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Selected Style 2-Door Convertible Automatic
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Convertible Automatic 19 28 $37,553 $39,950
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
Pricing
Invoice Price
$37,553
$31,622
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$39,950
$32,940
Monthly Payment Estimate
$666 / month
$549 / month
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TCC Rating
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TCC's Bottom Line Attractively restyled this year, the 2011 Volvo C70—a coupe that becomes a convertible—offers a strong overall package with a clean, pleasant interior. 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 19 mpg 21 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 28 mpg 31 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Subcompact Subcompact
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in) 47.0 41.5
Front Leg Room (in) 42.3 41.7
Passenger Capacity 4 4
Front Hip Room (in) 53.1 - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in) 33.9 32.5
Front Head Room (in) 38.2 37.5
Second Hip Room (in) 41.5 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.6 54.7
Passenger Volume (ft³) 84 77.4
Second Head Room (in) 36.4 35.8
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in) 61.4 61.1
Wheelbase (in) 103.9 101.5
Liftover Height (in) 26.8 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.3 70.5
Track Width, Front (in) 61.0 60.8
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.5 5.5
Length, Overall (in) 181.7 173.6
Height, Overall (in) 55.1 56.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 12.8 6.6-10.5
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.0 x 0.4 10.6 x - TBD -
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) 12.6 x 1.0 12.3 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System Four Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 15.9 14.5
Steering
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.58 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - TBD - - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 38.7 35.8
Tires
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P235/45VR17 P235/45HR17
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P235/45VR17 P235/45HR17
Spare Tire Size NA Compact
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 200 NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2000 NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2000 NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 200 NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3837 3474
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.5 17 x 7.0
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material NA Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.5 17 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) NA Compact
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - 7.6
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - 140
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - 570
Engine
Engine Type Turbocharged Gas I5 Turbocharged Gas I4
Fuel System EFI Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 236 @ 1500 - 5000 207 @ 1800-5000
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 2.5L/154 2.0L/121
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 227 @ 5000 200 @ 5100-6000
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 19 21
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 23 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 28 31
Transmission
Reverse Ratio (:1) 5.11 3.99
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 3.03 2.09
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 2.27 3.94/3.09
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.34 1.10
Trans Description Cont. Automatic Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.93
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.66 3.36
Clutch Size (in) NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.98 1.47
Trans Type 5 6
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.02 1.11
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Summary
Body Style 2 Door Convertible 2 Door Convertible
Vehicle Name Volvo C70 Volkswagen Eos
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.87 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.91 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link Multi-Link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 8.1 7.5
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score 5 6
 
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