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More elegant than the Golf Cabrio despite that folding hard-top. Eos is a decent, cheaper alternative to something like a 4 Series Convertible

Good stuff

Good engines, handles well enough

Bad stuff

Boot space compromised by folding hard-top


What is it?

Like your open-top VW with a folding hard top? Then the Eos is for you. This came before the Golf Cabrio and is the more elegant of the pair, despite having that bulky roof to deal with, with prices to match. Can't afford a BMW 3-Series? This'll do nicely. 

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What's the verdict?

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