Volvo c30
The Volvo C30 has as many looks
as you do. Thats why there are
more personalization opportunities
than ever before, why this four-
seater is a world leader, and why
your individuality couldnt be in a
safer place. Thats why you drive one.
Its different.
But thats not the only benefit.
Nature makes sure we all start out unique. And the Volvo C30 can
help you stay that way. First-class comfort, world-class safety and
elegant Scandinavian design are all part of the special Volvo DNA
and instantly apparent here. At first glance youll notice unique
Volvo design details such as the big, bold iron mark on a large,
trapezoidal grille, aggressive headlamps that sweep back gracefully,
yet peer out protectively, and demonstrative rear lamps that include
state-of-the-art Emergency Brake Lights that warn cars behind
when you brake harder than normal. Add to that exceptional road
holding and scores of exterior and interior customisation
possibilities - including the sporty R-DESIGN trim - and youll
discover that the Volvo C30 is highly qualified to protect you and
yours - especially from boredom.
180˚ from a cup of cocoa
and a book.
Fun does not stay home at night. It is not a limited resource.
And there is no embargo against it. Practically speaking then,
fun is the way to go. And thats good news for us because with
wheels at the corners, a frame of high torsional-rigidity and a
suspension that deftly masters quick corners as well as long
commutes, the Volvo C30 swiftly liberates fun from the confines
of the ordinary and fundamental - and keeps it going, day in,
day out, all year round. Whats more, insist on the sports chassis
and the inherent agility of this car becomes even more assertive.
Lower chassis. Raise pulse.
The excellent handling characteristics of this car are made
even more responsive when you choose the R-DESIGN.
Its stiffer springs, stiffer bushings and sport-tuned roll
bars make it easy to establish a fondness for the roads
you travel. Along the way, you may discover a few favorite
turns that always seem happy to see you, too. By all means,
Shift down another gear and say hello.
wheel there will be no time for naps. The engine is built to power
Buckle up.
Settle in to one of the worlds most
comfortable drivers seats and youll find
everything you need close at hand. The
unique floating center console presents
intuitive controls for the infotainment and
climate systems and is available in a variety
of finishes, including Volvos real wood and
real aluminum inlays. The overall effect
is stimulating, yet the modern Scandinavian
design also invites you to relax - while
wearing the stylish 3-point safety belt that
Volvo invented for you, of course.
Modern physics suggests a certain amount of
fundamental randomness in the universe, which
makes the versatile Volvo C30 perfect for impromptu
shopping. Like every Volvo, this car is built to provide
an intelligent mix of performance and practicality.
For example, the seating and storage configurations
are flexible enough to provide excellent loading
capacity as well as a flat cargo floor. Of course,
roof-mounted carrying accessories are also available.
Facets make the jewel.
How will your Volvo C30 catch the light? As you imagine all the possible exterior variations
and narrow your choices to your select favorites, you can begin to realise your ideal car.
Styling kit? R-DESIGN trim? 18" wheels? Roof spoiler? Sunroof? Chrome tailpipes?
Active Dual Xenon headlights? If you want to see these combinations in real time before
you finally decide, you can build your own virtual versions at
Fun knows where more fun is.
In a car thats fun to drive, being stuck in traffic is hardly ideal. Of
course, the audio system in the floating center console can provide
plenty of amusement at any speed, but its the Real Time Traffic
(RTT)* system that can really help keep the fun rolling. In addition
to its helpful GPS navigation functionality, the RTT system can help
you avoid traffic delays. Detailed maps are stored on a hard disk,
easily updated by DVD and easy to search for data, information,
knowledge, understanding, wisdom - or just directions to a party.
* Included in the Platinum trim level
Be quiet, tomorrow.
Music is life. And Volvos modern sound systems are among
the best in class - especially with the latest generation of
Dolby® Pro Logic® II Surround and extremely efficient digital
Class D amplification*. The Dolby® Pro Logic® II Surround
utilizes a center loudspeaker and sophisticated sound processing
calibrated especially for the interior of the Volvo C30. This system
ensures that every passenger enjoys a well-balanced stereo
presence regardless of seating position - a remarkable
achievement considering that nobody sits in the middle of
the car. Using Bluetooth® with streaming audio, connect your
iPod® or USB player and your playlists are easy to select and
your music is ready to travel, non-stop.
* Included in the Platinum trim level
Avoid accidents
even when parked.
Volvo safety doesnt stop when you park your car. With
Approach Lighting, your car can be illuminated, inside and
out, using your remote control as you approach your car,
and with Home Safe Lighting, you can also activate a
dipped beam with the headlight stalk as you leave your car.
This feature can be especially convenient when your
personal celebrity spotlight operator has the night off.
And with the optional keyless drive, the doors will
unlock as you grasp the handle - like magic
- and you can start the car without
inserting the key (as long as you have
the key in your pocket or purse).
Innovated for your enjoyment,
the Volvo safety technologies will
protect more than the fun of driving.
Across the world, Volvo equals safety. And that comes with good reason, because few
carmakers can match our record of safety innovations and the commitment for safety that
has guided us for more than 80 years. Of course, this makes us extremely proud. But were
not satisfied. Because we know what we want to achieve: zero accidents. This huge task
calls for innovative thinking and a brand new approach to the way we design cars. Good
news is weve already come a long way. For starters, our cars are more fun and engaging to
drive than ever (because a bored driver will never be a safe driver). Neither is the technology
needed any figment of the imagination - some are already available. This means driving a
Volvo today is like having a first peek at a very exciting automotive future - a future where
passionate engineering and design do more to help you get the most out of life.
After all, theres more to life than a Volvo.
Personal gatekeeping.
Inspired by fighter aircraft technology, the Intelligent Driver
Information System (IDIS) can help reduce your workload in
stressful situations.
Rain support.
For more comfort in wet conditions, the rain sensor included in
the optional Climate Package automatically engages the wipers
if it begins to rain or if water splashes onto your windscreen.
An eye on the blind spot.
The optional Blind Spot Information System (BLIS) helps you detect
vehicles entering your blind spot.
Stay on track.
Volvos standard Dynamic Stability and Traction Control (DSTC)
anti-skid system improves handling and safety in a wide range of
challenging situations.
On-road enlightenment.
The optional Active Dual Xenon headlights expand your vision
range when driving in the dark and provides considerably improved
illumination around bends.
Exhilarating comfort.
Ergonomic design in seats and the drivers environment makes you
relaxed and helps you maintain your concentration on driving.
Designed to catch the light brilliantly,
this car also reflects a promise.
Thankfully, the automotive industry is moving away from fantasyland to the real world. Our
journey towards a better environment started already in the early 70s. Then we were among
the first carmakers to acknowledge the environmental downside of cars and to do something
about it. Since then we are constantly innovating to reduce the environmental impact of the
cars and how we make them.
In the near future we will introduce new technology such as plug-in hybrid vehicles that will
further reduce CO2 emissions and can be charged from a standard wall socket. And were
heavily engaged in the development of electrical vehicles - a technology that will dramatically
reduce the environmental footprint of our cars and make them even more fun to drive.
Good for you, and for the world we share.
Cleaner exhaust.
Fast responding after a cold start, Volvos advanced emission
control eliminates between 95 and 99% of carbon monoxide,
hydrocarbons and nitrogen oxides from engine exhaust gases.
healthier interior materials.
All our upholstery and interior textiles are tested for specific allergy-
inducing or harmful substances. And several interior metal parts are
tested with regard to contact allergies. Good for you, and for anyone
who shares your ride.
FRESH cabin air.
Continuously monitoring the incoming air and shutting out carbon
monoxide, ground-level ozone and nitrogen dioxide, Volvos Interior
Air Quality System, included in the optional Climate Package, helps
ensure that the air you breathe in the car is cleaner than the air
outside when driving in heavy city traffic.
85% recyclable.
To help minimize its total environmental impact, every Volvo is
designed to facilitate recovery and recycling at the end of its
useful life.
Fuel-saving design.
To reduce energy loss from air and roll resistance, we utilize
advanced aerodynamic design, lightweight materials and low-
friction technology. Together with state-of-the-art engine
technology, this lowers your CO2 emissions and helps you travel
further on less fuel.
Lights for lower emissions.
The optional LED daytime running lights integrated in the front
spoiler not only add to the looks of your Volvo - reducing energy
consumption, these efficient design details also contribute to lower
CO2 emissions.
C30 T5
For a truly contemporary look go for the new Orange Flame metallic
finish on your C30. Shown here with the standard 17" Spartacus
alloy wheels with a double spoke design. The interior shows the
new light colored Blond leather interior for an airy scandinavian look.
Accessory Styling Offers*
Set your new Volvo C30 apart from the pack with these exterior
and interior styling offers. Exterior design accents emphasize a more
aggressive demeanour with the following accessories: Front bumper
bar, rear skid plate, side scuff plates, fog light frames, 17" Freja alloy
wheels and larger polished tail pipes. The interior design accents
include Sport floor mats and a reversible cargo mat featuring the
C30 logo along with a sleek Sport door sill moulding.
* Retailer Installed Accessory
Proud sponsor of the unfair advantage.
Choose the Volvo C30 R-DESIGN variant and the C30 receives a first-class attitude adjustment - inside and
out. Boldly provocative yet tastefully reserved, the exclusive R-DESIGN styling elements express a definitive
passion for sport. From the R-DESIGN grille badge to the dual tailpipes the Volvo C30 R-DESIGN exudes
confidence at every turn.
R-DESIGN upholstery
Settle back in unique Flex-Tec and leather
At the center of the instrument panel,
upholstered seats with embossed R-DESIGN
the speedometer and rev counter feature
logo. Choose Offblack/Offblack or
attractive blue inserts.
Sports pedals
R-DESIGN deco inlay
Enhance the driving experience with these
The center stack and door handle inlays
tough, ridged sports pedals.
convey a sporty, contemporary feel.
Silk metal grille
Sports gearshift knob
Silk metal finished front grille and side mirror
Leather and aluminum are combined to give
caps add a dash of exterior sportiness.
the gearshift knob an exciting look and feel.
Sports floor mats
Sports steering wheel
Look down and youll see exclusive sports
Every R-DESIGN model features an exclusive
floor mats that are brought to life with
sports steering wheel with embossed logo.
contrasting piping.
choose your Volvo c30.
As you define your own style and specify your needs, theres a range of equipment levels, factory
installed options and accessories that can help reflect your taste or simplify your tasks. Find your
personal Volvo at
C30 Trim level:
premier PLUS
Power Glass Moonroof
Navigation System with Map Care
Power Driver Seat with Memory including Rearview Mirrors
Volvo Premium Sound System
Power Passenger Seat
SiriusXM™ Satellite Radio with 6-Month Subscription
LED Daytime Running Lights (DRL)
Power Glass Moonroof
Aluminum inlays (standard R-DESIGN)
Power Driver Seat with Memory including Rearview Mirrors
Loadcover, soft (R-DESIGN only)
Power Passenger Seat
LED Daytime Running Lights (DRL)
Aluminum inlays (standard R-DESIGN)
Loadcover, soft (R-DESIGN only)
optional Package:
Climate Package
Heated front seats
Electronic Climate Control (ECC)
Interior Air Quality System (IAQS)
High pressure headlight washer
Standard features
C30 T5
C30 T5
C30 T5
C30 T5
Complimentary Factory Scheduled Maintenance for 3 years,
USB and AUX input
36,000 miles
Vanity mirrors in both sun visors
ABS - Anti-lock Brake System
Halogen lights
Approach Light
Key-blade Integrated remote control, central locking
Dynamic Stability Traction Control (DSTC)
Polished Exhaust Pipe
Home safe lightning
Sport Chassis
Isofix-rear seat
R-DESIGN exterior mirrors in matt silver
Passenger airbag
R-DESIGN front grill
Seat belt pretensions, all seating positions
R-DESIGN polished exhaust pipes
SIPS Curtain
Roof Spoiler (Color Keyed)
SIPS bag
Sport Body Kit
Whiplash protection, front seats
17" Spartacus alloy wheels
Multi-stage airbag, drivers/passenger side with kneepad
18" Midir alloy wheels
Audio High Performance 4x40 watts, 8 speakers,
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Audio control buttons in steering wheel
Bauxite decor inlays
Bluetooth® with streaming audio
Cruise control
Foldable rear seat, 2 split
Leather gear knob with aluminum inlay
individual options
Leather steering wheel
Leksand T-Tec upholstery
C30 T5
C30 T5
Leksand T-Tec/leather upholstery
Blind Spot Information System (BLIS) with
Pollen filter
Power folding side mirrors
Dual Xenon Gas Discharge Headlights with
Power windows
Active Bending Lights (ABL)
R-DESIGN aluminum inlay
Geartronic Automatic Transmission
R-DESIGN aluminum sport pedals
Keyless drive
R-DESIGN blue-face instruments
Leather seating surfaces
R-DESIGN leather gear knob with aluminum inlay
Load cover soft
R-DESIGN leather sport steering wheel with aluminum inlay
Metallic paint
Temperature gauge, outer
Sirius Satellite radio includes 6 month subscription
Trip computer
= Standard
= Option P = Package N/A = Not available
Color your Volvo.
When it comes to the appearance of your Volvo, the choices of exterior color, wheels and
other styling items are probably your most important design decisions. For more exterior
styling options and to build your new Volvo online, please visit
614 Ice White
481 Cosmic White metallic
701 Orange Flame Metallic
612 Passion Red
490 Chameleon Blue metallic
498 Caspian Blue Metallic
426 Silver metallic
477 Electric Silver metallic
455 Titanium Grey metallic
Clean colors
To reduce usage of environmentally hazardous solvents
all Volvo exterior colors are water-based. Whats more,
our painting facilities are among the cleanest in the world.
Please note: It is not possible to reproduce exact original shades
in printed matter. Please ask your retailer to show you samples.
* Metallic paint is an option.
452 Black Sapphire metallic
019 Black Stone
exterior design
EXTERIOR DESIGN Aluminum wheels
ACCESSORY Aluminum wheels
Midir 7.5x18"
Spartacus 7x17"
Atreus 7.5x18"
Medea 7.5x18"
Diamond Cut
Silver Bright
Diamond Cut/Dark Grey
Split, Silver Bright
Medusa 7.5x18"
Freja 7x17"
Silver Bright
Diamond Cut/Light Grey
Freja 7x17"
Styx 7x17"
Diamond Cut/Dark Grey Matt
R-DESIGN center stack and door panel inlays
Leather-clad R-DESIGN sports steering wheel with
Leather-clad steering wheel
aluminum inlay
Bauxite center stack and door panel inlays
(standard on T5)
Aluminum center stack and door panel inlays
(available in the Premier Plus trim level))
Leather-clad gear knob with aluminum inlay,
Leather-clad gear knob with aluminum inlay,
R-DESIGN sports pedals in brushed aluminum
(available for manual and Geartronic)
Leather Offblack, 5DSH
Leksand Textile upholstery with T-Tec Offblack, 5HSH
Aluminum center stack and door panel inserts
Aluminum center stack and door panel inserts
Offblack carpeting and floor mats
Offblack carpeting and floor mats
Leather Blond, 5DSP
Leksand Textile upholstery with T-Tec Offblack/Blond, 5HSN
Aluminum center stack and door panel inserts
Aluminum center stack and door panel inserts
Offblack carpeting and floor mats
Offblack carpeting and floor mats
R-DESIGN Leather/Flex-Tec Offblack, 5FS7
R-DESIGN center stack and door panel inserts
Offblack carpeting and R-DESIGN floor mats
R-DESIGN Leather/Flex-Tec Offblack/Calcite, 5FSK
R-DESIGN center stack and door panel inserts
Offblack carpeting and R-DESIGN floor mats
Dynamic Stability and Traction Control (DSTC)
Adaptive brake light
Active Dual Xenon Headlights
Volvos interactive safety technologies
SAFETY Preventive
Dynamic Stability and Traction Control (DSTC)
SAFETY Protective
By helping prevent fishtails, spinouts, and rollovers, stability
control technology like DSTC has been described as one of the
most vital safety advances of the past decade. DSTC is able to
Volvos interactive safety technologies
In a Volvo, safety is about interaction. Because its not the
detect a potential skid and help counteract this one by reducing
the engines power output, or braking on one or more wheels.
number of safety features that determines how safe a car
is, its how well they seamlessly interact to help protect the
Adaptive brake light
occupants in the event of a collision.
Active at speeds above 30 mph, the adaptive brake light can
Energy-absorbing frontal structure
sense the difference between normal and panic braking. If it is
IN A REAR IMPACT the rear deformation zones will help
Volvos patented frontal structure is built with several types
a panic situation, all the brake lights will flash at a rate of four
absorb crash energy. The fuel tank is designed to remain
of steel to allow optimal deformation - outer layers are more
times per second. Once your speed slows to below 19 mph, the
well protected in front of the rear axle. The head restraints
yielding, while steel closer to the cabin is more resilient. This
lights stop flashing and hazard lights flash instead. Using LED
help protect the neck and spine, and Volvos unique Whiplash
structure helps absorb the impact of a collision before it
technology that needs less time to light up than regular bulbs,
Protection System (WHIPS) cradles the front seat occupants
reaches the occupants. The compact power train is designed
traffic behind you can react sooner.
in a controlled manner to help prevent whiplash injuries.
to help optimise deformation. The unique geometry of the
frontal structure and longitudinal steel struts in the doors help
Intelligent Driver Information System (IDIS)
IN A SIDE IMPACT Volvos unique Side Impact Protection
disperse crash energy away from the front to the rear of the
System (SIPS) helps distribute the crash forces across the
To help avoid distractions during critical driving situations,
car, further helping to reduce the strain on the occupants. A
IDIS constantly analyzes your driving and will delay secondary
cars body, away from the occupants. The side airbags in the
steel strut under the dashboard helps prevent components in
front seats help protect the chest and hip, while the Inflatable
information from the car or one of its onboard systems when
the engine bay from intruding into the cabin. This also helps
it detects intense steering, braking or acceleration. As soon
Curtain (IC) adds head protection.
protect legs and feet.
as things calm down, the phone call or the delayed information
IN A ROLL-OVER the robust safety cage and the reinforced
is presented.
Side Impact Protection System (SIPS)
roof structure together with the safety belts and belt pre-
SIPS is a Volvo unique safety system that has been developed
Active Dual Xenon Headlights*
tensioners will help protect the occupants. If the car first has
to help protect where occupants are most exposed to the crash
been hit from the side, the Inflatable Curtain (IC) deploys to
In addition to improving illumination using Dual Xenon light
forces. The steel framework of the car - including the front
technology, the active lights give a boost to your vision round
help provide head protection.
seats - is designed and reinforced to help displace the impact
bends at night. Controlled by microprocessors, the motorized
IN A FRONTAL COLLISION the patented frontal structure will
of a side-collision away from the occupants to other parts of
lamps turn up to 15 degrees in either direction when driving
yield to help absorb and disperse crash energy. The compact
the car body and help prevent intrusion into the cabin. The side
- reliably lighting up your chosen path. A twilight sensor
power train is designed to help optimise deformation. Inside
structure is extremely strong to help withstand a severe side
disengages the adaptive function during daylight to extend
the car, safety belts interact with the collapsible steering
impact - even with a larger vehicle. The Inflatable Curtain (IC)
its life span.
column and dual-stage airbags to help keep the occupants out
for all the outboard occupants and the front seat side airbags
of harms way.
interact to help provide further protection.
Restraint technologies
Inflatable Curtain (IC)
Whiplash Protection System (WHIPS)
Ergonomic design
Integrated coat
Multiple adjustment
Power retractable door mirrors with ground lighting
lumbar support
Front pocket
Power front seats
SAFETY Protective
Restraint technologies
In a collision, Volvos restraint technologies interact to help
reduce the impact. The safety belts with pre-tensioners
activate within a few thousandths of a second in the event of
a collision and tighten the belt to help keep the occupants
SAFETY Security
securely restrained. The front seat safety belts then release
a little so that the driver and passenger are cushioned by the
Approach and Home Safe Lighting
airbags in a controlled manner. Helping to optimise protection,
Activated with the remote control, Approach Lighting provides
the dual-stage airbags adapt the level of inflation depending
a warm reception on a dark night. This consists of interior and
on the force of the collision. The drivers airbag also interacts
side lights - ground lighting too, if you choose it. Home Safe
with the deformation of the collapsible steering column.
Lighting is activated with the headlight stalk as you leave the
Side airbags in the front seats help reduce the risk of serious
car and it provides a similar courtesy when exiting your car.
injuries in a side collision. The Inflatable Curtain (IC) helps
This feature includes a dipped beam from the headlight to
protect the heads of both front and rear outboard occupants.
accompany you to your door.
It also stays inflated for some seconds to provide prolonged
protection for subsequent impacts.
Power retractable door mirrors with ground lighting*
At the touch of a button, these door mirrors can be folded flat
Whiplash Protection System (WHIPS)
against the car where they are less likely to get damaged after
Power front seats*
Integrated in the front seats, Volvos WHIPS cradles the
youve parked. They also fold or unfold automatically every time
Find your perfect driving position with push-button ease.
occupant to help reduce the risk of whiplash injury (one of the
you lock or unlock the car. The integrated ground lighting is
The drivers seat also incorporates a memory function that
most common types of traffic injury and often the result of a
activated with the remote control. Beyond enhancing security
stores three separate seat settings connected to a specific
low-speed rear impact collision). The function is activated by a
to and from your car at night, this is also convenient when
remote control - a feature thats appreciated when the car
collision of sufficient force from behind. Independent research
getting in and out.
has several drivers.
has shown that WHIPS is one of the most effective systems in
the world and can reduce the risk of long-term invalidity by 50%.
* Included with the optional Blind Spot Information System (BLIS)
* Included in the optional Premier Plus and Platinum trim level
Power glass moonroof
Front center armrest
Sun glass holder
Blind Spot Information System (BLIS)
Rain sensor
Park assist
Power glass moonroof*
This makes the interior feel extra light and airy. It opens and
closes at the touch of a button. If the sun is too strong, just
close the built-in sun screen. The moonroof can also be closed
together with the side windows using the central locking
remote control.
* Included in the Premier Plus and Platinum trim level
Electronic Climate Control (ECC)*
ECC ensures you and your passengers always enjoy a pleasant
in-car climate. It maintains the set temperature inside the car
however much the temperature outside changes, or the sun
Tech & Sound
shines in. The driver and front-seat passenger can set the
TECH & SOUND Drivers Support
temperature individually for each side.
* Included in the optional Climate Package
Blind Spot Information System (BLIS)*
Interior Air Quality System (IAQS)*
BLIS is designed to help the driver keep a lookout on either
Volvos IAQS continuously monitors incoming air and will, if
side of the car. As a vehicle enters your blind spot, this function
Keyless drive*
necessary, temporarily close external air vents to shut out
can alert you with an indicator light built in to the front door
Keep the car key in your pocket or handbag. Using the keyless
carbon monoxide, ground-level ozone and nitrogen dioxide.
pillar - left or right. Together with the door mirrors, BLIS helps
drive technology you can unlock the doors and drive away
Meanwhile, an active carbon filter protects the occupants from
you assess the feasibility of a lane change. BLIS is activated
without using the car key. To start the engine, just turn the
other harmful gases and unpleasant odours. This helps to
once the car exceeds 6 mph, and reacts to almost any type of
starter control in the instrument panel.
ensure that the air you breathe in the car is cleaner than that
vehicle from a motorcycle upwards, day or night. BLIS includes
outside when driving in heavy city traffic and tunnels.
power retractable side view mirrors.
Personal settings
* Included in the optional Climate Package
* Optional
Define your Volvos convenience and security settings
Rain sensor*
according to your personal preferences using this simple
Once activated, the rain sensor can start the windscreen
computer interface. Depending on which technologies you
wipers as soon as it begins to rain or if water splashes onto
have, this is where you configure the audio and climate
the windscreen. For your convenience, it can also automatically
settings, door mirrors, navigation, communication, central
Front center armrest
adapt the intermittent windscreen-wiper function. Its sensitivity
locking, Approach and Home Safe lighting and the Intelligent
The multifunctional front center armrest takes care of CDs,
can be adjusted via a ring on the wiper stalk.
Driver Information System.
coins, mobile phones, MP3 players and other vital goodies.
Under the armrest youll also find an AUX input and a USB
* Included in the optional Climate Package
Trip computer
port to connect your MP3 player to the cars audio system.
Monitor the current and average fuel consumption, driving
Park assist*
In the tunnel console between the seats, integrated cupholders
Activated when you engage reverse gear, rear park assist helps
range on current fuel reserves and average speed. Menu
are hidden under an elegant roll-top cover.
selection and resetting computer settings controlled by using
you when reversing into tight spaces. The audio system is
Sun glass holder*
turned down and a pulsating sound from the rear loudspeakers
the turn indicator stalk.
This elegant holder keeps glasses or sun glasses conveniently
becomes a continuous tone as you approach an obstacle.
Cruise control
at hand. It accommodates most sizes and mounts above the
Front park assist performs a similar function at the front of the
For a relaxing journey, cruise control automatically maintains
door window.
vehicle - alerting you via the front loudspeakers.
your chosen speed. It is conveniently operated by controls on
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the steering wheel.
High Performance audio system
Integrated Bluetooth® handsfree system
Premium Sound audio system
Portable Navigation System
SiriusXM Satellite Radio
High Performance audio system
Tech & Sound
A powerfully versatile system. Each loudspeaker is fitted with
TECH & SOUND Communication
a powerful magnet and a large coil. In combination with the
amplifier, this system promotes excellent transient reproduction
and high power - quite simply superb sound. High Performance
Integrated Bluetooth® handsfree system with
equipment includes:
streaming audio
Bluetooth® technology enables a mobile phone to be connected
your destination. Via TMC (Traffic Message Channel) radio
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configured for a mobile phone, the system automatically
or weather-related trouble on route and recommends an
recognizes your phone as you enter the car. And as you climb
alternative. Controls are conveniently located on the steering
in and out of the car, the system automatically allows you to
wheel. All map-based information is stored on DVD discs.
Premium loudspeakers
switch freely from the phone to the handsfree system and back
Volvos Navigation System includes Map Care which provides
The ten high-end loudspeakers in the Premium Sound system
again. With Volvos integrated Bluetooth® handsfree system
two map data updates at no charge.
are powered by a 650 W digital amplifier. There are three
you conveniently operate your phone using the buttons in the
separate speakers - woofer, tweeter and midrange - in
* Included in the Platinum trim level
steering wheel or the center console keypad. Available as an
each front door and in the rear doors there is a similar set-up
accessory, theres also a voice-controlled Bluetooth® handsfree
Maps do not cover all areas or all routes within an area. Also constant
with tweeter and woofer/midrange. Each speaker has a
expansion and rebuilding of the road network mean that the digital map
system that will listen to your command and make calls for you.
database is not always the latest road information. Always follow relevant
crossover filter to maximize fidelity. The latest generation
regulations and road information.
Dolby® surround system with a center loudspeaker and sound
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SIG, Inc. and any use of such marks by Volvo Car Corporation is
processor recreates authentic sound with a strong sense of
under license. Other trademarks and trade names are those of
presence for everyone in the car - a Volvo world first. The
their respective owners.
TECH & SOUND Audio/Entertainment
digital class D amplifier features new technology to provide
Portable Navigation System
extremely high efficiency, enabling it to generate the most
Premium Sound audio system*
audio power from the least amount of current.
Navigate with style and sense using this ultra-thin Garmin
Our top-of-the line audio system designed for perfect sound
navigation unit. Just fit it into the docking station at the base
dynamics, featuring ten loudspeakers. With Dolby® Pro Logic®
SiriusXM Satellite Radio
of the windshield pillar. It offers voice recognition control and
Imagine driving along hearing the music you want, without
II surround sound for an authentic audio experience in all seats.
touch screen technology for ease of operation. Using Traffic
Premium Sound equipment includes:
having to flip through commercials, fumble with CDs or manage
Message Channel radio data technology the system will show
a playlist. Imagine hearing play-by-play action of your favorite
traffic problems on your route and can provide alternative
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more. Now Imagine having all of this, coast-to-coast, wherever
Navigation System with RTT (Real Time Traffic)*
loudspeaker and digital sound processor
you drive. This is the world of SiriusXM. Each Volvo equipped
Navigation System with real-time traffic, remote control and map
with Satellite radio includes a 6-month trial subscription to the
care with two complimentary updates. Guides you anywhere
with precise audio and visual directions. Using the global
Dolby, Pro Logic, and the double-D symbol are registered
"Sirius Select" package.
trademarks of Dolby Laboratories.
positioning satellite system, a liquid crystal 6.5-inch display
shows your location on a map and plots the best route to
* Included in the Platinum trim level
Luggage Compartment Cover
Roof cargo carrying system
Net pocket and load-securing net
PERFORMANCE Chassis/Steering
Front wheel drive. Transverse engine. Six-speed manual
help ensure a short stopping distance under all circumstances
transmission. It is also available with a five-speed Geartronic
and withstand tough use without fading. EBA helps you use
automatic allowing manual shifting. The smooth manual six-
your brakes to the full in an emergency situation, while EBD
speed transmission inspires an active driving style, while the
distributes the braking effect between the front and rear
smooth clutch operation affords confident take-off. For the best
wheels in order to achieve optimal results according to the
cars load and driving conditions.
of both worlds, theres the option of Geartronic - a responsive
five-speed automatic for relaxed driving. It can also be shifted
PACK & LOAD Carrying/Towing
manually so that you can maintain a lower gear to bring up the
revs or provide the added assistance of engine braking.
PERFORMANCE Transmission
Roof cargo carrying system*
To help you fully utilize the roof of your Volvo, weve developed
Five-cylinder in-line engine.
a range of versatile cargo carrying accessories. This system
Front suspension with spring struts (McPherson), anti-dive
Double overhead camshafts and 20 valves. The five-cylinder
is dimensioned to carry up to 165 lbs. The factory-fitted
and anti-lift function. Multilink independent rear suspension.
engine features continuously variable valve timing on both the
attachment points in the cars roof make the load carriers easy
Stabilizer bars front and rear. R-DESIGN offers a sport tuned
inlet and exhaust side. Electronic engine management system.
to fit, and even quicker if your car has roof rails. Various load
dynamic chassis that includes stiffer spring rates and dampers
Three-way catalytic converter with heated oxygen sensor. A
accessories - such as roof boxes and different holders for
with a quicker steering ratio, for spirited driving. Dynamic
turbocharger and dual-charge air coolers (Intercoolers).
bikes, skis, surfboards and kayaks - can be attached to the
Stability system can help counteract a skid. The rigid body
Boasting variable all-valve timing, this high-performance
cargo carriers to meet your needs. These accessories can be
enables the suspension to perform optimally - for well-
power source delivers an exceptionally quick and powerful
freely combined for flexibility and many are aerodynamically
balanced handling and a high level of comfort. The front and
response throughout the entire range of rpm. It complies with
designed to help reduce fuel consumption and wind noise.
rear suspensions also interact to provide stable braking and
stringent emission standards, such as Californias ULEV II.
And most of them can be locked with the same key, using
smooth steering. The DSTC system assists if either of the
Volvos One-Key System.
drive wheels begins to lose traction, and adds the benefit of
counteracting if a skid is imminent
*Retailer installed accessory
Luggage Compartment Cover*
Volvo C30 T5 (227 hp)
Power-assisted electro-hydraulic rack and pinion steering. Tilt
The luggage compartment cover helps conceal bags and other
Engine type: 2.5-liter five-cylinder turbocharged engine
and telescopic steering wheel column. 2.6-2.9 turns lock to lock
objects in the luggage compartment. It features soft lines and
Max. power output: 227 hp at 5000 rpm
(depending on wheel size). Turning circle 38.1 ft, depending on
is color coordinated to match the interior of the car.
Max. torque: 236 lbs./ft. at 1500-5000 rpm
wheel size. Behind the wheel, you can enjoy responsive yet firm
*Retailer installed accessory
Acceleration 0-60 mph: 6.2 sec
steering at all speeds. High steering precision and balanced
Top speed: 146 mph
road feedback are easily enjoyed benefits.
Net pocket and load-securing net*
Fuel consumption city, man/auto: 21/21
The load-securing net helps keep luggage and loose items
Fuel consumption highway, man/auto 29/30
from shifting on the cargo compartment floor, as does the
Power-assisted anti-lock disc brakes (ABS), ventilated discs
Environmental classification: ULEV 2
practical net pocket storage for small items along the left side
front. EBA (Emergency Brake Assistance). EBD (Electronic
Transmission: Six-speed manual or five-speed
of the load compartment.
Brake Distribution) between the front and rear brakes.
Geartronic automatic
*Retailer installed accessory
Diagonal-split braking system. Powerful anti-lock disc brakes
Fuel tank: 15.9 US gallons
Taking care of your ownership needs.
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Can you think of a better way of traveling overseas and making
maintenance visit. New software required as part of repair or
your souvenir part of an unforgettable experience? If you
Special offers are available to finance your new Volvo product
accessory installation is not included
would like to know more, contact your local Volvo retailer,
through our preferred provider, US Bank. Whether you are looking
our Customer Care Center (800) 631-1667, or visit
for the convenience of a lease or the pride of owning your Volvo
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engine" lamp or other warning indicator illuminated. Up to an
financial service providers are ready to assist you with all your
hour of computer diagnostics
financing needs. Please contact your local retailer for details .
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pricing. Visit your retailer for enrollment form
On Call roadside assistance.
Whenever you need us, were just a phone call away. Our
Volvo mobility program.
Sometimes life abroad offers exceptional benefits. Such as buying
a new tailor-made Volvo on very special and rewarding terms.
nationwide network of retailers and authorized service providers
The goal of the Volvo Mobility Program is to assist persons
are ready to assist. Whether you require roadside assistance or
Whether you are traveling for pleasure or are in a professional,
with physical disabilities or hearing impairment. For those with
diplomatic or military post outside your home country, turn to Volvo
maps and routing information for your next trip, refer to your On
exceptional transportation needs, this can be facilitated within
Call Card and dial 1-800-63-VOLVO - anytime, day or night. Your
for a great deal. For US Military personnel posted overseas our
the extraordinary comfort and safety of a specially adapted Volvo.
authorized military agents outside the US offer:
complimentary four-year membership activates the moment you
For additional information on this program, please contact the
become a Volvo owner.
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warranties cover corrosion, seat belts, the supplemental restraint
The Volvo Personal Shopper is dedicated to providing you with a
system, emission systems, genuine Volvo replacement parts and
US states.
whole new level of shopping convenience. Whether youd like help
genuine Volvo accessories. Should you encounter any problem
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identifying the Volvo model that best fits your lifestyle, detailed
with your Volvo, simply contact the nearest retailer for assistance.
taking delivery overseas.
information on any Volvo model, or a comparison against the
Where your warranty ends, Volvo Increased Protection (VIP) plans
competition, Volvo is there to help. We can arrange a Guest
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authorized Volvo retailer of your choice in the USA. US
your local retailer.
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Complimentary Factory Scheduled Maintenance.
are normally exempted from customs import duty.
Volvo is committed to a premium ownership experience for its
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customers. To further enhance your ownership experience, all
Volvo Overseas Delivery offers a unique way to buy your new
assignment overseas.
2012 model year Volvos sold in the United States will include
custom-built car as well as a unique way to see more of Europe.
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Complimentary Factory Scheduled Maintenance. This program
And when youre done traveling, bring the pleasure of driving a
drop-off points in Europe to an authorized US Volvo retailer
provides scheduled maintenance coverage for the first 3 years or
Volvo back home. Purchase any new Volvo as part of the Volvo
of your choice included.
36,000 miles, is designed to compliment your Volvo warranty, and
Overseas Delivery Program and enjoy all this - and more:
will help ensure trouble free operation of your Volvo. Coverage
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selected major cities in Europe.
and Maintenance Records Information booklet, for the first four
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Stena Line ferries (German market).
30,000 miles.
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each scheduled interval. Coverage is limited to scheduled
maintenance items listed in the 2012 model year Warranty and
Taking advantage of the savings, benefits and convenience of
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such as brake pads and wiper blades are not covered under the
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Volvo Cars Diplomat Sales and Volvo Cars Expatriate Sales are
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Experience Center.
professional and global organizations with one goal - to make it
retailer must perform maintenance. Offer is transferable.
advantageous and convenient for you to buy your new car when
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your driving needs. See your Volvo retailer for details.
For Military/Diplomat/Expatriate sales while in the US,
your own Volvo, either with one of our spectacular tours or on
contact your local Volvo retailer, our Customer Care Center
your own.
Volvo service for life.
(800) 631-1667 or visit
Taking the concept of service to a new level.
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your car with us. Well ship it to you the convenient way while
you relax and enjoy your complimentary flight back home.
installed at an authorized Volvo retailer
Welcome to the club.
The Volvo c30 Merchandise Collection.
This smart collection of lifestyle accessories captures the driving spirit of your new Volvo and reflects the best of
modern Scandinavian design. The signature items below are a select few. Find more keepsakes, gifts and apparel
at your local Volvo showroom and at
Silver diamond tumbler
Fossil grey dial watch
Vintage crew sweatshirt
Portable speaker case
Barriga dome keyring
Workzone lunch cooler
Black barrel ceramic mug
Organic black T-shirt
Design the Volvo thats really you. Experience it inside and out.
Learn about the details, technical features and accessories.
See films about your favorite Volvo and its innovations.
Compare different Volvo models and engine alternatives.
Join the Volvo community and share great car stories from
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Specifications, features, and equipment shown in this catalog are based upon the latest information available at the
time of publication. Volvo Cars of North America, LLC reserves the right to make changes at any time, without notice,
to colors, specifications, accessories, materials, and models. For additional information, please contact your authorized
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