Volkswagen CC: coupe that excels for luxury, style and comfort

What the motoring press is saying about the new Volkswagen CC saloon

LAST UPDATED AT 13:25 ON Thu 9 Feb 2012

Price: £28,000

Pros: Looks good, very quiet ion the cabin and good range of engine noises

Cons: High price tage, steering needs more feel and the auto model is expensive to run

Car buyer 4.0/5
Despite sharing a platform with the new Volkswagen Passat, Volkswagen's latest four-door coupe is known simply as the Volkswagen CC. Featuring revised four-door coupe styling and a high quality interior, the latest version is priced from around £24,000. The UK engine range includes 1.8-litre TSI 158bhp or 2.0-litre TSI 207bhp petrols and a 2.0-litre TDI common rail diesel with either 138bhp or 168bhp.

Auto Express 4.0/5
The CC does everything its predecessor did so well, but there have been key improvements where it matters.

Top Gear 13.0/20
So you end up with a smart, refined brilliant cruiser that looks and feels more special than it has a right to.

What Car? 4.0/5
This is a handsome, stylishly sumptuous car that comes with some particularly good engines, generous equipment and for most users, more than enough room. · 

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