For The engine has an impressively broad power band, which makes it easy to drive. The CC looks sharp, too.
Against It's not as sporty to drive as it looks, and it doesn't have the interior quality of rivals from Audi and BMW.
What Car? says
This is the version most people will go for, and for good reason.
What Car? readers say
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Target Price team says:
In these days of seven- and five-year warranties, a three-year guarantee doesn’t look so good, especially with a 60,000 mile limit.
The Volkswagen CC GT is likely to be quite a popular choice with its bigger wheels and leather trim, but the extra might be better spent on Lane Assist, which includes traffic sign recognition; park assist, which can automatically steer the car into a space 0.8m longer than the vehicle itself; and automatic distance control, which can emergency brake the car in city driving.
More indulgently, the CC is available with a particularly tasteful array of interior colour schemes that do much to make its cabin look sumptuously inviting, although some of these choices are pricey.
Reader test team says:
I have had this car for 6 weeks now and covered 5k, very pleased with it indeed. This Car is very quiet at all speeds, both engine, road and wind…
I run a Passat cc GT 140 on a 5 year lease, with maintenance. I took delivery in Sept 2011 and so have had it 15 Months. I can honestly find little…