Unless your family is morbidly obese, the small foot-printed yet comfortable Volvo S40 is perfect the vehicle. The seats are best in any class and the rear leg room is adequate for people who didn't lose their legs. The driver foot well is a bit narrow, thus an automatic transmission version is recommended. Although the model is 4 yrs old, the face-lifted 2008 has finally done justice for the lines and shape of S40. Its beauty and sophisticated design is up to par with other just released 2008 cars. An attractive Volvo, what has our world come to?! Anyway, you buy Volvo for its comfortable road manner and silky smooth ride. BMW is no longer exclusive b/c they are everywhere.
Interior design and comfortable seats. It is more comfortable than my massage chair. Ride quality. Overall car length is short which makes it easy to park in tight parking space.
Make the driver's side footwell wider for resting the left foot. Bring the center console control higher. The 2.4i engine is acceptable but there is room for improvement.
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