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Volvo C30 T5

(2008 model)

Brief specs of 2008 Volvo C30 T5

3-door 4-seater coupé, petrol (gasoline) 5-cylinder 20-valve straight (inline) engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 2521 cm3 / 153.8 cu in / 153.8 cu in, 169.0 kW / 226.6 hp / 226.6 hp @ 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm, 320.0 N·m / 236.0 lb·ft / 236.0 lb·ft @ 1500 rpm / 1500 rpm / 1500 rpm, manual 6-speed transmission, front wheel drive, 240 km/h / 149 mph / 149 mph top speed, consumption 8.7 l/100km / 32.5 mpg-UK / 27.0 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)VolvoIssued from2008
ModelC30 T5Issued until
SerieC30Number made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerVolvoCountrySE,NL

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors3
Bodywork typecoupéNumber of seats4
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)425 l / 15.01 cu ft / 15.01 cu ft
Passenger space (volume)2520 l / 88.99 cu ft / 88.99 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)894 l / 31.57 cu ft / 31.57 cu ft

Dimensions & Weight

Length4260 mm / 167.7 in / 167.7 inTotal (curb) weight1661 kg / 3662 lb / 3662 lb
Width1790 mm / 70.5 in / 70.5 inDry weight
Height1450 mm / 57.1 in / 57.1 inLoad capacity199 kg / 439 lb / 439 lb
Wheelbase2650 mm / 104.3 in / 104.3 inGross (max.) weight1860 kg / 4101 lb / 4101 lb
Track frontTowing weight907 kg / 2000 lb / 2000 lb
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity60 l / 13.2 UK gal / 15.9 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.61  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.4Frontal area (A)2.21 m2 / 23.7 sq ft / 23.7 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.88 m2 / 9.5 sq ft / 9.5 sq ft (est.)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)21.9 kW / 29.4 hp / 29.4 hp (est.)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders5
Engine Typestraight (inline) (Inline, 5 cylinder)Total number of valves20
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore83.0 mm / 3.27 in / 3.27 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke93.2 mm / 3.67 in / 3.67 in
Fuel detailsunleaded 95Bore/Stroke ratio0.89
Fuel supplyInjectionEngine displacement2521 cm3 / 153.8 cu in / 153.8 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity504.27 cm3/cylinder / 30.772 cu in/cylinder / 30.772 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio9.0 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power169.0 kW / 226.6 hp / 226.6 hp at 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm
AspirationMax. torque320.0 N·m / 236.0 lb·ft / 236.0 lb·ft at 1500 rpm / 1500 rpm / 1500 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)67.6 kW / 90.7 hp / 90.7 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output67.0 kW/l / 1.473 bhp/cu in / 1.473 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque126.9 N·m/l / 1.11 lb·ft/cu in / 1.11 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears6
Wheel drivefront wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed240 km/h / 149 mph / 149 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio138.5 kW/ton / 104.9 bhp/ton / 104.9 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel consumption, City (urban)12.4 l/100km / 22.8 mpg-UK / 19.0 mpg-US
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)8.4 l/100km / 33.6 mpg-UK / 28.0 mpg-US
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)8.7 l/100km / 32.5 mpg-UK / 27.0 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions201 g/km / 323 g/mi / 323 g/mi
  Range690 km / 429 mi / 429 mi

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmenttransverse
SteeringSteering detailsTraction control. Electronic stabilisation program (ESP). Traction control
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle13.0 m / 42.7 ft / 42.7 ft
Suspension frontIndependentSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front215/45-R18Tyres rear215/45-R18
Brakes frontBrakes rear
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Volvo C30 T5

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