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1992 Volvo 740
GL Wagon
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$26,070
2011 Volvo S40
T5
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$7,286
12 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

1992 Volvo 740
GL Wagon
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.

1992 Volvo 740
GL Wagon
75
Timo 1992 Volvo 740 GL WagonReview:

Swedish Made Tank — Loyal servant. Easy and cheap to maintain. From 1990 bodies are galvanized so it's fairly rust free....

Primary Use: Utility (towing boats, transporting cargo, etc.)

55
Phillip 1992 Volvo 740 GL WagonReview:

Good For Family — I loved this car. It had a 4 cylinder motor but it would move fast. good for me and the miss, the ki...

45
Joakim 1992 Volvo 740 GL WagonReview:

Ok Car — not to bad but not that god

2011 Volvo S40
T5
95
Venolc1 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

1992 Volvo 740
GL Wagon
2011 Volvo S40
T5
Powertrain 4-Speed Automatic 5-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
RWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
18 MPG
21 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
26 MPG
30 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 15 gal 15.9 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
114 hp @ 5,400 RPM
227 hp @ 5,000 RPM
Torque
136 lb-ft @ 2,750 RPM
236 lb-ft @ 1,500 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
5 cylinders
Compression Ratio
9.8:1
9:1
Displacement
2,300 cc
2,500 cc
Bore x Stroke
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
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Standard 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 41 in 41.6 in
Back Legroom 34.7 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 189.3 in 176.2 in
Width 69.3 in 69.7 in
Height 56.5 in 57.2 in
Wheelbase 109.1 in 103.9 in

Available Options

1992 Volvo 740
GL Wagon
2011 Volvo S40
T5

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