A completely new model for 2008, the C30 is a two-door hatchback, five-passenger sport compact car reminiscent of the Volvo P1800 from the 1960’s. The C30 features a 2.5-liter turbocharged five-cylinder 20 valve engine that produces 218 horsepower and 236 ft.-lb. of torque linked to either a six-speed manual transmission or a five-speed automatic.Read more Read less
The 2008 Volvo C30 is an all-new sporty two-door hatchback model. It's closely related mechanically to the S40 sedan and V50 wagon, but is much smaller, and therefore it promises to be considerably perkier to drive.
Fashion-forward design inside and out; peppy performance and handling; range of colors; available luxury features.
With its distinctive glass rear hatch and blackout trim, Volvo's new 2008 C30 has a much sportier appearance than any other vehicle in Volvo's line. It also is the only one to offer the Custom Build ordering process which allows customers, for just $300 extra, to opt up to additional color combinations, options, and accessories. However it's appointed, the interior is one of the most fashionable of any small car. The C30 breaks Volvo tradition in several ways, but doesn't forget about the brand's reputation for safety.
C30-5 Cyl. Turbo