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2013 Volvo C30
T5
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$12,898
5 listings nationwide

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2021 Volvo XC40
T4 Inscription FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$43,653

Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2013 Volvo C30
T5
Patricia Mayo Preview:

Volvo has big plans lying just over the 2014 horizon for its C30 3-door hatchback, so for 2013 this cozy luxury 4-seater just carries over with a couple newly standard features and the...

2021 Volvo XC40
T4 Inscription FWD
Michael Perkins Preview:

It’s time to “Recharge,” as Volvo’s branded electric nameplate makes its debut with the 2021 XC40. From here on out, any electric Volvo—full, plug-in, or traditional hybrid—will wear t...

User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2013 Volvo C30
T5
Guru57242 writes:
Value Ranked 2013 Honda Civic EX better.
"Value"
2021 Volvo XC40
T4 Inscription FWD
No User Reviews

Specs

2013 Volvo C30
T5
2021 Volvo XC40
T4 Inscription FWD
Powertrain 8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
21 MPG
21 MPG
23 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
30 MPG
29 MPG
32 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 15.9 gal 14.2 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
227 hp @ 5,000 RPM
227 hp @ 5,000 RPM
187 hp @ 4,700 RPM
Torque
236 lb-ft @ 1,500 RPM
236 lb-ft @ 1,500 RPM
221 lb-ft @ 1,400 RPM
Cylinders
5 cylinders
5 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
9:1
9:1
11.3:1
Displacement
2,500 cc
2,500 cc
2,000 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.27 in x 3.67 in
3.27 in x 3.67 in
3.23 in x 3.67 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof -- Standard
Leather Seats -- Standard
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Standard --
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats -- Standard
Passenger Power Seats Standard Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 4 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 41.6 in 40.9 in
Back Legroom 34.2 in 36.1 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 12.9 cu ft 20.7 cu ft
Maximum Payload -- 1,133 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity 2,000 lbs 3,500 lbs
Exterior
Length 167.4 in 174.2 in
Width 70.2 in 80.1 in
Height 57 in 65.3 in
Wheelbase 103.9 in 106.4 in

Available Options

2013 Volvo C30
T5

Exterior Colors

  • Black Stone
  • Caspian Blue Metallic
  • Electric Silver Metallic
  • Flamenco Red Metallic
  • Ice White
  • Orange Flame Metallic
  • Titanium Grey Metallic

Option Packages

  • Blind Spot Information System (BLIS)
  • Climate PKG
  • Blonde, Leather Seating Surfaces
  • Off-Black, Leather Seating Surfaces
  • 5-Speed Geartronic Automatic Transmission
2021 Volvo XC40
T4 Inscription FWD

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