Compare 2012 Volkswagen CC vs 2011 Honda Accord Crosstour

2012 Volkswagen CC
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4-Door Sedan Manual Sport
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual Sport 21 31 $27,345 $28,515
4-Door Sedan Manual Sport PZEV 21 31 $27,345 $28,515
4-Door Sedan DSG Sport 22 31 $28,401 $29,615
4-Door Sedan DSG Sport PZEV 22 31 $28,401 $29,615
4-Door Sedan Manual R-Line 21 31 $29,211 $30,460
4-Door Sedan Manual R-Line PZEV 21 31 $29,211 $30,460
4-Door Sedan Lux 22 31 $30,131 $31,420
4-Door Sedan Lux PZEV 22 31 $30,131 $31,420
4-Door Sedan DSG R-Line 22 31 $30,266 $31,560
4-Door Sedan DSG R-Line PZEV 22 31 $30,266 $31,560
4-Door Sedan Lux Plus 22 31 $32,476 $33,865
4-Door Sedan Lux Plus PZEV 22 31 $32,476 $33,865
4-Door Sedan Lux Limited 22 31 $33,243 $34,665
4-Door Sedan Lux Limited PZEV 22 31 $33,243 $34,665
4-Door Sedan Executive 4Motion 17 25 $38,734 $40,390
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2WD 5-Door EX
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD 5-Door EX 18 27 $27,174 $29,990
2WD 5-Door EX-L 18 27 $29,795 $32,890
4WD 5-Door EX-L 18 26 $31,105 $34,340
2WD 5-Door w/Navi EX-L 18 27 $31,783 $35,090
4WD 5-Door w/Navi EX-L 18 26 $33,093 $36,540
Pricing
Invoice Price
$27,345
$27,174
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$28,515
$29,990
Monthly Payment Estimate
$475 / month
$500 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.0
7.8
TCC’s Bottom Line
Value-minded sedan shoppers who are willing to sacrifice a little practicality in the name of style will find a lot to like in the 2012 Volkswagen CC.
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Fuel Economy
City
21 mpg 18 mpg
Highway
31 mpg 27 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Sport Utility Vehicle - 2WD
Interior Dimensions
Front Shoulder Room (in)
56.0 57.8
Passenger Volume (ft³)
94 101.4
Second Head Room (in)
36.6 37.5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
54.7 56.2
Front Leg Room (in)
41.6 42.2
Passenger Capacity
4 5
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 55.3
Second Leg Room (in)
37.3 37.4
Front Head Room (in)
37.4 39.5
Second Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 53.9
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.0 6.0
Length, Overall (in)
188.9 196.8
Height, Overall (in)
55.8 65.7
Track Width, Rear (in)
61.4 64.9
Wheelbase (in)
106.7 110.1
Liftover Height (in)
NA - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
73.0 74.7
Track Width, Front (in)
61.1 64.9
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- - TBD -
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
13.0 -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
- 51.3
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
- - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
- NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
- 25.7
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- - TBD -
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.1 x - TBD - 12.0 x - TBD -
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.3 x - TBD - 11.7 x - TBD -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
18.5 18.5
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.4 15.2
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.4 40.2
Steering Type
Electric Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.0 2.8
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Front Tire Size
P235/45R17 P225/65TR17
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P235/45R17 P225/65TR17
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA 150
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA 225
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA 1500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA 1500
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3300 3852
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.5 17 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.5 17 x - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - 9.1
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - 550
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - 100
Engine
Displacement
2.0L/121 3.5L/212
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
200 @ 5100-6000 271 @ 6200
Engine Type
Turbocharged Gas I4 Gas V6
Fuel System
DI Electronic Fuel Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
207 @ 1700-5000 254 @ 5000
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
31 27
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
21 18
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
24 21
Transmission
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.47 1.07
Trans Type
6 5
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.11 0.61
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.99 1.88
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.09 1.60
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.94/3.09 4.53
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.10 0.76
Trans Description Cont.
Manual Automatic
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.93 NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.36 2.69
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
- NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
- NA
Summary
Vehicle Name
Volkswagen CC Honda Accord Crosstour
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4 Door
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
NA - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
NA 1.07
Suspension Type - Rear
4-link fully independent Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
McPherson concept Double Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA 0.55
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA w/Coil Springs
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
5 4
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.6 8.9
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
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Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
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Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
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Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
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Overall Side Crash Rating
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Side Barrier Rating
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Side Barrier Rating Driver
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Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
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Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
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Combined Side Rating Front Seat
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Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
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Rollover Rating

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