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Volvo S40

Volvo S40 technical data

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Volvo S40 2007 2007 - 2012 Price 3000 to 7000 € Power from 100 to 230 HPFuel consumption from 3.8 to 10 l/100km
Volvo S40 2004 2004 - 2007 Price 1400 to 3900 € Power from 100 to 220 HPFuel consumption from 4.9 to 10 l/100km
Volvo S40 2002 2002 - 2004 Price 600 to 2800 € Power from 102 to 200 HPFuel consumption from 5.4 to 10 l/100km
Volvo S40 1995 1995 - 2000 Price 300 to 1100 € Power from 90 to 200 HPFuel consumption from 5.6 to 9.7 l/100km
Volvo S40 1995 1995 - 2002 Price 500 to 1200 € Power from 90 to 200 HPFuel consumption from 5.4 to 10 l/100km

Is Volvo S40 a reliable car?

In general, the Volvo S40 reliability is slightly below average. The number of defects found on the Volvo S40 during the annual technical inspections is just above average for cars of a similar age.

According to these reviews, the highest reliability scores achieved Volvo S40 generation from 2004 to 2007, but the lowest reliability had models from model year 1995 to 2000, reliability scores vary quite significantly between generations of Volvo S40. For more information, check the respective generation information.

Most Volvo S40 engines use a timing belt, which is generally regarded as less reliable than engines with a timing chain.

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Volvo S40 reviews

Total 21 Volvo S40 owner reviews

Volvo S40 2006 Diesel 2.0 litres, Manual gearbox
Purchase year:2022 (age of car 16 years) Owned for:11`000 kilometers (1 year)
Average fuel consumption: 6.4 litres per 100km (80% urban driving)
Total car rating:
9
Review - positive and negative sides
   male, age 22
Volvo S40 2005 Petrol 2.4 litres, Manual gearbox
Purchase year:2005 (new car) Owned for:315`000 kilometers (15 years)
Average fuel consumption: 9.0 litres per 100km (20% urban driving)
Total cost of repairs: 1705 € (~ 113 € per year)
Total car rating:
9
Review - positive and negative sides
   male, age 45
Volvo S40 2004 Diesel 2.4 litres, Manual gearbox
Purchase year:2010 (age of car 6 years) Owned for:120`000 kilometers (6 years)
Average fuel consumption: 8.0 litres per 100km (40% urban driving)
Total cost of repairs: 1315 € (~ 219 € per year)
Total car rating:
8
Review - positive and negative sides
 
Volvo S40 2004 Petrol 2.4 litres, Manual gearbox
Purchase year:2011 (age of car 7 years) Owned for:160`000 kilometers (8 years)
Average fuel consumption: 9.0 litres per 100km (60% urban driving)
Total cost of repairs: 800 € (~ 100 € per year)
Total car rating:
10
Review - positive and negative sides
   male, age 37
Volvo S40 2005 Petrol 2.4 litres, Manual gearbox
Purchase year:2005 (new car) Owned for:300`000 kilometers (11 years)
Average fuel consumption: 9.0 litres per 100km (30% urban driving)
Total cost of repairs: 1400 € (~ 127 € per year)
Total car rating:
8
Review - positive and negative sides
   male, age 42
Volvo S40 2011 Diesel 1.6 litres, Manual gearbox
Purchase year:2015 (age of car 4 years) Owned for:40`000 kilometers (2 years)
Average fuel consumption: 4.0 litres per 100km (70% urban driving)
Total cost of repairs: 1430 € (~ 715 € per year)
Total car rating:
10
Review - positive and negative sides
   male, age 45
Volvo S40 1998 Petrol 1.9 litres, Automatic gearbox
Purchase year:2016 (age of car 18 years) Owned for:1`000 kilometers (1 year)
Average fuel consumption: 12.0 litres per 100km (50% urban driving)
Total car rating:
8
Review - positive and negative sides
   female, age 35
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