Volvo S40 1995

This generation of Volvo S40 has been produced from January, 1995 to May, 2000. We can provide information about 18 modifications of this generation. The car has been produced only with front wheel drive.

This Volvo is available with nine petrol engines with displacement from 1.6 to 1.9 litres and power of from 105 to 200 horsepower un two diesel engines with displacement 1.9 litres and power of from 90 to 95 horsepower.
The car is available with both manual (11 versions), as well as automatic (7 versions) gearbox.

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Volvo S40 1995 average fuel consumption in combined cycle for petrol engine is from 6.9 to 9.7 litres per 100km, whereas for diesel engine - from 5.6 to 6.3 litres per 100km. The most fuel efficient Volvo S40 1995 petrol engine version is Volvo S40 1.8i, consuming 6.9 litres per 100km. While the most fuel efficient Volvo S40 1995 diesel - Volvo S40 1.9 D for 100 kilometers consumes 5.6 liters of diesel.
According to user reviews, Volvo S40 real-world fuel consumption is on average the same as the manufacturer's claimed fuel economy. For a more detailed actual fuel economy of each model, select a specific Volvo S40 modification.

Volvo S40 1995 CO2 emissions for petrol engine are from 164 to 233 grams per kilometer, but for diesel engine - approximately 148 grams per kilometer. From Volvo S40 with petrol engines the lowest CO2 emissions has Volvo S40 1.8i which produces an average of 164 grams of CO2 per kilometer.

The best acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h - 7.3 seconds has Volvo S40 T4 version, conversely the tardiest one is Volvo S40 1.6 reaching this speed only in 13 seconds. The maximum top speed is 235 km/h for the 1.9 petrol 200 hp version (Volvo S40 T4).

Lenght of Volvo S40 is 448 cm, it is decent size car. For comparison - Volvo S40 is about 2 cm longer than Honda Civic sedan, but 4 cm shorter than Toyota Avensis sedan. Volvo S40 gross weight is from 1720 to 1790 kg (depending on modification), this car is about 6 percent heavier than the average for this age and class of vehicles.

This Volvo is very cheap for its class - it can be purchased (in Latvia) for around 650 €. According to user reviews, average Volvo S40 repair costs are 90 € per year. Users calculated Volvo S40 1995 cost of ownership for this generation, got average 2100 € cost per year and 0.18 € cost per one kilometer. Fuel costs were estimated at around 55%, while repair and maintenance costs - around 26% from total. We have an excellent car cost calculator, calculate ownership costs of Volvo S40 for your situation and driving habits here! Below you will find more detailed information about Volvo S40 prices and costs.

In user reviews Volvo S40 received average grade 7.1 (from 10) which is lower than average mark for similar aged cars (7.6). Ratings are quite controversial, both positive and not so good, read more in the reviews below. All authors of reviews would recommend Volvo S40 to the friend.

Volvo S40 modifications

Modification Engine Power Consumption Gearbox
Volvo S40 1997 1.6 Sep 1997 — Mai 1999 1.6 Petrol 105 HP 8.5 l/100km Manual (5)
Volvo S40 1995 1.6 16V Jan 1995 — Dec 1999 1.6 Petrol 105 HP 8.5 l/100km Automatic (4)
Volvo S40 1999 1.6 Mai 1999 — Mai 2000 1.6 Petrol 109 HP 8.0 l/100km Manual (5)
Volvo S40 1996 1.7 1.8 Apr 1996 — Mai 1999 1.7 Petrol 115 HP 8.6 l/100km Manual (5)
Volvo S40 1996 1.7 1.8 Apr 1996 — Mai 1999 1.7 Petrol 115 HP 9.1 l/100km Automatic (4)
Volvo S40 1999 1.8 Mai 1999 — Mai 2000 1.8 Petrol 122 HP 8.2 l/100km Manual (5)
Volvo S40 1999 1.8 Mai 1999 — Mai 2000 1.8 Petrol 122 HP 8.9 l/100km Automatic (4)
Volvo S40 1998 1.8i Jun 1998 — Mai 2000

Most fuel efficient petrol version

1.8 Petrol 125 HP 6.9 l/100km Manual (5)
Volvo S40 1999 1.9 2.0 Mai 1999 — Mai 2000 1.9 Petrol 136 HP 8.4 l/100km Manual (5)
Volvo S40 1999 1.9 2.0 Mai 1999 — Mai 2000 1.9 Petrol 136 HP 9.1 l/100km Automatic (4)
Volvo S40 1996 1.9 2.0 Apr 1996 — Mai 1999 1.9 Petrol 140 HP 9.0 l/100km Manual (5)
Volvo S40 1996 1.9 2.0 Apr 1996 — Mai 1999 1.9 Petrol 140 HP 9.3 l/100km Automatic (4)
Volvo S40 1998 1.9 2.0 T Jan 1998 — Mai 2000 1.9 Petrol 160 HP 8.9 l/100km Manual (5)
Volvo S40 1998 1.9 2.0 T Jan 1998 — Mai 2000 1.9 Petrol 160 HP 9.5 l/100km Automatic (4)
Volvo S40 1997 1.9 T4 Sep 1997 — Mai 2000

Most dynamic version - 100 km/h in 7.3 seconds

1.9 Petrol 200 HP 9.2 l/100km Manual (5)
Volvo S40 1997 1.9 T4 Sep 1997 — Mai 2000

Most powerfull petrol version (200 HP)

1.9 Petrol 200 HP 9.7 l/100km Automatic (4)
Volvo S40 1997 1.9 TD Jan 1997 — Jan 1999 1.9 Diesel 90 HP 6.3 l/100km Manual (5)
Volvo S40 1999 1.9 D Jan 1999 — Mai 2000

Most powerfull diesel version (95 HP)
Most fuel efficient diesel version

1.9 Diesel 95 HP 5.6 l/100km Manual (5)
Volvo S40 service and maintenanceOil change intervals, capacities and specifications, service information for filters, spark plugs, belts etc.

Volvo S40 safety

During safety testing Volvo S40 has obtained 4 stars from five, which means good safety level.
Adults (driver and passenger) safety of Volvo S40 is evaluated with four stars, and for pedestrian protection Volvo S40 got two stars.

Volvo S40 prices

Volvo S40 1995 - 2000 sedan price in Latvia is from 300 € to 1100 €.
Comparing to analogical vehicles Volvo S40 price is very low - Volvo S40 is approximately for 61 percents cheaper then average sedans of this age (compare sedans 1995 - 2000 prices).

YearLowestAverageHighestAvailability
Volvo S40 2000 price 400 € 700 € 1100 €
Volvo S40 1999 price 600 € 700 € 1000 €
Volvo S40 1998 price 300 € 700 € 1000 €
Volvo S40 1997 price 400 € 600 € 900 €
Volvo S40 1996 price 400 € 600 € 900 €

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Volvo S40 reliability and quality

According to yearly reports of vehicle inspection service Volvo S40 reliability is below average. In the roadworthiness tests in 2011 defects were detected in an average of 29.3 percent of Volvo S40 of this generation (on average 14 years old at the time of inspection). The average failure rate for a vehicles of the same age was 26%.

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Volvo S40 1995 features (options)

Percentage of Volvo S40 with corresponding feature (option)

Conditioning
72%
Adjustable steering wheel
66%
Metallic paint
45%
Heated seats
30%
Leather upholstery
27%
Climate control
26%
Cruise control
17%

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Volvo S40 reviews

Total 21 Volvo S40 owner reviews

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
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   female, age 35
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