2007 Volvo V50  -  $27,385


Vehicle Details

MSRP: $27,385
Base Invoice: $25,819
Destination Charge: $695
Options: $0
Trim: 4dr Wgn 2.4L AT FWD
Doors: 4
Drive train: Front Wheel Drive
MPG: Avg: | City: 22 | Hwy: 30
Body Style: 4dr Wgn 2.4L AT FWD
Transmission: 5-speed Geartronic automatic transmission w/Auto-Stick
Engine: 2.4L DOHC 20-valve I5 engine

Pros

Handling; distinctive interior; safety features; available all-wheel drive.


Model Highlights

The 2007 Volvo S40 sedan and its nearly identically equipped wagon version, the V50, come in two primary versions, the sporty 2.4i or the high-performance, more luxurious T5. The 2.4i models have a 168-horsepower, 2.4L inline five-cylinder engine, while the sporty T5 models step up to a 218-horsepower, 2.5L turbocharged inline five. T5 models are available with either front-wheel drive or all-wheel drive (AWD), while all 2.4i models have front-wheel drive. The front-wheel-drive T5s come only with automatic transmission, but 2.4i and T5 AWD models can have either a five-speed manual or five-speed automatic transmission. The automatic has a Geartronic function that allows manual selection of gears besides the standard automatic mode.

The S40 and V50 make a strong impression inside, where their distinctive interiors stand out from the competition. The instrument panel design borrows heavily from the styling of high-end audio components, especially with the memorable, thin "floating" center stack that houses audio and climate control functions and allows open space behind. The rest of the interior also uses fashionable materials. The rear seats are split 60/40 and fold forward for larger cargo items; on sedans there's also a small cargo pass-through.

Both of these vehicles have standard side-impact air bags for front occupants and with side-curtain air bags for all outboard occupants, along with a whiplash protection seating system for front-seat occupants. Anti-lock brakes are standard, and new for this year, Volvo's dynamic stability traction control (DSTC) is standard across both model lines.

Even in base 2.4i form, the S40 and V50 come equipped like luxury cars, with equipment like full power accessories, heated mirrors, and a six-speaker Dolby CD sound system all standard. The S40 and V50 still have a long list of options, but many of them have been streamlined into specialized packages. On 2.4i models, the Select Package, Sport Package, and Climate Package bundle popular options, while on T5 models the Premium Package, Dynamic Trim Package, and Audio Package bring together some of the top options.

Especially of note are the Sport Packages; handling is already an emphasis on all S40 and V50 models, but they bring especially sharp reflexes for those who like taking curvy roads. The Dynamic Trim Package on the T5 adds Volvo's dynamic sport suspension, 17-inch "Scotia" alloy wheels, revised spoilers, and special trim inside. Available on the 2.4i, the Sport Package brings the dynamic sport suspension, fog lamps, aluminum and leather trim, and 17-inch "Sagitta" alloys.

On the T5, the Premium Package includes leather upholstery, a power moonroof, a memory driver seat, and a garage door opener. Standalone options include Keyless Drive, a DVD navigation system, and bi-xenon headlamps.


Model News

Volvo's compact S40 sedan and closely related V50 wagon get a streamlined array of options and packages for 2007, along with revised equipment and some new standard features. Volvo's dynamic stability traction control (DSTC) is now standard on all models, while sporty T5 models now get a standard five-speed Geartronic automatic transmission. A redesigned overhead console is now standard, Sirius satellite radio is a new option, and an auxiliary input and MP3 capability are now available. Other new options include Keyless Drive and a couple of distinctive 17-inch alloy wheel designs. A new Body Styling Package is available in all colors except Electric Silver, and there's also a new color, Titanium Grey, which replaces Flint Gray.


Value Writeup

Volvo's S40 sedan and V50 wagon offer fashionable styling and sporty handling for 2007, combined with available all-wheel drive and Volvo's expected emphasis on safety. A long list of options and packages are available on these models, which can help push the vehicle into ultra-luxury territory. The modestly equipped 2.4i poses an especially strong value.


Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
30 MPG

Cruising Range - City
349.80 mi

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
22 MPG

Cruising Range - Hwy
477.00 mi

Engine Type
Gas I5

Displacement
2.4L/149

Fuel System
EFI

SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
168 @ 6000

SAE Net Torque @ RPM
170 @ 4400

Trans Type
5

Trans Description Cont.
Automatic,

Trans Description Cont. Again
Geartronic

First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.66

Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.03

Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.98

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.34

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.02

Reverse Ratio (:1)
5.11

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
2.44

EPA Classification
Compact

Passenger Capacity
5

Front Head Room
38.9 in

Front Leg Room
41.6 in

Front Shoulder Room
55.2 in

Front Hip Room
53.7 in

Second Head Room
38.1 in

Second Leg Room
34.4 in

Second Shoulder Room
54.1 in

Second Hip Room
50.7 in

Wheelbase
103.9 in

Length, Overall
177.7 in

Width, Max w/o mirrors
69.7 in

Height, Overall
57.2 in

Track Width, Front
60.4 in

Track Width, Rear
60.3 in

Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1
64.7 in

Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2
33.3 in

Cargo Volume to Seat 2
27.4 ft³

Base Curb Weight
3344 lbs

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
2000 lbs

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
200 lbs

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
2000 lbs

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
200 lbs

Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Struts

Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link

Front Tire Size
205/55R16

Rear Tire Size
205/55R16

Front Wheel Size
16 x 6.5 in

Rear Wheel Size
16 x 6.5 in

Front Wheel Material
Alloy

Rear Wheel Material
Alloy

Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion

Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
15.4

Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.9

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
34.9 ft

Brake Type
Pwr

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel

Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes

Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
11.8 x -TBD- in

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
11.0 x -TBD- in

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
15.9 gal

Basic Years
4

Basic Miles/km
50,000

Drivetrain Years
4

Drivetrain Miles/km
50,000

Corrosion Years
12

Corrosion Miles/km
Unlimited

Roadside Assistance Years
4

Roadside Assistance Miles/km
Unlimited

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID
08V101000

Mfg's Report Date
FEB 29, 2008

Component
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:MASTER CYLINDER

Potential Number of Units Affected
1114

Summary
VOLVO IS RECALLING 1,114 MY 2007 C30, C70, S40, AND V50 PASSENGER VEHICLES. A SOFT ANODIZED LAYER IN THE MASTER CYLINDER MAY TRIGGER EARLY WEAR ON A RUBBER SEAL THAT CAN RESULT IN INTERNAL LEAKAGE OF BRAKE FLUID. IF AFFECTED, THE DRIVER MAY EXPERIENCE REDUCED BRAKE PERFORMANCE WHEN APPLYING AND MAINTAINING FORCE OF THE BRAKE PEDAL.

Consequence
THE CAPACITY TO BRAKE WILL GRADUALLY DETERIORATE FORCING THE DRIVER TO USE A HIGHER THAN EXPECTED FORCE ON THE BRAKE PEDAL WHEN COMPARED TO AN INTACT BRAKE SYSTEM. THE DETERIORATION CAN EVENTUALLY RESULT IN COMPLETE LOSS OF THE BRAKE SYSTEM FUNCTIONALITY INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE MASTER CYLINDER. THE BRAKE MASTER CYLINDER AND BRAKE FLUID RESERVOIR WILL BE REPLACED AND CERTAIN BRAKE LINES CLEANED FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING MARCH 2008. OWNERS MAY CONTACT VOLVO AT 1-800-458-1552.

VOLVO RECALL NO. 194. CUSTOMERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.

**ALL STANDARDS ARE 2007 UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED**

2.4L DOHC 20-valve I5 engine

Continuously variable valve timing (CVVT)

5-speed Geartronic automatic transmission w/Auto-Stick

Dynamic stability & traction control (DSTC)

Front wheel drive

PremAir treated radiator for smog reduction

Independent MacPherson strut front suspension

Multi-link independent rear suspension

Front/rear stabilizer bars

205/55R16 tires

16" x 6.5" "CALIGO" alloy wheels

Speed-sensitive pwr rack & pinion steering

4-wheel pwr disc brakes

4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS) w/electronic brake distribution (EBD), emergency brake assistance (EBA)

Color-keyed bumpers & bodyside moldings

Black eggcrate grille

Halogen headlamps

Rear fog light w/auto-off

Safe Approach & Home Safe security lighting

Daytime running lights

Tinted windows

Pwr heated mirrors w/integrated turn signals

2-speed/intermittent windshield wipers

Reclining front bucket seats-inc: driver adjustable lumbar

60/40 split-fold rear seat-inc: head restraints

Cloth/T-Tec seating surfaces

Front center armrest

Front/rear plush floor mats

Door sill plates

(2) front/(2) rear cup holders

Leather steering wheel w/audio controls

Tilt/telescopic steering column

Outside temp gauge

Driver info display

Pwr windows-inc: auto-up/down, anti-trap feature

Central pwr door locks

Remote keyless entry

Memory feature-inc: locking, audio

Cruise control

Intelligent driver information system (IDIS)

Security alarm system

Ignition immobilizer anti-theft system

Manual climate control

Replaceable dust/pollen filter for interior

Rear window defroster w/timer

AM/FM stereo w/CD player-inc: anti-theft LED, Dolby, 80-watt amp, (6) speakers

Ultra-slim center control panel

Illuminated lockable glove box

Front door storage pockets

Dual illuminated visor vanity mirrors

Interior lighting-inc: cabin light w/delay, driver/front passenger entry, front/rear reading, cargo area

Front seatback storage pockets

Removable cargo cover w/integrated shelf

City 22/hwy 31 (2.4L engine/5-speed Geartronic auto trans)

4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS) w/electronic brake distribution (EBD), emergency brake assistance (EBA)

Driver/front passenger dual stage airbags-inc: front passenger weight sensor

Side impact protection system (SIPS)-inc: driver/front passenger side-impact airbags, front/rear side-impact inflatable curtains (IC)

3-point seat belts w/pretensioners for all seating positions

Front seat belt height adjusters

Overhead-mounted seat belt reminder lights

Child safety rear door locks

Rear window deactivation

ISO-FIX child seat attachments-inc: top tether seat anchors

Dynamic stability & traction control (DSTC)

Driver/front passenger whiplash protection seating system (WHIPS)

Collapsible steering column

Safety cage passenger compartment construction

Anti-submarine seats

Daytime running lights

 
CLOTH/T-TEC SEATING SURFACES
$0

 
LEATHER SEATING SURFACES
$1,200

 
STANDARD PAINT
$0

 
METALLIC PAINT
$475

 
ELECTRIC SILVER METALLIC PAINT
$625

 
BODY STYLING PKG
$1,195

 
SPORT PKG
$1,295

 
SPORT PKG SAVINGS
$-420

 
CLIMATE PKG
$1,025

 
CLIMATE PKG SAVINGS
$-350

 
DUAL INTEGRATED REAR CHILD BOOSTER CUSHIONS
$300

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