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Volkswagen of America

Electromechanical Power Steering system

Overview
  • Electromechanical Power Steering system
Electromechanical Power Steering System

The Electromechanical Power 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 power steering 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.

  • 22 city/30 highway mpg (2014 Eos 2.0L TSI®, 6-speed DSG® automatic transmission with Tiptronic® and Sport mode). EPA estimates. Your mileage will vary and depends on several factors, including your driving habits and vehicle condition.