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  • 2013 Volvo C30

    #10 in 2013 Luxury Small Cars

  • 2013 Volkswagen GTI

    #15 in 2013 Compact Cars

  • 2013 Ford Focus

    #19 in 2013 Compact Cars

  • Prices

    • MSRP
    • $25,500
    • $23,995
    • $16,200
    • Avg. Paid
    • $11,291
    • $11,839
    • $6,940

    U.S. News Scores

    • Overall
    • 7.7 /10
    • 8.0 /10
    • 7.8 /10
    • Critics' Rating
    • 7.2 /10
    • 9.3 /10
    • 9.2 /10
    • Performance
    • 7.3 /10
    • 8.7 /10
    • 8.4 /10
    • Interior
    • 7.5 /10
    • 8.9 /10
    • 7.5 /10
    • Cost to Own
    • 8.8 /10
    • 8.8 /10
    • 9.3 /10
    • Safety
    • 10.0 /10
    • 9.8 /10
    • 9.0 /10
    • Reliability
    • 3.0 /5
    • 2.0 /5
    • 2.0 /5

    Pros & Cons

    • Pros
      • Refined engine and handling
      • Great outward visibility
      • Premium cabin fit and finish
      • Roomy rear seats
      • Nimble handling
      • Athletic handling
      • Attractive cabin materials
      • Good fuel economy
    • Cons
      • Confusing dashboard controls
      • Limited cargo room
      • Slow touch-screen audio system responses
      • Large turning radius
      • Complicated infotainment system

    General Specs

    • Transmission
    • Manual
    • Manual
    • Manual
    • Drivetrain
    • Front Wheel Drive
    • Front Wheel Drive
    • Front Wheel Drive
    • Fuel/Engine
    • Turbocharged Gas I5 2.5L/154
    • Turbocharged Gas I4 2.0L/121
    • Gas I4 2.0L/122
    • MPG
    • 21 City / 29 Hwy
    • 21 City / 31 Hwy
    • 26 City / 36 Hwy

    Exterior

    Body
    • Body Style
    • Coupe
    • 2 Door Hatchback
    • Sedan
    Dimensions
    • Wheelbase (in.)
    • 103.9
    • 101.5
    • 104.3
    • Length, Overall (in.)
    • 167.4
    • 165.8
    • 178.5
    • Width, Max w/o mirrors (in.)
    • 70.2
    • 70.0
    • 71.8
    • Height, Overall (in.)
    • 57.0
    • 57.8
    • 57.7
    Doors & Windows
    • Rear Defrost
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Power Windows
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    Exterior Features
    • Rear Spoiler
    •  
    • Standard
    •  
    Measurements
    • Base Curb Weight (lbs.)
    • 3200
    • 3034
    • 2907
    Tires & Wheels
    • Tires - Front All-Season
    •  
    •  
    • Standard
    • Tires - Front Performance
    • Standard
    • Standard
    •  
    • Tires - Rear All-Season
    •  
    •  
    • Standard
    • Tires - Rear Performance
    • Standard
    • Standard
    •  
    • Compact Spare Tire
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Tire Pressure Monitoring System
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Aluminum Wheels
    • Standard
    • Standard
    •  
    • Steel Wheels
    •  
    •  
    • Standard
    • Wheel Covers
    •  
    •  
    • Standard
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    Interior

    Convenience & Comfort
    • Alarm
    • Standard
    • Standard
    •  
    • Auxiliary Pwr Outlet
    •  
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Cruise Control
    • Standard
    • Standard
    •  
    • Vehicle Anti-Theft System
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Fog Lamps
    •  
    • Standard
    •  
    • Interior Cargo Shade
    •  
    • Standard
    •  
    • Front Reading Lamps
    • Standard
    • Standard
    •  
    • Remote Engine Start
    •  
    •  
    • Optional
    • Adjustable Steering Wheel
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Steering Wheel Controls
    • Standard
    •  
    • Optional
    • Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel
    • Standard
    • Standard
    •  
    • Trip Computer
    • Standard
    • Standard
    •  
    • Remote Trunk Release
    • Standard
    •  
    •  
    • Intermittent Wipers
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Rain Sensing Wipers
    • Standard
    •  
    •  
    • Variable Speed Intermittent Wipers
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Keyless Entry
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Power Door Locks
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Heated Mirrors
    • Standard
    • Standard
    •  
    • Power Mirrors
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Power Folding Mirrors
    • Optional
    •  
    •  
    • Driver Vanity Mirror
    • Standard
    • Standard
    •  
    • Driver Illuminated Vanity Mirror
    • Standard
    • Standard
    •  
    • Passenger Vanity Mirror
    • Standard
    • Standard
    •  
    • Passenger Illuminated Visor Mirror
    • Standard
    • Standard
    •  
    • Power Steering
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    Dimensions
    • Passenger Capacity
    • 4
    • 5
    • 5
    • Passenger Volume (cu. ft.)
    • 89.2
    • 93.5
    • 90.7
    • Front Head Room (in.)
    • 38.9
    • 39.3
    • 38.3
    • Front Leg Room (in.)
    • 41.6
    • 41.2
    • 41.9
    • Front Shoulder Room (in.)
    • 54.7
    • 54.6
    • 55.6
    • Front Hip Room (in.)
    • 54.3
    • - TBD -
    • 53.9
    • Second Head Room (in.)
    • 37.8
    • 38.5
    • 38
    • Second Leg Room (in.)
    • 34.2
    • 35.5
    • 33.2
    • Second Shoulder Room (in.)
    • 51.3
    • 53.1
    • 53.7
    • Second Hip Room (in.)
    • 45.1
    • - TBD -
    • 52.7
    • Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (cu. ft.)
    • 20.2
    • - TBD -
    •  
    • Trunk Volume (cu. ft.)
    •  
    •  
    • 13.2
    Entertainment
    • AM/FM Stereo
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Auxiliary Audio Input
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • CD Player
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • HD Radio
    • Standard
    •  
    •  
    • MP3 Player
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Satellite Radio
    • Optional
    •  
    •  
    Heating & Cooling
    • Climate Control
    • Optional
    • Standard
    •  
    • A/C
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    Navigation & Communication
    • Onboard Hands-Free Communications System
    •  
    •  
    • Optional
    • Wireless Cell Phone Hookup
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Optional
    Seats
    • Cloth Seats
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Leather Seats
    • Optional
    •  
    •  
    • Heated Front Seats
    • Optional
    • Standard
    •  
    • Driver Lumbar
    • Standard
    • Standard
    •  
    • Passenger Lumbar
    • Standard
    • Standard
    •  
    • Pass-Through Rear Seat
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • 2nd Row Bench Seat
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Bucket Seats
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
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    Safety

    Airbags
    • Driver Air Bag
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Passenger Air Bag
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Front Head Air Bag
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Rear Head Air Bag
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Front Side Air Bag
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Rear Side Air Bag
    •  
    •  
    • Standard
    Brakes
    • 4-Wheel ABS
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • 4-Wheel Disc Brakes
    • Standard
    • Standard
    •  
    • Front Disc/Rear Drum Brakes
    •  
    •  
    • Standard
    Safety Features
    • Brake Assist
    • Standard
    • Standard
    •  
    • Electronic Stability Control
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Daytime Running Lights
    • Standard
    • Standard
    •  
    • Child Safety Locks
    •  
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Integrated Turn Signal Mirrors
    •  
    • Standard
    •  
    • Traction Control
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Emergency Trunk Release
    •  
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Blind Spot Monitor
    • Optional
    •  
    •  
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    Mechanical

    Engine & Performance
    • Front Wheel Drive
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • 4 Cylinder Engine
    •  
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • 5 Cylinder Engine
    • Standard
    •  
    •  
    • Turbocharged
    • Standard
    • Standard
    •  
    • Engine Type
    • Turbocharged Gas I5
    • Turbocharged Gas I4
    • Gas I4
    • Displacement
    • 2.5L/154
    • 2.0L/121
    • 2.0L/122
    • Horsepower (Net @ RPM)
    • 227 @ 5000
    • 200 @ 5100-6000
    • 160 @ 6500
    • Torque (Net @ RPM)
    • 236 @ 2300
    • 207 @ 1800-5000
    • 146 @ 4450
    • Transmission
    • Manual
    • Manual
    • Manual
    • Turning diameter
    • 34.9
    • 35.8
    • 36
    Fuel
    • Flexible Fuel Capability
    •  
    •  
    • Standard
    • Gasoline Fuel
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Optional
    • EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
    • 21
    • 21
    • 26
    • EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
    • 29
    • 31
    • 36
    • Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal.)
    • 15.9
    • 14.5
    • 12.4
    Suspension
    • Suspension Type - Front
    • MacPherson Strut
    • MacPherson Strut
    • MacPherson Strut
    • Suspension Type - Rear
    • Multi-Link
    • Multi-Link
    • Independent
    Transmission
    • Automatic
    •  
    •  
    • Optional
    • 6-Speed Automatic
    •  
    •  
    • Optional
    • Manual
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • 5-Speed Manual
    •  
    •  
    • Standard
    • 6-Speed Manual
    • Standard
    • Standard
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