Select a different vehicle  
Recently Viewed
There are no recently viewed vehicles to display

Average Consumer Rating 60 Total Reviews
Write a review

Performance
Comfort
Value
Fun-to-Drive
Interior Design
Exterior Design
Build Quality
Reliability
Good Car, But Getting Expensive
By polzinbw on
Vehicle
2002 Volvo S40 4dr Sedan (1.9L 4cyl Turbo 5A)
Review
I agree with all of the positives others have written: nice ride, looks good, feels solid, nice features/bells/whistles for the price. However, after owning it now for just shy of 5 years (87,000 miles, bought used with 14k) it's starting to fall apart on me. Have replaced shocks/struts at 73,000 which seems early; put in a new power window motor around 75,000 ($600); the sunroof doesn't close quite all the way and leaks in a car wash sometimes; some small molding is coming apart around the trunk release; the alarm doesn't always turn on when I lock the car. Have done breaks twice now, too. And these repairs are expensive - this isn't a Honda or Toyota. Engine is supposed to be good though!
Favorite Features
6 months ago, I'd have said the ride was my favorite feature. Now with $4.15 gas, I'd say the 30 - 40 mpg I get on the freeway is the biggest benefit.
Suggested Improvements
Overall reliability. Some of the stuff that's going wrong on here is rediculous.
Recommend (0) (0)
Report it
Comments (0) Post a Comment
Post a Comment

You must be signed in to post a comment.

Register

ADVERTISEMENT
Nearby Inventory Zip Code UPDATE
 
ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT