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Selected Style 2-Door Convertible Komfort SULEV
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Convertible SULEV Komfort 22 30 $32,977 $34,350
2-Door Convertible SULEV Executive 22 30 $38,002 $39,585
2-Door Convertible SULEV Lux 22 30 $36,082 $37,585
2-Door Convertible T5
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Convertible T5 18 28 $38,023 $40,450
2-Door Convertible T5 Platinum 18 28 $41,407 $44,050
2-Door Convertible T5 Premier Plus 18 28 $38,963 $41,450
Pricing
Invoice Price
$32,977
$38,023
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$34,350
$40,450
Monthly Payment Estimate
$573 / month
$674 / month
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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. With a healthy dash of Scandinavian style and Volvo's excellent reputation for safety, the 2012 C70 makes a solid all-around choice for a hardtop convertible.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 22 mpg 18 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 30 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Subcompact Cars Subcompact
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in) 41.5 47.0
Front Leg Room (in) 41.7 42.3
Passenger Capacity 4 4
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - 53.1
Second Leg Room (in) 32.5 33.9
Front Head Room (in) 37.5 38.2
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD - 41.5
Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.7 53.6
Passenger Volume (ft³) 77.4 84
Second Head Room (in) 35.8 36.4
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in) 56.8 55.1
Track Width, Rear (in) 61.1 61.4
Wheelbase (in) 101.5 103.9
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - 26.8
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.5 72.3
Track Width, Front (in) 60.8 61.0
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.5 5.5
Length, Overall (in) 174.1 181.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 6.6-10.5 12.8
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.6 x - TBD - 11.0 x 0.4
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
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 - 12.6 x 1.0
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel Four Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 14.5 16.4
Steering
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - TBD - 2.58
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - 39.2
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - TBD - - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.8 38.7
Tires
Spare Tire Size - TBD - NA
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P235/45HR17 P235/45VR17
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P235/45HR17 P235/45VR17
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA 200
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA 2000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA 2000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA 200
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3569 3858
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.5 17 x 7.5
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - NA
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.5 17 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - NA
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.6 - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 140 - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 200 @ 5100-6000 227 @ 5000
Engine Type Turbocharged Gas I4 Turbocharged Gas I5
Fuel System Direct Injection Electronic Fuel Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 207 @ 1800-5000 236 @ 2300
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 2.0L/121 2.5L/154
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 22 18
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 25 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 30 28
Transmission
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.99 5.11
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.05 3.03
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.06/3.14 2.27
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.90 1.34
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/manual shift Automatic
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.76 NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.46 4.66
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.30 1.98
Trans Type 6 5
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.91 1.02
Summary
Body Style 2 Door Convertible 2 Door Convertible
Vehicle Name Volkswagen Eos Volvo C70
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - 0.87
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 0.91
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link Multi-Link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 7.5 8.7
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score 6 4
 
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