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Factsheet

Price
Volkswagen
Engine
Passat CC (2008)
Performance
1.8 TSI
Transmission
1.8
Efficiency
157
RV 3yr/30k
137
Start mileage
8.6
Current mileage
37.1
Key rivals
180
0000000000000000000
21,000

Review

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It’s without doubt a stunning looking car, but there’s a nagging doubt – is there any point to the Passat CC?

It does very little that the saloon Passat doesn’t already do, apart from seat four adults instead of five. Perhaps that’s the point – it has the Passat’s practicality (including sizeable boot) wrapped up in a stylish coupé body.

Volkswagen says it will appeal to drivers who want looks as well as load space.

The 2.0 TDI will account for two-thirds of the 5,800 CCs sold next year and it’s a solid, though not spectacular, performer. One for the style-conscious, then.

  • Engine 2.0-litre TDI
  • Price £21,895

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