Compare 2008 Audi TT vs 2009 Volvo C30

2008 Audi TT
2009 Volvo C30
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2-Door Coupe Automatic 2.0T FrontTrak
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
TT 2-Door Coupe Automatic 2.0T FrontTrak 23 31 $32,365 $34,800
TT 2-Door Coupe Automatic 3.2L quattro 18 24 $39,898 $42,900
TT 2-Door Coupe Manual 3.2L quattro 17 24 $38,596 $41,500
TT 2-Door Roadster Automatic 2.0T FrontTrak 22 29 $34,225 $36,800
TT 2-Door Roadster Automatic 3.2L quattro 18 24 $42,688 $45,900
TT 2-Door Roadster Manual 3.2L quattro 17 24 $41,386 $44,500
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2-Door Coupe Automatic
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
C30 2-Door Coupe Automatic 19 28 $22,372 $23,800
C30 2-Door Coupe Automatic R-Design 19 28 $24,393 $25,950
C30 2-Door Coupe Automatic R-Design w/Sunroof 19 28 $24,393 $25,950
C30 2-Door Coupe Automatic w/Sunroof 19 28 $22,372 $23,800
C30 2-Door Coupe Manual 19 28 $22,372 $23,800
C30 2-Door Coupe Manual R-Design 19 28 $24,393 $25,950
C30 2-Door Coupe Manual R-Design w/Sunroof 19 28 $24,393 $25,950
C30 2-Door Coupe Manual w/Sunroof 19 28 $22,372 $23,800
Pricing
Invoice Price
$32,365
$22,372
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$34,800
$23,800
Monthly Payment Estimate
$580 / month
$397 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.2
8.2
TCC’s Bottom Line
The TT is a little more engaging to drive than before, but it doesn’t stand out in the crowd quite like the original one did when it was new. The 2009 Volvo C30 connects "small" and "premium" in most of the right ways in an attractive, high-quality hatchback.
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Fuel Economy
City
23 mpg 19 mpg
Highway
31 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mini-Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
29.2 34.2
Front Head Room (in)
37.7 38.2
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- TBD - 89
Second Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 45.1
Front Shoulder Room (in)
53.2 54.7
Second Head Room (in)
32.6 37.8
Passenger Capacity
4 4
Second Shoulder Room (in)
47.5 51.3
Front Leg Room (in)
41.1 41.6
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 54.3
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in)
31.1 31.8
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
72.5 70.2
Track Width, Front (in)
61.9 60.4
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - 5.3
Length, Overall (in)
164.5 167.4
Height, Overall (in)
53.5 57.0
Track Width, Rear (in)
61.3 60.3
Wheelbase (in)
97.2 103.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
- TBD - -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³)
- 20.2
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³)
- 12.9
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.3 x - TBD - 11.8 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.3 x - TBD - 11.0 x - TBD -
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
14.5 15.9
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.9 15.4
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
35.96 38.1
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.9 2.6
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P225/50R17 P205/50R17
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P225/50R17 P205/50R17
Spare Tire Size
- TBD - Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA 200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA 200
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA 2000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA 2000
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2965 3201
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Alloy Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x 8.0 17 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
- TBD - Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Alloy Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x 8.0 17 x 7.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
9.51 - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
140 - TBD -
Engine
Displacement
2.0L/121 2.5L/154
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
200 @ 5100-6000 227 @ 5000
Engine Type
Turbo Gas I4 I5 Turbo
Fuel System
FSI PFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
207 @ 1800-5000 236 @ 1500 - 5000
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
23 19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
31 28
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
- 23
Transmission
Trans Type
6 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.09 1.02
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA Geartronic
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.99 5.11
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.15 3.03
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.14 2.27
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.08 1.34
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.92 NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.46 4.66
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.46 1.98
Summary
Vehicle Name
Audi TT Volvo C30
Body Style
2 Door Coupe 2 Door Coupe
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
4-link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson MacPherson Strut
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
- 6

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