2013 Volkswagen CC  RealSafeCars75Safety Rating

#37 of 2013 Sedan/Hatchback/Wagons

#80 of all 2013 vehicles


The CC, a mainstay of Volkswagen's lineup since 2009, is a midsize sedan with seating up to 5. Strong on technology, it has offered Android Auto and Apple CarPlay since 2016. The Volkswagen CC packs some potency, exceeding the average horsepower for its class. It handles mud, snow, and sand with ease with optional all-wheel drive (AWD). Volkswagen offers a 6-year, 72,000-mile basic/powertrain warranty on its lineup.


The 2013 Volkswagen CC is below average compared to all vehicles.

Comparison to all vehicles.  This plot shows RSC safety scores on the horizontal axis vs. the number of vehicles with each safety score (depicted by bar height and percentages at the bottom). Colors reflect vehicle safety, ranging from red (not that safe) to green (safer). For reference, a score of 0 implies a 0.15% chance of driver death (13% chance of driver injury) over 15 years, and a score of 100 reflects a 0.016% chance (1.4% chance of driver injury). The 2013 Volkswagen CC has a score of 75, implying a 0.049% chance of driver death (4.3% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2013 Volkswagen CC has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0486% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 5.5508%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0486% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 5.5508% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2013 Volkswagen CC is 1% more likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other sedans, hatchbacks, and wagons, the 2013 Volkswagen CC is 5% less likely to result in a fatal accident.


And it is about as safe as many comparable models.

8859Nissan MaximaHyundai AzeraAcura TLGMC TerrainToyota AvalonVolkswagen CCToyota VenzaBuick RegalAudi A4Acura TSXCadillac ATSLexus ES-350Comparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2013 Volkswagen CC with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 59 to 88. The 2013 Volkswagen CC is safer than the 2013 Nissan Maxima, the 2013 Hyundai Azera, and the 2013 Acura TL and less safe than the 2013 Acura TSX, the 2013 Audi A4, the 2013 Buick Regal, and the 2013 Toyota Venza. It is about as safe as the 2013 Toyota Avalon and the 2013 Lexus ES-350.

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