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Volvo S40 1.8i

(2008 model)

Brief specs of 2008 Volvo S40 1.8i

4-door 5-seater, petrol (gasoline) engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 1798 cm3 / 109.7 cu in / 109.7 cu in, 92.0 kW / 123.4 hp / 123.4 hp @ 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm, 191.0 N·m / 140.9 lb·ft / 140.9 lb·ft @ 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm, manual 5-speed transmission, front wheel drive, 205 km/h / 127 mph / 127 mph top speed, consumption 8.1 l/100km / 34.9 mpg-UK / 29.0 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)VolvoIssued from2008
ModelS40 1.8iIssued until
SerieS40Number made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerVolvoCountrySE

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors4
Bodywork typeNumber of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)471 l / 16.63 cu ft / 16.63 cu ft
Passenger space (volume)4650 l / 164.21 cu ft / 164.21 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)853 l / 30.12 cu ft / 30.12 cu ft

Dimensions & Weight

Length4520 mm / 178.0 in / 178.0 inTotal (curb) weight1355 kg / 2987 lb / 2987 lb
Width1720 mm / 67.7 in / 67.7 inDry weight
Height1430 mm / 56.3 in / 56.3 inLoad capacity97 kg / 214 lb / 214 lb
Wheelbase2570 mm / 101.2 in / 101.2 inGross (max.) weight1452 kg / 3201 lb / 3201 lb
Track frontTowing weight907 kg / 2000 lb / 2000 lb
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity60 l / 13.2 UK gal / 15.9 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.76  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.4Frontal area (A)2.09 m2 / 22.5 sq ft / 22.5 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.84 m2 / 9.0 sq ft / 9.0 sq ft (est.)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)20.8 kW / 27.9 hp / 27.9 hp (est.)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders
Engine Type Total number of valves
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 supplyIndirect injection, multi pointEngine displacement1798 cm3 / 109.7 cu in / 109.7 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 ratio
SumpwetMax. output power92.0 kW / 123.4 hp / 123.4 hp at 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm
AspirationMax. torque191.0 N·m / 140.9 lb·ft / 140.9 lb·ft at 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)36.8 kW / 49.3 hp / 49.3 hp (est.)
CoolantSpecific output51.2 kW/l / 1.124 bhp/cu in / 1.124 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque106.2 N·m/l / 0.93 lb·ft/cu in / 0.93 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) speed205 km/h / 127 mph / 127 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio92.3 kW/ton / 69.9 bhp/ton / 69.9 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel consumption, City (urban)
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)8.1 l/100km / 34.9 mpg-UK / 29.0 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions227 g/km / 365 g/mi / 365 g/mi
  Range741 km / 460 mi / 460 mi

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontWishbone (A-arm, control arm)Suspension rearMulti-link
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
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 1.8i

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