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Vehicle 2006 Dodge Caravan SWB SXT 2009 Volkswagen Routan S
12-Volt, 600 Cold Cranking Amp Battery No Yes
140-Amp Alternator Yes No
160-Amp Alternator No Yes
2 Front and 5 Rear Cupholders, 7 Cupholders Total Yes No
2 Front Power Outlets No Yes
3.3-Liter, 60-Degree V6, 12-Valve, OHV, SEFI Engine; Front/Transverse Mounted With Horsepower Of 180@5200 and Torque Of 210@4000; Cast Iron Block and Alloy Cylinder Heads Yes No
3.8-Liter, V6, 12-Valve, OHV, SEFI Engine; Front Mounted With Horsepower Of 197@5200, Torque Of 230@4000, Cast Iron Block and Alloy Cylinder Heads No Yes
4 Front Cupholders Total No Yes
4-Speed Electronically Controlled Adaptive Automatic Transmission With Overdrive Yes No
4-Wheel Anti-Lock Brakes No Yes
500-Amp Battery Yes No
5535-Lb Gross Vehicle Weight Rating No Yes
6-Speed Electronically Controlled Adaptive Manually Interactive Automatic Transmission With Overdrive No Yes
Adaptive Automatic Transmission Yes No
Alloy Wheels, 16-In. X 6.5-In. Yes No
AM/FM Radio With 6 Speakers Total; Cassette Player; CD Player Yes No
AM/FM Radio With 6 Speakers Total; CD Player; MP3 Player No Yes
Audible Warning Yes No
Automatic Headlights With Automatic Off No Yes
Automatic Headlights With Automatic Off and Time Delay Yes No
Auxiliary Input Jack No Yes
Cargo Area Light Yes No
Cargo Net Yes Yes
Carpet Located In Passenger Cabin and Cargo Area Yes Yes
Child Safety Door Locks Yes No
Cloth Seats Yes Yes
Coinholder Yes No
Color-Keyed Exterior Door Handles Yes No
Compact Spare Tire Yes No
Cruise Control Yes Yes
Daytime Running Lights No Yes
Deep Tinted Privacy Glass Yes No
Driver Airbag With Dual Stage Deployment No Yes
Driver Airbag With Multi-Stage Deployment Yes No
Driver Door Mounted Storage No Yes
Driver Manual Lumbar Support Yes No
Driver Side Sliding Van Door No Yes
Dual Black Power Adjustable Heated Exterior Rearview Mirrors No Yes
Dual Power Adjustable Heated Folding Exterior Rearview Mirrors Yes No
Dual Sliding Van Doors With Driver Side Glass and Passenger Side Fixed Window Glass Yes No
Dual Sunvisors Yes No
Dual Vanity Mirrors Yes No
Electronic Brake Assistance No Yes
Electronic Stabilization Program ESP(R) Vehicle Stability Control System No Yes
Free Scheduled Maintenance For 36 Months or 36,000 Miles No Yes
Front Air Dam Yes Yes
Front and Rear 3-Point Seatbelts No Yes
Front and Rear Body Color Bumpers No Yes
Front and Rear Body Color Fascia Yes No
Front and Rear Bumpers Yes No
Front and Rear Outboard 3-Point Seatbelts With Rear Center Lapbelt Yes No
Front and Rear Seatbelt Height Adjusters Yes Yes
Front and Rear Seatbelt Pretensioners Yes No
Front Covered Lower Console Storage Located Floor No Yes
Front Crumple Zone No Yes
Front Dual Door Mounted Storage Yes No
Front Dual Low Back Bucket Seats With Fold-Down Armrests and Manually Adjustable Headrests Yes No
Front Dual Reclining Bucket Seats Manually Adjusts 4-Ways Total With Armrests No Yes
Front Dual Sunvisors No Yes
Front Floor Mats Yes Yes
Front Locking Storage Yes No
Front Map Lights Yes No
Front Passenger Airbag With Multi-Stage Deployment Yes No
Front Passenger Underseat Storage Yes No
Front Power 281-mm X 28-mm Vented Disc and Rear Power 250-mm X 55-mm Drum Brakes Yes No
Front Power Outlet Yes No
Front Power Vented Disc and Rear Power Solid Disc Brakes No Yes
Front Pretensioners No Yes
Front Reading Lights No Yes
Front Stabilizer Bar Yes No
Glovebox Yes Yes
Graphite Pattern Bezel Located On Instrument Panel Yes No
Halogen Headlights Yes No
Illuminated Entry No Yes
Illuminated Entry System Yes No
Independent Iso Strut Front Suspension With Coil Springs and Gas-Charged Shock Absorbers Yes No
Independent Live Rear Suspension With Coil Springs and Shock Absorbers No Yes
Independent MacPherson Front Suspension With Coil Springs and Shock Absorbers No Yes
Interior Load Area Light No Yes
Intermittent Rear Window Wiper/Washer Yes No
Keyless Entry Operated Via Key Fob Yes Yes
Knee Airbag Yes No
L A T C H Yes Yes
Leather Steering Wheel No Yes
Manual Air Conditioning Yes Yes
Manually Interactive Automatic Transmission No Yes
Metallic Paint (If Selected) Yes Yes
Multi-Function Remote Operates Door Lock/Unlock and Illuminated Entry Yes No
Multi-Function Remote Operates Door Lock/Unlock, Anti-Theft, Liftgate and Panic Alarm No Yes
Open Lower Console Storage Located In Dash Yes No
Panic Alarm No Yes
Passenger Airbag Cutoff Sensor Activated By Passenger Weight Yes No
Passenger Airbag With Dual Stage Deployment No Yes
Passenger Side Sliding Van Door No Yes
Perimeter Lighting Via Headlight Time Delay Yes No
Power Door Locks Yes Yes
Power Rack and Pinion Steering Yes Yes
Power Side Vent Windows Yes No
Power Windows No Yes
Power Windows With Driver One-Touch Down Yes No
Privacy Glass No Yes
Quad Halogen Headlights No Yes
Radio Antenna Yes Yes
Rear 3-Point Center Seatbelt No Yes
Rear Floor Mats No Yes
Rear HVAC Ducts Yes Yes
Rear Power Outlet Yes No
Rear Seat HVAC Controls No Yes
Rear Window Defroster Yes Yes
Rear Window Intermittent Wiper/Washer No Yes
Remote Liftgate Release Located On Multi-Function Remote No Yes
SBRP215/65R16 LBL, Bridgestone(R) All-Season Tires Yes No
SBRP255/65HR16 Yokohama, All-Season Tires No Yes
Second Row Floor Mats Yes No
Second Row Folding Reclining Removable Bench Seat With Manual Headrests No Yes
Second Row Removable Bucket Seats With Easy-Out Rollers and Manually Adjustable Headrests Yes No
Second Row Underseat Storage No Yes
Semi-Independent Tubular Beam Axle Rear Suspension With Leaf Springs and Gas-Charged Shock Absorbers Yes No
Separate Driver/Front Passenger Climate Controls Yes No
Side Curtain Airbags No Yes
Side Guard Door Beams Yes Yes
Steel Wheels, 16-In. No Yes
SXT Badge Yes No
Tachometer Yes Yes
Theatre Style Seating No Yes
Third Row 60/40 Folding Reclining Bench Seat With Manual Headrests No Yes
Third Row Floor Mats Yes No
Third Row Removable Bench Seat With Easy-Out Rollers and Manually Adjustable Headrests Yes No
Tilt Steering Column Yes No
Tinted Glass No Yes
Tire Pressure Monitor No Yes
Underbody Tire Carrier Yes No
Variable Intermittent Windshield Wipers Yes Yes
Vehicle Anti-Theft Via Engine Immobilizer No Yes
Vehicle Anti-Theft Via Sentry Key(R) Engine Immobilizer Yes No
Warning Lights Include Door Ajar and Low Washer Fluid Yes No






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