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Fun - but Expensive to maintain
2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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By Eric Hemmendinger
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2011 Volkswagen CC Sport PZEV 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6M)


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Had the car for 4 years, and have about 80K miles on it. Its a pleasure to drive - when everything is working correctly - and that's the issue. I've had to replace the steering column lock, have the heads cleaned, and several other lesser items - but these are things that should not crop up until the car has well over 100K miles. So.. Its expensive to maintain. I've also learned that its fragile. I put it into a snow bank at the bottom of the driveway - going about 8 miles/hour. the damages are in excess of $4K. To me that means its fragile. I've enjoyed driving it, but am about to replace it in order to obtain a more cost-effective vehicle.


Best Features

Handling, ride, looks.


Worst Features

Needs fog lights.


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Don't waste your time nor money
4 of 7 people found this review helpful
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By dp1072
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2011 Volkswagen CC Sport PZEV 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6AM)


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Where do I begin? Let's start with; I've never had a new vehicle with so many problems. The power steering pump needed to be replaced after the first year. The water pump was just replaced due to leakage. The transmission, as everyone else said, is comparable to my dad's 1990 VW Golf (non-turbo) diesel when it comes to performance. Slap it in the manual shift mode and it's much better. The speedometer is 5 miles per hour off (shows you're going faster). This means your mileage adds up a bit faster if you do the math. Faulty tail lights. Can't wait to get rid of it.


Best Features

Handles excellent in turns.


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Junk the DSG
6 of 10 people found this review helpful
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By vdubcc
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2011 Volkswagen CC Sport PZEV 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6AM)


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I have had my CC Sport since December of 2010 and have yet to figure out what the DSG transmission is trying to do. This transmission spoils the otherwise teriffic car. I find that the transmission seems to not find the gear it is looking for and has actually caused the car to fall flat on it's face when pulling out. The turbo lag and this transmission are not ment for each other. Had it back to the dealer and they say everthing is all right. get the manual and it will be a real joy to own.


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Hate the transmission
1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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By ericd12
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2011 Volkswagen CC Sport 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6AM)


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Good value but transmission is all wrong. Shift points in drive mode vs. sport mode are too extreme - drive mode shifts very low (~2200rpm) and in sport mode pretty high (~4500rpm). The transmission disengages when at a complete stop and there is a lag for it to re-engage. Also, when starting from a complete stop with the steering wheel turned it becomes very jerky - as if it is in sport mode.


Best Features

Good value, looks, fit and finish.


Worst Features

Trash the DSG transmission - maybe consider the manual or another car - painful to drive.


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Worth it...
2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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By nick_ole
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2011 Volkswagen CC Sport 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6AM)


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I've owned this car for 4 months now and still find it fun to drive... For a 4-banger, it sure drives like a 6. VW sure has a winner in the CC. Biggest problems... Being a heavy set 6th guy, it's a pain to get in/out of car. Other than that, it's worth it. I'm looking forward to taking it for a long trip to gage its comfort for long distance driving. Haven't had it for too long, so reliability at this point is kinda moot.


Best Features

Audio system, Bluetooth streaming, quite drive, acceleration when on turbo mode, overall mpg, standard leatherette not bad at all, trunk space.


Worst Features

Raise the door section to let driver's left hand rest comfortably. Remote start, air condition takes forever to cool, improve blind spots, larger sunglass holder, home link standard. Improve low end torque, improve tires to reduce noise level even more


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