Volkswagen CC

Used Volkswagen CC 2012-2017 review

Alternatives
(2012 - 2017)
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What alternatives should I consider to a used Volkswagen CC saloon?

The obvious choice is the Mercedes-Benz CLS, because that’s the car Volkswagen chose to emulate with the CC. You will have to spend a bit more money to get into a CLS of equivalent age and mileage, but you do have the option of some larger and quieter 3.0-litre V6 diesel engines in the CLS, as opposed to the more agricultural-sounding four-cylinder diesels in the CC.

The award-winning BMW 4 Series Gran Coupé arrived later to the party than the CC, but it is a very welcome addition because of its sleek shape, more practical hatchback boot opening and the fact that it’s rear-wheel drive and therefore has more engaging handling. There are plenty of petrol and diesel engine options to choose from, too.

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What alternatives should I consider to a used Volkswagen CC saloon?

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Verdict

With sleek styling, plenty of equipment and similar boot space to the saloon car on which it’s based, a used Volkswagen CC makes for a tempting buy

  • Well equipped
  • Punchy yet frugal engines
  • Fine motorway manners
  • Rear headroom compromised
  • Uninspiring handling
  • Expensive electronic parking brake issues