The best and worst states to insure a used Volvo C30

The Volvo C30 has been in the American markets since 2006, and is now solely available as a three-door hatchback. Used Volvo C30s are also very popular. Insurance rates for the Volvo C30 range between $906 in Maine to $2484 in Louisiana. On an average, the United States pays $1437 per year to insure a Volvo C30.


In this feature, we will consider the insurance rates and median price of the Volvo C30 across the states. The table below lists the states with the lowest insurance rates.

State Year Range Average Annual Insurance Rate ($) Median Price ($) Percentage of median price spent on insurance ($)
Maine 2005 - 2012 906 25,995 3
Idaho 2005 - 2012 988 25,995 3
North Carolina 2005 - 2012 1,101 22,570 4
Arizona 2005 - 2012 1,102 22,277 4
Virginia 2005 - 2012 1,122 21,489 5
Ohio 2005 - 2012 1,138 18,000 6

In most states where insurance costs are low, the median price of the Volvo C30 is high. Tennessee is the best state to buy the Volvo C30, with a median price of $12999. Utah comes a close second, with a median price of $14,929. Maine and Idaho are the most expensive states to buy the Volvo C30, but they have the lowest insurance rates.

The table below lists the states with the highest insurance rates.

State Year Range Average Annual Insurance Rate ($) Median Price ($) Percentage of median price spent on insurance ($)
Louisiana 2005 - 2012 2,484 17,995 13
Michigan 2005 - 2012 2,453 20,595 11
California 2005 - 2012 1,870 21,000 8
New Jersey 2005 - 2012 1,708 21,625 7
Alabama 2005 - 2012 1,640 16,990 9
Texas 2005 - 2012 1,634 17,995 9

Michigan, California, and New Jersey have high median prices as well as exorbitant insurance rates. If you live in one of these states, you could opt to buy your vehicle from another state where it costs less. You could also try to lower your insurance rates by installing an anti-theft device in your car, and taking a defensive driving course.