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Vehicle 2007 Dodge Truck Caravan Cargo Van Base 2012 Volkswagen Routan S
General
Body Style Minivan,VAN,VAN Minivan,VAN
EPA Classification CARGOVAN MINIVAN2
Turbo N N
Drive Train
City MPG 18 17
Combined MPG n/a 20
Displacement (CC) 3301 3604
Driveline FWD FWD
Final Drive Ratio 3.62 3.16
Fuel Capacity (gal) 20.0 20.5
Fuel System SEFI SEFI
Fuel Type Gas FFV
Gas Guzzler Tax $0 $0
Highway MPG 24 25
Horsepower @ RPM 180@5000 283@6350
PowerToWeightRatio 21.1 15.9
RPM @ Peak Horsepower 5000 6350
Standard Transmission 4 Speed Automatic 6 Speed Automatic
Torque @ RPM 210@4000 260@4400
Transmission Speeds 4 6
Transmission Type A A
Type of Engine 3.3L V6 3.6L V6
Valves 12 24
Exterior
Curb weight (lbs) 3764 4494
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Maximum n/a 6050
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Standard n/a 6050
Overall Height (in) 68.9 68.9
Overall Length (in) 189.3 202.5
Overall Width (in) 78.6 76.9
Wheelbase (in) 113.3 121.2
Interior - Cargo - Carrying
Trunk Volume (cu ft) n/a 32.7
Interior - Passengers
Headroom front (in) 39.7 37.2
Headroom rear (in) n/a 39.7
Hip room front (in) 57.2 57.0
Hip room rear (in) n/a 64.8
Leg room front (in) 40.6 40.6
Leg room rear (in) n/a 36.3
Passenger Volume n/a 163
Seating Capacity - Maximum 2 7
Seating capacity - Standard 2 7
Shoulder room front (in) 62.9 63.0
Shoulder room rear (in) n/a 64.7
Third seat head room (in) n/a 37.9
Third seat hip room (in) n/a 48.7
Third seat leg room (in) n/a 31.8
Third seat shoulder room (in) n/a 62.0
Suspension
Front suspension Ind IND
Ground Clearance (in) 5.6 6.1
Rear Suspension Semi Semi
Track Front 63.0 65.0
Track Rear 64.0 64.8
Towing
Tow Capacity (Maximum) n/a 2000
Tow Capacity Standard n/a 2000
Turning Radius
Steering Diameter Left 37.6 38.0
Steering Diameter Right 37.6 38.0
Warranty
Powertrain Miles 36000 60000
Powertrain Time (Months) 36 60
Rust Miles 100000 100000
Rust Time (Months) 60 60
Warranty - Basic Miles 36000 36000
Warranty - Basic Time (Months) 36 36






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