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Vehicle 2012 Volkswagen Eos Lux 2009 Pontiac Solstice Convertible
1228-Lb Payload Package Yes No
12-Volt Battery No Yes
2.4-Liter Ecotec, I4, 16-Valve, DOHC, SEFI Engine; Front Mounted With Horsepower Of 173@5800, Torque Of 167@4500, Alloy Block and Alloy Cylinder Heads No Yes
24-mm Rear Stabilizer Bar No Yes
27-mm Front Stabilizer Bar No Yes
2 Front Power Outlets Yes No
3 Cupholders Total No Yes
480-Amp/Hour 60 Cold Cranking Amp Battery Yes No
4-Wheel Anti-Lock Brakes Yes Yes
5-Speed Manual Transmission With Overdrive No Yes
6-Speed Electronically Controlled Manually Interactive Automatic Transmission With Overdrive and Tow/Haul/Snow Mode Yes No
Alloy Wheels Front 17-in. X 7.5-in. and Rear 17-in. X 7.5-in. Yes No
All-Speed Traction Control No Yes
AM/FM Radio Seek, Scan, Speed Sensitive Volume and 8 Speakers Total; CD Player; MP3 Player; SiriusXM Satellite Radio Yes No
AM/FM Radio With Seek, Scan, Speed Sensitive Volume and 6 Speakers Total; CD Player; MP3 Player; XM(R) Satellite Radio (Subscription Fees Apply. Available Only In 48 Contiguous United States. Service Is Provided On A 3-Month Trial Basis Upon Purchase) No Yes
Automatic Climate Control Yes No
Automatic/Delayed Locking and Automatic Headlights Yes No
Automatic Headlights With Automatic On/Off No Yes
Automatic Headlights With Time Delay Yes No
Automatic High/Low Beam Control Twin Projector Beam Halogen Headlights Yes No
Automatic Locking Retractors No Yes
Automatic Safety Rollbar Yes No
Auxiliary Audio Input Jack Yes No
Auxiliary Input Jack No Yes
Battery Saver Yes Yes
Brake Assistance Yes No
Cargo Area Tiedowns Yes No
Carpet Located In Passenger Cabin No Yes
Carpet Located in Passenger Cabin and Cargo Area/Trunk Yes No
Chrome Grille, Body Side Moldings, Cladding, Body Color Exterior Door Handles, Chrome Exhaust Pipe and Chrome Side Windows Yes No
Cloth Seats No Yes
Compact Spare Tire Yes No
Compass Yes No
Cornering Lights Yes No
Crash Sensor Sends GPS Signal No Yes
Cruise Control Yes No
Daytime Running Lights Yes Yes
Delayed Power Retention Yes No
Digital Clock Yes Yes
Diversity Radio Antenna Yes No
Drive-By-Wire Control For Throttle No Yes
Driver Airbag Yes No
Driver Airbag With Dual Stage Deployment No Yes
Driver Power Seat Adjusts 2 Ways Total No Yes
Driver Power Seat Adjusts 8 Ways Total Yes No
Driver Vanity Mirror No Yes
Dual Body Color Exterior Rearview Mirrors No Yes
Dual Body Color Power Folding Power Adjustable Heated Signaling Automatic Tilt-Down Exterior Rearview Mirrors With Driver Side Electrochromic Yes No
Dual Sunvisors No Yes
Easy Entry Seat Yes No
Electrochromic Interior Rearview Mirror Yes No
Exterior Temperature Gauge Yes No
Free Scheduled Maintenance for 36 Months or 36000 Miles Yes No
Front Active Head Restraints Yes No
Front and Rear Body Color Bumpers Yes No
Front and Rear Bumper No Yes
Front and Rear Cupholders Yes No
Front and Rear P235/45HR17 BSW All-Season Tires Yes No
Front and Rear Power Windows With Front One-Touch Up and One-Touch Down Yes No
Front Carpeted Floor Mats Yes No
Front Door Mounted Storage Yes No
Front Dual Power Lumbar Support Yes No
Front Dual Reading Lights No Yes
Front Dual Reclining Folding Bucket Seats With Driver Adjustable Seat Height and Integral Headrests No Yes
Front Dual Reclining Heated Bucket Seats Driver Side Adjusts 8 Ways Total, Adjustable Seat Height, Passenger Side Adjusts 8 Ways Total, Adjustable Seat Height, Adjustable Headrests and Fold-Down Center Armrest Yes No
Front Dual Seatback Storage Pockets No Yes
Front Foglights Yes No
Front Illuminated Vanity Mirrors Yes No
Front Lower Console Storage Located On Floor No Yes
Front Outboard 3-Point Seatbelts No Yes
Front Passenger Power Seat Adjusts 8 Ways Total Yes No
Front Power 297-mm X 25-mm Ventilated Disc and Rear Power 277-mm X 13-mm Solid Disc Brakes No Yes
Front Power 312-mm Ventilated Disc and Rear Power 269-mm Disc Brakes Yes No
Front Power Glass Tilt and Slide Sunroof Yes No
Front Power Outlet No Yes
Front Pretensioners Yes Yes
Front Reading Lights Yes No
Front Side Airbags With Head Protection Yes No
Front Stabilizer Bar Yes No
Front Vanity Mirror Yes No
Genuine Wood Trim Located on Center Floor Console, Doors and Instrument Panel Yes No
Glass Rear Window on Convertible Yes No
Glass Rear Window On Convertible No Yes
Glovebox No Yes
Halogen Headlights No Yes
Heated Windshield Glass Yes No
Hill Start Control Yes No
Illuminated Entry Includes Ignition Key Surround Yes No
Independent Double Wishbone Front Suspension With Springs, Bilstein(R) Mono Tubed Shock Absorbers and Sport Ride Type No Yes
Independent Double Wishbone Rear Suspension With Springs, Bilstein(R) Mono Tubed Shock Absorbers and Sport Ride Type No Yes
Independent Multi-Link Rear Suspension With Coil Springs and Shock Absorbers Yes No
Independent Strut Front Suspension With Coil Springs and Shock Absorbers Yes No
Inflatable Spare Tire Kit Yes Yes
intercooled turbo Yes No
Interior Air Filter Yes No
Interior Spare Tire Mounted Under Cargo Floor Yes No
Keyless Entry Operated Via Card Key and Key Fob Yes No
Leather Seats Yes No
Lockable Illuminated Glovebox Yes No
Locking Pickup Truck Tailgate Yes No
Manual Soft Convertible Top No Yes
Manual Sunshade Located on Sunroof/Moonroof Yes No
Memory Device Reader Yes No
Metallic Paint (If Selected) No Yes
Multi-Function Remote Operates Anti-Theft, Convertible Top, Door Lock/Unlock, Panic Alarm, Perimeter Lighting, Sunroof, Tailgate/Liftgate and Trunk/Decklid Yes No
Navigation Aid Yes No
Oil Cooler Yes No
OnStar(R) Hands-Free Calling With Telephone No Yes
OnStar(R) Stolen Vehicle Assistance No Yes
OnStar(R) Telematics System With 12 Months Safe and Sound Plan. Includes Automatic Crash Response, Emergency Services, Crisis Assist and Roadside Assistance No Yes
OnStar(R) Telematics System With 12 Months Safe and Sound Plan. Includes Stolen Vehicle Assistance, Remote Door Unlock, Roadside Assistance, Remote Horn and Lights, Hands-Free Calling, Vehicle Diagnostics and Low Mileage Discount No Yes
Passenger Airbag Yes No
Passenger Airbag Cutoff Sensor No Yes
Passenger Airbag With Dual Stage Deployment No Yes
Perimeter Lighting Activated Via Remote Yes No
Power Door Locks Operated Via Key and Remote With Automatic Locking Yes No
Power Electric Rack and Pinion Variable Assisted Steering Yes No
Power Rack and Pinion Steering No Yes
Power Tailgate/Liftgate or Trunk/Decklid Lock/Unlock Via Multi-Function Remote and Interior Switch Yes No
Pre-Programmed Equalizer No Yes
Radio Antenna No Yes
Radio Anti-Theft Yes No
Radio Data System No Yes
Rain Sensing Variable Intermittent Windshield Wipers Yes No
Rear Carpeted Floor Mats Yes No
Rear Electronic Parking Aid With Ultrasonic Sensors Yes No
Rear HVAC Ducts Yes No
Rear Limited Slip Differential No Yes
Rear Seat Pass Through Yes No
Rear Stabilizer Bar Yes No
Rear Window Defroster Yes Yes
Remote Fuel Door Release Located Inside Vehicle Yes No
Remote Trunk/Decklid Release Located Inside Vehicle and On Multi-Function Remote Yes No
Remote Trunk Release Located Inside Vehicle No Yes
Roadside Assistance Warranty for 36-Months, 36,000-Miles Yes No
SBRP245/45R18 BSW, All-Season Tires No Yes
Seatback Storage Pockets Yes No
Seat Mounted Front Side Airbags Yes No
Seat Type=bench Yes No
Separate Driver/Front Passenger Climate Controls Yes No
Service Interval Indicator For Brake Wear Yes No
Service Interval Indicator For Oil Quality No Yes
Side Guard Door Beams Yes Yes
Silver Painted Alloy Wheels, 18-In. X 8-In. No Yes
Single Stainless-Steel Exhaust Pipe No Yes
Soft Top Yes No
Solar-Ray(R) Tinted Glass No Yes
StabiliTrak(R) Vehicle Stability Control System No Yes
Steering Wheel Mounted Controls For Audio and Transmission Yes No
Steering Wheel Mounted Controls For Trip Computer No Yes
Tachometer Yes Yes
Telephone Antenna No Yes
Telescopic Steering Column Yes No
Temperature Controlled Storage Cools Glovebox Yes No
Theftlock(R) Radio Anti-Theft No Yes
Tilt Steering Column Yes Yes
Tinted Glass Yes No
Tiptronic Manually Interactive Automatic Transmission Yes No
Tire Pressure Monitor Yes Yes
Traction Control Controlled by Engine Management Yes No
Trip Computer With Instantaneous Fuel Consumption and Fuel Range Remaining No Yes
Trip Computer With Trip Odometer Yes No
Trunk Anti-Trap Device No Yes
Trunk/Interior Load Area Light Yes No
Trunk Light No Yes
Turbocharged 2.0-Liter, I4, 16-Valve, 4, DOHC, DI Engine; Front/Transverse Mounted With Horsepower Of 200@5100, Torque Of 207@1700, Iron Block and Alloy Cylinder Head Yes No
Valet Lockout Yes No
Variable Intermittent Windshield Wipers No Yes
Vehicle Anti-Theft Via Alarm and Immobilizer III Engine Immobilizer Yes No
Vehicle Anti-Theft Via PASS-Key(R) III Plus Engine Immobilizer No Yes
Vehicle Stability Control System Yes No
Voice Activated Controls For Bluetooth(R) Wireless Enabled Devices Yes No
Voice Activated Controls For Phone No Yes
Warning Lights Include Coolant Temperature, Door Ajar, Electrical System, Headlights-On, Key-In-Ignition, Low Fuel, Low Washer Fluid and Oil Pressure Yes No
Wheel Locks Yes No
Wind Deflector For Convertibles Yes No
Wireless Communication Access For Bluetooth Enabled Devices with Bluetooth Streaming Audio Yes No






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