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1993 Volvo 240
Sedan
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$22,215
7 listings nationwide

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2011 Volvo S40
T5
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$7,550
22 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

1993 Volvo 240
Sedan
No Expert Reviews
2011 Volvo S40
T5

Since Volvo has had problems differentiating its sedan models, it has dropped the base trim of the 2011 Volvo S40, meaning each of the new trims starts with more options. Beginning wi...

User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

1993 Volvo 240
Sedan
335
1993 Volvo 240 SedanReview:

Trusty Old 240 Volvo — Like: Rock solid, simple technology, easy to maintain. Comfortable highway ride. Decent fuel economy...

Primary Use: Commuting to work

35
1993 Volvo 240 SedanReview:

Awersome Looking Volvo — you cant hate it, you cant love it, its a volvo,, its a volvo 240, with 116HP, 5 shift gear box, se...

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

35
1993 Volvo 240 SedanReview:

Volvo 1993 240 Classic — nice comme char! 90 km/h sur la 2eme jler jamais monter plus que 140km/h, jai une bordure de bois e...

2011 Volvo S40
T5
75
2011 Volvo S40 T5Review:

It Is A Very Fun Car To Drive. The Performance Is Just Right — this car as i said is one that demands to be driven hard.it is not bad on gas,there is not much nois...

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Specs

1993 Volvo 240
Sedan
2011 Volvo S40
T5
Powertrain 5-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
RWD
RWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
18 MPG
19 MPG
21 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
23 MPG
26 MPG
30 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 15 gal 15.9 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
114 hp @ 5,400 RPM
114 hp @ 5,400 RPM
227 hp @ 5,000 RPM
Torque
136 lb-ft @ 2,750 RPM
136 lb-ft @ 2,750 RPM
236 lb-ft @ 1,500 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
5 cylinders
Compression Ratio
9.8:1
9.8:1
9:1
Displacement
2,300 cc
2,300 cc
2,500 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.78 in x 3.15 in
3.78 in x 3.15 in
3.27 in x 3.67 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag -- Standard
Front Side Airbags -- Standard
Curtain Airbags -- Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Front Driver 5 stars --
Front Passenger 4 stars --
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof -- Optional
Leather Seats Optional Optional
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player -- Standard
CD Changer -- Standard
Cassette Player Standard --
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats -- Standard
Passenger Power Seats Standard Optional
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 40.1 in 41.6 in
Back Legroom 36.4 in 34.4 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume -- 12.6 cu ft
Maximum Payload -- 1,087 lbs
Standard Towing Capacity -- 2,000 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity -- 2,000 lbs
Exterior
Length 189.9 in 176.2 in
Width 67.3 in 69.7 in
Height 56.3 in 57.2 in
Wheelbase 104.3 in 103.9 in

Available Options

1993 Volvo 240
Sedan
2011 Volvo S40
T5

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