Volvo S40 2003 Road Test

Sat, 01 Nov 2003
1.6S petrol 100bhp: From around £15,000 (Jan 2005)
1.6S diesel 110bhp: From around £16,000 (Jan 2005)
1.8S petrol 125bhp: £16,113 (deliveries from March 2004)
1.8SE petrol 125bhp: £18,363 (deliveries from March 2004)
2.4iS petrol 170bhp: £18,613 (deliveries from March 2004)
2.4iSE petrol 170bhp: £20,863 (deliveries from March 2004)
2.0D S diesel 136bhp: £17,388 (deliveries from March 2004)
2.0D SE diesel 136bhp: £19,638 (deliveries from March 2004)
T5 SE 220bhp: £23,763 (deliveries from March 2004)

Orders taken as from 12th December 2003 for delivery March 2004. New S40s to be on display at Volvo dealers from February 2004. deals at 23-1-07:

Volvo S40 2.0D SE 4dr [Euro 4] £17,300 Save £3340
Volvo S40 2.0D SE Sport 4dr [Euro 4] £18,368 Save £3472
Volvo S40 1.6 S 4dr £12,932 Save £2798
Volvo V50 2.0D S 5dr [Euro 4] £16410 Save £3230
Volvo V50 2.0D SE 5dr [Euro 4] £18412 Save £3478
Volvo V50 T5 SE Sport 5dr £22383 Save £3962

Standard Specifications:

S Spec: ABS with Brake Assist, Dynamic sability and traction control. electro-hydraulic power steering, electronic climate control, 16” alloy wheels, radio/CD player, electric windows front and rear, electric heated mirrors, height/reach adjustable steering wheel, driver and passenger front airbags, inflatable curtain side airbags, WHIPS seats, SIPS-bags front, alarm/immobiliser, remote door locks, centre console cupholders/oddments holders, manually height adjustable front seats, curtain airbags, SIPS side impact protection, Intelligent Driver Information System.

SE Pack at + £2,250 adds: leather upholstery, aluminium, wood or iced aqua inlays, steering wheel audio controls, autodimming rear view mirror with compass, rain sensing wipers, cruise control, 17” alloy wheels, front fog lights, fuel computer, bodycolour side mouldings, 6 CD multiplayer with 8 speakers and 4x40W amplifier.

Option Packs include:

Winter Pack of headlamp washers, heated front seats and floor mats at £350.

Convenience Pack of fuel computer, rain sensing wipers, grocery bag holder, steering wheel audio controls and cruise control at £600.

Family Pack of integrated rear seat booster cushions, rear sun curtain and power child locks at £300.

Audio upgrades.
Integrated telephone.
RTI navigation system.
Power sunroof.
Power driver and passenger seats.
Front fog lights.
Bi-Xenon headlamps.
Metallic paint.
Geartronic or CVT auto £1,250 extra
Off black upholstery
Lava Grey upholstery
Dark Beige upholstery

Warranty 3 years or 60,000 miles, 3 year paint warranty, 12 year no perforation warranty.

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