The 2017 Volkswagen CC may not technically be a luxury sedan, but looking at the sedan’s list of features and equipment it would be easy to make that mistake. Designers ensured that the 2017 CC would catch the eye of everyone it passes with sleek eye lines that is unique among the rest of its in-class competition. Furthermore, the interior design of the Volkswagen sedan could very easily also be mistaken for a well-appointed luxury model. The few changes made to the 2017 VW CC trim grades make its outstanding offerings more streamlined and accessible.
Shoppers looking at the 2017 Volkswagen CC will only have a pair of trims to consider, Sport and R-Line Executive. Sport versions can be distinguished with power-adjustable seats that are also heated. The R-Line Executive with Carbon adds a special spin on that trim uses a gloss black exterior and carbon-fiber interior accents. Other standard equipment includes bi-xenon headlights, LED daytime running lights, foglights and rain-sensing windshield wipers. R-Line versions of the 2017 CC stands out with panoramic sunroof, power-folding and heated side mirrors. Different drivers can set specific settings to suit their needs.
The backseat of the 2017 Volkswagen CC is highly adaptable. Not only do the low-slung seats accommodate for room that may have been compromised by the sloping roof rake, but they fold down to expand on the space offered by the vehicle’s trunk. The driver and front seat passenger have very supportive seats and plenty of elbow room. Tech savvy owners also have a larger infotainment screen as well as the ability to integrate smartphones into the infotainment system.
The bucket seats found in the front seat of the 2017 Volkswagen CC are well-suited for long car trips. They are supportive and offer very comfortable armrests. Road noise is as close to as eliminated at possible with the VW sedan. Dual-zone climate controls and available heated seats simply add to the incredible levels of comfort and refinement offered by this model. Entertainment provided from streaming media via Bluetooth will help make the longest commutes go by even faster.
Each version of the 2017 Volkswagen CC is motivated by a single powertrain. Under model’s hood sits a turbocharged, 2.0-liter, four-cylinder engine making 200 horsepower and 207 pound-feet of torque. Front-wheel drive is standard as is the six-speed automatic dual-clutch transmission. During independent testing the 2017 CC was observed accelerating from zero-to-60 mph in about seven seconds. This puts the VW sedan very much in line with the rest of the cars in its automotive industry segment.