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Volvo S40 2.4i

(2008 model)

Brief specs of 2008 Volvo S40 2.4i

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), petrol (gasoline) 5-cylinder 20-valve straight (inline) engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 2435 cm3 / 148.6 cu in / 148.6 cu in, 149.0 kW / 199.8 hp / 199.8 hp @ 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm, 230.0 N·m / 169.6 lb·ft / 169.6 lb·ft @ 4400 rpm / 4400 rpm / 4400 rpm, manual 5-speed transmission, front wheel drive, 217 km/h / 135 mph / 135 mph top speed, consumption 7.1 l/100km / 39.8 mpg-UK / 33.1 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)VolvoIssued from2008
ModelS40 2.4iIssued until
SerieS40Number made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerVolvoCountrySE,NL

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors4
Bodywork typesedan (saloon)Number of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)404 l / 14.27 cu ft / 14.27 cu ft
Passenger space (volume)2605 l / 91.99 cu ft / 91.99 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)404 l / 14.27 cu ft / 14.27 cu ft

Dimensions & Weight

Length4250 mm / 167.3 in / 167.3 inTotal (curb) weight1344 kg / 2963 lb / 2963 lb
Width1780 mm / 70.1 in / 70.1 inDry weight
Height1450 mm / 57.1 in / 57.1 inLoad capacity114 kg / 251 lb / 251 lb
Wheelbase2650 mm / 104.3 in / 104.3 inGross (max.) weight1458 kg / 3214 lb / 3214 lb
Track frontTowing weight1506 kg / 3320 lb / 3320 lb
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance140 mm / 5.5 in / 5.5 inFuel capacity62 l / 13.6 UK gal / 16.4 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.6  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.4Frontal area (A)2.19 m2 / 23.6 sq ft / 23.6 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.88 m2 / 9.4 sq ft / 9.4 sq ft (est.)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)21.8 kW / 29.2 hp / 29.2 hp (est.)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders5
Engine Typestraight (inline) (Inline, 5 cylinder)Total number of valves20
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore83.0 mm / 3.27 in / 3.27 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke90.0 mm / 3.54 in / 3.54 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.92
Fuel supplyElectronic fuel injection (EFI)Engine displacement2435 cm3 / 148.6 cu in / 148.6 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity486.95 cm3/cylinder / 29.716 cu in/cylinder / 29.716 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio10.3 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power149.0 kW / 199.8 hp / 199.8 hp at 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm
AspirationMax. torque230.0 N·m / 169.6 lb·ft / 169.6 lb·ft at 4400 rpm / 4400 rpm / 4400 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)59.6 kW / 79.9 hp / 79.9 hp (est.)
CoolantSpecific output61.2 kW/l / 1.345 bhp/cu in / 1.345 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque94.5 N·m/l / 0.83 lb·ft/cu in / 0.83 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears5
Wheel drivefront wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed217 km/h / 135 mph / 135 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio151.6 kW/ton / 114.9 bhp/ton / 114.9 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel consumption, City (urban)11.8 l/100km / 23.9 mpg-UK / 19.9 mpg-US
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)8.4 l/100km / 33.6 mpg-UK / 28.0 mpg-US
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)7.1 l/100km / 39.8 mpg-UK / 33.1 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions201 g/km / 323 g/mi / 323 g/mi
  Range873 km / 543 mi / 543 mi

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmenttransverse
SteeringSteering detailsPower assisted steering Power assisted steering Traction control. Electronic stabilisation program (
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle12.0 m / 39.4 ft / 39.4 ft
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front205/55-R16Tyres rear205/55-R16
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsABS (anti-lock braking system), EBD (electronic brake-force distribution), ASC (automatic stabilisation control)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Volvo S40 2.4i

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