Used 2016 Volkswagen CC Sedan

2016 Volkswagen CC
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2016 Volkswagen CC


  • Well-built and attractive interior
  • ample standard features
  • striking exterior styling that is unique in the class
  • available all-wheel drive.


  • Limited rear-seat headroom
  • smallish trunk.

Used 2016 Volkswagen CC Sedan for Sale

Volkswagen CC 2016 2.0T R-Line 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6AM)
22,774 miles
Certified Used 2016
Volkswagen CC
2.0T R-Line
Est.Loan: $399/mo
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Dealer Notes
SAVE AT THE PUMP!!! 30 MPG Hwy.. Stunning!!! CARFAX 1 owner and buyback guarantee* Less than 23k Miles... Are you interested in a simply wonderful Sedan? Then take a look at this fun Sedan** Safety equipment includes: ABS, Xenon headlights, Curtain airbags, Passenger Airbag, Daytime running lights...Other features include: Power locks, Power windows, Heated seats, Auto-shift manual Transmission, Turbo...Standard features include: Remote power door locks, Power windows with 4 one-touch, Heated drivers seat, Auto-shift manual Transmission, Compressor - Intercooled turbo, 4-wheel ABS brakes, Air conditioning with dual zone climate control, Cruise control, Audio controls on steering wheel, Xenon headlights, 2.0 L liter inline 4 cylinder DOHC engine with variable valve timing, 200 hp horsepower, Head airbags - Curtain 1st and 2nd row, Passenger Airbag, 8-way power adjustable drivers seat, Heated passenger seat, Multi-function remote - Trunk/hatch/door/tailgate, Power heated mirrors, Tilt and telescopic steering wheel, Front-wheel drive, Fuel economy EPA highway (mpg): 30 and EPA city (mpg): 22, 4 Doors, Tachometer, External temperature display, Compass, Intermittent window wipers, Privacy/tinted glass, Rain sensing window wipers, Rear bench seats, 8-way power adjustable passenger seat, Climate controlled - Driver and passenger heated-cushion, driver and passenger heated-seatback, Front seat type - Sport, Video Monitor Location - Front, Limited slip differential - Brake actuated, Daytime running lights, Self-leveling headlights - Self-leveling, Signal mirrors - Turn signal in mirrors, Chrome grill...
Volkswagen CC 2016 2.0T R-Line PZEV 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6AM)
16,627 miles
Used 2016
Volkswagen CC
2.0T R-Line PZEV
Est.Loan: $383/mo
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Dealer Notes
Got your eye on a 2016Volkswagen CC that seats 5 and gets 31 MPG? With Carvana, you can get this high-quality, Carvana Certified vehicle without ever stepping foot inside a dealership! While sedans are the most common vehicle out there, this CC is more than meets the eye. This CC is also equipped with a FWD layout. The simplicity of this layout lowers cost and actually improves traction since the heavy engine pushes the driven wheels onto the ground. Enjoy the comfortable (and easy to clean) leather seats. Keep your eyes on the road and never get lost with the built-in navigation system. Keep your butt warm through the cold winters with these heated seats. You can also avoid any issues with a lead foot by engaging the cruise control on this CC. Safely communicate with friends and family using the Bluetooth hands-free calling. Before making them available to you, we ensure that every Carvana vehicle is accident-free before putting it through an exhaustive reconditioning and detailing process. Take a 360-degree virtual tour - inside and out - of every vehicle in our inventory, as we detail every feature and any major imperfections that appear on the car. This particular car has passed a rigorous 150-point inspection by Sidney and his talented team of ASE Certified mechanics. Worried about buyer's remorse with your online vehicle purchase? Worry no more, as every vehicle purchase comes with a 7-day test-own, allowing you to drive around town and even have the vehicle inspected by a mechanic of your choice. If the car doesn't live up to your expectations for any reason within the 7-day period, give us a call and we'll come retrieve the vehicle from you with a refund of your purchase. Have a question about the car you're looking at, or about the purchase process in general? Visit us at to learn more!

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Edmunds' Expert Review

Attractive and well equipped, the 2016 Volkswagen CC presents an appealing middle ground between workaday family sedans and entry-level luxury sedans.

vehicle overview

It's easy to see the appeal of the 2016 Volkswagen CC: Just look at it. The compelling center of a Venn diagram between sport coupe and a four-door sedan in terms of design, the CCs exterior is one of the best executed for the money. And since going on sale in 2009, this stylish sedan has also continued to impress with its near-luxury offerings.

The Volkswagen CC gives the air of a luxury car without the baggage that can come with a luxury car badge.

The CC's interior offers pleasing upholstery and excellent build quality. The new-for-2016 infotainment system, which promises to be larger and faster, helps add a modern touch. Likewise, its standard 200-horsepower turbocharged inline-4 and automated manual transmission feel refined, though making a case for the optional 280-hp V6 is more difficult than it used to be, as the engine is beginning to feel its age.

Like the V6, the CC is getting on in years, and other automakers have introduced luxury elements into vehicles at lower prices. The closest is the similarly priced 2016 Nissan Maxima, boasting dynamic styling of its own and a focus on fun from behind the wheel. Basic family sedans like the 2016 Ford Fusion and 2016 Honda Accord come very well-equipped at the CC's base price and offer broader option choices and safety features. On the other end are luxury cars like the 2016 Acura TLX and 2016 BMW 320i with option packages that do the same. While there might be a few better choices depending on how you feel, the "B"-rated CC offers an inarguable package of style for those who don't want the luxury car badge.

Much of the Volkswagen CC's visual elegance comes from the raked rear window. Alas, this hurts rear headroom and cargo storage.

Trim levels & features

The 2016 Volkswagen CC is a midsize sedan that seats five people. There are six trim levels: Trend, Sport, R-Line, R-Line Executive, R-Line Executive with Carbon, and V6 4Motion Executive.

The base Trend comes standard with a four-cylinder engine, manual transmission, 17-inch alloy wheels, bi-xenon headlights with separate daytime running lights, leather-wrapped steering wheel and shift knob, 12-way power adjustable front seats with lumbar support, 60/40-split-folding rear seatbacks, heated front seats, vinyl (leatherette) seating, rear mounted second-row air vents, carpeted floor mats, a rearview camera, VW Car-Net smartphone integration, Bluetooth, satellite radio, a Composition Media 6.3-inch touchscreen, an eight-speaker surround system, dual-zone climate control, power-adjustable and heated sideview mirrors, an auto-dimming rearview mirror and automatic variable windshield wipers with rain sensor.

Every Volkswagen CC has a welcoming and smartly styled interior regardless of trim.

Sport trim adds an automatic transmission (Volkswagen calls it "DSG"), different 17-inch wheels, bi-xenon headlights with adaptive front lighting, LED daytime running lights, foglights, more VW Car-Net features, navigation, a Discover Media 6.3-inch touchscreen and keyless access.

The R-Line trim adds 18-inch wheels, special exterior styling and unique door-sill plates, along with steering-wheel-mounted paddle shifters when the automatic transmission is specified.

R-Line Executive adds different 18-inch wheels, a panoramic sunroof and leather seating. Opting for R-Line with Carbon adds new interior material to the dash, doors and seat inserts. It also adds a black headliner.

The 4Motion Executive adds the V6 engine, all-wheel drive, yet another 18-inch wheel design, front and rear park distance control, adaptive cruise control, collision mitigation, lane-keep assist, heated front washer nozzles, an upgraded trip computer screen, ventilated front seats with driver massage and a 10-speaker Dynaudio sound system.

2016 Highlights

A new base model dubbed "Trend" lowers the CC's entry price. Adaptive cruise control, front assist with collision mitigation, and lane keep assist are standard on the top-line 4Motion Executive trim. All trims receive an improved infotainment system that supports Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.

Performance & mpg

All 2016 Volkswagen CC trims except the 4Motion Executive come with front-wheel drive and a turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine that produces 200 hp and 207 pound-feet of torque. A six-speed manual transmission is standard for the Trend. Optional on all other trims is a six-speed automated manual transmission (DSG).

The 4Motion Executive steps up to all-wheel drive and a 3.6-liter V6 good for 280 hp and 265 lb-ft. A conventional six-speed automatic transmission (not the DSG) is the only transmission offered.

In Edmunds testing, a CC with the four-cylinder engine and DSG accelerated from zero to 60 mph in 7.0 seconds. This is merely adequate for an entry-level luxury sedan, and just slightly quicker than similarly priced midsize family sedans. The heavier 4Motion Executive was barely better at 6.8 seconds, a disappointing performance given its elevated price point.

EPA estimated fuel economy with the DSG is 25 mpg combined (22 city/31 highway); the manual is also rated at 25 mpg combined (21 city/32 highway). The 4Motion Executive brings up the rear at a mediocre 20 mpg combined (17 city/25 highway).


Every 2016 Volkswagen CC comes standard with stability and traction control, antilock disc brakes, front side airbags, side curtain airbags and a rearview camera. The top 4Motion Executive is the only model to offer collision mitigation, adaptive cruise control and lane-keep assist. This is disappointing considering these features are available on less expensive compact cars. This is also the only trim with front and rear parking sensors, though a rearview camera comes standard on all trims.

Also standard is VW's Car-Net telematics system. It includes automatic crash notification, roadside assistance, remote vehicle access, stolen vehicle location and geo-fencing (which allows parents to set electronic boundaries for teenage drivers). A Car-Net smartphone app lets owners control many of these functions on the go.

In Edmunds brake testing, a CC R-Line came to a stop from 60 mph in 120 feet, which is a good performance compared to similar sedans with all-season tires. The 4Motion Executive required an unimpressive 127 feet.

In crash testing conducted by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, the CC earned the highest rating of "Good" in the moderate-overlap frontal-offset, side-impact and roof strength tests. In the small-overlap frontal-offset test, the CC was rated "Marginal" (second-lowest). The CC's seat and head restraint design was rated "Good" for whiplash protection in rear impacts.


The 2016 Volkswagen CC's four-cylinder engine provides respectable acceleration and fuel economy. The V6 is stronger, but the step up in cost doesn't seem worth it to us given the minimal improvement in acceleration. Unfortunately, if you want all-wheel drive, springing for the V6 is the only way to get it.

Most drivers will find that the CC strikes an agreeable balance between engaging handling and a comfortable ride. In typical Germanic fashion, the ride is on the firm side, but the suspension still takes the edge off of most road imperfections. When cornering at reasonable speeds, the Volkswagen CC doesn't feel as sharp and controlled as a pure-bred sport sedan, but it's more than respectable as family sedans go. If you prefer additional athleticism in spirited driving, something like the aforementioned 320i should hit the spot.


The 2016 Volkswagen CC comes in a few different trim levels, but even the base Trend model treats you to the same interior materials and build quality as most other trims — not to mention some other luxury cars. The trade-off for the lower entry price means Trend doesn't have items like keyless access, navigation or adaptive front lighting.

As with many European models, there's no shame in the CC's standard leatherette (premium vinyl) upholstery. It exceeds some genuine leathers in both texture and appearance. The firm and supportive standard front seats provide the same power adjustments on both sides, a refreshing departure from the common practice of giving the passenger fewer toys. In the back, headroom is limited due to the CC's sleek roof line, but legroom is surprisingly ample.

The Volkswagen CC uses a new, larger infotainment system that supports both Apple CarPlay (pictured) and Android Auto.

A new infotainment system called MIB II boasts faster operation, a larger screen and better integration with smartphones through Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. But while the primary controls and gauges are perfectly functional on their own merits, they might seem a little too minimalist if you compare the CC to newer models fitted with the latest hardware.

The CC's trunk measures a rather modest 13.2 cubic feet, and its pinched shape may complicate the loading of larger items. On the bright side, the rear seatbacks fold flat to increase cargo capacity, and there's also a pass-through for skis and such behind the rear center armrest.

The downside to that sharp exterior styling is tighter trunk space than you might expect from a midsize sedan.

Top consumer reviews

Read what other owners think about the 2016 Volkswagen CC.

End of Cycle is A Good Choice
Pana Fan,02/29/2016
I've owned Jetta, Passat, Phaeton and this CC, so I would say I'm a loyal customer for VW. Given the Dieselgate dealership are putting quite good discounts on the CC and Tiguan, both scheduled to redesign in 2017.<br> This CC shares the same 2.0T TSI 2008+ with B6 Passat, though a little older and less efficient than the current 1.8T, I found my combined 23MPG is still acceptable. I occasionally rev to 5-6k when trying to make a turn or get on ramp, and the engine responds good. The DSG is somehow strange when handling low speed, especially around 20 mph which seems it struggles to think if it should shift up to gear 3, revving up and down, definitely check it out during test drive. Also in stop-and-go traffic when you release brake pedal it tends to feel not so smooth.<br> I almost never see rear seat passengers so the notorious rear headroom isn't a problem, but a smaller adult or children sure feel comfortable. Noise reduction is average and sound of rain pounding roof is loud. Ride is more biased to firm side but I like it.<br> The new MIB II infortainment system has some problems connecting to my Android on start up but eventually finds a way to do it. Google Maps still performs better than standard onboard navigation in terms of easiness to operate and finding locations you already looked up on your computer. Even with Sirius traffic the time estimated from onboard navigation can be off as it seems only covers major roads and highway. I like the new instrumental cluster on European spec 2017 Tiguan but this old one still do its job fine. I wish the 12.3" LCD cluster is available as an option. Build quality and material is good considering this is the only VW sedan still built in Germany that is available in States.<br> Headlight with curving is a plus if you drive on continuous curving road like me to get home, and the side light when turning is also good. Due to the styling rear and side visibility is somehow limited, but turning your head will do the trick. It is a shame that active safety features such as BLIS and active cruise controls are only available on 4Montion Executive and not available even as option like latest Golf Sportswagen. Other sedans like Accord, Mazda 6 all offers these safety features at least as options if not on top trim. Do look for others if this is important for you.<br> Overall if you are looking for a non-BBA and European sedan with some style and luxury, 2016 CC is a good choice if you can nail down some discounts to bring the price below $30K mark, or wait for the 2017 redesign, as I'm sure next generation is better with new platform.
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Features & Specs

22 city / 31 hwy
Seats 5
6-speed automated manual
200 hp @ 5100 rpm
22 city / 31 hwy
Seats 5
6-speed automated manual
200 hp @ 5100 rpm
22 city / 31 hwy
Seats 5
6-speed automated manual
200 hp @ 5100 rpm
22 city / 31 hwy
Seats 5
6-speed automated manual
200 hp @ 5100 rpm
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IIHS Rating
The Insurance Institute of Highway Safety uses extensive crash tests to determine car safety.
  • Side Impact Test
  • Roof Strength Test
  • Rear Crash Protection / Head Restraint
  • IIHS Small Overlap Front Test
  • Moderate Overlap Front Test

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Used 2016 Volkswagen CC Sedan Overview

The Used 2016 Volkswagen CC Sedan is offered in the following styles: 2.0T Sport 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6AM), 2.0T Sport PZEV 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6AM), 2.0T R-Line 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6AM), 2.0T R-Line PZEV 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6AM), 2.0T R-Line PZEV 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6M), 2.0T R-Line Executive w/Carbon 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6AM), 2.0T R-Line Executive PZEV 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6AM), 2.0T Trend 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6AM), 2.0T Trend PZEV 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6M), 2.0T R-Line 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6M), 2.0T R-Line Executive w/Carbon PZEV 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6AM), 2.0T Trend PZEV 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6AM), 2.0T R-Line Executive 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6AM), 2.0T Trend 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6M), and 3.6L V6 4Motion Executive 4dr Sedan AWD (3.6L 6cyl 6AM).

What's a good price on a Used 2016 Volkswagen CC Sedan?

Price comparisons for Used 2016 Volkswagen CC Sedan trim styles:

  • The Used 2016 Volkswagen CC Sedan 2.0T R-Line is priced between $21,930 and$21,930 with odometer readings between 22774 and22774 miles.
  • The Used 2016 Volkswagen CC Sedan 2.0T R-Line PZEV is priced between $21,000 and$21,000 with odometer readings between 16627 and16627 miles.

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