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What's Wrong with the Volkswagen Routan?

The Volkswagen Routan has a total of 138 complaints. The majority of the complaints involve the electrical (32%) followed by the engine (28%) and the brakes (10%).

The Routan only has one generation which runs from 2009 to 2014. To date, it's earned a PainRank™ of 8.77

How Routan Generations Rank

Gen Model Years Complaints PainRank (?)
1st Gen Routan 2009–2014 138 8.77

Worst Overall Routan Complaints

Let's take a look at the most common Routan complaints submitted to over the years.

The complaints are sorted by their PainRank™ which is a score calculated by combining data points such as 1) how long does it take for the problem to start 2) how much does it cost to fix 3) what rank did owners assign to this problem, etc.

Most Complained About Routan Years

A quick look at which years have the highest complaint volumes. Clicking on the year will take you to their problem pages on