$23,260 - $27,710
$21,900 - $26,083
22 mpg city / 30 mpg highway
What does Edmunds.com Say?
“Bigger, sportier and more powerful
than its predecessor, the new S40 is fun
to drive, while adding a much needed dose
of style to Volvo's small-car line.”
The Pros and Cons from Edmunds.com
Sharper handling than you would expect from
a Volvo, T5 version offers quick acceleration,
well-designed interior controls, long list
of safety features, available all-wheel
Firm suspension can be choppy on the highway,
average performance from the non-turbo engine.
The S40 received a perfect five-star rating
in government side-impact crash testing;
frontal and offset tests have not yet been
Four-wheel antilock disc brakes and traction
control are standard on all S40s. Volvo's
DTSC stability control system is optional.
All models include both side-impact airbags
and head curtain airbags, along with whiplash-reducing
front seats. Built-in child booster seats