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.
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 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).
* Included in the Premier Plus and Platinum trim levels
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 85 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.
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 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 Active Dual Xenon headlights* expand your vision range
when driving in the dark and provides considerably improved
illumination around bends.
* Included in the Premier Plus and Platinum trim levels
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 LED daytime running lights* integrated in the frontspoiler not
only add to the looks of your Volvo - reducing energy consumption,
these efficient design details also contribute to lower CO2 emissions.
* Included in the Premier Plus and Platinum trim
C30 T5
For a truly contemporary look go for the new Orange Flame metallic
finish on your C30. Shown here with the standard 17" Spider alloy
wheels. 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, the
upholstered seats with embossed R-DESIGN
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:
Aluminum inlays (standard R-DESIGN)
Aluminum inlays (standard R-design)
Aluminum inlays (standard R-DESIGN)
Auto-dimming Rearview Mirror with Digital Compass
Auto-dimming Rearview Mirror with Digital Compass
Auto-dimming Rearview Mirror with Digital Compass
(only R-DESIGN)
(only R-DESIGN)
(only R-DESIGN)
Load cover, soft
Load cover, soft
Load cover, soft
Power Driver Seat with Memory
Power Driver Seat with Memory
Power Driver Seat with Memory
Power Glass Moonroof
Power Glass Moonroof
Power Glass Moonroof
Active Dual Xenon Headlamps
Active Dual Xenon Headlamps
Keyless Drive
Keyless Drive
LED Daytime Running Lights (DRL)
LED Daytime Running Lights (DRL)
Power Passenger Seat
Power Passenger Seat
Navigation System with Map Care
SiriusXM™ Satellite Radio with 6-Month Subscription
Volvo Premium Sound System
optional Package:
Climate Package
Heated front seats
Electronic Climate Control (ECC)
Interior Air Quality System (IAQS)
Standard features
C30 T5
C30 T5
C30 T5
C30 T5
Complimentary Factory Scheduled Maintenance for 5 years,
Trip computer
50,000 miles
USB and AUX input
Vanity mirrors in both sun visors
ABS - Anti-lock Brake System
Approach Light
Halogen lights
Dynamic Stability Traction Control (DSTC)
Headlamp washers
Inflatable Curtain side impact head protection (IC)
Key-blade Integrated remote control, central locking
Headlight washers
Polished Exhaust Pipe
Home safe lightning
Sport Chassis
Isofix-rear seat
Rainsensor wipers
Passenger airbag
R-DESIGN exterior mirrors in matt silver
Rain Sensor
R-DESIGN front grill
Seat belt pretensions, all seating positions
R-DESIGN polished exhaust pipes
Side Impact Protection System (SIPS)
Roof Spoiler (Color Keyed)
Whiplash protection, front seats (WHIPS)
Sport Body Kit
Multi-stage airbag, drivers/passenger side with kneepad
17" Spider alloy wheels
18" Midir alloy wheels
Audio High Performance 4x40 watts, 8 speakers,
in-dash CD, MP3
The Bluetooth word mark and logos are owned by the Bluetooth SIG, Inc. and any use of such marks
Audio control buttons in steering wheel
by Volvo Car Corporation is under license. Other trademarks and trade names are those of their
respective owners.
Bauxite decor inlays
Bluetooth® with streaming audio
Cruise control
Foldable rear seat, 2 split
Leather gear knob with aluminum inlay
Leather steering wheel
individual options
Pollen filter
Power windows
C30 T5
C30 T5
R-DESIGN aluminum inlay
Blind Spot Information System (BLIS) with
R-DESIGN aluminum sport pedals
Power folding side mirrors
Geartronic Automatic Transmission
R-DESIGN blue-face instruments
Leather seating surfaces
R-DESIGN Flextech/leather upholstery
Metallic paint
R-DESIGN leather gear knob with aluminum inlay
SiriusXM Satellite radio includes 6 month subscription
R-DESIGN leather sport steering wheel with aluminum inlay
Temperature gauge, outer
= Standard
= Option 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
702 Flamenco Red Metallic
498 Caspian Blue 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"
Spider 7x17"
Atreus 7.5x18"
Medea 7.5x18"
Diamond Cut
Diamond cut
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 sport steering wheel with
Leather steering wheel
aluminum inlay and R-DESIGN emblem
Bauxite center stack and door panel inlays
(standard on T5)
Aluminum center stack and door panel inlays
(available in the Premier, Premier Plus and Platinum trim level)
Leather gearshift knob with
Leather gearshift knob with
aluminum inlay, manual
aluminum inlay, Geartronic
R-DESIGN sports pedals in brushed aluminum
(available for manual and Geartronic)
Leather Offblack, 5DSH
Leksand Textile upholstery, 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, 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/Flextech Offblack, 5FS7
R-DESIGN center stack and door panel inserts
Offblack carpeting and R-DESIGN floor mats
R-DESIGN Leather/Flextech 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 Headlamps
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 of
a panic situation, all the brake lights will flash at a rate of four
absorb crash energy. The fuel tank is designed to remain well
steel to allow optimal deformation - outer layers are more
times per second. Once your speed slows to below 19 mph, the
protected in front of the rear axle. The head restraints help
yielding, while steel closer to the cabin is more resilient. This
lights stop flashing and hazard lights flash instead. Using LED
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, IDIS
car, further helping to reduce the strain on the occupants. A
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 Headlamps*
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
* Included in the Premier Plus and Platinum trim level
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. It
accompany you to your door.
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 low-
activated with the remote control. Beyond enhancing security
stores three separate seat settings connected to a specific
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, 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, 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
shines in. The driver and front-seat passenger can set the
Tech & Sound
temperature individually for each side.
TECH & SOUND Drivers Support
* Included in the optional Climate Package
Interior Air Quality System (IAQS)*
Blind Spot Information System (BLIS)*
Volvos IAQS continuously monitors incoming air and will, if
Keyless drive*
BLIS is designed to help the driver keep a lookout on either
necessary, temporarily close external air vents to shut out
side of the car. As a vehicle enters your blind spot, this function
Keep the car key in your pocket or handbag. Using the keyless
carbon monoxide, ground-level ozone and nitrogen dioxide.
drive technology you can unlock the doors and drive away
can alert you with an indicator light built in to the front door
Meanwhile, an active carbon filter protects the occupants from
pillar - left or right. Together with the door mirrors, BLIS helps
without using the car key. To start the engine, just turn the
other harmful gases and unpleasant odours. This helps to
starter control in the instrument panel.
you assess the feasibility of a lane change. BLIS is activated
ensure that the air you breathe in the car is cleaner than that
once the car exceeds 6 mph, and reacts to almost any type of
* Included in the Premier Plus and Platinum trim levels
outside when driving in heavy city traffic and tunnels.
vehicle from a motorcycle upwards, day or night. BLIS includes
Personal settings
* Included in the optional Climate Package
power retractable side view mirrors.
Define your Volvos convenience and security settings
* Optional
according to your personal preferences using this simple
Rain sensor
computer interface. Depending on which technologies you
have, this is where you configure the audio and climate
Once activated, the rain sensor can start the windscreen
Front center armrest
wipers as soon as it begins to rain or if water splashes onto
settings, door mirrors, navigation, communication, central
locking, Approach and Home Safe lighting and the Intelligent
The multifunctional front center armrest takes care of CDs,
the windscreen. For your convenience, it can also automatically
coins, mobile phones, MP3 players and other vital goodies.
adapt the intermittent windscreen-wiper function. Its sensitivity
Driver Information System.
Under the armrest youll also find an AUX input and a USB
can be adjusted via a ring on the wiper stalk.
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. Front
Cruise control
at hand. It accommodates most sizes and mounts above the
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
* Retailer Installed Accessory
* Retailer installed Accessory
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
A powerfully versatile system. Each loudspeaker is fitted with
Tech & Sound
a powerful magnet and a large coil. In combination with the
amplifier, this system promotes excellent transient reproduction
TECH & SOUND Communication
and high power - quite simply superb sound. High Performance
equipment includes:
Integrated Bluetooth® handsfree system with
streaming audio
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to the infotainment system in your Volvo, wirelessly. Once
broadcasts VNS also lets you know if theres traffic or
configured for a mobile phone, the system automatically
weather-related trouble on route and recommends an
Premium loudspeakers
recognizes your phone as you enter the car. And as you climb in
alternative. Controls are conveniently located on the steering
The ten high-end loudspeakers in the Premium Sound system
and out of the car, the system automatically allows you to switch
wheel. All map-based information is stored on DVD discs.
are powered by a 650 W digital amplifier. There are three
freely from the phone to the handsfree system and back again.
Volvos Navigation System includes Map Care which provides
separate speakers - woofer, tweeter and midrange - in each
With Volvos integrated Bluetooth® handsfree system you
two map data updates at no charge.
front door and in the rear doors there is a similar set-up with
conveniently operate your phone using the buttons in the
* Included in the Platinum trim level
tweeter and woofer/midrange. Each speaker has a crossover
steering wheel or the center console keypad. Available as an
Maps do not cover all areas or all routes within an area. Also constant
filter to maximize fidelity. The latest generation Dolby®
accessory, theres also a voice-controlled Bluetooth® handsfree
expansion and rebuilding of the road network mean that the digital map
surround system with a center loudspeaker and sound
system that will listen to your command and make calls for you.
database is not always the latest road information. Always follow relevant
processor recreates authentic sound with a strong sense of
regulations and road information.
The Bluetooth word mark and logos are owned by the Bluetooth
presence for everyone in the car - a Volvo world first. The
SIG, Inc. and any use of such marks by Volvo Car Corporation is
under license. Other trademarks and trade names are those of
digital class D amplifier features new technology to provide
their respective owners.
TECH & SOUND Audio/Entertainment
extremely high efficiency, enabling it to generate the most
audio power from the least amount of current.
Portable Navigation System
Premium Sound audio system*
Navigate with style and sense using this ultra-thin Garmin
SiriusXM Satellite Radio*
Our top-of-the line audio system designed for perfect sound
navigation unit. Just fit it into the docking station at the base of
Imagine driving along hearing the music you want, without
dynamics, featuring ten loudspeakers. With Dolby® Pro Logic®
the windshield pillar. It offers voice recognition control and
having to flip through commercials, fumble with CDs or manage
II surround sound for an authentic audio experience in all seats.
touch screen technology for ease of operation. Using Traffic
a playlist. Imagine hearing play-by-play action of your favorite
Premium Sound equipment includes:
Message Channel radio data technology the system will show
team, no matter where you are. Or having channels and channels
traffic problems on your route and can provide alternative
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more. Now Imagine having all of this, coast-to-coast, wherever
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you drive. This is the world of SiriusXM. Each Volvo equipped
Navigation System with RTT (Real Time Traffic)*
loudspeaker and digital sound processor
with Satellite radio includes a 6-month trial subscription to the
Navigation System with real-time traffic, remote control and map
"Sirius Select" package.
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
* Included in the Platinum trim level or as a factory option
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 your
* 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 is
Front suspension with spring struts (McPherson), anti-dive
Double overhead camshafts and 20 valves. The five-cylinder
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.
Special offers are available to finance or lease your new Volvo
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Can you think of a better way of traveling overseas and making
product. Whether you are looking for the convenience of a lease
maintenance visit. New software required as part of repair or
your souvenir part of an unforgettable experience? If you
or the pride of owning your Volvo vehicle, our nationwide network
accessory installation is not included
would like to know more, contact your local Volvo retailer,
of retailers and authorized financial service providers are ready
our Customer Care Center (800) 631-1667, or visit
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local retailer for details.
hour of computer diagnostics
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pricing. Visit your retailer for enrollment form
Whenever you need us, were just a phone call away. Our
Sometimes life abroad offers exceptional benefits. Such as buying
nationwide network of retailers and authorized service providers
Volvo mobility program.
are ready to assist. Whether you require roadside assistance or
a new tailor-made Volvo on very special and rewarding terms.
The goal of the Volvo Mobility Program is to assist persons
Whether you are traveling for pleasure or are in a professional,
maps and routing information for your next trip, refer to your On
with physical disabilities or hearing impairment. For those with
Call Card and dial 1-800-63-VOLVO - anytime, day or night. Your
diplomatic or military post outside your home country, turn to Volvo
exceptional transportation needs, this can be facilitated within
for a great deal. For US Military personnel posted overseas our
complimentary four-year membership activates the moment you
the extraordinary comfort and safety of a specially adapted Volvo.
become a Volvo owner.
authorized military agents outside the US offer:
For additional information on this program, please contact the
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Volvo new car warranty.
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warranties cover corrosion, seat belts, the supplemental restraint
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system, emission systems, genuine Volvo replacement parts and
The Volvo Personal Shopper is dedicated to providing you with a
US states.
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whole new level of shopping convenience. Whether youd like help
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identifying the Volvo model that best fits your lifestyle, detailed
Where your warranty ends, Volvo Increased Protection (VIP)
information on any Volvo model, or a comparison against the
taking delivery overseas.
plans begin. To purchase the additional protection of a VIP plan,
competition, Volvo is there to help. We can arrange a Guest
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of your shopping time and call the Volvo Personal Shopper at
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are normally exempted from customs import duty.
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customers. To further enhance your ownership experience,
Volvo Overseas Delivery offers a unique way to buy your new
assignment overseas.
all 2013 model year Volvos sold in the united states will include
custom-built car as well as a unique way to see more of Europe.
Complimentary Factory scheduled maintenance. This program
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And when youre done traveling, bring the pleasure of driving a
provides scheduled maintenance coverage for the first 5 years or
drop-off points in Europe to an authorized US Volvo retailer
Volvo back home. Purchase any new Volvo as part of the Volvo
50,000 miles, is designed to compliment your Volvo warranty, and
of your choice included.
Overseas Delivery Program and enjoy all this - and more:
will help ensure trouble free operation of your Volvo. Coverage
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includes factory recommended maintenance including oil and
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selected major cities in Europe.
and maintenance records Information booklet, for the first five
in Europe.
maintenance services at intervals of 10,000, 20,000, 30,000,
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Stena Line ferries (German market).
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scheduled interval. Coverage is limited to scheduled maintenance
extra cost.
(peak season surcharge may apply).
items listed in the 2013 model year Warranty and Maintenance
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Records Information booklet. An authorized retailer must perform
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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
you to customize coverage to meet your driving needs. See your
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when living abroad.
Delivery Center.
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Volvo service for life.
While in the us, Military personnel with PCS orders, Diplomats
Taking the concept of service to a new level.
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your own.
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installed at an authorized Volvo retailer
your car with us. Well ship it to you the convenient way while
you relax and enjoy your complimentary flight back home.
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
volvo C30
Design the Volvo
thats really you at
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 Volvo retailer. © 2012 Volvo Cars of North America, LLC. Printed in USA on 100% recyclable paper. MY13F

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