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2017 Volvo V40
Cross Country
CarGurus Instant Market Value
N/A
2011 Volvo V50
T5
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$29,000
2 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2017 Volvo V40
Cross Country
No Expert Reviews
2011 Volvo V50
T5

The 2011 Volvo V50 is a small wagon based on Volvo's S40 platform, so for the 2011 model year, its engine and transmission options have been streamlined, just like in the sedan model. ...

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

2017 Volvo V40
Cross Country
No User Reviews
2011 Volvo V50
T5
85
marblej writes:
Spent years in the drivers seat. Greatest vehicle I have ever owned.
Family Car Ranked 2011 Audi A3 2.0T Premium Wagon FWD worse.
"Cargo room"
Value Ranked 2011 Audi A3 2.0T Premium Wagon FWD worse.
"All around package. The Volvo is a sports car disguised as a family wagon. It was equally adapt to handle chucking the kid in the back, a canoe on the roof, and bikes on the back for a week in Maine as it was chucking it down the country roads once you got there, and unloaded. Pure master class."
85
marblej 2011 Volvo V50 T5Review:

Handsome And Hard Working — Perfect balance between a hatch and a wagon. Sporty, yet sensible. Sleek, clean design inside and ou...

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Specs

2017 Volvo V40
Cross Country
2011 Volvo V50
T5
Powertrain 5-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain --
FWD
Fuel Economy, City --
21 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway --
30 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume -- 15.9 gal
Engine
Fuel Type --
Gasoline
Power --
227 hp @ 5,000 RPM
Torque --
236 lb-ft @ 1,500 RPM
Cylinders --
5 cylinders
Compression Ratio --
9:1
Displacement --
2,500 cc
Bore x Stroke --
3.27 in x 3.67 in
Safety
ABS Brakes -- Standard
Driver Airbag -- Standard
Passenger Airbag -- Standard
Front Side Airbags -- Standard
Curtain Airbags -- Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof -- Optional
Leather Seats -- Optional
Air Conditioning -- Standard
CD Player -- Standard
CD Changer -- Optional
Radio -- Standard
Power Windows -- Standard
Power Door Locks -- Standard
Driver Power Seats -- Standard
Passenger Power Seats -- Optional
Interior
Maximum Seating -- 5 seats
Front Legroom -- 41.6 in
Back Legroom -- 34.4 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume -- 27.4 cu ft
Maximum Payload -- 880 lbs
Standard Towing Capacity -- 2,000 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity -- 2,000 lbs
Exterior
Length -- 178 in
Width -- 69.7 in
Height -- 57.4 in
Wheelbase -- 103.9 in

Available Options

2017 Volvo V40
Cross Country
2011 Volvo V50
T5

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