As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the Mazda MX-5 Miata and the Volkswagen Eos in the front seats.
With the Volkswagen Eos you will definitely be making less frequent stops at the gas station than with the Mazda MX-5 Miata, due to its tank size and fuel economy.
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). Based on MSRP, the Mazda MX-5 Miata is clearly a better financial choice over the Volkswagen Eos. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. In this case, the Mazda MX-5 Miata will cost less to deliver to the dealership than the Volkswagen Eos.
Since the Mazda MX-5 Miata is much slimmer than the Volkswagen Eos, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. If you go with the Mazda MX-5 Miata, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Volkswagen Eos.
The Mazda MX-5 Miata has much less torque than the Volkswagen Eos, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.
The Mazda MX-5 Miata has a significantly smaller turning radius than the Volkswagen Eos, allowing much better maneuverability in and out of tight spots.
The Mazda MX-5 Miata has less horsepower than the Volkswagen Eos, so it will probably be somewhat slower.
The Mazda MX-5 Miata has less seating than the Volkswagen Eos, making the Volkswagen Eos the better choice if you need to chauffeur many passengers. The Mazda MX-5 Miata has significantly less cargo room than the Volkswagen Eos, which may be a concern if you do a lot of warehouse shopping.
The Mazda MX-5 Miata comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Volkswagen Eos.
Compare the 2014 Mazda MX-5 Miata and the 2014 Volkswagen Eos.
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MSRP*: $23,720 - $29,450
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MSRP*: $35,595 - $42,095
|Cash Back Rebate:||Visit Rebate Center||Visit Rebate Center|
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|City MPG:||21 - 22||22|
|Seating Capacity:||2 - 2||4 - 4|
|Basic Warranty:||3 years/36,000 miles||3 years/36,000 miles|
|Safety Rating: Front
|Safety Rating: Side
|Safety Rating: Rear
|Invoice*:||$22,424 - $27,836||$34,171 - $40,411|
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