2011 Volkswagen CC vs. 2012 Audi A3

To start off, 2012 Audi A3 is newer by 1 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2011 Volkswagen CC. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2011 Volkswagen CC would be higher. At 2,000 cc (4 cylinders), 2011 Volkswagen CC is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2011 Volkswagen CC (200 HP) has 42 more horse power than 2012 Audi A3. (158 HP). In normal driving conditions, 2011 Volkswagen CC should accelerate faster than 2012 Audi A3.

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.

Compare all specifications:

2011 Volkswagen CC 2012 Audi A3
Make Volkswagen Audi
Model CC A3
Year Released 2011 2012
Body Type Sedan Hatchback
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2000 cc 1800 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 200 HP 158 HP
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


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