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$26,085
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MSRP
$27,750
On Features
The 2011 Volvo S40 is well equipped and a pretty good value, though you should watch the options and the bottom line.
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Over the past several years, Volvo has ramped up feature content in the S40, while only modestly increasing prices, so the remaining S40 T5 now stand as reasonably well-equipped and decent values in the tight entry luxury class. Now that the former 2.4i trims have been eliminated from the lineup for 2011, there are no base-model S40 models. All S40 T5 models include 17-inch Spartacus wheels, eight-speaker sound, Sirius Satellite Radio, HD Radio, auxiliary and USB inputs, power driver's seat, front fog lights, a power moonroof, and a trip computer. Bluetooth hands-free is also standard on all S40 models.

With the S40 T5 R-Design, a long list of appearance enhancements are included, such as a sport body kit, color-coordinated side sills, front and rear spoilers, aluminum sport pedals, a sport shift knob, a sport steering wheel, and additional badging, plus a sport suspension, power moonroof, and power front passenger seat.

Options on the S40 are mainly consolidated into a few major packages. The Multimedia Package includes Dolby Pro Logic II surround sound, a 650-watt amplifier, ten speakers, and a navigation system with real-time traffic info. A Preferred Package includes leather seats, the power moonroof, automatic climate control, heated front seats, headlight washers, and rain-sensor wipers. Standalone options include Keyless Drive, rear park assist, the Blind Spot Information System (BLIS), and Active Bi-xenon headlamps.

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The 2011 Volvo S40 is well equipped and a pretty good value, though you should watch the options and the bottom line.

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