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Volvo C30 T5 R-Design Review

Recently tweaked for more power, the Volvo C30 R-Design has the numbers to match its rivals but is that enough?

Volvo C30 DRIVe Review

It might be one of the greenest cars on the planet, but that doesn’t mean you can’t have fun in the Volvo C30 DRIVe...

Volvo C30 Review

Funky and fun - Volvo has come a long way Model Tested: 2010 Volvo C30 T5 R-Design; 2.5-litre, five cylinder, turbocharged petrol; Six speed manual; Three-door hatch: $42,950* Options: Premium Sound - $975 (AM/FM radio, 12 Dynaudio speakers with iPod connectivity); Sports Chassis - $800; Blind Spot Identification System (BLIS) - $1,275 CarAdvice Rating: Words: Paul Maric and Karl Peskett Photos: Karl Peskett Volvo's C30 went through a bit of a facelift recently...

Volvo C30 & C30 DRIVe Review

Volvo has this week introduced its new C30 range, including the new, environmentally-friendly C30 DRIVe.

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Volvo C30 News

Volvo C30 Electric cuts charge time to 90 minutes

The new 22kW fast-charger fitted to the latest Volvo C30 Electric reduces the vehicle's full charge time to just 90 minutes. The C30 Electric uses the world's first on-board charger that operates on a three-phase power supply and is small enough to be fitted in an electric car...

Volvo C30 production officially ends

Volvo Car Australia has confirmed production of the Volvo C30 hatch has come to an end, with the brand's smallest model having already been removed from its European line-up. With no direct replacement in the pipeline, the compact C30 coupe will be replaced - at least in the short term - by the all-new Volvo V40 five-door hatchback, which is due in local showrooms in December...

2012 Volvo C30 update on sale in Australia

The 2012 Volvo C30 is now on sale in Australia. The upgraded line-up includes the new Lifestyle trim level, as well as additional standard equipment and revised prices.   The price of the entry-level 1.6 DRIVe has increased $840, although it is now fitted with rear park assist and Volvo’s High Performance Sound system – features that were previously options totalling $2000...

Volvo C30 Electric under consideration for Australia

Volvo Car Australia has officially expressed interest in the new Volvo C30 Electric hatchback and is now investigating the business case of introducing it to Australia. With production of the Volvo C30 Electric now underway, Volvo Car Australia’s Jaedene Hudson said the new EV was a serious talking point at the Swedish marque’s Australian offices...

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Volvo C30 Owner Reviews

2011 VOLVO C30 T5 S LIFESTYLE Review

I have owned this car for over 1 year, and found it to be good but not roomy enough. The doors are very heavy, the boot is very small. It handles well, but I would not buy another one even if they still made them, the resale is horrible on these cars. After having many Volvos this has got to be the worst. Don't get me wrong it runs well etc but it's for a certain market...

2011 VOLVO C30 1.6 DRIVE Review

I have owned my c30 Drive for just over a year and have done 28000km so far of faultless zero problem driving. I am very interested in the environmental credentials of cars and know how to drive efficiently. Consequently I have managed to achieve a brilliant AVERAGE economy of 3.8 litres per hundred for the last month of mixed urban and freeway use from a car that many of my friends think is a sports coupe...