2007 Volvo S40 Overview

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2007 Volvo S40 Overview

Small this car may be, but consider the sum of its parts. Standard equipment is highlighted by a long list of top safety features, including a full slate of driver and passenger air bags, Volvo's patented whiplash protection system (WHIPS), Dynamic Stability and Traction Control (DSTC), and an energy-absorbing interior with a tough passenger safety cage. The car's roster of lighting contributes to safety with its daytime running lights illuminated side-marker lights/turn signal indicators, and an innovative rear fog light that helps to increase visibility to drivers approaching from behind. Speaking of innovation, get a load of the Intelligent Driver Information System (IDIS), which monitors driver activity (steering wheel angles, turn-signal frequency, rate of acceleration) to determine the driver's stress level. This little magician then reduces the amount of information displayed so as not to compromise the driver's attention. You'll also get with every trim cruise control, a pollen filter, plush floor mats, and a single CD player with audio controls into the leather steering wheel. Heated side-view mirrors are also standard, and they work with the rear defroster on a timer system: the mirrors turn off after 6 minutes, the rear window after 12. If all this isn't enough, several options packages let you add such niceties as heated leather seats, a 6-CD in-dash changer, and the Volvo Navigation System. This stylish little commuter car handles fine, but you'll be disappointed if a sports-car suspension is among your expectations. Notice that we called it a commuter car and not a family car - that backseat doesn't exactly give the kids room to grow. If you like your young'uns, and we know that you do, you might want to look a bit higher up the Volvo ladder. It's still early for this model year, but reliability ratings from users and professional reviewers are about average. Then again, with so many features, there's more that can potentially go awry.

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    Jesse_315315
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    I Want To Know If Parts My 2006 S40 Volvo Will Be Compatible With A 2007 S4...

    I want to know if parts my 2006 s40 Volvo, will be compatible with a 2007 s40 volvo... More specifically the front end of the car... bumper, grill, hood, and stuff like that

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    GadFriedman
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    Replacing Oil Breather / Oil Filter Housing

    I need to replace the part but cannot find a detailed maintenance manual, I purchased a subscription from auto zone ( allData) site and It has a very limited information on how to remove the differe...

    85 views with 1 answer (last answer 8 months ago)
    thvey
    10

    What Could Be Wrong With My Volvo?

    Car was working perfectly fine when I pulled out of my driveway. Reached a light, once it turned green..tried to accelerate and the car literally clunked out on me. Would not even want to drive. Can...

    61 views with 4 answers (last answer 10 months ago)
    Terence Tan
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    2007 S40 Timing Belt Broke

    Hi All, 2 weeks ago I send my 2007 S40 with 122k mileage to a Volvo dealership, Volvo Of Dallas, for inspection check as the air con is not working well and also the engine check light came on. Af...

    282 views with 4 answers (last answer 11 months ago)
    apav
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    Getting An '07 S40 2.4i, What Should I Expect?

    I am in the market for a newer (2007 and up) used car. I came across a 2007 S40 2.4i. 85,000 miles (mostly hwy it looks like), clean carfax (3 owners though, 1 of which only had it for a month), look...

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