In keeping with Volvo’s long term commitment to customer needs Volvo is delighted to confirm its intention to participate in the Government’s scrappage scheme announced today (subject to clarification of the full details of the proposal). Not only will Volvo match the Government’s incentive but it will also provide an additional deposit contribution to enable owners of scrapped cars to benefit from outstanding fuel economy of 72.4 miles per gallon from a new C30 DRIVe for only £210 per month with no further deposit required. The S40 saloon and V50 Sportswagon DRIVe models will be available for monthly payments of £300 and £305 respectively.

With the cars’ excellent environmental performance, the driver also benefits from other financial incentives. The C30, S40 and V50 DRIVe models with Start/Stop all qualify for low £35 per annum VED band thanks to the ultra-low CO2 output of 104 g/km, while an impressive 72.4 mpg on a combined cycle enables the cars to run up to 800 miles on a full tank of fuel. These models are also covered by Volvo’s comprehensive 3 year/60,000 mile warranty.

The new 104 g/km DRIVe range with Start/Stop showcases Volvo’s ability to produce increasingly efficient vehicles with outstanding economy to rival even the smallest capacity diesel rivals. Coupled with the benefits of family-sized accommodation and, in the case of the S40 and V50 DRIVe models, the lowest CO2 emissions in their segments, it’s clear to see the appeal of the new DRIVe model range.

Customers also need not sacrifice on comfort and style either, as all DRIVe Start/Stop models are available with the same standard equipment features and colours available in other S, SE and SE Lux models, including Volvo’s suite of safety systems; DSTC (Dynamic Stability and Traction Control), SIPS (Side Impact Protection System) and WHIPS (Whiplash Protection System).

Customers with an eligible car can visit any participating authorised Volvo dealer and the incentive payment can be used as a deposit on any model in the Volvo range. Along with the extra deposit contribution, Volvo proves that premium, high specification, safety and being environmentally conscious doesn’t need to break the bank.