Compare 2012 Ferrari California vs 2012 Volkswagen Eos

2012 Ferrari California
2012 Volkswagen Eos
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2-Door Convertible
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Convertible 13 19 N/A $192,000
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2-Door Convertible SULEV Komfort
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Convertible SULEV Komfort 22 30 $32,977 $34,350
2-Door Convertible SULEV Lux 22 30 $36,082 $37,585
2-Door Convertible SULEV Executive 22 30 $38,002 $39,585
Pricing
Invoice Price
N/A
$32,977
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$192,000
$34,350
Monthly Payment Estimate
$3200 / month
$573 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2012 Volkswagen Eos convertible underplays its hand too much--the styling's not nearly as grabby as its turbo power and its smart handling.
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Fuel Economy
City
13 mpg 22 mpg
Highway
19 mpg 30 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Two-Seater Subcompact Cars
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
- TBD - 32.5
Front Head Room (in)
- TBD - 37.5
Second Hip Room (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
54.4 54.7
Passenger Volume (ft³)
75.0 77.4
Second Head Room (in)
- TBD - 35.8
Second Shoulder Room (in)
- TBD - 41.5
Front Leg Room (in)
- TBD - 41.7
Passenger Capacity
4 4
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Exterior Dimensions
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
74.9 70.5
Track Width, Front (in)
64.2 60.8
Min Ground Clearance (in)
NA 5.5
Length, Overall (in)
179.6 174.1
Height, Overall (in)
51.5 56.8
Track Width, Rear (in)
63.2 61.1
Wheelbase (in)
105.1 101.5
Liftover Height (in)
NA - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
12.0 6.6-10.5
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
15.4 x 1.34 12.3 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
14.2 x 1.26 10.6 x - TBD -
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
20.6 14.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- TBD - - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
- TBD - 35.8
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Size
285/40ZR19 P235/45HR17
Rear Tire Order Code
N/A NA
Front Tire Size
245/40ZR19 P235/45HR17
Spare Tire Size
NA - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code
N/A NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3825 3569
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
NA - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
19 x 8.5 17 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
Alloy Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
19 x 9.5 17 x 7.5
Front Wheel Material
Alloy Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - 7.6
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - 140
Engine
Fuel System
Direct Injection Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
357 @ 5000 207 @ 1800-5000
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
4.3L/262 2.0L/121
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
453 @ 7750 200 @ 5100-6000
Engine Type
Gas V8 Turbocharged Gas I4
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
15 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
19 30
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
13 22
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.79 0.76
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.65 -
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.82 3.46
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 1.30
Trans Type
7 6
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.97 0.91
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.37 3.99
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 2.05
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.44 4.06/3.14
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 0.90
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/manual shift Automatic w/manual shift
Summary
Vehicle Name
Ferrari California Volkswagen Eos
Body Style
Convertible 2 Door Convertible
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Double-Wishbone MacPherson Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
12.2 7.5
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
- TBD - 6

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