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Review I have had a couple issues with the car. I replaced the brakes and rotors when i bought it, but that was my choice. The check engine light is almost always on, but I just ignore it as the car still runs fine and gets great fuel economy without it. I blew a radiator hose a while ago, but that isn't unexpected on a car that is 12. And i blew a brake hose, which also isn't uncommon on a car that is that age, as i have friends with fords, and toyotas, and hondas who have also experienced similar issues. My recommendation is to use high grade fuel when you can, as the car starts really hard and runs rough on regular fuel, and probably contributes to many of the problems others have listed.
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Available Volvo S40 2001 Submodel Types: Sedan
Available Trims: 2.4i, T5, Base, LSE, SE, T5 R-Design
Exterior Colors: Silver Metallic, Black, Ice White, Passion Red, Titanium Gray Metallic, Barents Blue Metallic, Brilliant Blue Metallic, Chameleon Blue Pearl, Black Sapphire Metallic, Black Stone, Flint Gray Metallic, Solid Black, White, Gekko Green Pearl, Premium Electric Silver Metallic, Bamboo Green Metallic , Red, Terra Gray Metallic, Titanium Grey Metallic
Interior Colors: Off Black leather, Off Black, Dark Beige/Quartz leather, Quartz leather, Dark Beige/Quartz, Dark Beige/Quartz cloth, Dalaro Off Black cloth
Popular Features: Fold Flat Rear Seats, Rear Bench Seats, Alarm, Audio and cruise controls on steering wheel, Stability Control, Auto Climate Control, Power Driver Seat, Trip Computer, Multi-Zone Climate Control, Aux Audio Inputs, Tire Pressure Warning, Post-collision safety system, Bluetooth, USB Inputs, AWD/4WD, Sunroof/Moonroof, Leather Seats, Upgraded Headlights