The German automaker Volkswagen launched the CC or Comfort Coupe series last 2008. Its 1st generation variant was known as the Volkswagen Passat CC which was launched in Detroit Michigan during the North American International Auto Show. In this article please join Philkotse.com in providing a detailed review of the Volkswagen CC 2.0 TDI, the one and only variant which is currently priced at ₱2,800,000 here in the Philippines.
Volkswagen is known for its sturdiness and reliability and it has proven its name since the good old days of the classic beetle during the 70’s till the 80’s. With the Comfort Coupe, in a nutshell, you can say that this four-door sedan has a sophisticated look that will really catch other people's attention. One of the best features of the Volkswagen CC is its elongated prominent hood and short rear design which has a strong resemblance of the equally classy Toyota Camry. You would also notice that its front grille is made with chrome which adds to its elegance and charm.
This four-door sedan has a sophisticated look that will really catch other people's attention on and off the road
The Comfort Coupe is also equipped with LED daytime running lights, a sharks fin antenna for better radio signal coverage and dual exhaust pipes which gives the car a better performance on the road. It also comes with a set of 17 in Phoenix Alloy wheels.
In terms of measurement, the Comfort Coupe has the following dimensions: 4,802 mm in length, 1,855 mm width, 1,421 mm in height and a wheelbase of 2,710 mm.
The front grille of the Volkswagen CC is made with chrome which adds to its elegance and charm
The interior design of the Comfort Coupe is as equally as elegant as its exteriors. One of the best features found in this car is are its high-quality leather seats which ensure the comfort of its passengers. Another highlight is that both the driver and the passenger seats can be electronically ask adjusted plus it has its own memory and massage capability which is something new and definitely a unique feature that is not available in other cars.
The CC is also equipped with an Active Dual Zone Climate Control Air-conditioning System and a very much modern infotainment system otherwise known as Composition Media in 5.8-inch Color Touchscreen, AM/FM Radio, CD and MP3 player, USB port, AUX-in, Bluetooth via 8 speakers.
The Comfort Coupe has a 2.0 liter TDI or Turbo Direct Injection diesel engine and a displacement of 1,968 ccs. This particular sedan runs on a 6-speed DSG transmission which provides a max output of 177 hp @ 4,200 rpm and max torque of 380 nm @ 2,500 rpm making it very reliable on the road.
The all-black interior design of the Comfort Coupe is as equally as elegant as its exteriors
This German-made sedan comes with 8 airbags, an Auto Brake System, Immobilizer, Security Alarm, ESP (Electronic Stabilisation Program),
ISOFIX and Lane Departure Warning System and Rear Parking Sensors
Pros and Cons:
- It has a cheaper and more practical diesel engine and a large fuel tank with a capacity of 70 liters.
- promotes fuel efficiency because of its push start button.
- very reliable and powerful engine for a sedan
- Offers a comfortable riding experience especially for the driver and front passenger.
- It would be nice if the car has Front Parking Sensors which can be very useful for Filipino drivers.
- Pricing is not really affordable for the Filipino mass market but it is understandable because we are talking about a high-end German sedan.