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Selected Style 2-Door Convertible Manual Komfort SULEV
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Convertible Manual SULEV Komfort 21 31 $31,622 $32,940
2-Door Convertible DSG SULEV Komfort 22 30 $32,677 $34,040
2-Door Convertible SULEV Lux 22 30 $34,656 $36,100
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Automatic 20 28 $25,060 $26,390
2-Door Automatic PZEV 20 28 $25,060 $26,390
2-Door Automatic Final Edition 20 28 $26,002 $27,390
2-Door Automatic PZEV Final Edition 20 28 $26,002 $27,390
Pricing
Invoice Price
$31,622
$25,060
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$32,940
$26,390
Monthly Payment Estimate
$549 / month
$440 / month
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TCC Rating
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TCC's Bottom Line If you’re alright sinking into anonymity but want a delightful top-down experience with an excellent all-season folding top, the 2011 Volkswagen Eos is it.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 21 mpg 20 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 31 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Subcompact Minicompact car
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 32.5 31.5
Front Head Room (in) 37.5 40.7
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.7 52.8
Passenger Volume (ft³) 77.4 78.0
Second Head Room (in) 35.8 37.2
Second Shoulder Room (in) 41.5 42.1
Front Leg Room (in) 41.7 39.4
Passenger Capacity 4 4
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.5 67.9
Track Width, Front (in) 60.8 59.3
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.5 4.7
Length, Overall (in) 173.6 161.1
Height, Overall (in) 56.8 59.1
Track Width, Rear (in) 61.1 58.5
Wheelbase (in) 101.5 98.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 6.6-10.5 5.0
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.3 x - TBD - 11.3 x 1.0
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) 10.6 x - TBD - 9.1 x 0.4
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 14.5 14.5
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - TBD - 3.0
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - TBD - 15.6
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.8 35.8
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size P235/45HR17 P205/55HR16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P235/45HR17 P205/55HR16
Spare Tire Size Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA 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) 3474 3248
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Alloy
Spare Wheel Material Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.0 16 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Alloy
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.0 16 x 6.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.6 10.0
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 570 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 140 140
Engine
Fuel System Direct Injection SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 207 @ 1800-5000 170 @ 3750
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 2.0L/121 2.5L/151
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 200 @ 5100-6000 150 @ 5000
Engine Type Turbocharged Gas I4 Gas I5
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 25 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 31 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 21 20
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.94/3.09 3.86
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.10 1.16
Trans Description Cont. Manual Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.93 0.67
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.36 4.04
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.47 1.56
Trans Type 6 6
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.11 0.85
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.99 3.19
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.09 2.37
Trans Order Code NA NA
Summary
Body Style 2 Door Convertible 2 Door Convertible
Vehicle Name Volkswagen Eos Volkswagen New Beetle Convertible
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut MacPherson strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - 0.7
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/stabilizer bar
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 0.9
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link Torsion beam
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/stabilizer bar
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 7.5 8.1
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score 6 6
 
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