Is the C30 reliable?

The Volvo C30 Reliability Rating is 3.5 out of 5.0, which ranks it 6th out of 17 for luxury compact cars. The average annual repair cost is $720 which means it has average ownership costs. While repairs are more common, these issues are less likely to be severe than with other cars.

Does a Volvo C30 have a timing belt?

The Volvo C30 uses a timing chain instead of a belt that would require maintenance. Most use timing belts, including 1.6 petrol and diesel, 2.0 diesel, 2.4 petrol and diesel and 2.5 turbo petrol. The 1.8 and 2.0 petrol engines use timing chains.

What engines fit in a Volvo C30?

Engines choices range from a 1.6L inline-4 (petrol or diesel) to a 2.5L inline-5 turbo (2.4L diesel).

How long does it take to tune a Volvo C30?

ELEVATE Volvo C30 Performance Software Chip Tuning is truly a revolution in Volvo car performance. We deliver the highest power gains possible. Tuning your Volvo for significantly more power takes just four minutes using our easy to use handheld Elevate Performance Tuner.

What performance upgrades are available for the Volvo C30?

The selection of Volvo C30 performance upgrades includes aftermarket suspension and ignition systems, customized brake pads, calipers and rotors, air intakes and filters, engine components and transmissions, car batteries, advanced axles and fuel systems and everything else you can think of.

What is the best C30 engine to tune?

Keep an eye out for the T5 turbo, it’s one of our favorite C30 engine options, and offers a lot of reward when tuned. But in reality all of the engines are solid and respond well to tuning, even the diesel engines.

What are the best mods for a Citroen C30?

The best mods in our opinion for your C30 are fast road camshaft, remap, induction and exhaust, suspension. Turbo engines are just crying out to be Remapped. You will see large power gains on most modern turbocharged cars including diesels making a remap one of the most cost effective and large modifications for your money.