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    $54,990 - $85,990 excl. on-roads
    2024 Volvo XC40

    2024 Volvo XC40

    $54,990 - $85,990 excl. on-roads

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    Fuel Efficiency7.1 - 7.3 / 100km
    ANCAP Rating5-star
    Warranty5 years
    Volvo
    7.9

    About the Volvo XC40

    The facelifted 2023 Volvo XC40 has arrived with a range of electrified and electric powertrains and Android Automotive infotainment.

    The XC40 is an important model for Volvo, being the brand’s best seller in Australia.

    The new infotainment system – which continues to use a 9.0-inch portrait-oriented screen – debuted on the Recharge Pure Electric and has now been rolled out across the range, with all Volvo models getting the system this year.

    Video Review

    Volvo XC40 Video Review

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    Intro
    Exterior
    Interior
    Infotainment
    Features
    Practicality
    On the Road
    Verdict

    Volvo XC40 Recharge hybrid review

    An SUV you can plug-in (PHEV) at home in 2020!
    Date
    July 6, 2020
    Views
    90,035

    Has Volvo nailed the formula and created a plug-in hybrid that doesn't feel like a science experiment to drive? The 2020 Volvo XC40 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid T5 R-Design (mouth full) is Volvo's smallest plug-in hybrid SUV. It has a driving range of 46km on full EV mode (28.5 miles) and a combined fuel economy of 2.0L/100km (or 117.5mpg). But is it worth the big price jump over the XC40 T5 R-Design? Paul Maric hits the road to find out!

    News

    All the latest Volvo XC40 news

    Volvo XC40 Range Guide

    Which variant of the Volvo XC40 range is best for you?

    The Plus B4 comes standard with the following equipment:

    • Power tailgate (new)
    • Manual seat cushion extension (new)
    • Power passenger seat (new)
    • Power-folding second-row headrests (new)
    • 18-inch five-spoke silver alloy wheels (new)
    • Wireless phone charging (new)
    • 9.0-inch touchscreen infotainment system
    • Android Automotive operating system with Google Automotive Services and Volvo Cars app (new)
    • DAB+ digital radio
    • Automatic headlights
    • Automatic high-beam
    • Rain-sensing wipers
    • Hill-descent control
    • Dual-zone climate control
    • Keyless entry and start
    • Leatherette upholstery
    • Power driver’s seat with memory
    • 18-inch alloy wheels
    • Eight-speaker sound system

    The Ultimate B4 Bright adds:

    • 19-inch Y-spoke matte graphite alloy wheels (new)
    • Air purifier (new)
    • Surround-view camera (new)
    • Leather-accented upholstery

    The Ultimate B5 Dark adds:

    • 20-inch double-spoke black alloy wheels
    • Alcantara-accented upholstery

    Over the Plus B4, the Recharge Pure Electric adds:

    • Panoramic sunroof
    • 19-inch alloy wheels (new)
    • Heated front and rear seats
    • Heated steering wheel

    The Recharge Twin Pure Electric adds:

    • Pixel LED headlights
    • Surround-view camera
    • 14-speaker Harman Kardon sound system
    • Sustainable upholstery

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    Interior

    Photos and Images of the Volvo XC40 Interior

    For 2023, the XC40 gains USB-C outlets, standard mechanical cushion extensions, and what Volvo calls a “Touring chassis” suspension tune, shared across all petrol-powered models.

    On top of this, the Ultimate B4 Bright gains a surround-view camera and an air purifier.

    The front seats offer a commanding view over the square bonnet, and strike a perfect balance between soft padding and the sort of support you need on longer drives. Volvo traditionally does some of the best pews in the business, and the XC40 continues the tradition.

    Rear seat passengers are better catered for than you might expect of a car that’s relatively compact on paper. For one, they get their own vents, along with a fold-down central armrest and spacious door pockets. The tall roofline means headroom is good enough for adults to get comfortable back there, even with the panoramic sunroof, and the amount of legroom will accomodate tall teenagers.

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    Exterior

    Photos and Images of the Volvo XC40 Exterior

    Cosmetic tweaks to the XC40 include a restyled front bumper, new wheel designs, and new headlights with revised LED daytime running light signatures, albeit without a cornering function.

    The Plus B4 loses the old T4 Momentum’s front fog lights, but gains a power tailgate, power passenger seat and power-folding second-row headrests.

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    Current Deals

    What is the price of a Volvo XC40?
    Ultimate B5 Dark
    Save Up To: $2,799
    Ultimate B4 Dark
    Save Up To: $2,739
    Ultimate B4 Bright
    Save Up To: $2,709
    Plus B4
    Save Up To: $2,499
    Available Deals for the Ultimate B5 Dark
    On-Roads Deal
    Deal Overview
    rrp
    $64,990
    discount
    $2,799
    Region
    National
    Offer Ends
    31/5/2024
    No Stamp Duty, No Third Party, And No Registration
    Excludes Demonstrators
    Excludes Fleet, Government And Rental Buyers
    Deal Pricing

    Pricing Level

    Price Value

    Details

    RRP

    $64,990

    Manufacturer listed price

    ON ROAD INCENTIVE

    $2,799

    On road costs

    TOTAL DISCOUNTING

    $2,799

    Incentive total

    Vehicle Specs

    Body Style

    SUV

    Fuel Type

    Mild-Hybrid Petrol

    Number of Doors

    5

    Number of Seats

    5

    Drive Type

    AWD

    Transmission

    A8

    Engine Size

    2.0 L

    Torque

    350 Nm

    Volvo XC40 Colours

    What colours are available for the Volvo XC40?

    The XC40 is available in the following colours:

    • Black Stone solid
    • Sage Green metallic (new)
    • Fjord Blue metallic (new)
    • Silver Dawn metallic (new)
    • Bright Dusk metallic (new)
    • Onyx Black metallic
    • Crystal White pearl
    • Fusion Red metallic
    • Thunder Grey metallic

    Metallic shades are a $1200 option on all petrol models, but are a no-cost option on electric models.

    How it Drives

    Our expert take on Volvo XC40 drivability?

    Petrol-powered 2023 Volvo XC40 models all use a turbocharged 2.0-litre four-cylinder engine with a 48V mild-hybrid system, mated with an eight-speed automatic transmission.

    The front-wheel drive B4 produces 145kW of power at 5400rpm and 300Nm of torque at 4200rpm, while the all-wheel drive B5 produces 183kW and 350Nm.

    The Recharge Pure Electric features a single front-mounted electric motor and front-wheel drive, with 170kW of power and 330Nm of torque.

    The dual-motor all-wheel drive Recharge Twin Pure Electric produces 300kW and 660Nm.

    The claimed 0-100km/h times are as follows:

    • B4: 8.5 seconds
    • B5: 6.4 seconds
    • Recharge: 7.4 seconds
    • Recharge Twin: 4.9 seconds

    Volvo XC40 Safety Rating

    ANCAP Safety Rating Australia

    The Volvo XC40 has a rating of five stars from ANCAP based on testing conducted in 2018.

    All models received an adult occupant protection score of 97 per cent, child occupant protection score of 84 per cent, vulnerable road user protection score of 71 per cent and a safety assist score of 78 per cent.

    All 2023 Volvo XC40 models come standard with the following equipment:

    • Autonomous emergency braking (AEB) with vulnerable road user detection
    • Lane-keep assist
    • Lane departure warning
    • Blind-spot monitoring
    • Rear cross-traffic alert
    • Adaptive cruise control
    • Front, side, curtain and driver’s knee airbags
    • Reversing camera with front and rear parking sensors

    5
    overall
    97%
    adult occupants
    84%
    child occupants
    71%
    pedestrians & cyclists
    78%
    collision avoidance

    Volvo XC40 Warranty

    What is the warranty period and kilometre limit for the Volvo XC40?

    Volvo covers its cars with a five-year, unlimited-kilometre warranty.

    The XC40 is currently offered with a choice of three- or five-year service plans, priced at $1750 and $3000 respectively.

    Volvo XC40 Infotainment

    What infotainment do you get within the range?

    With an upright dashboard and minimalist, crisp lines, you won’t be mistaking the XC40 for anything but a Volvo at first glance. Dominating the dash is a vertically-oriented 9.0-inch touchscreen, which sits in the same housing as the display in the petrol model but runs newer software.

    Like the related Polestar 2, the XC40 Recharge has Android Automotive infotainment. The bones of the software were developed by Google, which means you get Hey Google voice control and Google Maps standard, but the final system is set up by Volvo to look familiar to anyone who’s used the Sensus system in the current XC40.

    It’s snappy to use, and the ability to download apps like Spotify from the Google Play store opens the door for a level of customisation not currently possible in most infotainment systems. Having the same people who do the software for mobile phones design your Bluetooth interface, for example, means this is one of the easiest cars in which to find a contact and make a call on the move.

    When it’s connected to a network, Hey Google is more useful than Hey BMW or Hey Mercedes ever could be… but when it’s not connected to a network, the voice assistant is far less useful. Apple CarPlay mirroring should be available for cars in 2023.

    The driver is faced with a clean, simple digital instrument binnacle with inbuilt Google Maps. It’s excellent, although you’re light on for configuration options compared to what’s on offer in some rival luxury marques.

    Volvo XC40 Boot Space

    How much luggage or cargo capacity and boot space is there in the Volvo XC40?

    Luggage space is 460L, expanding to 1336L with the second row folded. The boot floor is flat, but it can be folded in half hang shopping bags, or raised up to reveal a deep cavity beneath it perfect for storing charge cables – or for hiding bags and laptops.

    There’s a small storage space beneath the bonnet, but it’s not what you’d call capacious. It’s best reserved for the charge cables, but not much more.

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    Volvo XC40 Fuel Economy

    How much fuel does the Volvo XC40 use and what are its emissions?

    The 2023 Volvo XC40 uses a claimed 6.9L/100km on the combined cycle in the Plus B4, 7.1L/100km in the Ultimate B4 Bright and 7.2L/100km in the Ultimate B5 Dark.

    The Recharge Pure Electric uses a 69kWh battery, and WLTP-certified figures on the Volvo global site says it has 424km of range.

    The dual-motor version has a 78kWh battery and WLTP range of 417km.

    Both electric models support DC fast charging at up to 150kW and AC charging at up to 11kW.

    Depending on the variant, view the 2024 VOLVO XC40 fuel usage below.

    All Highway, City, and Combined figures below are litres per 100km

    VariantSeriesStyleFuel TypeHighwayCityCombinedE10?
    PLUS B4 MHEV536 MY24A4D WAGONPREMIUM UNLEADED PETROL--7.1-
    ULTIMATE B4 BRIGHT MHEV536 MY24A4D WAGONPREMIUM UNLEADED PETROL--7.3-
    ULTIMATE B4 DARK MHEV536 MY24A4D WAGONPREMIUM UNLEADED PETROL--7.3-
    RECHARGE PURE ELECTRIC536 MY24A4D WAGONELECTRIC--0.0-
    RECHARGE TWIN PURE ELECTRIC536 MY24A4D WAGONELECTRIC--0.0-

    Volvo XC40 Dimensions

    The dimensions of the Volvo XC40

    The Volvo XC40 measures 4440mm long, 1910mm wide and 1657mm tall on a 2702mm wheelbase.

    Tare mass ranges from 1669kg in the Plus B4 to 2158kg in the Recharge Twin Pure Electric.

    Depending on the variant, the 2024 VOLVO XC40 measures as below.

    VariantSeriesStyleLength (mm)Width (mm)Height (mm)Wheelbase (mm)
    PLUS B4 MHEV536 MY24A4D WAGON4440186316522702
    ULTIMATE B4 BRIGHT MHEV536 MY24A4D WAGON4440186316522702
    ULTIMATE B4 DARK MHEV536 MY24A4D WAGON4440186316522702
    RECHARGE PURE ELECTRIC536 MY24A4D WAGON4440186316472702
    RECHARGE TWIN PURE ELECTRIC536 MY24A4D WAGON4440186316472702

    The 2024 VOLVO XC40 has a braked towing capacity from 1500kg to 2100kg depending on the variant and an unbraked towing capacity of 750kg.

    Volvo XC40 Market Fit

    Where does it fit in the competitor segment?

    The Volvo XC40 is categorised as a Small SUV and has a price range of $54,990 to $85,990.

    Frequently Asked Questions

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    When you buy a new 2024 Volvo XC40 through CarExpert, speed, confidence and great value come standard.

    The Volvo XC40 range kicks off from $54,990 (plus on-road costs) for the "XC40 PLUS B4 MHEV" variant and finishes at $85,990 (plus on-road costs) for the "XC40 RECHARGE TWIN PURE ELECTRIC" variant.

    The Volvo XC40 is built in China and is then shipped to Australia.

    The Volvo XC40 has a braked towing capacity from 1500kg to 2100kg depending on the variant and an unbraked towing capacity of 750kg.

    Volvo suggested that owners service their Volvo XC40 every 12 months or 15,000km, whichever comes first.

    The Volvo XC40 has a five star ANCAP safety rating out of five.

    The variants of the Volvo XC40 use Premium Unleaded Petrol or Electric.

    The Volvo XC40 has 4 doors.

    In our latest review the Volvo XC40 scored 7.9 out of 10. Read the full Volvo XC40 review here.

    The Volvo XC40 had a 5 year, unlimited km warranty.

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