Under the Hood

Under the Hood  - 2008 Volvo S40 Review - Reviews - Volvo S40

A 2.4-liter inline-five-cylinder produces 168 horsepower in the 2.4i. High-performance T5 editions employ a turbocharged 2.5-liter inline-five-cylinder that now generates 227 hp (up from 218 hp) and 236 pounds-feet of torque. The 2.4i comes standard with a five-speed manual transmission, while the T5 comes with a standard five-speed automatic that includes Geartronic operation for manually selected gear changes. All-wheel-drive T5s now come only with a Geartronic five-speed automatic. The six-speed manual has been discontinued. With the addition of the Dynamic Trim Package, T5 models gain a sport suspension, sport steering wheel and a shift knob with aluminum trim.

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    Hazard warning flashers
    Location of the hazard warning flasher button The hazard warning flasher should be used to indicate that the vehicle has become a traffic hazard. To activate the flashers, press the button i ...

    Call volume
    Call volume can be only be adjusted during a call. Use the buttons in the steering wheel keypad or the infotainment system’s VOL control. ...

    While driving
    If you select the MAN position while driving, the gear that was being used in the D position will also initially be selected in MAN position. • Move the gear selector forward (toward "+&quo ...