(4.2) 5 reviews
MSRP: $1,756$5,892
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

1 Trim Available

A trim is a style of a vehicle model. Each higher trim has different or upgraded features from the previous trim along with a price increase. Learn more about trims

Trims Explained

When talking about cars, “trims” is a way of differentiating between different versions of the same model. Typically, most start with a no-frills, or “base” trim, and as features are added, or a different engine, drivetrain (gas vs. hybrid, for example) or transmission are included, trim names change and prices go up.

It’s important to carefully check the trims of the car you’re interested in to make sure that you’re getting the features you want, or that you’re not overpaying for features you don’t want.


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