2012 Volvo C30 R-Design

Matt Tierney

2012 Volvo C30 R-Design

MSRP (with destination): $28,325
PRICE AS TESTED: $35,720

ENGINE:
2.5-liter DOHC turbocharged I-5
Horsepower: 250 hp @ 5500rpm
Torque: 273 lb-ft @ 3000rpm

TRANSMISSION:
6-speed manual

DRIVE:
Front-wheel

WHEELS AND TIRES:
18-inch aluminum wheels
215/45WR-18 Pirelli PZero Nero tires

FUEL ECONOMY (city/highway/combined):
21/29/24 mpg

CURB WEIGHT:
3211 lb

CAPACITIES:
Doors/Passengers: 2/4
Cargo (rear seats up/down): 12.9/20.2 cu ft
Legroom (front/rear): 41.6/34.2 in
Headroom (front/rear): 38.9/37.8 in
Towing: 2000 lb

EXTERIOR/INTERIOR COLOR:
Ice White/Off-Black/Calcite Flextech

STANDARD FEATURES:
Base horsepower (hp): 227 @ 5000 rpm
Base torque (lb-ft): 236 @ 1500 rpm
Stability and traction control
Sport chassis
Front body kit and rear spoilers
R-Design upholstery w/Flextech and leather
Front grille w/matte silver surround
Blue watch dial gauge cluster
R-Design sport pedals and steering wheel
3.5-inch polished exhaust tips
Rear fog light
Automatic hazard warning lights
Four-way manually adjustable front seats
Front seat "kangaroo pouch" storage
Tilt-and-telescopic steering column
Dual-zone climate control
Cruise control
Bluetooth audio and phone connectivity
Folding rear seats
8-speaker premium audio system w/amplifier
HD radio
USB port
Auxiliary audio jack

OPTIONS ON THIS VEHICLE:
Climate package- $900
Headlight washers
Interior air quality system
Automatic climate control
Rain sensor
Heated front seats
Active dual-Xenon headlights- $800
Polestar package- $1295

Increased engine output
Platinum package- $4400
Power sunroof
Navigation
LED DRLs
Power front seats
Volvo premium audio system
Cargo cover
SiriusXM satellite radio w/6-month subscription

KEY OPTIONS NOT ON THIS VEHICLE:
Five-speed automatic transmission- $1250
Blind-spot monitoring system- $700
Passive entry and keyless ignition- $450

ADDITIONAL SPECS:
The Polestar upgrade is not standard on this R-Design car but it is on Volvo's S60 R-Design. This T5-powered C30 gains 23 hp and 37 lb-ft of torque, while the T6 S60 gains 25 hp and 29 lb-ft of torque.

COMPARE TO:
Audi A3, Fiat 500 Abarth, Hyundai Veloster Turbo, Mini Cooper S, Volkswagen GTI

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