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By Cars.com Staff
July 6, 2011
The CC debuted for the 2009 model year as Volkswagen's latest model. The CC stands for "comfort coupe," which is an attempt to define the car’s combination of a coupe-like body style and four doors. With seating for four, the CC comes with either a turbocharged four-cylinder or a V-6 engine, and all-wheel drive is available. Competitors include the Acura TSX and Volvo S60.
New for 2012 An analog clock and dark wood trim have been added to 2.0T Lux Plus, Lux Limited and VR6 Executive trim levels.
Exterior Up front, the CC is defined by a pair of flared headlamps that flank a thin, wide grille. The side profile arches upward along a well-defined center crease line, similar to the Mercedes C-Class. Exterior features include:
Blacked-out B-pillar helps achieve coupe look
Optional panoramic sunroof
Interior The CC has chrome-finished gauges, unique door trim and radio/navigation buttons on the steering wheel. Front buckets and bucket-style seats in back give the CC seating capacity for four. There's a center pass-through between the two rear seats, and the seats can also fold down. Interior features include:
Simulated leather upholstery standard
Optional leather upholstery
Metal or wood trim
Optional navigation system
Optional touch-screen stereo
Optional analog clock
Optional dark wood trim
Standard Bluetooth connectivity and iPod interface
Under the Hood All CCs are equipped with a sport-tuned suspension and speed-sensitive steering. Mechanical features include:
Standard 200-horsepower, turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder
Optional 280-hp, 3.6-liter V-6 engine with 4Motion all-wheel drive
Standard six-speed manual transmission
Available six-speed dual-clutch (four-cylinder) or six-speed automatic (V-6) transmission
Safety Safety features include:
Standard antilock brakes
Standard side-impact airbags (front seats)
Standard side curtain airbags
Standard active head restraints for front occupants
Standard electronic stability system
Optional backup camera
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