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2012 Volkswagen Eos Executive 2dr Conv SULEV

2012 Volkswagen Eos
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Front Wheel Drive, 2 Door Convertible, Subcompact
22 mpg city / 29 mpg hwy
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July 26, 2012, 10:19 pm

Kristina R

Question: Is the Eos a good investment?

Looking for a new car and think I might love the Eos but I read have so many bad reviews about the oil consumption and leaking seals. Do you think they are lemons? Is one year better than another? My first car was a VW and I loved it.

July 30, 2012, 9:16 pm

Tyler O

There are far more reliable, better made vehicles for the money... think Japanese.

If you are more interested in style and features you'll like the EOS. The 2.0t engine is great but needs more maintenance being a direct injected turbo charged engine.

Most of the oil consumption and leaking problems are due to failed PCV valves, extremely common on this generation of vw/audi 2.0t

There is also a camshaft issue with the direct injection fuel pump system to look out for.

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