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2004 Volvo S40
2004 Volvo S40
Available Price Range $2,694-$7,622 Trims4 Combined MPG 25 Seats 5

Our Take on the 2004 Volvo S40

Our Take

Volvo’s compact S40 sedan and its V40 wagon companion got a mild freshening in 2003 and are available in three new colors for 2004. A new Limited Sport Edition package is now offered and includes 16-inch Crater alloy wheels, a moonroof, a power driver’s seat, front and rear spoilers, le... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Interior space

Notable Features

  • Five-passenger FWD sedan
  • 1.9-liter four-cylinder
  • Adaptive five-speed automatic
  • Side-impact and side-curtain airbags
  • V40 wagon also available


Our Expert Reviews

How Swede it is!After the rest of its line was treated to makeovers, the lowly Volvo S40 sedan finally gets the spa treatment.This all-new sedan replaces the old S40, a model that dated from the mid-'90s and was developed in a joint venture with Mitsubishi. The all-new S40 takes little from that car.Instead, the new worldwide Ford C1 platform, used for the Mazda3 and European Ford C-Max, i... Read full review for the 2004 Volvo S 40

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Volvo S40 2004

by Milton from Ann Arbor, MI on October 20, 2011

I got 177,000 miles out of my volvo s40, a far cry from the 300,000 miles Volvo told me I would get. I spent quite a bit of money maintaining the car. Front seats were very comfortable on long trips. ... Read Full Review

4 Trims 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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