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Mine has to be how mean it looks when I walk out to it. Still sleeper but mean as hell if messed with haha
 

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I enjoy the rarity (among many other things). I never saw one until I bought mine. If I see a Volvo around here its a s60 or xc70. I got sick of seeing the same cars over and over. One day I counted dodge caravans and in 5 miles of a 2 lane highway there was 23...it a fun game you should try.
 

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We just had this thread like 5 months ago...

How the xenons wake up when they turn on
The waterfall
The lowering of the windows with the key
The body lines that make it look new
The rarity
The space of the trunk with the seats folded down
The surprise of people that it IS a Volvo
The auto dimming mirror
The Revs on the right and speedo on the left
The love for the car and the community on here
The aggressive front end
The sunroof deflector that pops up
The compliments I get from others
The decent amount of power for speeding around traffic
The fuel economy with rush hour
The grip and the steering
The stock sound over 4k revs
The reliability that I've experienced
The way the seats hug you
The grip of the R-design wheel (though my car lacks this, right now)
and much much more
 

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its not that powerful but while cruising its good enough (stock tune)
Rarity - Mitsubishi lancer is a copy from this car, have always thought about this....so yeah the volvo s40 is rare
Waterfall- sometimes i play around like it was a tablet lol
I5 Engine - The exhaust and engine sound from this car is rare and awesome
The surprise sometimes that it is a volvo and it is turbo lol......
Decent fuel economy, even though im not having the best one with my car... (mostly city miles)
Nimble feeling


i really like the looks cause i think volvo took the design of the bentley continental and made it more volvoish and obviously cheaper since is a volvo entry class car...
 

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I agree about the automatic windows but my other favorite is the one touch-three blink turn signals! :p

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I agree about the automatic windows but my other favorite is the one touch-three blink turn signals! :p
In most European countries you are obliged by the law to make at least 3 blink turning signals so the electronics in Volvo has been cleverly setup to help you with that. :D
 

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Yep! I love the triple blink for changing lanes. Though, it is annoying when you accidentally tap it and the person behind you thinks you're retarded.

I like the waterfall because of it's uniqueness. It's honestly the party piece at car meets.
 

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No soup for you!! be gone.
 

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I'm surprised you guys like the waterfall so much. If there's one thing I HATE most on my mom's c70 and friend's s40 I would say it's the waterfall.
No soup for you.
 

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Love:
5cyl turbo + AWD + 6-speed manual = yes please!
Unique body styling
good fit and finish
pretty damn good stereo

Hate:
No trunk release aside from the key fob
Expensive and somewhat limited tuning options


Edit: WTF!? How do you get the windows to roll down with the key!? That was one of the best features on my last GTI, and they went up and down with the key.
 

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I LOVE
-How some people think it's an audi or Bmw
-I do not see someone else driving my car everyday
-The car is a sleeper,people have no clue when i say s40 T5 (the odd knowledgeable car person)
-I also love how people think i spent 2x the cash I actually spent to get this car
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-Windows go up and down too quick
-Paint in the A$$ to get an ipod working in there
 

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Edit: WTF!? How do you get the windows to roll down with the key!? That was one of the best features on my last GTI, and they went up and down with the key.
Software takes care of the windows down with the key fob.
 

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-Windows go up and down too quick
-Paint in the A$$ to get an ipod working in there
When I sit in my wife's car, it's almost painful to watch how slow her windows go up.

If you want iPod or iPhone integration, get a Parrot.
 

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[/QUOTE] WTF!? How do you get the windows to roll down with the key!? That was one of the best features on my last GTI, and they went up and down with the key.[/QUOTE]

just press and hold the unlock button for about 5 seconds
 

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No trunk release aside from the key fob

Edit: WTF!? How do you get the windows to roll down with the key!? That was one of the best features on my last GTI, and they went up and down with the key.
The trunk still releases if it's unlock and you pull the little handle. It would be nice to have it completely pop open upon demand though.

04.5 and some 05s have the windows feature with the keyfob :)
 

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it doesn't work for US models.
Maybe it's time to think about a move to the land of excessive taxes and 6 months of snow. Windows down, but not up. I know, a tough decision.
 

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2007 Arctic White/Beige Leather V50 T5 FWD Cert.Pre-Owned

Love everything except:

Crappy basic audio system.
No memory mirrors.
 
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