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  • 2012 Volvo C70

    #15 in 2012 Luxury Midsize Cars

  • 2012 BMW 3-Series

    #5 in 2012 Luxury Small Cars

  • 2012 Volkswagen Eos

    #21 in 2012 Compact Cars

  • Prices

    • MSRP
    • $40,450
    • $34,900
    • $34,350
    • Avg. Paid
    • $11,938
    • $11,498
    • $9,804

    U.S. News Scores

    • Overall
    • 7.1 /10
    • 8.2 /10
    • 7.8 /10
    • Critics' Rating
    • 7.2 /10
    • 9.6 /10
    • 7.8 /10
    • Performance
    • 7.0 /10
    • 8.6 /10
    • 8.0 /10
    • Interior
    • 7.6 /10
    • 7.6 /10
    • 8.0 /10
    • Cost to Own
    • 8.7 /10
    • 8.4 /10
    • 8.6 /10
    • Safety
    • N/A
    • 8.9 /10
    • N/A
    • Reliability
    • 2.5 /5
    • 3.0 /5
    • 3.0 /5

    Pros & Cons

    • Pros
      • Comfortable front seats
      • High-quality cabin materials
      • Powerful engine choices
      • Excellent fuel economy
      • Superb handling
      • Innovate sunroof
      • Lively acceleration
    • Cons
      • Subpar acceleration
      • Lackluster handling
      • Confusing audio and navigation controls
      • Leather isn’t standard
      • Lackluster handling
      • Low reliability rating

    General Specs

    • Transmission
    • Automatic
    • Manual
    • Automatic
    • Drivetrain
    • Front Wheel Drive
    • Rear Wheel Drive
    • Front Wheel Drive
    • Fuel/Engine
    • Turbocharged Gas I5 2.5L/154
    • Turbocharged Gas I4 2.0L/122
    • Turbocharged Gas I4 2.0L/121
    • MPG
    • 18 City / 28 Hwy
    • 23 City / 34 Hwy
    • 22 City / 30 Hwy

    Exterior

    Body
    • Body Style
    • 2 Door Convertible
    • Sedan
    • 2 Door Convertible
    Dimensions
    • Wheelbase (in.)
    • 103.9
    • 110.6
    • 101.5
    • Length, Overall (in.)
    • 181.7
    • 182.5
    • 174.1
    • Width, Max w/o mirrors (in.)
    • 72.3
    • 71.3
    • 70.5
    • Height, Overall (in.)
    • 55.1
    • 56.3
    • 56.8
    Doors & Windows
    • Rear Defrost
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Power Windows
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    Exterior Features
    • Convertible Hardtop
    • Standard
    •  
    • Standard
    • Sun/Moon Roof
    •  
    • Optional
    • Standard
    • Panoramic Roof
    •  
    •  
    • Standard
    • Sun/Moonroof
    •  
    • Optional
    • Standard
    • Rear Spoiler
    • Optional
    •  
    • Optional
    Measurements
    • Base Curb Weight (lbs.)
    • 3858
    • 3406
    • 3569
    Tires & Wheels
    • Tires - Front Performance
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Tires - Rear Performance
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Compact Spare Tire
    • Optional
    •  
    •  
    • Tire Pressure Monitoring System
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Aluminum Wheels
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
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    Interior

    Convenience & Comfort
    • Alarm
    • Standard
    • Optional
    • Standard
    • Auxiliary Pwr Outlet
    • Standard
    •  
    • Standard
    • Back-Up Camera
    •  
    • Optional
    •  
    • Cruise Control
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Heads-Up Display
    •  
    • Optional
    •  
    • Vehicle Anti-Theft System
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Fog Lamps
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Auto-Off Headlights
    •  
    • Standard
    •  
    • HID headlights
    • Optional
    • Optional
    •  
    • Keyless Start
    •  
    • Standard
    •  
    • Rear Parking Aid
    •  
    • Optional
    •  
    • Front Reading Lamps
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Rear Reading Lamps
    • Standard
    • Standard
    •  
    • Adjustable Steering Wheel
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Steering Wheel Controls
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Trip Computer
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Remote Trunk Release
    •  
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Universal Garage Door Opener
    •  
    • Optional
    •  
    • Intermittent Wipers
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Rain Sensing Wipers
    • Optional
    • Standard
    •  
    • Variable Speed Intermittent Wipers
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Keyless Entry
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Power Door Locks
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Electrochromic rearview mirror
    • Standard
    • Optional
    •  
    • Heated Mirrors
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Mirror Memory
    • Standard
    •  
    •  
    • Power Mirrors
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Power Folding Mirrors
    • Optional
    •  
    •  
    • Driver Vanity Mirror
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Driver Illuminated Vanity Mirror
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Passenger Vanity Mirror
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Passenger Illuminated Visor Mirror
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Power Steering
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    Dimensions
    • Passenger Capacity
    • 4
    • 5
    • 4
    • Passenger Volume (cu. ft.)
    • 84
    • - TBD -
    • 77.4
    • Front Head Room (in.)
    • 38.2
    • 40.3
    • 37.5
    • Front Leg Room (in.)
    • 42.3
    • 42.0
    • 41.7
    • Front Shoulder Room (in.)
    • 53.6
    • 55.1
    • 54.7
    • Front Hip Room (in.)
    • 53.1
    • - TBD -
    • - TBD -
    • Second Head Room (in.)
    • 36.4
    • 37.7
    • 35.8
    • Second Leg Room (in.)
    • 33.9
    • 35.1
    • 32.5
    • Second Shoulder Room (in.)
    • 47.0
    • 55.1
    • 41.5
    • Second Hip Room (in.)
    • 41.5
    • - TBD -
    • - TBD -
    • Trunk Volume (cu. ft.)
    • 12.8
    • 17.0
    • 6.6-10.5
    Entertainment
    • AM/FM Stereo
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Auxiliary Audio Input
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • CD Player
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • HD Radio
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • MP3 Player
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Satellite Radio
    • Standard
    • Optional
    • Standard
    • Premium Sound System
    •  
    • Optional
    •  
    Heating & Cooling
    • Climate Control
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Dual Zone A/C
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • A/C
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Rear A/C
    •  
    • Standard
    •  
    Navigation & Communication
    • Navigation System
    •  
    • Optional
    •  
    • Onboard Hands-Free Communications System
    •  
    • Optional
    •  
    • Wireless Cell Phone Hookup
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    Seats
    • Leather Seats
    • Standard
    • Optional
    •  
    • Premium Synthetic Seats
    •  
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Heated Front Seats
    • Optional
    • Optional
    • Standard
    • Heated Rear Seat
    •  
    • Optional
    •  
    • Driver Lumbar
    • Standard
    • Optional
    • Standard
    • Passenger Lumbar
    •  
    • Optional
    • Standard
    • Seat Memory
    • Standard
    • Optional
    •  
    • Power Driver Seat
    • Standard
    • Optional
    • Standard
    • Power Passenger Seat
    • Standard
    • Optional
    •  
    • Pass-Through Rear Seat
    • Standard
    • Optional
    • Standard
    • 2nd Row Bench Seat
    •  
    • Optional
    • Standard
    • Bucket Seats
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Quad Bucket Seats
    • Standard
    •  
    •  
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    Safety

    Airbags
    • Driver Air Bag
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Passenger Air Bag
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Front Head Air Bag
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Rear Head Air Bag
    •  
    • Standard
    •  
    • Front Side Air Bag
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    Brakes
    • 4-Wheel ABS
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • 4-Wheel Disc Brakes
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    Safety Features
    • Brake Assist
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Electronic Stability Control
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Daytime Running Lights
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Child Safety Locks
    •  
    • Standard
    •  
    • Integrated Turn Signal Mirrors
    • Standard
    •  
    • Standard
    • Rollover Protection System
    • Standard
    •  
    • Standard
    • Traction Control
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Emergency Trunk Release
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Blind Spot Monitor
    • Optional
    • Optional
    •  
    • Auto-Leveling Headlights
    •  
    • Optional
    •  
    • Lane Departure Warning
    •  
    • Optional
    •  
    ADVERTISEMENT – CONTINUE READING BELOW

    Mechanical

    Engine & Performance
    • Front Wheel Drive
    • Standard
    •  
    • Standard
    • Rear Wheel Drive
    •  
    • Standard
    •  
    • 4 Cylinder Engine
    •  
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • 5 Cylinder Engine
    • Standard
    •  
    •  
    • Turbocharged
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Engine Type
    • Turbocharged Gas I5
    • Turbocharged Gas I4
    • Turbocharged Gas I4
    • Displacement
    • 2.5L/154
    • 2.0L/122
    • 2.0L/121
    • Horsepower (Net @ RPM)
    • 227 @ 5000
    • 240 @ 5000
    • 200 @ 5100-6000
    • Torque (Net @ RPM)
    • 236 @ 2300
    • 255 @ 1250 - 4800
    • 207 @ 1800-5000
    • Transmission
    • Automatic
    • Manual
    • Automatic w/manual shift
    • Turning diameter
    • 38.7
    • - TBD -
    • 35.8
    Fuel
    • Gasoline Fuel
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
    • 18
    • 23
    • 22
    • EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
    • 28
    • 34
    • 30
    • Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal.)
    • 16.4
    • 15.8
    • 14.5
    Suspension
    • Suspension Type - Front
    • MacPherson Strut
    • MacPherson Strut
    • MacPherson Strut
    • Suspension Type - Rear
    • Multi-Link
    • 5-Link
    • Multi-Link
    • Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
    •  
    •  
    • w/Coil Springs
    Transmission
    • Automatic
    • Standard
    • Optional
    • Standard
    • Automatic Transmission w/Manual Mode
    • Standard
    • Optional
    • Standard
    • 5-Speed Automatic
    • Standard
    •  
    •  
    • 6-Speed Automatic
    •  
    •  
    • Standard
    • 8-Speed Automatic
    •  
    • Optional
    •  
    • Manual
    •  
    • Standard
    •  
    • 6-Speed Manual
    •  
    • Standard
    •  

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