch the game. With both seats removed and the rear bench folded on the floor, the Routan offers a surprising 144.4 cu ft of cargo space, easily accessible through the side doors and tailgate.
There are other intelligent storage solutions worldwide, including double glove boxes or container large storage between the front large enough to accommodate a large handbag or laptop seats. There are available ceiling storage, storage tanks and two deep, large floor mounted. In addition, a number of cargo nets, the juice box holders, trinket-stashers trays cell phones, not to mention cup holders 13.
Available accelerator and brake power-adjustable pedals, seat height adjustable safety and § teering wheel height adjustable also help secure a position as driving. Volkswagen § teering wheel style has standard leather cover, even in the S model input. The white-faced instruments are, in true Volkswagen tradition, clear and unpretentious, and easy to read at a glance.
2012 Volkswagen Routan Engine
The 2012 Volkswagen Routan power-train apart is its remarkable performance, class-leading power of 283 horsepower along with 260 lb-ft of torque 90 percent of which is available from just 1,600 rpm. It is an impressive unit that focuses on light weight, high efficiency and low emissions. It has a cylinder block High pressure die casting aluminum with forged connecting rods, lightweight aluminum cylinder heads with four valves per cylinder and aluminum exhaust manifolds.
Its design incorporates twin camshafts and intake ports and high flow exhaust. These, in combination with the variable valve timing through independent cam timing, allow optimum volumetric and combustion efficiency over the full speed and load range. The result is an exceptionally flat torque curve along with high specific power. For the driver, this translates into the ability to drive and excellent throttle response for acceleration off the line and fast paced, safer. The 2012 Volkswagen Routan six-speed automatic was refined with the introduction of the new 3.6 V6 to optimize gear ratios and electronics to take advantage of breathtaking motor outputs.
2012 Volkswagen Routan Safety
Safety is a job with any minivan carrying people. That’s why the 2012 Routan is equipped with all the latest advanced security features. Safety begins inside the driver and thorax side airbags mounted in the front seats and front seat passenger. For the driver, there is the additional protection of a standard knee airbag located below the instrument panel. Also Side Curtain Protection ® airbags that provide greater protection to all outboard occupants.
Active safety features that come standard with all 2012 Routan include electronic stability control (ESC). This remarkable system helps get’back on track going through the braking and acceleration, if it detects any slip or slide. Antilock brakes (ABS) is also standard, as is the Pressure Monitoring (TPMS) that warns the driver of a flat, or goes to the needs of tire pressure. Additional features of the Routan SEL Premium include Blind Spot Monitoring and Cross Path Detection, which warns the driver when leaving a parking-restricted view of another vehicle approaching.