Volvo S40 and V40

History of the Volvo S40 and V40

Volvo S40 and V40

Volvo V40Half Volvo, half Mitsubishi, the Volvo S40 and V40 compact car debuted in 1995, and was completely redesigned and relaunched in 2004.

The first generation came with variety of 4-cylinder engines, including 1.6, 1.8, 1.9 and 2.0 gasoline engines, the largest being offered with two turbo choices: 2.0T and T4 (high pressure turbo). In addition to the dizzying array of thrust options, Europe got a 1.9 liter diesel. The United States market got exactly one engine: the 1.9 with the low-pressure turbo.