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.

Volkswagen CC Saloon

What Car? says

3 out of 5 stars

This is the version most people will go for, and for good reason.

What Car? readers say


Key facts

9.8 secs
Top speed
133 mph
Average mpg
Tank range
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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:

Volkswagen CC Saloon 2.0 TDI 177 BMT R-Line 4dr

I have just taken delivery of my 177 bhp BMT R-Line with DSG. My initial thoughts, looks great, DSG fantastic especially in tiptronic, Lights although…

Antony Swales

4 out of 5 stars

Volkswagen CC Saloon 2.0 TDI 140 BMT GT 4dr

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…

Matt Collins

5 out of 5 stars

Volkswagen CC Saloon 2.0 TDI 140 BMT GT 4dr

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…

Michael Grantham

5 out of 5 stars
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