Used Volvo V40 Estate 1996 - 2004 review

Category: Estate car

Section: Ownership cost

Volvo V40 Estate (96 - 04)
  • Volvo V40 Estate (96 - 04)
  • Volvo V40 Estate (96 - 04)

Ownership cost

What used Volvo V40 estate will I get for my budget?

How much does it cost to run a Volvo V40 estate?

The petrol engines can run to 12,000 miles or a year - whichever comes first - before needing attention. The diesels operate to a slightly shorter time span, requiring a service every 10,000 miles.

That's not too bad and, if you take your V40 to a Volvo dealer, the hourly rates shouldn't work out more expensive than having, say, a Focus worked on by a Ford dealer. Independent Volvo specialists tend to be pricier than the class average, though.