Volvo Volvo Xc40 Estate 1.5 T3 [163] R DESIGN 5dr

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Cruise control Standard (ex. VAT)
Rear park assist Standard (ex. VAT)
Power operated tailgate Standard (ex. VAT)
Wireless/Inductive Mobile Phone Charging £166.67 (ex. VAT)
Smartphone integration with Apple CarPlay and Android auto + 2 USB £250.00 (ex. VAT)
Front park assist £270.83 (ex. VAT)
Rear park assist camera £312.50 (ex. VAT)
Intellisafe surround (Blind Spot Information System (BLIS) with Steer Assist, Cross Traffic Alert with auto brake and Rear Collision Mitigation) £500.00 (ex. VAT)
Intellisafe-Blind spot system + steer assist, cross traffic alert with autobrake, rear collision mitigation and autodimming exterior rear view mirror £500.00 (ex. VAT)
360 degree surround view parking camera £583.33 (ex. VAT)
Sensus connect with high performance sound, USB, 8 Speakers/250W Standard (ex. VAT)
Sensus connect with high performance sound, 8 speakers/250W, front USB and 2 rear type C USB Standard (ex. VAT)
Sensus Connect with Premium Sound by Harman Kardon, Dolby Pro Logic II Surround Sound, Dirac Unsion,13 speakers/600W and subwoofer £458.33 (ex. VAT)
Solid paint Standard (ex. VAT)
Metallic paint £487.50 (ex. VAT)
Premium metallic paint £708.33 (ex. VAT)
Power glass tilt and slide panoramic sunroof with sun curtain £833.33 (ex. VAT)
Retractable towbar £979.17 (ex. VAT)
Rear headrests Standard (ex. VAT)
Front and rear headrests Standard (ex. VAT)
Height/tilt adjustable driver's seat Standard (ex. VAT)
Extended front seat cushions Standard (ex. VAT)
Height adjustable passenger seat Standard (ex. VAT)
Sports floor mats Standard (ex. VAT)
R-Design nappa leather/nubuck upholstery Standard (ex. VAT)
Lava Orange carpet in floor, door panel Inserts, tunnel side panel and mats £145.83 (ex. VAT)
Power passenger seat £250.00 (ex. VAT)
Power driver seat with memory + exterior mirrors memory £375.00 (ex. VAT)
Power memory driver's seat + door mirror memory £375.00 (ex. VAT)
Leather faced upholstery £750.00 (ex. VAT)
Winter plus pack - XC40 £250.00 (ex. VAT)
Versatility pack - XC40 £395.83 (ex. VAT)
Winter Pack - XC40 £416.67 (ex. VAT)
Park assist pack - XC40 £479.17 (ex. VAT)
Intellisafe surround pack - XC40 £500.00 (ex. VAT)
Power seat pack - XC40 £520.83 (ex. VAT)
Convenience Pack - XC40 £541.67 (ex. VAT)
Climate pack - XC40 £645.83 (ex. VAT)
Intellisafe Pro Pack - XC40 £1250.00 (ex. VAT)
Driver assist pack - XC40 £1291.67 (ex. VAT)
Xenium Pack - XC40 £1333.33 (ex. VAT)
Lounge pack - XC40 £1875.00 (ex. VAT)
Solid - Black Stone Standard (ex. VAT)
Metallic - Thunder grey £487.50 (ex. VAT)
Metallic - Onyx black £487.50 (ex. VAT)
Metallic - Glacier Silver £487.50 (ex. VAT)
Metallic - Fusion red £487.50 (ex. VAT)
Premium metallic - Crystal white £708.33 (ex. VAT)
Premium metallic - Bursting blue £708.33 (ex. VAT)
Child proof door locks Standard (ex. VAT)
Mechanical child rear door locks Standard (ex. VAT)
Power child locks on rear doors £70.83 (ex. VAT)
Keyless Start Standard (ex. VAT)
Active four-C chassis + four corner adaptive damper £625.00 (ex. VAT)
Contour sports leather/nubuck - Charcoal Standard (ex. VAT)
Leather/nubuck - Charcoal Standard (ex. VAT)
R-Design nappa leather/nubuck - Charcoal Standard (ex. VAT)
Lower dashboard, tunnel console and door panel in charcoal Standard (ex. VAT)
Leather - Charcoal £750.00 (ex. VAT)
Tyre sealant kit + 12v compressor Standard (ex. VAT)
18" 5 Double Spoke diamond cut/matt black alloy wheels Standard (ex. VAT)
Tempa spare wheel and jack £125.00 (ex. VAT)
19" 5 double spoke diamond cut /matt black alloy wheels £437.50 (ex. VAT)
20'' 5 double spoke diamond cut matt black alloy wheels £1083.33 (ex. VAT)
21" 5 triple spoke diamond cut/ matt black alloy wheels £1625.00 (ex. VAT)
Voice control system
Speed sensitive steering
Bluetooth hands free telephone kit
Volvo on call
Speed limiter
Drive mode selector
Adjustable steering wheel force
Sensus navigation system
Lane keep assist with driver alert control
12.3" Active TFT crystal driver's instrument display
Oncoming Lane Mitigation
9" Touch screen
Voice activated control for key functions
Sensus navigation with European mapping and traffic information
9" centre console portrait touch screen
Steering wheel mounted remote controls
DAB Digital radio
Rear wiper
Front and rear electric windows
Roof antenna
Automatic headlamp levelling
Home safe and approach lighting
Rain sensor windscreen wipers
Electrically adjustable and heated door mirrors
Roof spoiler
Automatic dimming interior mirror
Dark tinted glass for rear windows + rear screen + side luggage area window
Adaptive brake lights
High gloss black mesh grille
LED front fog lights
High gloss black roof rails
LED Headlights + Active high beam incorporating daytime running lights
High gloss black lower front bumper
Dual integrated exhaust pipes with high gloss black surround
Black stone door mirrors
Black stone roof
High gloss black front and rear skid plate
High gloss black window trim
Embossed rear side roof pillar
Front tread plates
Visible VIN plate
Rain sensor with automatic windscreen wiper activation
Colour coordinated auto folding and heated power door mirrors
Front aluminium tread plates
Adaptive brake lights with high level LED brake lights
Auto folding door mirrors
High gloss black mesh front grille with high gloss black surround
High gloss black sensus surround deco
Dark tinted windows for rear door side windows and cargo compartment
Illuminated vanity mirrors
Front headrests
Front/rear reading lights
Illuminated glovebox
Courtesy lights
Leather gearknob
Passenger seat adjustable for lumbar support
Front door pockets
Rear coat hook
Pollen filter
Centre console storage box
Sports Leather steering wheel
Height/reach adjustable steering column
Illuminated driver/passenger vanity mirrors
Front footwell illumination
Lockable/illuminated glovebox
Driver's lower storage shelf
Perforated leather gearknob
Rear armrest / integral cup holders / storage tray
Black headlining
Underfloor stowage compartment
Perforated leather steering wheel
Sports pedals
Driver seat height/tilt/lumbar adjustment
Cooled glovebox
Illuminated luggage compartment
Load protection net
Ambient lighting in door panels
Isofix attachments on rear seats
60/40 split folding rear seat
A-pillar parking ticket holder
Charcoal headlining
Illuminated front cupholder
Multicolour theatre lights
Illuminated tailgate
2 zone electronic climate control with air quality system
Contour sports seats with leather/nubuck upholstery
Bright metal luggage threshold
Perforated Leather Key Integrated Remote
3 spoke leather steering wheel with chrome trim
12V socket in front tunnel console
Centre console cupholders
Glovebox bag hook
Leather coloured key integrated remote
Centre console cupholders and storage
Underfloor cargo storage
Multi directional lumbar support
Illuminated vanity mirrors + ticket holder
Front reading light and theatre lighting
Rear reading and courtesy lights
Ambient front door and instrumental panel lighting
Front door pocket and front cupholder illumination
Driver's side lower dashboard credit card storage compartment
12V socket in front tunnel console and cargo compartment
Leather/nubuck upholstery
2 zone electronic climate control with cooled glovebox and rear air vent
2 zone electronic climate control and rear air vent
Key integrated remote
First aid kit
Front seat side impact airbags
Warning triangle
Side impact protection
Side Impact Protection System airbags
Fasten seatbelt reminder
SIPS (Side Impact Protection System)
Inflatable curtain
Anti-lock Brake System and Electronic Brakeforce Distribution
DSTC-Dynamic Stability and Traction Control
Hill descent control
Seatbelt pre-tensioners
WHIPS whiplash protection system - front
Dual stage Driver/Passenger Airbags
Tyre pressure monitoring system
Passenger airbag cut-off device
Drivers knee airbag
Hill start assist
3x3 point rear seatbelts
Electronic parking brake with auto hold
City safety
EBA
Road sign information display
Run off Road Protection
Run off Road Mitigation
Vehicle deceleration control with Anti-lock Brake System, Electronic Brake Distribution and Emergency Brake Assist
Stability and Traction Control with Spin control, Engine Drag Control and Corner Traction Control
Front seats SIPS airbags
Slippery road and hazard light alert
City safety includes pedestrian, cyclist and large animal detection and front collision warning with full auto brake
Seatbelt reminder and pretensioners
Front and outer rear seatbelt reminder and pretensioners
Locking wheel nuts
Key integrated remote control central locking
Fuel flap with deadlocking system
Anti-theft alarm including immobiliser/volume sensor + level sensor
Private locking
Key integrated remote control central locking + fuel flap with deadlocking system and auto open/close power windows
Private locking for tailgate
Care key
Key integrated remote central locking including fuel flap with deadlocking system
Care key with user defined top speed
Sports chassis
Cutting edge aluminium inlay
CO2 159
Euro Emissions
NOX N/A
CC 1477
Compression Ratio 2034
Cylinder Layout In - Line
Cylinders 4 Cylinder
Fuel Delivery Turbo
Number of Valves 557
Gears 6
Transmission Manual
Combined 0.00
Urban 0.00
Extra Urban 0.00
Badge Engine CC 1477
Badge Power 163.00
NCAP Rating
Vehicle Homologation Class N/A
0 to 60 mph (Sec) 9.00
0 to 62 mph (Sec) 9.30
Engine BHP 163.00
Engine KW
Engine PS 1503
Engine Torque 265.00
Top Speed 112
Front Tyres 235/55 R18
Rear Tyres 235/55 R18
Spare Tyre TYRE REPAIR KIT
Height 1658
Length 4425
Wheel Base 2702
Width 1910
Fuel Tank Size 54.00
Weight 2060
Roof Load Limit
Towing Weight Braked 1503
Towing Weight Unbraked 750
Number Of Seats 5

Ten Second Review

Volvo's XC40 is much more than just a smaller version of the brand's larger SUVs. It gets its own 'CMA' platform, a very distinct design to set itself apart and lots of potential for electrification. The result is a slightly unusual alternative to premium-branded compact SUVs like Audi's Q3 and the BMW X1.

Background

Volvo took its time in developing a contender for the industry's fastest-growing market segment, that for compact family hatchback-based SUVs. The XC40 put that right. Under the skin lies a bespoke 'Compact Modular Architecture' platform that Volvo created with its Chinese owner Geely. It's a chassis that will in future be used by a whole range of new compact Volvo models, but it's hard to believe that many of them will be much more significant than this one. Established premium brand compact SUV contenders like BMW's X1, Mercedes' GLA and Audi's Q3 are all within this XC40's sights. So it'll have to be good.

Driving Experience

The XC40's 'CMA' platform has been based around provision for a whole range of future cutting-edge Volvo powerplants, including three cylinder engines plus Plug-in hybrid and a fully-electric versions. All the combustion units now fuel from the green pump and the range starts with a three cylinder 1.5-litre engine used in 129hp form in the T2 and in 163hp guise in the T3 variant. Both only come with front wheel drive and the T3 can be had with the option of auto transmission. Further up the petrol range, there's Volvo's 2.0-litre mild hybrid unit which has to be mated to auto transmission. It's available in 197hp form in the B4 petrol derivative (offered with front or four-wheel drive). If you want an electrified XC40, that 1.5-litre petrol engine also features in 129hp form mated to an 82hp electric motor in the Recharge T4 Twin Engine Plug-in hybrid model. And in 180hp form mated to an 82hp electric motor in the Recharge T5 Twin Engine Plug-in hybrid variant. There's also a full-electric model, the P8 Pure electric AWD Automatic, which has a 408hp fully electrified powertrain. Across the range, available driving systems include the brand's 'Pilot Assist' autonomous set-up which can steer and brake for you on the highway.

Design and Build

It's an interesting combination this. A Swedish-branded product, financed by a Chinese conglomerate, styled by a British designer and built in a Dutch factory. We'll start with the penman, a young Englishman Ian Kettle who says that the look of this car was inspired by robots he'd seen in sci-fi movies. In styling this contender, his brief was to give the XC40 its own identity, rather than simply making it a down-sized XC60. So while this car shares its bigger stablemate's 'Thor's Hammer' LED headlights and clamshell bonnet, it also gets unique touches like an inverted front grille and coupe-like rear styling. To some extent of course, the XC40 had to be different because it rides on quite different underpinnings, a 'CMA' ('Common Modular Architecture') platform that'll be seen on a whole range of future small models from Volvo and its Chinese parent Geely. What it means here is that for the first time, Volvo has a range of three SUVs; other brands have that too of course but in this case, the three products are each quite distinct in character. The Swedish brand hopes that'll be significant.

Market and Model

Prices start at just over £25,000 and range up to just over £53,000 for the full-electric P8. There are three main levels of trim - 'Momentum', 'R-Design' and 'Inscription', with plusher 'Pro' variants of each. Every version of the XC40 is very well equipped. As standard, even entry-level 'Momentum' variants come with LED headlights with optional active high beam, two-zone climate control with a 'CleanZone' air-filtration system, rear parking sensors, a 12.3-inch TFT instrument binnacle display and 18" alloy wheels. If you upgrade to sporty 'R-Design' trim, you additionally get gloss black styling details including a contrasting colour black roof, plus diamond-cut or matt black alloy wheels, part-leather seats and aluminium dash inlays. Top-spec 'Inscription' variants meanwhile, enjoy fill-leather upholstery, an electric tailgate, wood detailing and a crystal glass gearlever. As ever with Volvo, a key focus is safety. An autonomous braking system is standard-fit and this system can specifically detect people and animals. There's also an 'Oncoming Lane Mitigation' set-up that not only stops you from pulling out into the path of an oncoming vehicle but can also steer you away from such an impact. Pilot Assist, Volvo's innovative semi-autonomous drive feature, is an optional extra on every XC40, as is 'Run-off Road Protection and Mitigation'. And Cross Traffic Alert with brake support', which warn you of oncoming vehicles when you're reversing out of a space.

Cost of Ownership

On the the figures, all now WLTP-rated. The T2 and T3 petrol variants most will choose offer combined fuel consumption of up to 41.5mpg on the combined cycle and CO2 emissions from 158g/km - that's in front-driven manual form. The petrol-powered 197hp B4 mild hybrid offers combined fuel economy of up to 39.2mpg on the combined cycle and CO2 emissions from 167g/km in front-driven form. The Recharge T5 Plug-in hybrid (which can go up to 31 miles on a charge) manages the faintly unbelievable official combined cycle fuel reading of up to 139.4mpg and a CO2 reading of up to 47g/km. The P8 full-electric model can go up to 249 miles on a single charge and its battery can be re-charged to 80% of its capacity in 40 minutes using a fast-charger. Maintenance should be relatively affordable for a car of this kind, with three or five year pre-paid servicing packages are available to help you budget ahead. If you pay extra for the useful 'On Call with App' remote connectivity system, this Volvo can be programmed to autonomously realise when a service is due, then automatically book it for you at a dealership of your choice. Finally, we'll tell you that the warranty is the usual three year, 60,000 mile package.

Summary

Volvo clearly felt that to break into the premium brand compact SUV segment, it had to offer something distinctively different to its German rivals, so that's exactly what we've got. Not everyone will like the looks but there's no doubt that they will help the brand to target buyers who would never previously have considered a Volvo. Will these people pass up a premium German-branded alternative to own this car though? Well, the class-leading safety standards may be tempting for some. And the personalisation options a deciding factor for others. Overall, if you're looking for a quality option that's a bit more unique in this segment, Volvo thinks it has a car that'll interest you very much.