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Volkswagen Eos 2.0 TSI

VW make every effort to stress that the Eos is far from a Golf Convertible. The car was designed as a completely new model and although it does share some parts with the Golf, the design has a individuality of its own. It’s more expensive than others in its class but then its design, build and equipment levels do well to justify that. The roof is a particularly sophisticated 5 piece folding hardtop with an integrated sliding glass sunroof to give you an additional option. The VW Eos fills the gap between premium convertibles and those from the mass market. The 3.6 litre V6 and DSG gearbox added a dose of excitement but was dropped in 2010.

Volkswagen Eos 2.0 TSI Specifications

Car brandVolkswagen
Roof typeHardtop
Fuel typeUnleaded Petrol
Engine typeStraight 4
Engine size1984cc
Power210@5300 bhp
Torque206@1700-5200 lb.ft
Transmission type6-spd manual / 6-spd DSG

Volkswagen Eos 2.0 TSI Performance

Max Speed (Manual)148 mph
Max Speed (Auto)147 mph
0-100kmph (Manual)7.8 seconds
0-100kmph (Auto)7.8 seconds

Volkswagen Eos 2.0 TSI Economy and Emissions

EU Combined MPG (Manual)39.8 mpg
EU Combined MPG (Auto)37.7 mpg
CO2 Emissions (Manual)165 g/km
CO2 Emissions (Auto)174 g/km

Volkswagen Eos 2.0 TSI Details

Production dates2006-current
Latest UK Retail pricefrom £27,725
UK Insurance group15/30
Luggage capacity380 litres
Fuel tank capacity55 litres
Warranty distance60,000 miles
Warranty length3 years
Service IntervalsVariable miles
Record last updatedApril 2012

Do you drive a VW Eos? Would you recommend it to others? Why not leave a comment to let us know what you think of the car. This Volkswagen has 6 owner reviews.

6 Owner Reviews

  1. I bought a new fully loaded (new car so only fully optioned vehicles available, which suited me) VW Eos in 2006 and its been great. The only problem was within a few weeks the gearbox gave trouble ( on a vw!?) which it crunched going up (yes, up!) from 1st to 2nd. At first the dealership tried to fob me off with the usual thoroughly annoying and irritating “no problem found” reply!!!!!
    Being a retired car salesman ( I prefer to be known as a closer as cars sell themselves) I made a fuss (contact MD and all that) finally had it fixed. Ever since it has been great. I hear of other owners having problems, like the roof leaking (with the top up !!) but mines been fine.
    Dislikes – none really. Advice – tyres, mine had Bridgestone Portenza which were so noisy my local garage thought the wheel bearings were shot! When news ones were needed I went for Uniroyals which transform the car, now being much quieter.
    Options on mine inc napa leather seats – steering wheel with controls – that all important rear wind deflector -18 inch wheels (not necessary!!) – and the best of all electric seats .
    The worst thing about the car – rubbish dealership / useless salesmen – in over 6 years no one has contacted me about changing it. The only contact was from VW and all they wanted to know was how good the dealership was (which I told them but that changed nothing) no mention of “how do
    You like your new car?”. Great car – crap dealer and rubbish customer care.

    Review by John Olliver on 24th Feb, 2013 at 2:19 pm
  2. I have a EOS sport when the roof is down the car shuttles is this a problem with the car or part of the hardtop

    Review by Phil white on 24th Jun, 2013 at 9:52 pm
  3. Scuttle shake is common in many convertibles and not usually a sign that anything is wrong with your car. If it is pronounced or wasn’t there before, it is worth getting checked out. Otherwise it is just a characteristic of the car and nothing to worry about.

    Review by Editor on 7th Jul, 2013 at 7:56 pm
  4. I’ve owned an Eos from new for the last five years, LOVE IT. Now considering replacing it with another Eos!! I’ve had no issues whatsoever with the car.

    Review by Christine on 25th Jul, 2013 at 6:57 pm
  5. I am considering buying a 2013 Volkswagon Eos Komfort but am a little worried about the few comments from people regarding the roof breaking and / or leaking. Have you heard of many of these types of problems? Would I be better getting a BMW 1 series 2013 model or a used BMW 3 series model?


    Review by Trish on 29th Jul, 2013 at 7:12 pm
  6. I have a vw eos and no problems whatsoever apart from the navigation system that needs update (still working but rather slow and maps outdated). Mine still comes with the 1.6 engine which is suitable for a car of this type – silent, responsive at mid revs – but not really fast. The new 2.0 engine is quite a good choice with the DSG. IF you prefer manual the 1.4 TSI Is an excellent alternative. From the alternatives mentioned by Trish only the 3 series is really comparable to the EOS. The 1 series is a soft top – smaller and not as versatile as vw

    Review by Carlos on 4th Aug, 2013 at 9:57 pm


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