(4.3) 7 reviews
MSRP: $2,771$5,015
Body Style: Station Wagon
Combined MPG: 25
Engine: 170-hp, 1.9-liter I-4 (regular gas)
Drivetrain: Front-wheel Drive
2004 Volvo V40

Our Take on the 2004 Volvo V40

Our Take

Volvo’s compact V40 wagon and its S40 sedan companion earned a mild freshening in 2003 that included a new grille, headlight surrounds and body-colored moldings. For 2004, a new Limited Sport Edition package is available that features 16-inch Crater alloy wheels, a moonroof, a power driver&... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Passenger space

Notable Features

  • Five-passenger FWD wagon
  • 1.9-liter four-cylinder
  • Adaptive five-speed automatic
  • Side-impact and side-curtain airbags
  • S40 sedan also available


Consumer Reviews


Average based on 7 reviews

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Great Car, a couple of problems

by Cleveland Ohio from Cleveland on October 7, 2009

My wife and I bought this car new. The styling is great, there is plenty of cargo space for one child, one large dog and some luggage. There has been one nagging problem. I have replaced rotors on the... Read Full Review

2 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.


Crash-Test Reports


There are currently 3 recalls for this car.

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