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2011 Volvo S40
T5
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$8,797
1 listings nationwide

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2023 Volvo XC40
B4 Core FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$40,661

Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

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...

2023 Volvo XC40
B4 Core FWD
No Expert Reviews

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

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

2023 Volvo XC40
B4 Core FWD
No User Reviews

Specs

2011 Volvo S40
T5
2023 Volvo XC40
B4 Core FWD
Powertrain 5-Speed Automatic 8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
21 MPG
--
Fuel Economy, Highway
30 MPG
--
Fuel Tank Volume 15.9 gal 14.2 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
227 hp @ 5,000 RPM
194 hp @ 4,800 RPM
Torque
236 lb-ft @ 1,500 RPM
221 lb-ft @ 1,500 RPM
Cylinders
5 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
9:1
11.3:1
Displacement
2,500 cc
2,000 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.27 in x 3.67 in
3.23 in x 3.67 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard --
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Optional --
Leather Seats Optional --
Air Conditioning Standard --
CD Player Standard --
CD Changer Standard --
Radio Standard --
Power Windows Standard --
Power Door Locks Standard --
Driver Power Seats Standard --
Passenger Power Seats Optional --
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 41.6 in --
Back Legroom 34.4 in --
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 12.6 cu ft --
Maximum Payload 1,087 lbs 925 lbs
Standard Towing Capacity 2,000 lbs --
Maximum Towing Capacity 2,000 lbs 3,500 lbs
Exterior
Length 176.2 in 174.8 in
Width 69.7 in 80.1 in
Height 57.2 in 65.2 in
Wheelbase 103.9 in 106.4 in

Available Options

2011 Volvo S40
T5
2023 Volvo XC40
B4 Core FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Black Stone
  • Crystal White Metallic
  • Fjord Blue Metallic
  • Fusion Red Metallic
  • Sage Green Metallic
  • Silver Dawn Metallic
  • Thunder Grey Metallic

Option Packages

  • Climate Package
  • Convenience Package
  • Protection Package Premier
  • Running Boards
  • Trailer Hitch
  • Wheels: 21" 5 Spoke

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