• (3.8) 13 reviews
  • MSRP: $1,236$4,696
  • Body Style: Sedan
  • Combined MPG: 27
  • Engine: 160-hp, 1.9-liter I-4 (regular gas)
  • Drivetrain: Front-wheel Drive
  • Transmission: 5-speed automatic
2001 Volvo S40

Our Take on the 2001 Volvo S40

Our Take

The compact-size S40 sedan and a companion V40 wagon arrived last year as Volvo’s new entry-level models for the United States, aimed at a younger audience than its larger, more expensive versions.This year, the S40 gets subtle styling changes, slightly longer dimensions and curtain-type a... Read Full Report

Reviews

Our Expert Reviews

It was a fly-by birding, a pre-dawn raid. Splat! Trickle. Splats don't trickle in sunlight. That happens at dew point in the dark, and it happened all over the 2001 Volvo S40 sedan. I looked at the mess, trying to figure out why the birds chose this car. Maybe they didn't like its silver paint, or perhaps the car's color enhanced its value as a target. Maybe they didn&a... Read full review for the 2001 Volvo S 40

Consumer Reviews

3.8

Average based on 13 reviews

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Fast, comfortable, reliable, practicle, artsy

by Volvos40owner from Mercer County, NJ on February 14, 2009

I've owned this car for two years now and have had no major repairs done. Keep in mind I bought the car with 88,000 miles already on it, and the service records only went up to 60,000. I would say my ... Read Full Review

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Service & Repair

Estimated Service & Repair cost: $5,000 per year.

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