BOUGHT A VOLVO BUT GOT A LEMON
By jaykap on
2001 Volvo S40 4dr Sedan (1.9L 4cyl Turbo 5A)
We bought this car for my wife. Thought
Volvo meant reliability and safety.
Headlights had to be replaced 4 times.
Check engine light would never go off.
Brakes wore out after 15,000 mi. Ashtray
door jammed shut. Cupholders were an
afterthought. Tires wore down after 20k
miles and had to be replaced. This car
became very high maintainance. I've had
less trouble with my Jag. Don't buy this
if you need a reliable car. I never got
response from Volvo North America after
I wrote them 3 times about my c
Great exterior styling. Alot of get up
Improve break pads. Use a better tire.
Redesign cupholder location(this is im-
portant). Do something about check
engine light and headlight burnouts