2012 Volkswagen Eos Komfort SULEV 2dr Convertible (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6AM)
My wife wanted to buy a convertible when we moved to GA from NY.
We chose the Eos because of the hard top because our infant son.
We also liked the roll over protection that is built into the rear head rests.
However with the top down you have little room for cargo.
We expected this, however I can barely fit my golf clubs in the trunk, even with the top up.
The turbo charged engine is OK and fun at first, however it takes some pedal control to come off the line without slamming yourself back into the seat, when the turbo kicks in.
The hard top is by far the best reason to buy an Eos if you are looking for a convertible.
The MPG is great!
I drive 87 miles each way for work and 80 miles of that is on the highway.
I average about 32 MPG when on commuting to work (I get about 450 miles on a tank).
Combined driving, I get about 28.2 MPG.
The media interface screen is a great feature.
You can hook up your iphone via the built in bluetooth (also has built in iphone charger).
The windscreen is nice to use on the highway to reduce wind noise, however it takes up a lot of room in the trunk.
The back seat is small, but we have no issues with using a car seat.
I do have a few complaints.
I would love if they offered the jetta diesel engine.
Volks put the front end of the jetta on the Eos for looks, but left out that great engine.
When I am driving the Eos, I am very comfortable (my daily drive is 1 hr 15 min each way), however getting in is a pain for me (6 foot, 225 lbs).
I have to put the seat all the way to ground and to the rear.
It leaves very little room in the rear seat for anyone bigger than a teenager.
My last dig at Volks is their vehicle maintence plan.
I LOVE changing my own oil and air filter.
However, if you do you will violate your warrenty.
† Edmunds.com received the highest numerical score in the proprietary J.D. Power 2014 Third-Party Automotive Website Evaluation Study℠. Results based on responses from 3,381 responses, measuring 14 companies and measures third-party automotive website usefulness among new and used vehicle shoppers. Proprietary study results are based on experiences and perceptions of owners surveyed from January 2014. Your experiences may vary. Visit jdpower.com.