Volvo S40 Review from Puerto Rico

2006 Volvo S40 2.4i non turbo

Year of manufacture2006
First year of ownership2009
Engine and transmission 2.4i non turbo Automatic
Performance marks 5 / 10
Reliability marks 7 / 10
Comfort marks 7 / 10
Dealer Service marks 4 / 10
Running Costs (higher is cheaper) 7 / 10
Overall marks (average of all marks)
6.0 / 10
Distance when acquired36000 miles
Most recent distance75000 miles
Previous carPontiac Grand Am

Summary:

Great car to buy used while still under warranty

Faults:

Air bag passenger sensor (repaired under warranty).

A/C drainage (warranty).

Shifter blind broke.

Outside temp sensor went bad.

Ball bearing (warranty).

Motor mount (warranty).

General Comments:

Suspension and chassis are great.

Spacious inside for its size (not so much on the rear).

Spacious trunk, but small opening.

Base engine is not race bred, but gets the job done.

Transmission algorithm is sporty.

Love the looks, inside and out.

Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? Yes

Review Date: 4th April, 2011

Average review marks: 6.0 / 10, based on 1 review