Available new from: November 2007  -  April 2009

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Volvo S40 (04-12)
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Power177 bhp
Top Speed140 mph
0-60 mph7.6 secs
Torque350 Nm, 258 ft-lb
CO2 Emissions164 g/km
Euro Emissions Standard4
Miles Per Tank594 miles


Used price range£1,265 - £2,730
See 82 used Volvo S40 (04-12)s for sale, starting at £899
Fuel consumption
Pre-2017 test standard Explanation
Official fuel economy tests explained
An improved official test for car fuel economy was introduced in September 2017.
The new WLTP test gives figures closer to a car's "true mpg" than the pre-2017 NEDC test, which tended to overstate mpg compared to what real-world drivers would get.
When looking at mpg for two cars, always check the figures were measured under the same test system. Comparing one car's WLTP figure with another's NEDC figure will not tell you which has the better mpg.
45 mpg
Insurance group-
Annual road taxN/A
Monthly company car tax cost (Basic Rate)£129 - £132
Monthly company car tax cost (Higher Rate)£259 - £264


Fuel Capacity60 litres
Turning Circle10m

Equipment list & trim options

Cabin & Luggage

Luggage Capacity325 litres
Unbraked Towing Weight750kg
Braked Towing Weight1500kg


Engine Size2400cc
Fuel TypeDiesel
Gearbox6 Speed
DrivetrainFront wheel drive

Safety ratings

Euro NCAP Rating

The Volvo S40 (04-12) was tested by Euro NCAP in and received the following safety ratings:

  • Adult Occupant - 5 stars
  • Child Occupant - 4 stars
  • Vulnerable road users - 2 stars

Euro NCAP provides motoring consumers with a realistic and independent assessment of the safety performance of some of the most popular cars sold in Europe. The safety ratings are determined from a series of vehicle tests, designed and carried out by Euro NCAP. These tests represent, in a simplified way, important real life accident scenarios that could result in injured or killed car occupants or other road users.