Compare 2012 Honda Accord vs 2012 Volkswagen Eos

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2-Door I4 Automatic EX
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Accord Coupe 2-Door I4 Automatic EX 22 33 $23,383 $25,555
Accord Coupe 2-Door I4 Automatic EX PZEV 22 33 $23,383 $25,555
Accord Coupe 2-Door I4 Automatic EX-L 22 33 $25,071 $27,405
Accord Coupe 2-Door I4 Automatic EX-L PZEV 22 33 $25,071 $27,405
Accord Coupe 2-Door I4 Automatic EX-L w/Navi 22 33 $26,895 $29,405
Accord Coupe 2-Door I4 Automatic EX-L w/Navi PZEV 22 33 $26,895 $29,405
Accord Coupe 2-Door I4 Automatic LX-S PZEV 22 33 $21,855 $23,880
Accord Coupe 2-Door I4 Manual EX 23 32 $22,654 $24,755
Accord Coupe 2-Door I4 Manual LX-S 23 32 $21,126 $23,080
Accord Coupe 2-Door V6 Automatic EX-L 19 29 $27,465 $30,030
Accord Coupe 2-Door V6 Automatic EX-L w/Navi 19 29 $29,289 $32,030
Accord Coupe 2-Door V6 Manual EX-L 17 26 $27,465 $30,030
Accord Coupe 2-Door V6 Manual EX-L w/Navi 17 26 $29,289 $32,030
Accord Sedan 4-Door I4 Automatic EX 23 34 $23,064 $25,205
Accord Sedan 4-Door I4 Automatic EX PZEV 23 34 $23,064 $25,205
Accord Sedan 4-Door I4 Automatic EX-L 23 34 $25,299 $27,655
Accord Sedan 4-Door I4 Automatic EX-L PZEV 23 34 $25,299 $27,655
Accord Sedan 4-Door I4 Automatic EX-L w/Navi 23 34 $27,305 $29,855
Accord Sedan 4-Door I4 Automatic EX-L w/Navi PZEV 23 34 $27,305 $29,855
Accord Sedan 4-Door I4 Automatic LX 23 34 $20,396 $22,280
Accord Sedan 4-Door I4 Automatic LX PZEV 23 34 $20,396 $22,280
Accord Sedan 4-Door I4 Automatic LX Premium 23 34 $21,308 $23,280
Accord Sedan 4-Door I4 Automatic LX Premium PZEV 23 34 $21,308 $23,280
Accord Sedan 4-Door I4 Automatic SE 23 34 $21,992 $24,030
Accord Sedan 4-Door I4 Automatic SE PZEV 23 34 $21,992 $24,030
Accord Sedan 4-Door I4 Manual EX 23 34 $22,334 $24,405
Accord Sedan 4-Door V6 Automatic EX 20 30 $25,048 $27,380
Accord Sedan 4-Door V6 Automatic EX-L 20 30 $27,191 $29,730
Accord Sedan 4-Door V6 Automatic EX-L w/Navi 20 30 $29,198 $31,930
Crosstour 2WD I4 5-Door EX 21 29 $25,390 $27,755
Crosstour 2WD I4 5-Door EX-L 21 29 $28,172 $30,805
Crosstour 2WD I4 5-Door EX-L w/Navi 21 29 $30,087 $32,905
Crosstour 2WD V6 5-Door EX 18 27 $27,839 $30,440
Crosstour 2WD V6 5-Door EX-L 18 27 $30,256 $33,090
Crosstour 2WD V6 5-Door EX-L w/Navi 18 27 $32,171 $35,190
Crosstour 4WD V6 5-Door EX-L 18 26 $31,578 $34,540
Crosstour 4WD V6 5-Door EX-L w/Navi 18 26 $33,494 $36,640
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2-Door Conv Executive SULEV
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Eos 2-Door Conv Executive SULEV 22 30 $38,002 $39,585
Eos 2-Door Conv Komfort SULEV 22 30 $32,977 $34,350
Eos 2-Door Conv Lux SULEV 22 30 $36,082 $37,585
Pricing
Invoice Price
$23,383
$38,002
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$25,555
$39,585
Monthly Payment Estimate
$426 / month
$660 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.0
8.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2012 Honda Accord Coupe 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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TCC Dislikes
Fuel Economy
City
22 mpg 22 mpg
Highway
33 mpg 30 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Subcompact Cars
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
56.4 - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in)
33.1 32.5
Front Head Room (in)
37.4 37.5
Second Hip Room (in)
46.3 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
58.4 54.7
Passenger Volume (ft³)
89.7 77.4
Second Head Room (in)
35.1 35.8
Second Shoulder Room (in)
54.5 41.5
Front Leg Room (in)
42.2 41.7
Passenger Capacity
5 4
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
62.2 61.1
Wheelbase (in)
107.9 101.5
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
72.8 70.5
Track Width, Front (in)
62.2 60.8
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - 5.5
Length, Overall (in)
190.9 174.1
Height, Overall (in)
56.4 56.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
11.9 6.6-10.5
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.8 x - TBD - 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)
11.1 x - TBD - 10.6 x - TBD -
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
18.5 14.5
Steering
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.6 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
13.1 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.1 35.8
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P225/50VR17 P235/40HR18
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P225/50VR17 P235/40HR18
Spare Tire Size
Compact - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
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
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3306 3569
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x - TBD - 18 x 7.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x - TBD - 18 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - 7.6
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
440 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - 140
Engine
Engine Type
Gas I4 Turbocharged Gas I4
Fuel System
Electronic Fuel Injection Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
162 @ 4400 207 @ 1800-5000
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.4L/144 2.0L/121
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
190 @ 7000 200 @ 5100-6000
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
26 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
33 30
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
22 22
Transmission
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.61 2.05
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.44 4.06/3.14
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.77 0.90
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Automatic w/manual shift
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 0.76
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.65 3.46
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.08 1.30
Trans Type
5 6
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.55 0.91
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.00 3.99
Summary
Body Style
2 Door Coupe 2 Door Convertible
Vehicle Name
Honda Accord Cpe Volkswagen Eos
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Double wishbone MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.59 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
1.04 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs NA
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.1 7.5
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
6 6
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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