(4.3) 13 reviews
MSRP: $3,157$9,441
Body Style: Sedan
Combined MPG: 24-26
Engine: 168-hp, 2.4-liter I-5 (premium)
Drivetrain: Front-wheel Drive
Transmission: 5-speed automatic w/auto-manual
2007 Volvo S40

Our Take on the 2007 Volvo S40

Our Take

When it went on sale in spring 2004 as a 2004.5 model, the latest version of the S40 compact sedan was a little shorter, wider and taller than its predecessor — and aimed more clearly at a younger audience.Changes are minimal for 2007; electronic stability control is newly standard, and the... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Engine noise during hard acceleration
  • Occasional driveline whine
  • Harsh ride on rough surfaces

Notable Features

  • Choice of two inline-five engines
  • Manual or automatic
  • Available AWD
  • Performance-oriented T5 model
  • Standard electronic stability control

3 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.