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1995 Volvo 940 Review
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Brand new when introduced in 1995, the Volvo 940 is available in Base and Turbo trims for both wagons and sedans. It comes fully equipped with great features, such as power windows, cruise control, tinted glass, a central locking system, and locking glove box. Additional options are also available, including a power sunroof, alloy wheels, and leather bucket seats. Furthermore, the 940’s main selling point and the reason why consumers choose Volvo over its competitor is because of its reliability and comfort.
Engines: 2.3-liter four-cylinder
Transmissions: four-speed automatic
Models: Volvo 940 Sedan, Volvo 940 Turbo Sedan, Volvo 940 Wagon, Volvo 940 Turbo Wagon
The 1995 Volvo 940 debuts as a new model for this year and focuses on creating a more stylish car. The sedan includes a slimmer grille than previous Volvo sedans, and it also makes changes to the suspension by modifying the front to reduce body lean. The former rear suspension used two separate coils, but the 1995 940 uses a transverse leaf spring.
The 1995 Volvo 940 is available in two body styles: a four-door wagon and a four-door sedan. Both body styles feature a slim grille, body side molding, and chrome trim. The sedan measures 191.7 inches at full length, while the wagon measures 189.3 inches long. Standard features include 15-inch wheels, intermittent windshield wipers, daytime running lights, and fog lights. Meanwhile, optional features include alloy wheels, a power sunroof, power heated mirrors, and a roof rack.
The 1995 Volvo 940 offers a roomy cabin with enough space to comfortably seat five passengers. Both the sedan and wagon maximize space with storage compartments in the front as well as rear door panels and on the back of the front seats. Additional standard interior features include air-conditioning, a radio, cruise control, a lockable illuminated glove compartment, power windows, and delayed fade courtesy lights. Consumers can opt for optional equipment, such as heated front seats, a power driver's seat, and leather seating.
Performance & Handling
The 1995 Volvo 940 features a 2.3-liter, four-cylinder engine, rated at 162 horsepower and 195 lb-ft of torque. While it isn’t the most powerful car on the highway, it offers enough midrange strength to provide confidence on the road. Furthermore, it carries a 19.8-gallon fuel tank.
All safety equipment on the 1995 Volvo 940 comes standard. Safety features include four-wheel anti-lock brakes, daytime running lights, and fog lights. It also comes equipped with driver and passenger front airbags.
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- Comfortable, roomy interior
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- Limited accessories
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