Volvo C30 2006

This generation of Volvo C30 has been produced from January, 2006 to December, 2010. We can provide information about 13 modifications of this generation. The car has been produced only with front wheel drive.

This Volvo is available with six petrol engines with displacement from 1.6 to 2.5 litres and power of from 100 to 230 horsepower un four diesel engines with displacement from 1.6 to 2.4 litres and power of from 109 to 180 horsepower.
The car is available with both manual (8 versions), as well as automatic (5 versions) gearbox.

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Volvo C30 2006 average fuel consumption in combined cycle for petrol engine is from 7 to 9.4 litres per 100km, whereas for diesel engine - from 4.9 to 6.9 litres per 100km. The most fuel efficient Volvo C30 2006 petrol engine version is Volvo C30 1.6, consuming 7 litres per 100km. While the most fuel efficient Volvo C30 2006 diesel - Volvo C30 1.6D for 100 kilometers consumes 4.9 liters of diesel.
According to user reviews, Volvo C30 real-world fuel consumption is on average about approximately for 10 percents higher as the manufacturer's claimed fuel economy (on average +6% for petrol engines and +13% for diesel engines). For a more detailed actual fuel economy of each model, select a specific Volvo C30 modification.

Volvo C30 2006 CO2 emissions for petrol engine are from 167 to 224 grams per kilometer, whereas for diesel engine - from 129 to 182 grams per kilometer. From Volvo C30 with petrol engines the lowest CO2 emissions has Volvo C30 1.6 which produces an average of 167 grams of CO2 per kilometer. In turn, from the Volvo C30 diesels least CO2 distributes Volvo C30 1.6D - 129 grams per km.

The best acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h - 6.7 seconds has Volvo C30 T5 version, conversely the tardiest one is Volvo C30 1.6D reaching this speed only in 11.9 seconds. The maximum top speed is 240 km/h for the 2.5 petrol 5-cylinder 220 hp version (Volvo C30 T5) and the 2.5 petrol 5-cylinder 230 hp version (Volvo C30 T5).

Lenght of Volvo C30 is 425 cm, it is medium size car. For comparison - Volvo C30 is about 4 cm longer than Volkswagen Golf hatchback, but 3 cm shorter than Honda Civic hatchback. Volvo C30 gross weight is from 1700 to 1900 kg (depending on modification), this car is about 7 percent heavier than the average for this age and class of vehicles.

This Volvo is quite costly - it can be purchased (in Latvia) for around 4700 €. According to user reviews, average Volvo C30 repair costs are 35 € per year. Users calculated Volvo C30 2006 cost of ownership for this generation, got average 2100 € cost per year and 0.16 € cost per one kilometer. Fuel costs were estimated at around 59%, while repair and maintenance costs - around 25% from total. We have an excellent car cost calculator, calculate ownership costs of Volvo C30 for your situation and driving habits here! Below you will find more detailed information about Volvo C30 prices and costs.

In user reviews Volvo C30 received average grade 8.5 (from 10) - better than average rate for same years cars (8.0). Ratings are quite controversial, both positive and not so good, read more in the reviews below. 88% of reviewers would recommend this car to the friend.

Volvo C30 modifications

Modification Engine Power Consumption Gearbox
Volvo C30 2006 1.6 Nov 2006 — Jan 2009

Most fuel efficient petrol version

1.6 Petrol 100 HP 7.0 l/100km Manual (5)
Volvo C30 2006 1.6D Nov 2006 — Jan 2009

Most fuel efficient diesel version

1.6 Diesel 109 HP 4.9 l/100km Manual (5)
Volvo C30 2006 1.8 Nov 2006 — Jan 2009 1.8 Petrol 125 HP 7.3 l/100km Manual (5)
Volvo C30 2006 2.0 Nov 2006 — Jan 2009 2.0 Petrol 145 HP 7.3 l/100km Manual (5)
Volvo C30 2006 2.0D Nov 2006 — Jan 2009 2.0 Diesel 136 HP 5.7 l/100km Manual (6)
Volvo C30 2006 2.4i Nov 2006 — Jan 2009 2.4 Petrol 170 HP 8.4 l/100km Manual (5)
Volvo C30 2006 2.4i Nov 2006 — Jan 2009 2.4 Petrol 170 HP 9.0 l/100km Automatic (5)
Volvo C30 2006 2.4 D5 2.4 Diesel 163 HP 6.9 l/100km Automatic (5)
Volvo C30 2006 2.4 D5 Nov 2006 — Jan 2009

Most powerfull diesel version (180 HP)

2.4 Diesel 180 HP 6.9 l/100km Automatic (5)
Volvo C30 2006 2.5 T5 Nov 2006 — Mai 2007

Most dynamic version - 100 km/h in 6.7 seconds

2.5 Petrol 220 HP 8.7 l/100km Manual (6)
Volvo C30 2006 2.5 T5 Nov 2006 — Mai 2007 2.5 Petrol 220 HP 9.4 l/100km Automatic (5)
Volvo C30 2007 2.5 T5 Mai 2007 — Jan 2009

Most dynamic version - 100 km/h in 6.7 seconds

2.5 Petrol 230 HP 8.7 l/100km Manual (6)
Volvo C30 2007 2.5 T5 Mai 2007 — Jan 2009

Most powerfull petrol version (230 HP)

2.5 Petrol 230 HP 9.4 l/100km Automatic (5)
Volvo C30 service and maintenanceOil change intervals, capacities and specifications, service information for filters, spark plugs, belts etc.

Volvo C30 safety

During safety testing Volvo C30 has obtained 5 stars from five, which means very high safety level.
Adults (driver and passenger) safety of Volvo C30 is evaluated with five stars, children safety - with four stars, and for pedestrian protection Volvo C30 got one star.

Volvo C30 prices

Volvo C30 2006 - 2010 hatchback price in Latvia is from 3200 € to 5500 €.
Comparing to analogical vehicles Volvo C30 price is very high - Volvo C30 is approximately for 54 percents more expensive then average hatchbacks of this age (compare hatchbacks 2006 - 2010 prices).

YearLowestAverageHighestAvailability
Volvo C30 2010 price 4400 € 5000 € 5500 €
Volvo C30 2006 price 3200 € 4100 € 5500 €

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Volvo C30 reliability and quality

According to yearly reports of vehicle inspection service Volvo C30 reliability is below average. In the roadworthiness tests in 2014 defects were detected in an average of 14.4 percent of Volvo C30 of this generation (on average 6 years old at the time of inspection). The average failure rate for a vehicles of the same age was 12.9%.

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Volvo C30 2006 features (options)

Percentage of Volvo C30 with corresponding feature (option)

Climate control
85%
Conditioning
78%
Metallic paint
61%
Rain sensor
59%
Adjustable steering wheel
43%
Cruise control
35%
Xenon headlights
28%
Heated seats
20%
Leather upholstery
19%
Rear parking sensors
16%
Dimming mirrors
14%

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Volvo C30 reviews

Total 8 Volvo C30 owner reviews

Volvo C30 2007 Diesel 2.0 litres, Manual gearbox
Purchase year:2007 (new car) Owned for:430`000 kilometers (17 years)
Average fuel consumption: 5.1 litres per 100km (20% urban driving)
Total cost of repairs: 1000 € (~ 58 € per year)
Total car rating:
10
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