Volvo C30 T5 2.5 Petrol M6 Fuel Consumption & Efficiency

C30 T5 from Volvo is a Compact car with a 2.5 L petrol engine.
It has 5cylinders and uses Premium unleaded gasoline.
It is equipped with a manual gearbox.
Transmission: 6-speed gearbox

Fuel consumption test for Volvo C30 T5

This car was tested both in a city and on a highway.

Fuel consumption in L / 100km

City: 10.2 liters per 100 km
Highway: 6.8 liters per 100 km

Fuel consumption in miles / gallon

City: 28 MPG
Highway: 42 MPG

Average fuel consumption for this car is 35 MPG (8.5 liters per 100 km).

Is this car economical and environmentally friendly?

This factor is measured by the value of CO2 per kilometer (car releases CO2 to the atmosphere). If the value is small than yes, car is economical. If it’s big (above 300) than it will cause high petrol costs.
In case of C30 T5 2.5 CO2 emission is 193 grams per kilometer.
This car is a little above average when it comes to fuel consumption. There are more economical alternatives on the market. However, the Fuel consumption results are not so bad.

Yearly fuel expenses for C30 T5

If you drive 20 000 kilometers a year (that’s 12 427 miles) and spend half of that time in town while other half on open road you will end up burning 1740 liters of fuel.
Multiply 1740 with a fuel price and you will end up with a yearly fuel cost. It would be around 1827 $ if you are in Canada and year is 2012 (that’s when and where this tests were performed).


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