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Used Volvo S40

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2010 Volvo S40 What's new for 2010? 
2010 Volvo S40

The V40 2.4i now comes standard with a five-speed manual (last year's standard five-speed automatic is optional.) Other new features for the base model include electronic climate control and a leather gearshift knob with aluminum inlay.

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2009 Volvo S40 What's new for 2009? 
2009 Volvo S40

The V40 2.4i receives more standard equipment, including a five-speed automatic transmission (the manual option has been dropped), 17-inch wheels, upgraded sound system with six-disc CD/MP3 changer, a power moonroof, fog lights, power driver's seat and Bluetooth connectivity. The T5 R-Design receives additional R-inspired trim both inside and out, as well as leather seating with R embossed logo, memory functions for the driver's seat and heated front seats.

About Volvo S40

There are plenty of compact sport sedans on the market. Some try to win over customers by offering high-end features at a bargain price. Others entice buyers with a combination of European styling, handling and craftsmanship. One car that manages to do both is the 2011 Volvo S40. The 2011 Volvo S40 boasts a 227-horsepower turbocharged engine and long list of standard and available features. While not as polished as an Audi A3 or Lexus IS 250, the Volvo S40 is a viable competitor with either car, thanks to its balance of performance, economy and affordability.

Consumer Reviews

Best New Car Ever Purchased

By on Thursday, November 08, 2007

10 10.0
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Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
10/10
Value
9/10
Reliability
10/10
Quality
10/10
Performance
10/10
Styling
10/10
Comfort
10/10

"OK, thats a lie, because I leased it, but I am certainly willing to buy the lease out when its done. The safety is incredible and the handling got me out of quite a few highway accidents. Beautifully comfortable ride, plenty of trunk space for my hockey equipment and a nice sound system. Best of all is some great gas mileage."

20 people out of 20 found this review helpful

Superb Value

By on Saturday, February 09, 2008

10 10.0
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Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
10/10
Value
10/10
Reliability
10/10
Quality
10/10
Performance
10/10
Styling
10/10
Comfort
10/10

"I bought my S40 T5 AWD a year ago as a certified pre-owned vehicle. I have been impressed time and again by its quality, style, and the fun-to-drive factor. I am a young professional (in my mid 20's), married with one child. This car fits my lifestyle perfectly and it seems I fit Volvo's targeted S40 demographic. This is a small car however, and I would not recommend it to people who are interested in using it as a primary family vehicle. My wife's XC-70 is our primary 'family' car and is much better suited to the role. The S40 is exceptionally comfortable however, for two people on long trips, or four adults around town. A good frined of mine has a new BMW 328i, and while the S40 T5 isn't quite as polished, it costs about 15% less and is just as exciting to drive in my opinion. I also get tired of seeing a BMW on every street corner in my town. It feels good to drive something a little bit more unique. I cross-shopped the S40 with the Audi A4, Saab 9-3 Aero, and BMW 328i. The Volvo definately seemed to give the best bang for the buck. I also compared the S40 AWD T5 with the S60R. Driving the R was a joy, however, the steering in the S40 seemed quicker and more responsive and acceleration nearly on-par as a result of the lower curb weight. The S60 also seemed better suited to someone in my father's generation, as it felt more like a 'performance luxury car' than a 'sporty car' in my opinion. My S40 is passion red with black leather and the "dynamic trim" package. It gets plenty of attention, whether downtown or at the gas station in the suburbs."

17 people out of 17 found this review helpful

Great car and awesome mileage

By on Saturday, August 31, 2013

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 72,000

10 10.0
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Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
10/10
Value
10/10
Reliability
10/10
Quality
10/10
Performance
10/10
Styling
10/10
Comfort
10/10

Pros: "Great mileage, low maintenance, good headroom"

Cons: "Not a lot of leg room in the rear seats"

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 10

"This is our second Volvo and we love this car. We have owned this one for about a year. Our gas mileage averages 29.9 around town and 32.8 on the highway which is much better than rated. The interior is small and cozy and the trunk has plenty of room. Fold down rear seats that open the trunk into to cabin are a great feature for carrying oversize items or accessing items in the trunk while traveling."

7 people out of 7 found this review helpful