2017 Volkswagen CC  RealSafeCars75Safety Rating

#47 of 2017 Sedan/Hatchback/Wagons

#104 of all 2017 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. Having more than average horsepower for its class, the CC packs some oomph. Volkswagen offers a 6-year, 72,000-mile basic/powertrain warranty on its lineup.

The 2017 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 2017 Volkswagen CC has a score of 75, implying a 0.049% chance of driver death (4.4% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2017 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 2017 Volkswagen CC is 4% more likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other sedans, hatchbacks, and wagons, the 2017 Volkswagen CC is 4% less likely to result in a fatal accident.

And it is about as safe as many comparable models.

9064Hyundai AzeraKia CadenzaNissan MaximaINFINITI Q50Acura TLXVolkswagen CCM.-B. C-ClassBMW 3 SeriesAudi A4Lexus ES-350Toyota AvalonCadillac ATSComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2017 Volkswagen CC with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 64 to 90. The 2017 Volkswagen CC is safer than the 2017 Hyundai Azera and less safe than the 2017 Toyota Avalon, the 2017 Lexus ES-350, the 2017 Audi A4, the 2017 BMW 3 Series, and the 2017 Mercedes-Benz C-Class. It is about as safe as the 2017 Kia Cadenza, the 2017 Nissan Maxima, the 2017 INFINITI Q50, and the 2017 Acura TLX.

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