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Entry Luxury: Volkswagen CC
2nd place: Cadillac CTS
3rd place: Audi A4/5

With the CC, Volkswagen takes the Passat up a couple of notches. Besides its dramatic swooping body lines, the interior also gets high-contrast two-tone treatment.

An optional 280-horsepower engine and 6-speed transmission add a dose of power to the car's responsive driving character.

Despite its low-slung roof design, owners really love the roomy interior of the CC. It also scored well for storage space and fuel economy.

NEXT: Mid-size Sport: Dodge Challenger

Last updated July 17 2009: 12:46 PM ET
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