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Volvo C30 6 speed turbo

Discussion in 'Other Vehicle Discussions' started by TurboMirage, Dec 30, 2010.

  1. TurboMirage

    TurboMirage YEEAAAHHH VIP

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    so i've really been digging on these cars. i need something a little bigger than the mirage coupe and all the 5 door hatchbacks look like minivans so this seems to fit my bill.

    i've got about 15K to spend on a new car saved up... these are just barely in my range.

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  2. |Chaz|

    |Chaz| Well-Known Member VIP

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    I really like those too. Go for it, I don't know anything about them but I think they look sexy.
     
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    K2e2vin Senior Member

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    Looks bad ass! Though, same here; I don't really know much about Audis except they're part of the VW group.
     
  4. TurboMirage

    TurboMirage YEEAAAHHH VIP

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    except... its not an audi
     
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    jesus that picture takes fucking forever to load.. Are these things AWD?
     
  6. TurboMirage

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    the EVOLVE edition is AWD... but these are FWD
     
  7. K2e2vin

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    lol, I just realized that. Brain fart. Whole time I was thinking VW for some reason.
     
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    i looked into these
    was less than impressed with their MPG (most reports i see are scoring between 23-27ish mixed... and of course we dont get the diesel version that scores 40+ on the regular)
    and the seats have shit for side bolstering and dont hold you (havent checked the R-Design model)

    didnt bother test driving one after those two requirements were not met
    cool looking cars though
     
  9. 95b16coupe

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    i'm going to call you edward cullen if you buy one.

    on a side note. i think the silver ones are beautiful. get some rims and a 1" drop and it's a pretty cool car. i like them.
     
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    they suck balls
     
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    FWIW - I test drove a couple Volvos (S60 AWD, S80 something, V70/XC70) and they felt like Buicks. Or maybe, more like a "floatier" Audi if you can imagine. If I didn't need to feel the road I would have considered the S60 over an A6 - but neither came close to the feel of my G35X. It was the closest to a BMW sedan I could find, but afford.
     
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    why not an A3? same price basically. get the 2.0T
     
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    hmm never thought about the A3 i will have to check it out.

    personally i have driven the s30 and i like it. i want a car that i dont have to modify and can carry more stuff than my coupes. its not a horrible get in and drive car. plus i like how small it is.
     
  14. K2e2vin

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    Jetta TDI sportwagon? Though would be more on the large side.
     
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    That's larger than your mirage? It must be a matchbox inside.

    I drove one of these when car shopping for my tc, and it was very very small to me.




    If it were me, I'd go for a nice audi avant, a3, or like said above, jetta tdi.
     
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    Ahh, Volvo....the fastest tractor on the Autobahn.


    Just wait until it breaks.

    Volvo = junk. Especially one that doesn't have a warranty. Right up there with Saab.


    Most high-end techs and/or shops WON'T work on Volvos, Saabs, or Jaguars...it's not uncommon for dealerships to turn away cars older than 6-7 years, either. So if it breaks, you're going to more than likely have to A. take it to a ratshop, or B. fix it yourself...

    and if people who GET PAID to work on cars don't want to work on them, how do you think that YOU are gonna fare? lol...



    I've driven a few Volvos with bigger turbos, FMICs, tunes, etc. on them back when I worked at the used car dealer...they were ALL slow as balls for the amount of work that went into them.
     
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    the 850DL was the last good volvo IMO. then, ford bought them....


    i'd look at something else too
     
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    I really liked those cars... until I saw the rear.
     
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    those sound nice.
    but i would get an s60 and track that betch!!
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    You'd almost be as cool as this guy. My ex fast forwarded to this to ask me what kinda car it was.
     
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