• (4.3) 6 reviews
  • MSRP: $1,587$5,991
  • Body Style: Sedan
  • Combined MPG: 26
  • Engine: 170-hp, 1.9-liter I-4 (regular gas)
  • Drivetrain: Front-wheel Drive
  • Transmission: 5-speed automatic
2003 Volvo S40

Our Take on the 2003 Volvo S40

Our Take

Posted on 10/17/02Volvo’s compact S40 sedan and its V40 wagon companion receive a mild freshening that includes a new grille, headlight surrounds and body-colored moldings for the 2003 model year. A new three-spoke steering wheel will be installed, and a CD player is now standard.Volvo stee... Read Full Report


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I love this car!

by Volvo lover from on June 30, 2010

I've had this car for 7 years now and love it just as much today as when I drove it off the lot. It has never had any problems except for a cracked knob on the radio. I'll be the first to admit that I... Read Full Review

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

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