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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan 2.4L Automatic FWD
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Automatic FWD 2.4L 20 28 $22,903 $24,365
4-Door Sedan Automatic FWD 2.4L w/Snrf 20 28 $22,903 $24,365
4-Door Sedan Manual FWD 2.4L 20 28 $22,903 $24,365
4-Door Sedan Manual FWD 2.4L w/Snrf 20 28 $22,903 $24,365
4-Door Sedan Automatic FWD 2.5T 19 27 $26,804 $28,515
4-Door Sedan Automatic FWD 2.5T w/Snrf 19 27 $26,804 $28,515
4-Door Sedan Automatic AWD 2.5T 18 26 $28,543 $30,365
4-Door Sedan Automatic AWD 2.5T w/Snrf 18 26 $28,543 $30,365
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Monthly Payment Estimate
$406 / month
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TCC’s Bottom Line The 2008 Volvo S40 has the efficiency and compactness of a small car with the available safety features and poise of a larger sport sedan.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 20 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 28 mpg
EPA Classification Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) 50.7
Front Shoulder Room (in) 55.2
Second Head Room (in) 37.2
Passenger Capacity 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 54.1
Front Leg Room (in) 41.6
Front Hip Room (in) 53.7
Second Leg Room (in) 34.4
Front Head Room (in) 38.9
Passenger Volume (ft³) 92
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 60.4
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 176.2
Height, Overall (in) 57.2
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.3
Wheelbase (in) 103.9
Liftover Height (in) - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 69.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 12.6
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA
Brake ABS System 4-wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.0 x - TBD -
Brake Type Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.8 x - TBD -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 15.9
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 15.3
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 34.9
Steering Type Pwr Speed Sensitive
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.9
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD -
Rear Tire Order Code NA
Front Tire Size 205/55R16
Spare Tire Size - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA
Rear Tire Size 205/55R16
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 200
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 200
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3220
Spare Wheel Material - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Alloy
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material Alloy
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD -
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 168 @ 6000
Engine Type Gas I5
Fuel System EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 170 @ 4400
Engine Order Code NA
Displacement 2.4L/149
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 28
Trans Description Cont. Again Geartronic
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 5.11
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 3.03
Trans Order Code NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 2.44
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.34
Trans Description Cont. Automatic,
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.66
Clutch Size (in) NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.98
Trans Type 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.02
Body Style 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Volvo S40
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) NA
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) NA
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA
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