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Volvo S40 Review

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The Volvo S40D SE is equipped with a High Performance Sound Audio System (6 x CD/Radio, 4 x 40W Amplifier and 8 speakers) as standard.

Infotainment

The Volvo S40D SE is equipped with a High Performance Sound Audio System (6 x CD/Radio, 4 x 40W Amplifier and 8 speakers) as standard. It was an excellent sounding system and particularly suited to the cabin acoustics.

Rivals
  • Audi A4, BMW 3 Series, Honda Accord, Jaguar X-TYPE and Mercedes-Benz C-Class
What We Liked
  • Exterior & interior styling
  • The Volvo experience
  • Seat Comfort
  • Safety equipment
  • Ease of use
What We Disliked
  • Engine noise
What We'd Like To See
  • The memory seat function to memorise the exterior mirror position
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Volvo S40 Road Test Data
Model ReviewedVolvo S40D SE
  
Body Type4-Door Saloon
ColourBrilliant Blue Pearl
  
Performance (manufacturers data) 
  
0 - 62 mph8.6 Seconds
Top Speed 130 mph
  
Transmission6-Speed Manual
  
Fuel TypeDiesel
  
CO2 Emissions (NEDC Figures) g/km
  
Economy (NEDC Figures) 
  
Urban37.2 mpg
Extra Urban61.4 mpg
Combined49.6 mpg
  
Insurance Group10
Euro NCAP Rating5
Warranty3-Year/60,000 Mile Warranty
Price (when tested on the 14/05/06)£20,538 OTR (Test Car £22,847.13)

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