INTRO: Masterfully blending a coupe-like raked roof with the functionality of four doors, the sporty 2012 Volkswagen CC sedan carries its upscale compact design for another year with the addition of two trim levels. Joining the base Sport, R-Line, Lux and rang-topping Executive 4Motion trims are Lux Plus and Lux Limited.
FEATURES: The CC's 4-passenger interior now has a dash-mounted analog clock and the electronic parking brake switch has moved to the center console. The multi-function touchscreen controls the entertainment and available navigation systems.
PERFORMANCE: The base engine for the 2012 CC is a 2-liter turbocharged inline 4 cylinder sending 200 horsepower to the front wheels through either a 6-speed manual or 6-speed automatic transmission. Also available is a 3.6-liter V6 sending 280 horsepower through a 6-speed automatic to 4Motion all-wheel drive.
FUEL ECONOMY: Here are the highest and lowest EPA estimates for fuel economy:
PRICING/WARRANTY: Base MSRP for the 2012 Volkswagen CC is $28,515. An Executive 4MOTION model starts at $40,390. The CC is backed by a 5-year, 60,000-mile powertrain warranty.
CLOSING: Designed as a 4-door coupe, the 2012 Volkswagen CC continues its successful formula based on quality, value and style.