Volvo S40 owners manuals

Volvo S40

Volvo S40 specs

Model overview

The Volvo S40 is a range of compact and subcompact executive automobiles sold and built by the Swedish carmaker Volvo Cars from 1995 to 2012.

The prime generation (1995–2004) debuted in 1995 with the S40 (S from saloon) and V40 (V from versatility, estate) vehicles. The second-generation (2004–2012) was introduced in 2004, and the estate model's name substituted with V50. In 2012 the series was followed by the Volvo V40 five-door hatchback.

The Volvo S40 Sedan comes in two trim levels: T5 and T5 R-Design. The S40 is powered by a turbocharged 2.5-liter inline-5 rated at 227 hp and 236 pound-feet of torque. A standard five-speed automatic routes power to the front wheels accelerating from zero to 60 mph is in 6.7 seconds.

Volvo S40 known problems

Some of the common problems or complaints owners have about the Volvo S40 are:

  • Instrument panel malfunction
  • Headlight switch failure
  • Poor engine idling
  • Water leaks
  • Jammed mass airflow sensor creating power loss and poor starting
  • Not so luxury despite premium pricing
  • Handling falls short of that seen in true sport sedans
  • The navigation system interface is not so user friendly

Volvo S40 PDF owner manual

On this page you can find the owners manuals for the S40 model sorted by year. The manuals are free to download and are available in PDF format. Is is recommended to check the owners manual corresponding to the correct year of your Volvo S40 to solve the problems or to get insights about the car.
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