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2006 Volvo S40Review
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Volvo's Are Beasts..... — Driving a volvo is like a sunday afternoon in front of the TV, the kind of sunday afternoon that follows roast beef and yorkshire puddings.... Probably watching something with Julie andrews in it...... The best thing about my volvo is that its absolutely fab... Without a doubt offering the best drive......

Pros: Its a volvo

Cons: Nothing

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2006 Volvo S40 T5Review
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Fast And Furious — This car is amazing. It's amazingly spacious for being a smaller car. I'm 6'7" and I sit as well in this S40 as I do in some mid to large size vehicles. The turbo in this car makes it one of the fastest cars in its class. Volvo always have the most comfortable seats, a big plus for anyone who likes to drive so you don't have to stop every so often to rest your bum. The whole point is to drive for as long as the tank takes you.

Pros: Really price worthy, very fast, terrific handling, comfortable seats, great design.

Cons: When fully using the turbo, a lot of power is pushed on the front wheel drive, which makes the front slightly unstable in hard accerleration. Not much space in the back seat.

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2006 Volvo S40 T5Review
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Fun Car To Drive — I've had the car since new, its fun to drive but it understeers too much. I hope to correct that with a thicker rear stabilizer bar. Power is very good & engine likes to rev. Fuel economy is good too.

Pros: i work at volvo

Cons: i work at volvo

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2006 Volvo S40 2.4iReview
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2006 Volvo S40 2.4i — First Family Car - We bought this car when our Ava Marie was 4 months old!!!! She is just over a year and about to upgrade to a front-facing car seat......so a truck will be our next purchase <3! We love this city car!!!

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: Great on gas!!!! Very safe and good looking!

Cons: Baby Stroller takes up all of the trunk space :-(

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2006 Volvo S40 2.4iReview
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Stylish And Well-built European Sports Sedan With Typical Volvo Safety Features In Mind! — Extremely well-built and durable car. Handles like a nimble sports sedan should! High quality interior materials and very well thought out interior! Volvo made safety a TOP priority with everything that went into the S40. Comfy & supportive front seats, back seats a bit cramped though. Cool "IKEA designed (not really)" front center column, nice space in back of it to stash items. Reliable and decent on gas...only had to replace battery, tires, and cabin air filter...no real issues at all...rare thing to say about a European car.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Extremely well-built and durable car.  Handles like a nimble sports sedan should!  High quality interior materials and very well thought out interior!  Volvo made safety a TOP priority with everything that went into the S40.  Comfy & supportive front seats, back seats a bit cramped though.  Cool "IKEA designed (not really)"  front center column, nice space in back of it to stash items.  Reliable and decent on gas...only had to replace battery, tires, and cabin air filter...no real issues at all...rare thing to say about a European car.

Cons: Strange pedal design and layout:  Accelerator & Brake Pedals are very small AND too close together, shoes with thick or wide heels were an issue (less of a problem with standard width footwear like sneakers or dress shoes).   Cabin Air Filter is VERY hard to get at and pricey to replace (pedals have to be removed...ugh!).  Volvo's idea of a fog light is having ONE rear bulb light up brighter when button depressed (not practical or useful AT ALL!).  2.4i model needs brighter halogens or better yet, Bi-Xenon headlights AND FRONT fog lights,  A little bump in HP from the 2.4L 5 cyl engine would've been nice.  Boxy looking rear design, not 100% aesthetically pleasing to the eye.

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2006 Volvo S40 2.4i Review
CNTF says:
Dont buy. Junk! Very expensive maintenance and repair costs. $300 oil changes every 5k mi. at the dealer. Had to add a quart of oil every 1500 miles starting at 20,000 miles. Chews up tires. No foot room at gas pedal. Seats are uncomfortable. Car looks good and thats it.
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Reviews From Other Years

2011 Volvo S40 Reviews

It Is A Very Fun Car To Drive. The Performance Is Just Right By Venolc1

this car as i said is one that demands to be driven hard.it is not bad on gas,there is not much noise coming in when you are driving.the ABS brake makes me feel safe when i am driving.i love driving m... Read More

2010 Volvo S40 Reviews

Review By Nicholas

based on the 2009 s40 i have ,(and the cars are literally the same) the car drives and handles very well. it is a smaller car but with a decent interior and ok trunk space. they they come with a inl... Read More

Review By Edgar

The outside body and paint job for good very good it was the inside and the engine that was the problem Read More

2009 Volvo S40 Reviews

Review By Guru9VTWSD

Okie.good. Everything is good. Thank u for the deal. Read More

Safe And Reliable By csalgado31

This has been a great car. Very safe like all Volvos and it has a great look and ride. Volvo did it right with this one. I definitely recommend this car for students or just a great commuter vehicle f... Read More

2008 Volvo S40 Reviews

Review By Guru7J7HS

It is a nice car to drive good for the money Read More

An Excellent Car For Anyone -- From College Student To Successful Business Exec To Soccer Mom By migration_wtfstatus

I would recommend the Volvo brand as an alternative to the typical German lineup (Audi, BMW, and Mercedes). You definitely get more bang for your buck. The interior can be upgraded to compete with the... Read More

2007 Volvo S40 Reviews

Review By cbt1604

This is such a beautiful car! The inside is clean, and is better than I thought. It drives really smooth. It was a great car for the price. We are in love with it. Read More

Review By Deanna

This vehicle was in Poor condition inside and out with a Check Engine on. Read More

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