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Compare Volvo V40 VW [1.6 105PS] vs Volvo V50 [1.6D]

Reviews

Neo score
13%
28%
Pros
  • Rather easy to DIY
  • Clean and simple design
  • Rather reliable drivetrain
  • Manual transmission widely available
  • Wonderful T5 engine
Cons
  • No powerful engine options
  • Only available with small engines
  • Semi-independent rear suspensions
  • Not very powerful
  • Stuck with MacPherson strut front suspensions

Price

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Variants

1.6 105PS
1.6 109PS
1.8
1.8 AT
1.8 GDI
1.9D 102PS
1.9D 115PS
1.9D 90PS
2.0 136PS
2.0 140PS
2.0 140PS AT
2.0T 160PS
2.0T 160PS AT
T4
1.6D
1.6
1.8
2.0D
2.4
2.4 AT
2.4i
2.4i AT
T5
T5 AT

Capacity

Cargo Capacity
471 L / 16.6 cu-ft ~ 1421 L / 50.2 cu-ft
417 L / 14.7 cu-ft ~ 1307 L / 46.2 cu-ft
Coolant Capacity
6.3 L / 6.7 qt
7.2 L / 7.6 qt
Engine Oil Capacity
5.4 L / 5.7 qt
3.7 L / 3.9 qt
Fuel Capacity
60.0 L / 15.9 gal
62.0 L / 16.4 gal
Passengers
5
5
Payload
520 kg / 1146 lbs
560 kg / 1235 lbs

Chassis

Brakes | Front
Ventilated discs
Ventilated discs
Brakes | Rear
Disc
Ventilated discs
Power Steering
Hydraulic Steering
Suspension | Front
MacPherson strut
MacPherson strut
Suspension | Rear
Torsion beam semi-independent
Multi-link
Tire Size
195/55 R15
195/65 R15

Construction

Body Style
5-door Station Wagon
5-door Station Wagon

Dimensions

Size | Height
1410 mm / 55.5 in
1452 mm / 57.2 in
Size | Length
4480 mm / 176.4 in
4514 mm / 177.7 in
Size | Width
1720 mm / 67.7 in
1770 mm / 69.7 in
Track Width | Front
1450.0 mm / 57.1 in
1535.0 mm / 60.4 in
Track Width | Rear
1470.0 mm / 57.9 in
1531.0 mm / 60.3 in
Weight
1250.0 kg / 2755.8 lbs
1340.0 kg / 2954.2 lbs
Wheel Size
15 in
15 in
Wheelbase
2550 mm / 100.4 in
2640 mm / 103.9 in

Performance

Acceleration | 0 - 100 km/h
13.0 sec
12.1 sec
Acceleration | 0 - 60 mph
12.4 sec
11.5 sec
CO2 Emission
185 g/km
132 g/km
Fuel Economy
8.5 L/100km / 27.7 MPG (combined) | 11.8 L/100km / 19.9 MPG (urban) | 6.6 L/100km / 35.6 MPG (highway)
5.0 L/100km / 47.0 MPG (combined) | 6.3 L/100km / 37.3 MPG (urban) | 4.3 L/100km / 54.7 MPG (highway)
Top Speed
185.0 km/h / 115.0 mph
190.0 km/h / 118.1 mph

Powertrain

Drivetrain Layout
Front-engine (transverse), Front-wheel drive
Front-engine (transverse), Front-wheel drive
Emission Standard
Euro 3
Engine
B4164S
D4164T
Engine | Bore
81.0 mm / 3.2 in
75.0 mm / 3.0 in
Engine | Compression Ratio
10.5:1
18.3:1
Engine | Displacement
1.6 L / 96.9 cu-in / 1588.0 cc
1.6 L / 95.2 cu-in / 1560.0 cc
Engine | Power
105.0 hp / 78.3 kW @ 5500 rpm
110.0 hp / 82.0 kW @ 4000 rpm
Engine | Specific Output
66.1 hp/L / 1.1 hp/cu-in
70.5 hp/L / 1.2 hp/cu-in
Engine | Stroke
77.0 mm / 3.0 in
88.3 mm / 3.5 in
Engine | Torque
143 Nm / 105.5 lb-ft @ 4200 rpm
240 Nm / 177.0 lb-ft @ 1750 rpm
Engine | Type
Naturally-aspirated multi-port injected petrol inline-4 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinder
Turbocharged commonrail diesel inline-4 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinder
Transmission | Gears
5-speed
5-speed
Transmission | Type
Manual
Manual

Production

Availability
1995 ~ 1999
2005 ~ 2007
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