Volvo v40 2000 review




Volvo v40 2000 review

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    Volvo v40 2000 review

    Volvo v40 2000 review

    One nit to pick: Very smooth, reasonably quick. This car reminds us of another car we liked very much, the Audi A4 wagon. Have You Driven the Volvo V40? The dealer found that the steering column was too short, causing a steeper angle on the steering shafts and putting too much pressure on the steering knuckle, making the knuckle bind.

    Volvo v40 2000 review

    Volvo v40 2000 review

    Volvo v40 2000 review

    Volvo v40 2000 review

    Volvo v40 2000 review

    Volvo V40 - User Reviews - CarGurus

    We think Volvo has a winner with the V Traditionally, people who buy Volvos are environmentally interested. And, they think that by buying a Volvo theyre somehow doing something good for the environment.

    But, Volvos have always been big cars. Now, Volvo has a car with the same safety, practicality and stodgy image We bet that all those tree huggers will really be thrilled. We liked the V40, and we suspect Volvo will do well with it. Its not a bad choice for someone who wants a car with a reputation for safety, but who wants a smaller, sportier car.

    Volvo v40 2000 review

    Plus, since its a wagon, theres a little more room in the back. The V40 uses Volvos 1. This engine is just right for the car, and provides adequate power. Want a stick shift? The V40 comes only with a four-speed automatic, and no all-wheel-drive. Check back in a year. This is a nice car to drive. It feels solid, and handles very well. Front wheel drive should give it good traction in the rain and snow. Traction control is available.

    The standard antilock brakes are very good. Shut your eyes and open the door, and your nose will tell you, "Volvo! Love it or hate it, the V40 has that distinctive Volvo aroma. Our car had leather seats, with fanny warmers included as part of a cold weather package. Volvo is famous for its orthopedic seats, and the V40 is no exception.

    Volvo v40 2000 review

    They felt supportive and cushy. If you have a long trip coming up, say to abandon your mother-in-law on the opposite coast, we wouldnt hesitate recommending this car. Theres a headrest for you and each of your four passengers, and side-impact air bags up front are standard.

    Up front, theres plenty of legroom, but the folks in the rear may find themselves a little squashed unless your last name is "Flockhart. Visibility is just okay. Theres a little hump at the bottom of the rear window that obscures the view, and the sturdy side pillars that replaced Volvos popular 2 by 4s are wide enough to hide the occasional semi.

    The good news is, if you plan to stack V40s in your driveway, no problem. The roof should be plenty strong enough. Everythings a little more complicated than it has to be, in the V We sensed the hands of those gadget-loving designers at Mitsubishi at work.

    Volvo v40 2000 review

    There are a fair number of controls on each stalk, which takes some getting used to. Volvo also saw fit to sprinkle a handful of buttons and switches between the front seats, although they apparently couldnt find a spot for an automatic release for the tailgate.

    On the other hand, the radio controls are easy to operate, and the climate controls are the very model of reason, with large dials that do what theyre supposed to.

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