Volvo XC40: Specs, features, price and India launch

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04 Jul 2018

Volvo launches its first-ever small SUV at Rs. 39.90 lakh

Swedish carmaker Volvo has launched its first-ever small SUV, the Volvo XC40, in India.

Priced at Rs. 39.90 lakh (ex-showroom), the XC40 is available in only R-Design trim with a diesel engine.

The XC40 is the third SUV in the company's India portfolio and joins the mid-level Volvo XC60 and high-end Volvo XC90.

Here's more about the Volvo XC40.

Interiors

XC40's infotainment system gets support for Apple CarPlay, Android Auto

XC40's infotainment system gets support for Apple CarPlay, Android Auto

On the inside, the 5-seater XC40 gets dual-tone upholstery in Black and Lava Red colors.

The cabin also features a 9-inch Sensus system that supports Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, a 750-watt 12-speaker Harman Kardon sound system, heated front and rear seats, an electronically powered tailgate and wireless charging for smartphones.

In terms of boot space, the compact SUV offers a capacity of 460-liters.

Exteriors

The XC40 borrows styling statements from its elder siblings

The XC40 borrows style statements from its elder siblings, the XC60 and XC90. It sports a massive front black grille, iconic "Thor hammer" LED headlights, L-shaped LED tail lights and twin-chrome exhausts.

The R-Design trim SUV also gets 18-inch alloy wheels, smoked headlamps, a black roof with blackened A-pillars, black door-view mirrors and a two-tone paintwork to complement the overall design.

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The XC40 packs a ton of safety features

Volvo cars are known to be high on passenger safety and the Swedish carmaker has made no exceptions with its XC40 SUV. The car includes cross-traffic alert, auto-brakes, a 360-degree camera setup and lane-keeping assist, pilot assist, emergency braking, and eight airbags among other features.

Engine and Power

Under the hood

Under the hood

As stated earlier, Volvo is offering XC40 only with a diesel engine option.

The XC40 is powered by a 2.0-liter 4-cylinder turbocharged engine that generates 187 bhp of maximum power and 400 Nm of peak torque.

This engine comes mated to an 8-speed automatic gearbox with All Wheel Drive (AWD) being offered as a standard feature.

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