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Volkswagen of America

Electromechanical power steering system

  • Electromechanical power steering system
Electromechanical steering system

The electromechanical steering system is one of the main reasons that Volkswagen cars have earned the reputation for sporty, dynamic steering. Compared to the more conventional hydraulic system, electromechanical steering is more environmentally conscious because it doesn’t produce any waste or require any fluids that need to be replaced. It also helps reduce fuel consumption by only drawing energy from the engine during turning, meaning it essentially turns off while driving in a straight line.¹ Sometimes the details make all the difference.

  • ¹30 highway/22 city mpg (2013 Eos 2.0L TSI®, 6-speed DSG® automatic transmission with Tiptronic® and Sport mode). EPA estimates. Your mileage will vary.