2018-2019 Volkswagen Routan will be removed from production

German carmaker 2018-2019 Volkswagen has decided to stop the production of 7-seater minivan Routan, which is a version of the American model perelitsovannuyu the Chrysler Town & Country .
More recently expired agreement with German automaker Chrysler plant in Windsor (Canada), where the pipeline since 2008 th year collected minivan 2018-2019 Volkswagen Routan.
To sign a new contract Germans did not, ultimately deciding to stop production of this model.

The reason for such a decision, apparently, was the poor implementation of the 7-seater minivan for the North American market.
For the first ti 11 months of this year in the US were sold only 9923 units 2018-2019 Volkswagen Routan, which compared to the same period of last year is less by almost 17 ​​percent.

The company had no immediate comment on the information about the termination of production of the minivan, but the earlier representatives of the brand announced that 2018-2019 Volkswagen Routan will have no “heir”, and to replace him in the North American market comes the seven-seat crossover.
The basis of the new model, which will be slightly larger and cheaper than the current flagship crossover the Touareg , will form a modular MQB platform.
The concept of the new crossover car enthusiasts will be able to see as early as January 2013-th year in the Detroit International Auto Show.

Supply new product will be mainly on the US and Russian markets, and in dealer showrooms car will appear only after a few years.