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This generation of Volvo 940 has been produced from October, 1996 to September, 1997. We can provide information about 4 modifications of this generation. The car has been produced only with classical rear wheel drive.

This Volvo is available with two petrol engines with displacement 2.3 litres and power of from 135 to 165 horsepower.
The car is available with both manual (2 versions), as well as automatic (2 versions) gearbox.

The best acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h - 9.1 seconds has Volvo 940 Polar 2.3 T version, conversely the tardiest one is Volvo 940 Polar 2.3 reaching this speed only in 11 seconds.

This Volvo is quite costly - it can be purchased (in Latvia) for around 2200 $. Below you will find more detailed information about Volvo 940 prices and costs.

Volvo 940 modifications

Modification Engine Power Fuel cons. Gearbox
Volvo 940 Polar 2.3 Oct 1996 — Sep 1997 2.3 Petrol 135 HP - Manual (5 gears)
Volvo 940 Polar 2.3 Oct 1996 — Sep 1997 2.3 Petrol 135 HP - Automatic (4 gears)
Volvo 940 Polar 2.3 T Oct 1996 — Sep 1997 2.3 Petrol 165 HP - Manual (5 gears)
Volvo 940 Polar 2.3 T Oct 1996 — Sep 1997 2.3 Petrol 165 HP - Automatic (4 gears)

Volvo 940 prices

Volvo 940 sedan price in Latvia is from 1100 $ to 3300 $.
Comparing to analogical vehicles Volvo 940 price is very high - Volvo 940 is approximately for 65 percents more expensive then average sedans of this age (compare sedans 1996 - 1997 prices). Volvo 940 high price can be explained by its quality above average (see below), therefore this Volvo could be reasonable purchase in long term perspective.

YearLowest price ($)Average price ($)Highest price ($)Availability
1997 1100 2200 3300

Volvo 940 total costs of ownership

Volvo 940 mileage

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Volvo 940 quality

production year from 1996 to 1997

According to yearly reports of German vehicle inspection service (TÜV) Volvo 940 quality is good.
During regular inspections failures are found for approximately only 14.9 percents of Volvo 940.

Year of inspection Age of car Failures found %
/ average for same age cars
Place in rating
Volvo 940 produced in 1997
2006 9 years 16.9% / 22.70% 18. from 78
2005 8 years 11.4% / 17.00% 19. from 87
2004 7 years 11.0% / 16.70% 21. from 85
Volvo 940 produced in 1996
2007 11 years 18.2% / 26.30% 8. from 57
2006 10 years 16.9% / 22.70% 18. from 78
2005 9 years 16.8% / 22.40% 13. from 70
2004 8 years 11.0% / 16.70% 21. from 85

Volvo 940 sedan features (options)

Percentage of Volvo 940 with corresponding feature (option)

Heated seats
71%
Metallic paint
62%
Conditioning
57%
Leather upholstery
38%
Climate control
38%
Cruise control
24%
Sunroof
14%
Electrically adjustable seats
10%
Roof bars (railings)
5%
Adjustable steering wheel
5%

Volvo 940 reviews

At the moment we dont have reviews about Volvo 940 manufactured from 1996 to 1997.
Find below reviews about other generations of Volvo 940.
Volvo 940 Estate car/wagon 1988.year Diesel 2.4 litres, Manual gearbox
Purchase year:2016 (age of car 28 years) Owned for:30`000 kilometers (2 years)
Average fuel consumption: 7.0 litres per 100km (30% urban driving)
Total cost of repairs: 777 $ (~ 388 $ per year)
Total car rating:
10/10
Review - positive and negative sides
   male, age 27
Volvo 940 Sedan 1993.year Petrol 2.3 litres, Manual gearbox
Purchase year:2017 (age of car 24 years) Owned for:7`000 kilometers (2 years)
Average fuel consumption: 12.0 litres per 100km (70% urban driving)
Total cost of repairs: 560.55 $ (~ 280 $ per year)
Total car rating:
8/10
Review - positive and negative sides
   male, age 25
Volvo 940 Sedan 1992.year Petrol 2.3 litres, Manual gearbox
Purchase year:2015 (age of car 23 years) Owned for:10`000 kilometers (2 years)
Average fuel consumption: 10.0 litres per 100km (80% urban driving)
Total cost of repairs: 610.5 $ (~ 305 $ per year)
Total car rating:
9/10
Review - positive and negative sides
   male, age 45
Volvo 940 Sedan 1990.year Diesel 2.4 litres, Manual gearbox
Purchase year:1998 (age of car 8 years) Owned for:500`000 kilometers (18 years)
Average fuel consumption: 9.0 litres per 100km (90% urban driving)
Total cost of repairs: 2453.1 $ (~ 136 $ per year)
Total car rating:
9/10
Review - positive and negative sides
   male, age 57
Volvo 940 Sedan 1991.year Diesel 2.4 litres, Manual gearbox
Purchase year:2004 (age of car 13 years) Owned for:200`000 kilometers (7 years)
Average fuel consumption: 10.0 litres per 100km (60% urban driving)
Total cost of repairs: 66.6 $ (~ 9 $ per year)
Total car rating:
9/10
Review - positive and negative sides
   male, age 43
Volvo 940 Sedan 1993.year Diesel 2.4 litres, Manual gearbox
Purchase year:2003 (age of car 10 years) Owned for:300`000 kilometers (13 years)
Average fuel consumption: 8.0 litres per 100km (60% urban driving)
Total car rating:
9/10
   male, age 57
Volvo 940 Estate car/wagon 1995.year Diesel 2.4 litres, Manual gearbox
Purchase year:2015 (age of car 20 years) Owned for:64`000 kilometers (2 years)
Average fuel consumption: 9.0 litres per 100km (70% urban driving)
Total cost of repairs: 621.6 $ (~ 310 $ per year)
Total car rating:
9/10
   male, age 35
Volvo 940 Estate car/wagon 1995.year Petrol, Automatic gearbox
Purchase year:2019 (age of car 24 years) Owned for:138`000 kilometers (0 years)
Total car rating:
9/10
   male, age 63
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