2010 Volkswagen CC

The 2010 Volkswagen CC is perfect for a family outing. This family sedan performs well and has a lot of perks for you to enjoy. It is very practical and at the same time you can really appreciate its performance. VW says that the letters CC means comfort coupe and by the name alone, you will know that this car can give you the comfort and relaxation that you needed. This car looks awesome in and out and at first glance it could really look like a very expensive sedan.

The CC is an all-wheel drive vehicle which gives it a lot of advantages over its competitors. In addition, the customer has a choice between the very popular turbo-charged 4 cylinder engine and the equally powerful V6. This sedan is considered an upscale automobile because of its sleek and curvy body, characterized by stylish lines and a narrow tail. VW sure knows how to add a little spice into the design of this car. All the materials used in the CC are all of high quality and of caliber standards.

Performance

The engine’s strong performance can be attributed to its turbo charged 4 cylinder motor which produces 200 HP and 207 pound feet of torque. You will definitely enjoy driving this sedan with its AMT or automated manual transmission, DSG. In addition, you will be able to save a lot of fuel with its fuel saver feature. If you are driving on the highway, you can reach 31 mpg on your fuel consumption but if you are driving in the city, you can save 22 mpg. You know that you have to save money for the future and VW is helping you to do this.

Interior & Exterior

The biggest drawback about the VW CC is you will be compromising on passenger and baggage capacity. The car’s backseat can only accommodate two people and if your passengers are quite tall, they have no other choice but to slouch on their seats so their head will not hit the roof line. The seats are very comfortable. On the outside, a lot of people say that the VW CC is a real looker because of its stylish exteriors and the sleek feature of a sports car and the flexibility of a 4 door sedan rolled into one.

Safety

This car is very safe to use for it had passed the crash tests conducted by the Federal government. It earned a whooping four stars out of five in most of the test but it scored five stars on the driver’s protection against side impact or crash. When it comes to safety gadgets, accessories such as head curtain air bags were made available for you. If you have a kid, you can just de-activate the rear seat side airbag to make room for the installation of a kid’s safety seat.

Competition

A lot of reviewers say that the Volkswagen CC is quite expensive. It is slightly priced higher than other mid-sized sedans in the same class like the Honda Accord (MSRP $17,871; 22 city / 31 hwy) and the Malibu (MSRP $15,321; 22 city / 30 hwy). However, when it comes to quality and drivability, the VW CC comes in ahead. This sleek car can really drive you wherever you want to go in style.

Pros & Cons

Many reviewers find the price unappealing. They say that the car’s price can be compared to the price of a luxury sedan and most people cannot afford it. On a lighter side, the advantage of this car is that it is very attractive in and out. In addition, it also sports a beautiful 2 tone interior feature coupled with quality materials.

Overall Rating
79 out of 100

What others say:

"The 2010 Volkswagen CC follows a stunning, coupe-like silhouette similar to that of the Mercedes CLS, with frameless windows and a long, flowing design."Car Connection

"The CC is very solid and stable at highway speeds. Only sharp pavement imperfections come through as overly harsh."Consumer Guide

"The 2010 Volkswagen CC is a stylish and strong-performing alternative to mainstream midsize sedans. If you can live with seating for four, it merits serious consideration."Edmunds

Specifications

General Info
Vehicle Type: Sedan Base Price: $23,414.00
Fuel Tank Capacity: 18.5 gallons Miles Per Gallon: 21 city / 31 hwy
Dimensions
Length: 188.9 in. (479.8 cm) Width: 73 in. (185 cm)
Height: 55.8 in. (141.7 cm) Curb Weight: 3300 lbs (1497 kg)
Wheel Base: 106.7 in. (271 cm) Ground Clearance: 4.6 in. (11.7 cm)
Luggage Capacity: 13 cu ft Maximum Seating: 5
Performance
Engine: 2.0L DOHC 16-valve inline-4 Displacement: NA
Horsepower: 200 hp Max RPM: 5100 rpm
Torque: 207 lb-ft @ 1700 rpm Transmission: 6-Speed Manual
0-60 mph: 6.3 seconds 1/4 Mile: 14.8 seconds
Available Trims & Engine
Option:Sport PZEV MSRP: $24,434; MPG: 22 city / 31 hwy
Option:Luxury - Turbo MSRP: $27,820; MPG: 22 city / 31 hwy
Option:3.6L V6 – VR6 Sport Sedan MSRP: $32,938; MPG: 18 city / 27 hwy