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2009 Volvo S40 Trim Comparison

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General Pricing

Resale Value $33,800.00
Destination $825.00

Engines & Power

Standard Engine 2.5L I5
Horsepower 227 @ 5000 RPM
Torque 236 @ 1500 RPM
Valves 4
Displacement (cc) 2521
Bore X Stroke (in.) 3.3 X 3.7
Compression Ratio 9.0:1

Fuel Economy

City (mpg) 18
Highway (mpg) 26

Exterior Dimensions & Weight

Curb Weight - Automatic (lb.) 3518.6
Wheelbase (in.) 103.9
Length (in.) 176.2
Width (in.) 69.7
Height (in.) 57.9
Track Front (in.) 60.4
Track Rear (in.) 60.3
Ground Clearance (in.) N/A

Interior Dimensions

Standard Seating 5
Front Headroom (in.) 38.9
Rear Headroom (in.) 37.2
Front Legroom (in.) 41.6
Rear Legroom (in.) 34.4
Front Shoulder Room (in.) 55.2
Rear Shoulder Room (in.) 54.1
Front Hip Room (in.) 53.7
Rear Hip Room (in.) 50.7

Payload & Towing

Passenger Volumn (cu. ft.) 92.5

Steering, Suspension & Brakes

Front Suspension strut
Rear Suspension multi-link
Tires 205/50R17

Anti-Theft & Locks

Power Door Locks Std.

Braking & Traction

4 Wheel Drive / All Wheel Drive 4x4 wheel drive
ABS Brakes (2 or 4 Wheel) Std.
Limited Slip Differential or Axle Std.
Vehicle Stability Control System Std.

Entertainment, Communication & Navigation

Radio digital
Cassette Player N/A
CD Player Yes
CD Changer N/A
DVD Player N/A
Navigation Aid N/A


Cruise Control Std.
Tilt Steering Yes
Telescopic Steering Column Yes

Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning

Air Conditioning Std.


Driver Airbag Std.
Front Side Airbag Std.
Passenger Side Airbag Std.
Rear Side Airbag N/A


Driver Multi-Adjustable Power Seat Yes


Sunroof / Moonroof Std.

Windows, Mirrors & Wipers

Power Windows Std.

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