The 1st generation of the CC has a cumulative PainRank™ of 9.72. That can be compared against other Volkswagen generations. Shopping for a Volkswagen? You should probably steer clear of this generation.
Owners of the 2009–2017 CC model years have sent in 158 complaints on CarComplaints.com. We've listed the three most common below. Most are about the engine (43%) followed by the transmission (9%) and the lights (8%).