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CC burns oil
By oldlawyer on
Vehicle2012 Volkswagen CC Sport PZEV 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6AM)
ReviewI have had this car for 13 months and was enjoying its ride comfort, power and fuel economy when I discovered that it was burning oil at about 15,000 miles.
I complained and VW tested it then confirmed that it is burning 0.29 quarts every 1000 miles which translates to 2.9 quarts between recommended change intervals.
VW says that is okay, but automotive engineers state that it is evidence of an engine defect.
The car is a marvel in many ways, but watch out for the oil burning: VW does not disclose this to buyers until after they have bought the car which I think is a bit sleazy.
Best FeaturesPower Fuel economy Ridge comfort
Worst FeaturesFix the 2.0T engine so that it does not burn its own lubricating oil between changes.
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