"The Volvo C30 has been developed to provide a sporty image," Volvo said when it presented the car. And it is indeed boasting a dynamic attitude, even though the rear side's design is often considered inappropriate for such a model.
Volvo C30 actually has some of the features that could make it "sporty", as the Swedish manufacturer names it. An appealing design, a powerful engine and a high-quality interior are all fighting against the bad impression left by the 5-speed manual transmission, the reduced interior space or the limited cargo volume.
Analyzing C30's technical specs actually proves that this car could have a chance in the young-oriented market, but consumers who are not willing to make a compromise between fuel efficiency and space would surely look somewhere else.
In such a difficult environment, when carmakers strive to cut emissions and reduce fuel consumption, Volvo C30 is somehow doing the exact opposite. The decent amount of power is indeed welcomed but new technologies that would strive to support fuel economy would surely be an advantage over the competition. However, such solutions are only available on other versions across the lineup, which makes the C30 2.0 Momentum just "another" car aimed at the young driver in you...Continue reading