Compare 2007 Volkswagen Jetta vs 2010 Volvo S40

2007 Volkswagen Jetta
2010 Volvo S40
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4-Door Automatic
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Jetta Sedan 4-Door Automatic 22 30 $16,959 $17,565
Jetta Sedan 4-Door Automatic 2.5 22 30 $18,136 $19,185
Jetta Sedan 4-Door Automatic 2.5 PZEV 22 30 $18,136 $19,185
Jetta Sedan 4-Door Automatic PZEV 22 30 $16,959 $17,565
Jetta Sedan 4-Door Automatic Sport Limited 22 30 $19,407 $20,535
Jetta Sedan 4-Door Automatic Sport Limited PZEV 22 30 $19,407 $20,535
Jetta Sedan 4-Door Automatic Wolfsburg Edition 22 30 $19,407 $20,535
Jetta Sedan 4-Door Automatic Wolfsburg Edition PZEV 22 30 $19,407 $20,535
Jetta Sedan 4-Door DSG 2.0T 25 32 $21,658 $23,185
Jetta Sedan 4-Door DSG Fahrenheit GLI 25 32 $27,047 $28,955
Jetta Sedan 4-Door DSG GLI 25 32 $23,507 $25,185
Jetta Sedan 4-Door Manual 22 30 $15,886 $16,490
Jetta Sedan 4-Door Manual 2.0T 23 32 $20,585 $22,110
Jetta Sedan 4-Door Manual 2.5 22 30 $17,063 $18,110
Jetta Sedan 4-Door Manual 2.5 PZEV 22 30 $17,063 $18,110
Jetta Sedan 4-Door Manual Fahrenheit GLI 23 32 $25,974 $27,880
Jetta Sedan 4-Door Manual GLI 23 32 $22,434 $24,110
Jetta Sedan 4-Door Manual PZEV 22 30 $15,886 $16,490
Jetta Sedan 4-Door Manual Wolfsburg Edition 22 30 $18,334 $19,460
Jetta Sedan 4-Door Manual Wolfsburg Edition PZEV 22 30 $18,334 $19,460
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4-Door Sedan Automatic FWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
S40 4-Door Sedan Automatic FWD 20 31 $24,628 $26,200
S40 4-Door Sedan Automatic FWD w/Moonroof 20 31 $24,628 $26,200
S40 4-Door Sedan Automatic R-Design AWD 19 28 $29,469 $31,350
S40 4-Door Sedan Automatic R-Design AWD w/Moonroof 19 28 $29,469 $31,350
S40 4-Door Sedan Automatic R-Design FWD 21 30 $29,281 $31,150
S40 4-Door Sedan Automatic R-Design FWD w/Moonroof 21 30 $29,281 $31,150
S40 4-Door Sedan Manual FWD 21 29 $24,628 $26,200
S40 4-Door Sedan Manual FWD w/Moonroof 21 29 $24,628 $26,200
S40 4-Door Sedan Manual R-Design AWD 20 27 $29,469 $31,350
S40 4-Door Sedan Manual R-Design AWD w/Moonroof 20 27 $29,469 $31,350
Pricing
Invoice Price
$16,959
$24,628
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$17,565
$26,200
Monthly Payment Estimate
$293 / month
$437 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.8
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2010 Volvo S40 and V50 are ideal for inner-city confines, and with both economical and sporty models on offer, most buyers should be able to find a package they’re comfortable with.
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Fuel Economy
City
22 mpg 20 mpg
Highway
30 mpg 31 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
53.1 54.1
Front Leg Room (in)
41.2 41.6
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 53.7
Second Leg Room (in)
35.4 34.4
Passenger Volume (ft³)
91 92
Front Head Room (in)
38.5 38.9
Second Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 50.7
Front Shoulder Room (in)
54.8 55.2
Second Head Room (in)
37.2 37.2
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
57.4 57.2
Track Width, Rear (in)
59.8 60.3
Wheelbase (in)
101.5 103.9
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
70.1 69.7
Track Width, Front (in)
60.6 60.4
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.4 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
179.3 176.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
16.0 14.3
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.2 X 0.47 11.0 x - TBD -
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.3 x 0.98 11.8 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
14.5 15.9
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
35.8 34.9
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Speed Sensitive
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.00 2.9
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.4 15.4
Tires
Spare Tire Size
P195/65HR15 - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P195/65HR15 P205/50R17
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P195/65HR15 P205/50R17
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA 2000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA 200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA 300
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA 2000
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3285 3273
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6 17 x 7
Front Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6 17 x 7
Spare Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6 - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
10.0 - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
140 - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Fuel System
SMPI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
170 @ 3750 170 @ 4400
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.5L/151 2.4L/149
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
150 @ 5000 168 @ 6000
Engine Type
Gas I5 Gas I5
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
30 31
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
22 20
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
- 24
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.88 2.44
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.16 1.34
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic,
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.67 NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.04 4.66
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.56 1.98
Trans Type
6 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.85 1.02
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA Geartronic
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.19 5.11
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.37 3.03
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Sdn 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name
Volkswagen Jetta Sedan Volvo S40
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-link NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Front
Independent MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
MacPherson Strut NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - NA
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
- 7.8
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
- 7

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