2016 Volkswagen CC  RealSafeCars75Safety Rating

#43 of 2016 Sedan/Hatchback/Wagons

#92 of all 2016 vehicles

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

The 2016 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 2016 Volkswagen CC has a score of 75, implying a 0.049% chance of driver death (4.4% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2016 Volkswagen CC has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0487% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 5.559%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0487% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 5.559% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2016 Volkswagen CC is 4% more likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other sedans, hatchbacks, and wagons, the 2016 Volkswagen CC is 4% less likely to result in a fatal accident.

And it is about as safe as many comparable models.

8864Hyundai AzeraToyota AvalonVolvo S60INFINITI Q50BMW 3 SeriesLincoln MKZBuick RegalAudi A4Cadillac ATSVolkswagen CCNissan MaximaAcura TLXComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2016 Volkswagen CC with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 64 to 88. The 2016 Volkswagen CC is safer than the 2016 Hyundai Azera and less safe than the 2016 Audi A4, the 2016 Buick Regal, the 2016 Lincoln MKZ, and the 2016 BMW 3 Series. It is about as safe as the 2016 Volvo S60, the 2016 INFINITI Q50, the 2016 Acura TLX, and the 2016 Nissan Maxima.

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