Compare 2010 Volkswagen Beetle vs 2010 Volkswagen Eos

2010 Volkswagen Beetle
2010 Volkswagen Eos
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2-Door Automatic
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
New Beetle Convertible 2-Door Automatic 20 28 $25,060 $26,390
New Beetle Convertible 2-Door Automatic Final Edition 20 28 $26,002 $27,390
New Beetle Convertible 2-Door Automatic Final Edition PZEV 20 28 $26,002 $27,390
New Beetle Convertible 2-Door Automatic PZEV 20 28 $25,060 $26,390
New Beetle Coupe 2-Door Automatic 20 29 $18,846 $19,790
New Beetle Coupe 2-Door Automatic PZEV 20 29 $18,846 $19,790
New Beetle Coupe 2-Door Final Edition 20 29 $19,423 $20,390
New Beetle Coupe 2-Door Final Edition PZEV 20 29 $19,423 $20,390
New Beetle Coupe 2-Door Manual 20 28 $17,747 $18,690
New Beetle Coupe 2-Door Manual PZEV 20 28 $17,747 $18,690
New Beetle Coupe 2-Door Red Rock Edition 20 29 $19,423 $20,390
New Beetle Coupe 2-Door Red Rock Edition PZEV 20 29 $19,423 $20,390
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2-Door Conv DSG Komfort
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Eos 2-Door Conv DSG Komfort 22 29 $31,251 $33,490
Eos 2-Door Conv DSG Komfort SULEV 22 29 $31,251 $33,490
Eos 2-Door Conv Lux 22 29 $33,527 $35,950
Eos 2-Door Conv Lux SULEV 22 29 $33,527 $35,950
Eos 2-Door Conv Manual Komfort 21 31 $30,152 $32,390
Eos 2-Door Conv Manual Komfort SULEV 21 31 $30,152 $32,390
Pricing
Invoice Price
$25,060
$31,251
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$26,390
$33,490
Monthly Payment Estimate
$440 / month
$558 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.4
8.2
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2010 Volkswagen New Beetle still has an attractive shape, but not much else about this car is very appealing. The 2010 Volkswagen Eos is a striking convertible that offers a lot of standard equipment, plus four-season practicality.
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Fuel Economy
City
20 mpg 22 mpg
Highway
28 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Minicompact car Subcompact car
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
52.8 54.7
Passenger Volume (ft³)
78.0 77.4
Second Head Room (in)
37.2 35.8
Second Shoulder Room (in)
42.1 41.5
Front Leg Room (in)
39.4 41.7
Passenger Capacity
4 4
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in)
31.5 32.5
Front Head Room (in)
40.7 37.5
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
59.3 60.8
Min Ground Clearance (in)
4.7 5.5
Length, Overall (in)
161.1 173.6
Height, Overall (in)
59.1 56.8
Track Width, Rear (in)
58.5 61.1
Wheelbase (in)
98.8 101.5
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
67.9 70.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
5.0 6.6-10.5
Brakes
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)
9.1 x 0.4 11.0 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)
11.3 x 1.0 12.3 x - TBD -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
14.5 14.5
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
15.6 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
35.8 35.8
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.0 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P205/55HR16 215/55HR16
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P205/55HR16 215/55HR16
Trailering
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
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3248 3569
Wheels
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6.5 16 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Alloy Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6.5 16 x 7.0
Front Wheel Material
Alloy Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
10.0 7.6
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
140 140
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
170 @ 3750 207 @ 1800-5000
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.5L/151 2.0L/121
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
150 @ 5000 200 @ 5100-6000
Engine Type
Gas I5 Turbocharged Gas I4
Fuel System
SMPI FSI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
28 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
20 22
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
23 25
Transmission
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.56 1.30
Trans Type
6 6
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.85 0.91
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.19 3.99
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.37 2.05
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.86 4.06/3.14
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.16 0.90
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.67 0.76
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.04 3.46
Summary
Vehicle Name
Volkswagen New Beetle Convertible Volkswagen Eos
Body Style
2 Door Convertible 2 Door Convertible
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
0.9 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Torsion beam Four-link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/stabilizer bar w/stabilizer bar
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson strut MacPherson strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.7 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/stabilizer bar w/stabilizer bar
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
6 7
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.1 7.5

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