Volkswagen has released the first petrol-engined model to feature BlueMotion technology in Britain. Like many a New Year's resolutions, the Volkswagen Eos will be drinking less from January.
The 1.4 TSI BlueMotion Eos will be available in both S and SE trims with pricing starting from £20,695 and £21,795 ($36,394 and $38,328.50 AUD) respectively.
To help improve fuel consumption the Eos comes standard with regenerative braking, start/stop, hill hold systems and a visual gear change recommendation. The BlueMotion Eos can accelerate from zero to 100kmh in 10.9 seconds and has a top speed of 195km/h.
Standard equipment on the BlueMotion Eos are similar to the other models with ESP, twin front and side airbags, climate control, fog lights, electric windows, electric heated seats, radio/CD player and 16-inch alloy wheels.
For an extra £1,100 ($1,935 AUD) on the SE you get 17-inch alloy wheels, leather steering wheel, front sports seats, parking sensors, automatic headlights and dusk and rain sensors.