These repairs will be performed free of charge. Reproduction of this information, in whole or in part, by any means is prohibited without the express written consent of J. Three different output versions of the engine, with increased performance and production costs. It also adds chrome trim for the grille and windows. The packaging is quite marvelous in the Eos, in fact. Anyone who has ever dreamed of a convertable, this is it! Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will replace the driver's frontal air bag inflator with an alternative inflator, free of charge. Its eager engine and responsive transmission provide a good blend of power and fuel economy.
Volkswagen owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298. The Eos offers 2+2 seating in a vehicle halfway between a compact and mid-size car, and its lines flirt with the edge of the luxury market. My one complaint is that with the smaller size of the vehicle, it gets extremely hot. Recall Date 2015-08-04 Description Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. Volkswagen issued an interim notification to owners on April 12, 2016. Other than the heat problem, the size is one of the greatest aspects of the car.
These engines have four valves per cylinder and offer improved performance. I am short, so I do not have an issue getting in and out of the back seat, but some of my taller friends have complained that it is a minor inconvenience. The top includes a power moonroof, which can open independently. As part of unprecedented settlements with federal and state governments, Volkswagen agreed to buyback from owners diesel-equipped models of this vehicle. The front bumper cleanly separates the upper grille from the lower air dam.
Also, the transmission can be a little clunky on takeoff. Currently the Volkswagen Eos has a score of 7. We love the quiet ride you get and the ease of putting the top up or taking it down. The recall is expected to begin July 13, 2018. The rear doors open wide, making it easier for adults to climb in and to get comfortable. The Jetta sedan is 2.
Still, the sedan has some nice details worked in among the hard black plastics and open-grained trim. With the top down, a small wind deflector deploys above the windshield. The updated 2012 Eos comes with only one engine-transmission combination. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-822-8987. That makes it the sole volume car this year to offer three different types of drivetrains: diesel, gasoline, or gas-electric. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-822-8987.
It also adds the dual-clutch transmission as an option, as well as the touchscreen navigation system. The interior seating space is big enough to fit 4 average adults. Upon deployment of the driver's frontal air bag, excessive internal pressure may cause the inflator to explode. All models come with a folding hardtop that disappears under the trunk lid, the likes of which were once reserved for very expensive cars. Subscribe to us for the latest models and reviews! This is the first turbo diesel I've owned. I see so many other old guys in roadsters, and I'm like where the xxxx do you put your stuff.
This contamination may tear the cable and result in a loss of electrical connection to the driver's frontal air bag. Volkswagen owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298. It has great storage which makes it practical for hauling items. Audi also offers it on both the A1 and the A3. Our Take on the 2013 Volkswagen Eos Editor's note: This review was written in August 2011 about the 2012 Volkswagen Eos.
This is a wonderful, well-made, beautifully appointed, good handling, powerful, fuel-stingy, comfortable, good looking car with only one minor short-coming: it poisons the air we breathe and fails on America's environmental standards. It's not awful, just a noticeable little jerk. The Volkswagen Eos is the automaker's outgoing hardtop convertible. If you're like us, you miss the old Jetta's bustle-backed rear that telegraphed what it was--a Golf with a trunk. Its eager engine and responsive transmission provide a good blend of power and fuel economy. The engine is great and it is a fun car to drive.
We'll be driving it soon--and we'll update this page as soon as we've put some miles on one. I rented them several times in Europe and had to have one for daily use. In 2015, Volkswagen admitted diesel engines in this model illegally cheated federal tests and polluted beyond allowable limits. However, since it's been designed for efficiency, most of the internal components are different. Traction during rain, snow, and sleet is incredible. For an economical, entertaining and luxurious four-seater with the ability to go from secure coupe to open-air sun worshipper, the Eos is in a class of one. The Lux model also gets a sport suspension, and the Executive version adds a backup camera.