This is the first Volvo I have ever owned. People are often surprised when, at 26 years old, I tell them I purchased a Volvo - that is, until they see it. The Volvo name may carry the stigma of an "old person's car", but one look at the sleek design instantly extinguishes that thought. My black on black S40 turns heads and evokes positive reactions from family, friends, and co-workers. My expectations have been surpassed with this excellent vehicle.
Exterior styling, nimble handling, loads of features/amenities which come standard, sleek yet sophisticated interior styling, loads of safety features.
The ride could be smoother, and wind noise is prominent at times. However, the positives far outweigh the negatives for this vehicle.
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