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VOLVO 460 Series/Models Timeline, Specifications and Pictures

Generations: 2
First production year: 1990
Engines: Gasoline, Diesel
 

1993 - 1996

In the late '80s, Volvo started to switch its production to the front-wheel drive system instead of rear-wheel drive ones. The 460 was one of the good results. The car was based on the same platform with the sporty hatchback Volvo 480. The compact market already started to be very important and Volvo had the idea to offer a premium car for that segment and it launched the 440 in 1987. It...

full description and technical specifications
gasoline engines:

  VOLVO 460 1.6i 5MT (83 HP)

  VOLVO 460 1.7L Turbo 5MT (120 HP)

  VOLVO 460 1.8i 5MT (90 HP)

  VOLVO 460 2.0i 5MT (109 HP)

diesel engines:

  VOLVO 460 1.9L Turbo Diesel 5MT (90 HP)

1990 - 1993

Volvo needed a car to compete in the small-size sedan segment and worked closely with Renault to start the 440/460 series. At the beginning of the '80s, Volvo started to look for a partner and develop a new vehicle lineup. Its rear-wheel-drive vehicles started to be outdated and outperformed. In the end, it signed a deal with Renault, created a new platform, and introduced the 1987 Volvo...

full description and technical specifications
gasoline engines:

  VOLVO 460 1.7L 5MT (102 HP)

  VOLVO 460 1.7L 5MT (87 HP)

  VOLVO 460 1.7L Turbo 5MT (120 HP)

  VOLVO 460 1.8i 5MT (90 HP)

  VOLVO 460 2.0i 5MT (110 HP)