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VOLVO C30 Series/Models Timeline, Specifications and Pictures

Generations: 2
First production year: 2006
Engines: Gasoline, Diesel, Ethanol
Body style: Hatchback

2009 - 2013

Being absent from the hatchback-coupe market with the latest model released in the 70’s, Volvo designed the C30, a 2-door hatchback with retro accents borrowed from the 1800ES such as the large trapezoidal glass hatch. The boxy nose and the grille were also kept and redesigned for a more modern look. The underpinnings of the C30 were the S40’s, sharing the same wheelbase. The C30 was sho...

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gasoline engines:

  VOLVO C30 1.6L 5MT (100 HP)

  VOLVO C30 2.0L 5MT (145 HP)driven: read

  VOLVO C30 2.0L 6AT (145 HP)

  VOLVO C30 2.4L 5MT (145 HP)

  VOLVO C30 2.5L T5 6AT (230 HP)

  VOLVO C30 2.5L T5 6MT (230 HP)

diesel engines:
ethanol engines:

  VOLVO C30 2.0F Ethanol/Petrol 5MT (145 HP)

2006 - 2009

The C30 was one of Volvo's most daring projects under Ford's management, and it was a spectacular hatchback offered in only one body shape. In 2001, Volvo showcased the Safety Concept Car, or SCC, at the Detroit Motor Show, which featured a revolutionary concept of see-through A-pillars and an interior designed for women, with a dedicated storage area for a purse. Peter Horbury, Vol...

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