What kind of engine does a Volvo S40 T5 have?
Higher-powered 2008 Volvo S40 T5 models get the turbocharged, 2.5-liter inline-five, which functions well with the five-speed automatic; the engine picks up a power increase from 218 to 227 horsepower. A six-speed manual gearbox is no longer offered in the T5.
What are the options for a 2007 Volvo S40?
Stability control is standard on all 2007 Volvo S40s, and front-wheel-drive T5 models now come with an automatic transmission only. New package options include an input jack for MP3 players and a
When did the second generation Volvo S40 come out?
Introduced in the beginning of 2004, the second generation S40 (known as the 2004.5 Volvo S40) introduced a new design based on the Volvo P1 platform built at the Volvo Cars factory in Ghent, Belgium. At the same time, the V40 was replaced by the estate V50, also based on the P1 platform and built in Ghent.
Where does the S40 AWD transmission come from?
The top of the line S40/V50 T5 AWD, as well as the 2.4 and 2.4i, powertrain is still made by Volvo. The transmission is developed with Getrag at Volvo’s Koping Transmission Center in Sweden, and the AWD system bought from Haldex Traction of Sweden.
Is the 2008 Volvo S40 a good car?
Weve had our 2008 S40 for almost 10 years and we love it. Its a very reliable and comfortable car. Took it on a trip from Jersey to Cali, round trip, no problems whatsoever. Seats are the best in the segment. You can drive for 5-6 hours straight and not get tired. Suspension is comfortable, but it gives you a lot of confidence while driving.
What are the safety features of a Volvo S40?
The 2008 Volvo S40 has not been crash tested, but standard safety features on the S40 include front side impact airbags, side curtain bags for front and rear outboard occupants, anti-lock brakes, and electronic stability control. Subtle changes inside and out make the 2008 Volvo S40 an even more aesthetically pleasing ride.
What to do if your Volvo doesn’t start?
Even after you add fuel, your Volvo may not start. To get the car started, you may have to crank the engine quite a few times. Don’t crank the engine for more than 3 to 4 seconds at a time. Make sure to wait a couple of minutes between cranks. Volvo won’t start after an accident. Your Volvo may not start after an accident.