Access through the doors is fine, as they open wider than in some other cars. Unlike the boisterous turbo-motors of days gone by, you can barely tell this engine is boosted, as there is no whine, no sudden surge of power nor even a boost gauge. Aluminum alloy cylinder head with doubleoverhead camshafts and separate intake and outlet channels. The five-speed automatic offers significantly better fuel economy, slightly better acceleration performance, and makes less noise than a four-speed automatic. The range was replaced by the five door hatchback in 2012. The S40 was nominated for the award for 2005, and won the Best New Sport Compact award for 2005.
Access to the trunk is somewhat restricted because the rear window slopes a long way back. It was also elected the South African for 2005 by the South African Guild of Motoring Journalists. The film is set on 25 October 2003, where 32 people supposedly purchased a Volvo S40, at the same local Volvo dealership in , a small village to the south east of. The V40 wagon has a total cargo volume of 61. You can drive a bigger car. Its turbocharged engine performs like a V6 and it has terrific brakes. Gauges are neatly designed with a gray-on-gray theme, although some people might find the lettering a little small to see.
Summary The Volvo S40 is a perfectly competent compact sedan that should satisfy buyers looking for a smaller, less expensive Volvo. Can be used on any windscreen, rear or side windows or any other type of glass i. This doesn't cost anything additional. Even more impressive is its 177 pound-feet of torque all the way from 1800-4800 rpm. Designation: Volvo B 4204 T3 Output 162 hp at 5100 rpm 121 kw at 5100 rpm Max torque 177 ft. Other 2002 Volvo models 2002 Volvo V40 specs 8. May show minor signs of wear from normal use, however nothing too noticeable.
The T5 model received a new engine the with a performance increase of 9 hp 6. The clearance value, also called the ride height, is taken on standard tires. It also competed in the and the. Volvo claims the system is effectively two airbags in one. A minor facelift gave more streamlining, slightly different front wings and front bumper, and larger front indicators, as well as minor instruments and fascia re design. Safety was a key consideration in designing the S40. The hip room roughly determines the width of the seats and the leg room measurement signals about the comfort for your legs.
Shoulder Room Front 54 in. This doesn't cost anything additional. Driving Impressions The S40 feels powerful. The inline fives were frequently improved upon by Volvo since the engine's debut in 1991 for the 1992 model year Volvo 850. It had the latest generation of. The distributor ignition system operates at very high voltages.
The S40 also competed in the with in 1998 and 1999, with Volvo winning the Manufacturers Championship in its second year. It also sorts impacts into five different trigger thresholds. People usually search for car length, width and height when they are curious to know if the vehicle fits into their garage. Engine lubrication is provided by an eccentric pump driven from thecrankshaft. When adding accessories, equipment, luggage and other cargo to your vehicle, the total loaded weight capacity of the vehicle must not be exceeded.
At the same time, the V40 was replaced by the estate V50, also based on the P1 platform and built in Ghent. Improvements include improved audio systems, increased storage space and new safety features like emergency brake lights which flash rapidly during hard braking to alert traffic behind the car. The Volvo S40 sedan and V40 wagon are front-drive compact cars powered by a smooth, turbocharged, all-aluminum four-cylinder engine. It is of the utmost importance that old batteries are disposed of correctly. Drive beyond the grip of the tires and the S40 slides around corners in a predictable fashion. Enough shoulder room keeps the driver and his passenger from elbowing each other.
The model year of 2011 was the last for the S40 in the United States and Canada. The alignment specifications apply to a car at curb weight without passengers or cargo. It competed in the with between 1997 and 1999 with winning the. Body styling is very responsible for the drag coefficient with sedans usually boasting of values above 0. Besides passing exams each technicians must also have worked in the field for two or more years before a certificate is issued. Brake hard and the S40 delivers quick stopping performance. A sophisticated dual-stage airbag system senses whether each seat is occupied, and whether the occupant is wearing a seat belt.