The Volvo V40 is a small family car produced and sold by Volvo. Debuted at the 2012 Geneva Motor Show, it has been marketed in Europe since May 2012, and the United Kingdom since August 2012. If you ever find your V40 in need of repair, stop by and grab yourself a Volvo V40 workshop manual.
The V40 was designed by an American named Chris Benjamin, Pontus Fontaeus styled the interior, and this was the last Volvo to be developed under the supervision of Peter Horbury before he was moved to Volvo's parent Geely. It was built on the Global C platform, which had a modified electric power steering and revised spring and damper settings.
At the initial launch, the engine lineup consisted of two petrol engines; a 1.6 L EcoBoost I4 turning out either 150 or 180 hp, dependent on specification, and a 2.5 L Volvo B525 I5 254 hp, and two diesel engines; a 1.6 L PSA Peugeot Citroen / Ford Duratorq engine, which yields 115 hp, whilst only emitting 94 g/km of CO2, and a 2.0 L I5 Volvo diesel engine offered in two versions, 150 hp and 177 hp. In select countries, the V40 T5 uses a 2.0 L I5 (B5204T9) turning out 213 hp @6000 rpm from 2,700 to 5,000 rpm.
From the 2014 model year, Volvo had begun fitting its in house developed Drive E (VEA) petrol and diesel engines to the V40. As of 2015, these engines were made available in the new V40 D4 ─ replacing the previous 5-cylinder D4 ─ and V40 T5, which replaced the petrol 5-cylinder T5.
Offered in both the V40 and V40 Cross Country bodies, the D4 Drive E includes a 4-cylinder twin turbo diesel engine yielding 187 hp and 295 lb⋅ft, a 6-speed manual transmission specially tuned for improved fuel economy, reduced friction, pressure feedback from each fuel injector, and a smart valve solution on the cooling system for an increase in the rapidity during the heat up phase after a cold start.
The T5 Drive-E includes a 4-cylinder turbo petrol engine producing 240 hp and 258 lb⋅ft, with 8-speed automatic transmission. These new engines replace the older 5-cylinder engines.
After the introduction of the VEA D4 and T5, the 1.6 D2 and 2.0 5-cylinder D3 were replaced with VEA 2.0 D2 and D3 engines. The 1.6 EcoBoost and 2.0 5-cylinder were swapped out with VEA 2.0 T2, T3, and T4 engines. Some automatic petrol models, a de-stroked version of the VEA 2.0, with 1.5 L displacement, is used for T2 and T3. A facelifted V40 eventually came roving into view.
From 2012 to 2014, were the years of the petrol engines, a 1.6 L EcoBoost I4 which turned out 120, 150 and 180 hp, according to specifications and a 2.5 L 5-cylinder yielded 254 hp. Two diesel engines ─ a 1.6 L Ford Duratorq, which produced 115 hp, and a 2.0 L 5-cylinder Volvo, producing 150 hp (D3) or 177 hp (D4).
Today, Volvo two petrol engines, a 1.5 L (Volvo VEA) turning out 122 and 150 hp with an automatic transmission, according to specifications and a 2.0 L (Volvo VEA) producing 122, 152, 190, or 245 hp which could be paired with either a manual or automatic transmissions. One diesel engine, a 2.0 L (Volvo VEA) yielding 120, 150, and 190 hp, according to specifications, used with manual or automatic transmission. However, working on your V40 blindly without a clear map of the internal workings of your vehicle is not advised. Hence, go grab yourself a Volvo V40 repair manual today.