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Routan officially dead

by David Zatz on

Chrysler executives have confirmed that the Volkswagen Routan, essentially a reskinned Chrysler Town & Country  with different suspension tuning, has been dropped.

Allpar first reported on the end of Routan production in November 2012, but it was not officially declared at the time.

Some critics preferred the styling and ride of the Volkswagen Routan to the Dodge and Chrysler vans.

David Zatz founded Allpar in 1998 (based on a site he had begun in 1993-94), after years of writing reviews for retail trades. He has been quoted by the New York Times, the Daily Telegraph, the Detroit News, and USA Today. Before making Allpar a full-time career, he was a consultant in organizational psychology. You can reach him by using our contact form (much preferred) or by calling (313) 766-2304

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