Compare 2014 Volkswagen Eos vs 2014 Volkswagen Beetle Coupe

2014 Volkswagen Eos
2014 Volkswagen Beetle Coupe
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2-Door Convertible Komfort
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Convertible Komfort 22 30 $34,171 $35,595
2-Door Convertible Sport 22 30 $36,791 $38,325
2-Door Convertible Executive 22 30 $40,411 $42,095
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2-Door Manual 1.8T
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Manual 1.8T 24 33 $19,483 $20,295
2-Door Manual 2.5L 22 31 $19,483 $20,295
2-Door Manual PZEV 1.8T 24 33 $19,483 $20,295
2-Door Manual PZEV 2.5L 22 31 $19,483 $20,295
2-Door Automatic 1.8T 25 33 $20,539 $21,395
2-Door Automatic 2.5L 22 29 $20,539 $21,395
2-Door Automatic PZEV 1.8T 25 33 $20,539 $21,395
2-Door Automatic PZEV 2.5L 22 29 $20,539 $21,395
2-Door Manual 1.8T w/Sun 24 33 $21,979 $22,895
2-Door Manual 2.5L w/Sun 22 31 $21,979 $22,895
2-Door Manual PZEV 1.8T w/Sun 24 33 $21,979 $22,895
2-Door Manual PZEV 2.5L w/Sun 22 31 $21,979 $22,895
2-Door Automatic 1.8T w/Sun 25 33 $23,035 $23,995
2-Door Automatic 2.5L w/Sun 22 29 $23,035 $23,995
2-Door Automatic PZEV 1.8T w/Sun 25 33 $23,035 $23,995
2-Door Automatic PZEV 2.5L w/Sun 22 29 $23,035 $23,995
2-Door Manual 2.0L TDI 28 41 $23,611 $24,595
2-Door Manual 1.8T w/Sun/Sound/Nav 24 33 $23,899 $24,895
2-Door Manual 2.5L w/Sun/Sound/Nav 22 31 $23,899 $24,895
2-Door Manual PZEV 1.8T w/Sun/Sound/Nav 24 33 $23,899 $24,895
2-Door Manual PZEV 2.5L w/Sun/Sound/Nav 22 31 $23,899 $24,895
2-Door Manual 2.0T Turbo R-Line 23 31 $23,995 $24,995
2-Door Manual PZEV 2.0T Turbo R-Line 23 31 $23,995 $24,995
2-Door DSG 2.0L TDI 29 39 $24,667 $25,695
2-Door Automatic 1.8T w/Sun/Sound/Nav 25 33 $24,955 $25,995
2-Door Automatic 2.5L w/Sun/Sound/Nav 22 29 $24,955 $25,995
2-Door Automatic PZEV 1.8T w/Sun/Sound/Nav 25 33 $24,955 $25,995
2-Door Automatic PZEV 2.5L w/Sun/Sound/Nav 22 29 $24,955 $25,995
2-Door DSG 2.0T Turbo R-Line 24 30 $25,051 $26,095
2-Door DSG PZEV 2.0T Turbo R-Line 24 30 $25,051 $26,095
2-Door Automatic PZEV 1.8T w/Premium 25 33 $26,261 $27,355
2-Door Manual 2.0L TDI w/Sun/Sound/Nav 28 41 $26,395 $27,495
2-Door Manual 2.0T Turbo R-Line w/Sun/Sound 23 31 $26,779 $27,895
2-Door Manual PZEV 2.0T Turbo R-Line w/Sun/Sound 23 31 $26,779 $27,895
2-Door DSG 2.0L TDI w/Sun/Sound/Nav 29 39 $27,451 $28,595
2-Door DSG 2.0T Turbo R-Line w/Sun/Sound 24 30 $27,835 $28,995
2-Door DSG PZEV 2.0T Turbo R-Line w/Sun/Sound 24 30 $27,835 $28,995
2-Door DSG PZEV 2.0L TDI w/Premium 29 39 $28,181 $29,355
2-Door Manual 2.0T Turbo GSR 23 31 $28,795 $29,995
2-Door Manual PZEV 2.0T Turbo GSR 23 31 $28,795 $29,995
2-Door Manual 2.0T Turbo R-Line w/Sun/Sound/Nav 23 31 $29,083 $30,295
2-Door Manual PZEV 2.0T Turbo R-Line w/Sun/Sound/Nav 23 31 $29,083 $30,295
2-Door DSG 2.0T Turbo GSR 24 30 $29,851 $31,095
2-Door DSG PZEV 2.0T Turbo GSR 24 30 $29,851 $31,095
2-Door DSG 2.0T Turbo R-Line w/Sun/Sound/Nav 24 30 $30,139 $31,395
2-Door DSG PZEV 2.0T Turbo R-Line w/Sun/Sound/Nav 24 30 $30,139 $31,395
Pricing
Invoice Price
$34,171
$19,483
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$35,595
$20,295
Monthly Payment Estimate
$593 / month
$338 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.8
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2014 Volkswagen Eos is understated and conservative, but if you can look past that you'll find that it's responsive, refined, and day-to-day usable in a way most convertibles aren't.
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Fuel Economy
City
22 mpg 24 mpg
Highway
30 mpg 33 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Subcompact Cars Compact Cars
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in)
35.8 37.1
Second Shoulder Room (in)
41.5 49
Front Head Room (in)
38.9 39.4
Passenger Volume (ft³)
77.4 85.1
Front Shoulder Room (in)
54.7 55.3
Second Leg Room (in)
32.5 31.4
Passenger Capacity
4 4
Front Leg Room (in)
41.7 41.3
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
60.8 62.2
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.5 5.7
Length, Overall (in)
174.1 168.4
Height, Overall (in)
56.8 58.5
Track Width, Rear (in)
60.9 60.9
Wheelbase (in)
101.5 100
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
70.5 71.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
6.6 -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³)
- 15.4
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³)
- 29.9
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.3 11.3
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 10.7
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
14.5 14.5
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
35.8 35.4
Tires
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P235/45HR17 P215/55HR17
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P235/45HR17 P215/55HR17
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3569 2948
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7.5 17 X 7
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7.5 17 X 7
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
480 330
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
140 140
Engine
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
207 @ 1700 184 @ 1500
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.0 L/121 1.8 L/110
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
200 @ 5100 170 @ 6200
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4 Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
22 24
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
25 27
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
30 33
Transmission
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.90 0.87
Trans Description Cont.
Auto-Shift Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.76 -
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.46 3.78
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.06 3.65
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.30 1.27
Trans Type
6 5
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.91 0.66
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.99 3.60
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.05 2.12
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Summary
Vehicle Name
Volkswagen Eos Volkswagen Beetle Coupe
Body Style
Convertible Hatchback
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.2 6.7 (Est)
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
-
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
-
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
-
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
-
Overall Side Crash Rating
-
Side Barrier Rating
-
Side Barrier Rating Driver
-
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
-
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
-
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
-
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
-
Rollover Rating
-

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