Rivals to the 2017 Volkswagen CC fall into what you might call the near-luxury class.
The Audi A4 is an entirely new design with all the latest technology features, though it's surprisingly hard to notice it's new from the outside and its rear seat is cramped.
The Volvo S60 is almost as old as the CC, but its lines have aged very well and it offers sportier driving, plus new engines in some models that deliver vastly improved fuel-economy ratings.
The Acura TLX is another good alternative and is available with a performance-oriented all-wheel-drive system.
The Lincoln MKZ offers more interior space, but a remarkably plain interior.
Perhaps the Nissan Maxima is closest to the CC in spirit; it too is a new, high-fashion sedan based on a more mainstream four-door (in this case, the Altima).
The latest Maxima shape is a dramatic, exciting spin on the familiar mechanicals underneath, just as the CC was all those years ago.
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|2017 Volkswagen CCBrowse Used Listings||2017 Acura TLXBrowse Used Listings||2017 Audi A4Browse Used Listings||2017 Lincoln MKZBrowse Used Listings||2017 Nissan MaximaBrowse Used Listings||2017 Volvo S60Browse Used Listings|
|22 MPG City / 31 MPG Hwy||21 MPG City / 35 MPG Hwy||23 MPG City / 37 MPG Hwy||20 MPG City / 38 MPG Hwy||21 MPG City / 30 MPG Hwy||20 MPG City / 37 MPG Hwy|
|Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4||Premium Unleaded I-4||Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4||Gas/Electric I-4||Premium Unleaded V-6||Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4|
|Compact Cars||Compact Cars||Compact Cars||Midsize Cars||Midsize Cars||Compact Cars|
|2.0T Sport DSG||FWD||2.0 TFSI Automatic ultra Premium Plus FWD||Hybrid Premiere FWD||S 3.5L *Ltd Avail*||T5 FWD Dynamic|
|Front Wheel Drive||Front Wheel Drive||Front Wheel Drive||Front Wheel Drive||Front Wheel Drive||Front Wheel Drive|
|Auto-Shift Manual w/OD||Auto-Shift Manual w/OD||Auto-Shift Manual w/OD||CVT w/OD||CVT w/OD||Automatic w/OD|
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