My husband and I test drove a nissan altima as well as the volvo s40 we purchased. It was an easy decision, only thing the altmia had over the volvo was more leg room for rear seating. Volvo S40 is a solid car and a fun car to drive. It was like going from the Motel 6 to the Omni.
Love the exterior style, the radio is awesome and the driver seat is easy to adjust to any drivers expectation. Feels safe and it handles well, reacts quickly and tight.
My biggest frustration, because I drive a lot is the coffee cup holders. They are extremely shallow and a normal size cup will go flying if you need to stop quickly. Whoever designed these cup holders was clueless, it doesn’t make sense to have them so shallow.
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