Looking for a reliable and affordable SUV? The Volvo XC40 facelift version is a great option for 2022 in UK. It’s stylish, comfortable, and perfect for a busy family. With plenty of cargo space and a variety of safety features, the XC40 is sure to keep you and your loved ones safe on the road.
The facelifted version of the 2022 Volvo XC40 SUV comes with minor cosmetic upgrades like sharper headlamps, reprofiled bumpers and new alloy wheels. Overall, it is reminiscent of Volvo India’s recently launched electric version of the Volvo XC40 Recharge model in the UK market. Along with cosmetic upgrades, the company will also offer more features in this new model.
n terms of design, the Volvo XC40 Recharge is almost identical to its petrol version, the standard Volvo XC40 SUV. The price of Volvo XC40 Recharge Electric SUV in the Indian market is Rs. 55.90 lakhs (ex-showroom, UK). According to the information provided by the company, the battery in this gives a range of 418 kilometers (WLTP certified) on a full charge. Currently, Volvo imports and sells the car to UK through the Completely Built Units (CBU) route. Hence, its price is also a bit high.
Volvo XC40 Recharge (UK)
The Volvo XC40 Recharge Electric SUV is built on the Compact Modular Architecture (CMA) platform. The same platform also underpins the XC40’s internal combustion engine (ICE) vehicle. So, the equipment and components of these two models are almost identical. The Volvo XC40 Recharge comes with two electric motors, one on each axle. It is identical to the all-wheel drive unit of the current gasoline version.
The Volvo XC40 Recharge Electric SUV is equipped with two 150 kW electric motors on either side. Together they produce a maximum power of 402 bhp and 660 Nm of torque. These two electric motors are powered by a 78 kWh lithium-ion battery pack. This electric car accelerates from 0 to 100 kmph in just 4.9 seconds and has a top speed of 180 kmph.
According to a report, Volvo Luxury vehicles company is looking to use mild-hybrid engines in all petrol/diesel models except the S60 sedan sold in the UK market. Volvo also already sells plug-in hybrid and fully electric cars in international markets, the company recently launched its latest electric car, the Volvo XC40 Recharge. Based on the standard petrol version XC40 model platform, the company has designed this XC40 Recharge Electric Car.
The company is also likely to offer ADAS (Advanced Driver Assistance Systems) features along with continuing some of these features in the upcoming 2022 model. It also includes smartphone connectivity features, a dash-mounted woofer, a panoramic sunroof and wireless charging for smartphones, a 12.3-inch vertical touchscreen for entertainment and a MID touchscreen for driver information.