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2011 Volvo S40

Research, photos, specs, and expertise

Volvo S40 highlights

Customer reviews

5 out of 5

RepairPal reliability rating

3.5 out of 5

Mileage (EPA estimate)

21 city, 30 highway, 24 combined

Pricing for current inventory

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All Volvo S40 years

New for 2011

  • The S40 is available in a new trim called the T5.
  • The 2.4I trim has been discontinued for 2011.
  • S40 trims have been upgraded with Leather Seats as standard equipment this year.
  • Blind Spot Monitor, Leatherette Seats, Parking Sensors, Rear Sunshade, and Rear View Camera features are now available as options on select trims.

Explore Volvo S40 details

T5 2WD 4D Sedan

Standard Features

  • ABS Brakes
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alloy Wheels
  • AM/FM Stereo
  • Automatic Transmission
  • Auxiliary Audio Input
  • Bluetooth Technology
  • CD Audio
  • Cloth Seats
  • Cruise Control
  • Leather Seats
  • Memory Seat(s)
  • Overhead Airbags
  • Power Locks
  • Power Mirrors
  • Power Seat(s)
  • Power Windows
  • Rear Defroster
  • Side Airbags
  • Sunroof(s)
  • Traction Control
  • Turbo Charged Engine

Optional Features

  • Blind Spot Monitor
  • Bluetooth Technology
  • Front Seat Heaters
  • Leather Seats
  • Leatherette Seats
  • Memory Seat(s)
  • Navigation System
  • Parking Sensors
  • Power Seat(s)
  • Rear Spoiler
  • Rear Sunshade
  • Rear View Camera
  • Satellite Radio Ready
  • Sunroof(s)

Drive type

2WD

Engine size

2.5L

Horsepower

227

Torque (ft-lbs)

236

Engine type

Turbo Gas

Fuel capacity

15.9

Wheelbase

103.9"

Overall length

176.2"

Width

69.7"

Height

57.2"

Leg room

F 41.6"/R 34.4"

Head room

F 38.1"/R 37.2"

Front tires

P205/50R17

Rear tires

P205/50R17

Seating capacity

5

Max towing capacity

300/2000 lbs.

Transmission

Automatic

Ratings & reliability

Customer ratings

RepairPal reliability rating

3
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Above Average

RepairPal gave the Volvo S40 an overall reliability rating of 3.5 out of 5 stars, which RepairPal describes as Above Average. This rating ranks Volvo S40 13th out of 22 among Luxury Compact Cars.

Cost

RepairPal reports that the average total annual cost for repairs and maintenance on a Volvo S40 is $550, compared to an average of $586 for Luxury Compact Cars and $619 for all the vehicles RepairPal considered in its dataset.

Frequency

According to RepairPal, Volvo S40 owners bring their vehicles into a repair shop for unscheduled repairs an average of 2.4 times per year, compared to an average of 1.8 times for Luxury Compact Cars and 1.4 times for all the vehicles RepairPal considered in its dataset.

Severity

RepairPal reported that the probability of a repair being a severe or major issue is 9% for the Volvo S40, compared to an average of 10% for Luxury Compact Cars and 12% for all the vehicles RepairPal considered in its dataset.

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