NEW FOR 2010:

– Standard park distance control, removable wind blocker, and new steering wheel design on all models
– Comfortline adds optional sport suspension, adaptive bi-xenon headlamps, 18-inch wheels, Sirius satellite radio and iPod interface
– Highline adds standard 18-inch wheels, adaptive bi-xenon headlamps, premium stereo, iPod interface, Sirius satellite radio, Bluetooth connectivity, ski bag, Vienna Leather sport seats, and revised instrument cluster with digital oil temperature display
– 4-year/80,000 km Roadside Assistance replaces 4-year/unlimited mileage Roadside Assistance

For 2010, the Volkswagen Eos increases its list of standard or available features. All models receive park distance control, wind blocker and a new steering wheel, while the Highline adds 18-inch wheels, bi-xenon headlamps, and premium stereo that can be optioned on the Comfortline trim. The Highline also adds exclusivity with its own Bluetooth connectivity, ski bag and Vienna Leather sport seats.

Based on the Rabbit platform, the Eos uses a 2.0-litre turbocharged four-cylinder direct-injection engine, with six-speed manual transmission or optional six-speed automatic Direct Shift Gearbox (DSG). Its five-piece roof includes a heated rear window, and a panoramic glass sunroof that can be tilted or slid open when the roof is up. The panels separate and store themselves in the trunk in about 25 seconds.

Features on the Comfortline include 17-inch alloy wheels, manual climate control, halogen projector headlamps, fog lights, LED taillights, heated mirrors with integrated turn signals, park distance control, power panoramic sunroof, automatic folding hardtop, rollover protection system, wind blocker, variable intermittent wipers, heated washer nozzles, anti-theft alarm, cruise control, front and rear floor mats, locking illuminated glovebox, keyless entry, CD/MP3 stereo with auxiliary input, combined side curtain and thorax airbags, eight-way manual heated “leatherette” seats, easy-entry rear access, rear pass-through, garage door opener, three-spoke tilt and telescopic leather-wrapped steering wheel with manual shift paddles, and auto up/down windows.

The Highline adds 18-inch alloy wheels, dual-zone automatic climate control, sport suspension, adaptive automatic bi-xenon headlamps, rain-sensing wipers, digital compass, multifunction trip computer, footwell lighting, auto-dimming rearview mirror, six-CD/MP3 stereo, Sirius satellite radio, iPod interface, 12-way power driver’s seat with power rear access easy-entry, Vienna Leather heated seats, multifunction steering wheel, Bluetooth connectivity, and ski bag.

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