2013 Volvo C30 Research & Reviews

Overview & Reviews

Average Score

4.44/5 Average
2 Total Reviews
This Year's Model Updates:

The Volvo C30 gains a new Premier trim level for 2013, while every trim now comes standard with automatic wipers and headlight washers. The Premier Plus trim now includes keyless ignition/entry and adaptive xenon headlights.

Pros:
  • Supportive and comfortable seats
  • Controlled and compliant ride
  • Spirited turbocharged engine.
  • Distinctive styling
Cons:
  • No high-mpg base engine
  • Antiquated navigation system.
  • Subpar braking distances
  • Less cargo room than rivals

User Reviews:

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  • C30: rare, wonderful, comfortable, and so attractive - 2013 Volvo C30
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    This is really a lovely car. We purchased the last '13 new in July'14. Auto trans, T-5. Did TONS of research beforehand. We are a Toyota/Honda family, so European is a departure, with trepidation. We have the Premier Plus package, not R-Design. Thus far, the car is beyond expectations; a joy to drive, beautiful to look at, and well made. It's QUIET inside, very powerful, and so different. You won't see them often, which is nice too. It's not a high performance hatch, and that's good, because we didn't want that. For those w/o kids, and a different hauling vehicle, this is a great commuter that spoils with luxury, is safe, and gives you confidence. No problems so far.

  • Style and Substance - 2013 Volvo C30
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    Have owned for 3 weeks now, and the smiles keep coming. This car is very well put together, looks great, handles well, and has plenty of power on tap when you need it. It is very comfortable as a daily commuter, even with the stiffer R-Design suspension. As other reviews across the web have stated, the steering is a bit numb and the manual shift action a bit rubbery compared to other sport coupes/"hot hatches", but it makes up for it with how well the overall package fits together. This is a car that somehow seems greater than the sum of it's parts. Hard to explain.

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