2009 Volvo S40 Overview
The Volvo S40 is a sporty front-wheel or all-wheel drive four-door sedan. The front-wheel drive 2.4i has a 168-hp 2.4-liter inline-five-cylinder engine. The front-wheel or all-wheel drive T5 is powered by a 227-hp turbocharged 2.5-liter inline-five engine. The 2009 S40 comes standard with a five-speed automatic Geartronic transmission, allowing driver selectable shifting. Safety features include electronic stability control, side-impact and side curtain airbags, and all-disc anti-lock brakes with electronic brake-force distribution. New for 2009 the S40 includes Bluetooth in standard equipment and the T5 is only available with the unique R-Design package, enhancing appearance and comfort. Now exclusively with an automatic transmission, the 2009 Volvo S40 is mainly a carryover from 2008, adding the T5 R-Design package.