2012 Volvo C30

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2012 Volvo C30 Ratings


Consumer Rating

The J.D. Power 100-Point Score is based on hundreds of thousands of independent and unbiased opinions of verified car owners.
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Out of 100

Quality & Reliability

Not Rated
Measures the level of defects, malfunctions, and design flaws experienced by vehicle owners. Covers the entire vehicle from engine to infotainment system. A higher rating means fewer problems.

Driving Experience

Owners' evaluation of the vehicle's design, performance, comfort, functionality, safety, and technology, comprise this rating. Newer and recently-redesigned vehicles tend to score better.


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Dealership Experience

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Best Compact Premium Car of 2012

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Owners Like

Measured owner satisfaction with 2012 Volvo C30 after 90-days of ownership.
  • Vehicle acceleration
  • Comfort of the driver's seat
  • Smoothness of vehicle's ride

Owners Don't Like

The problems experienced by owners of the 2012 Volvo C30 during the first 90-days of ownership.
  • Amount of trunk/hatch space
  • The vehicle's heating and air conditioning
  • Styling of gauges and instruments

Performance Specs

MPG City



29 - 30




5 speed, Automatic, Geartronic, 6 speed, Manual


Turbocharged Gas I5


Front Wheel Drive

Available Trims

2012 Volvo C30 Review

First-class comfort world-class safety classy Scandinavian design. The 2012 Volvo C30 is in a class of its own. A frame of high torsional-rigidity. A suspension that masters corners quickly. The C30 delivers with a 227 horsepower turbocharged 5-cylinder engine. The R-Design features 18 inch Midir alloy wheels sport chassis polished dual end-pipes special designed logo embossed sport seats and a sculpted sport steering wheel. Technology surrounds in the C30 with Bluetooth hands-free electronic climate control and 8 speaker high performance audio system. The floating center console includes intuitive controls and the backseat has a VIP lounge feel with a center armrest tilted backrest and convenient amenities like side storage and a clever table that is the flip side of the front center armrest Your safety is a priority in the C30. The unique front structure and intelligent safety features confirm this. Active features such as dynamic stability and traction control a whiplash protection system and a side impact protection system assist you in avoiding any nasty surprises. The 2012 Volvo C30. Highly qualified to protect you and yours … Especially from boredom.

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