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2003 Volvo S40

Base 1.9L 4-cyl. Turbo 5-speed Automatic - (59 reviews )

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Great Car! Great Pricing
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By Jammer
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Vehicle

2003 Volvo S40 4dr Sedan (1.9L 4cyl Turbo 5A)


Review

Even though I am a large person I have
found this car to have great seating
and leg room. Peppy, Fun and
luxurious are words that describe how
it feels to drive this awesome compact
sedan. I never would have guessed a
Volvo could be so much fun to drive!


Best Features

My favorite feature is most likely the power train. Very snappy reponse in acceleration and good shifting by the 5 speed automatic trans.


Worst Features

A little more room for the rear passengers. Also An easier to read dash, the odometer and vehicle information area are hard to read at times.


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Love my Volvo!
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By TLA72
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Vehicle

2003 Volvo S40 4dr Sedan (1.9L 4cyl Turbo 5A)


Review

The car is easy to handle and fun to
drive. It is a fast little car. The
leather interior is great quality and
the seats are very comfortable. As a
mother, it is a great feeling to know
that I am driving my son in one of the
worlds safest cars!


Best Features

Love the leather interior and the seats are so comfortable and easy to keep clean.


Worst Features

The headlights are pointed downward, they need to be raised slightly higher for better night time driving


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what you will
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By boyo
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2003 Volvo S40 4dr Sedan (1.9L 4cyl Turbo 5A)


Review

Despite problems with the central
computer unit, this is the best vehicle
I've owned over the last 40 years.


Best Features

very peppy; excellent brakes


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S40
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By Dshark
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Vehicle

2003 Volvo S40 4dr Sedan (1.9L 4cyl Turbo 5A)


Review

never owned a near-luxury vehicle but
the S40 is fantastic so far. The gas
mileage takes some getting used to as I
previously owned a Mazda Protege LX.
Also, it had a manual trany. Great.


Best Features

leather interior which can be cleaned with soap and water, automatic transmission, performance and handling


Worst Features

gas mileage, remote trunk opener


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Glad to get rid of it
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By timo
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Vehicle

2003 Volvo S40 4dr Sedan (1.9L 4cyl Turbo 5A)


Review

Was shocked at what a high matainance
car it was. Aside from ride and being
safe, the cost of breaks every 15,000
miles and tune up every 7,500 (one over
$500) if you want Volvo to do it. Also,
went through 6 headlights in 6 months
(warrenty covered) and A/C needed work.
I was glad to see it go and went for
more reliable and smoother riding Toyota


Best Features

Turbo


Worst Features

Make them lower matainance.


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