2011 Volkswagen CC vs. 2010 Volkswagen Golf

To start off, 2011 Volkswagen CC is newer by 1 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2010 Volkswagen Golf. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2010 Volkswagen Golf would be higher. At 2,500 cc (5 cylinders), 2010 Volkswagen Golf is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2011 Volkswagen CC (200 HP @ 5100 RPM) has 30 more horse power than 2010 Volkswagen Golf. (170 HP @ 5700 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2011 Volkswagen CC should accelerate faster than 2010 Volkswagen Golf. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2011 Volkswagen CC weights approximately 171 kg more than 2010 Volkswagen Golf. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Both vehicles are front wheel drive (FWD). Which offers better traction when its slippery than rear wheel drive vehicles. With that said, do keep in mind that many other factors such as speed and the wear on your tires can also have significant impact on traction and control. Let's talk about torque, 2011 Volkswagen CC (280 Nm @ 1700 RPM) has 40 more torque (in Nm) than 2010 Volkswagen Golf. (240 Nm @ 4250 RPM). This means 2011 Volkswagen CC will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2010 Volkswagen Golf.

Compare all specifications:

2011 Volkswagen CC 2010 Volkswagen Golf
Make Volkswagen Volkswagen
Model CC Golf
Year Released 2011 2010
Body Type Sedan Hatchback
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2000 cc 2500 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 5 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 200 HP 170 HP
Engine RPM 5100 RPM 5700 RPM
Torque 280 Nm 240 Nm
Torque RPM 1700 RPM 4250 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 4 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 3 doors
Vehicle Weight 1517 kg 1346 kg
Vehicle Length 4798 mm 4201 mm
Vehicle Width 1854 mm 1786 mm
Vehicle Height 1417 mm 1481 mm
Wheelbase Size 2710 mm 2578 mm
Fuel Consumption 7.6 L/100km 7.8 L/100km
Fuel Consumption City 10.7 L/100km 10.7 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 70 L 55 L


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