Sweden based Volvo Cars has launched today 2018 new Volvo XC40 luxury SUV in India to gove competitions to Mercedes-Benz GLA, Audi Q3 and BMW X1. The XC40 is the first product on the new CMA Platform which is future-ready with electrification and active radar based safety features. This SUV comes in Crystal White, Bursting Blue and Passion red is available across dealerships starting today at a special introductory price of INR 39.9 lakhs (Ex-Showroom, India) for limited stock.
The new XC40 has Volvo’s current design language and gets Thor’s hammer design with unique tail-lamp cluster and a sculpted exterior in 2-tone colour. The interior has black leather and lava orange faux-wool tones to add to the trendiness. It comes with 9 inch touchscreen and Harmon/Kardon 13 speaker 600Wn for immersive audio experience and the woofer is placed inside the dashboard for better acoustics. The cabin comes with leather seats as standard and the dashboard has piano black inserts around the touchscreen with aluminum inserts on the front to provide a sporty feel.
The XC40 is the first car in its segment to boast of radar based Active Safety features like City Safety with Steering Assist, active at speeds up to 50 km/h it avoids collision from other vehicles, pedestrians, cyclists and large animals. Adaptive Cruise Control lets the XC40 maintain a safe distance on highways and other features like On-coming lane Mitigation, Driver Alerts, Run-off Road protection and roll stability control reassures the driver and its occupants. The protective safety cage and 7 airbags keeps the occupants safe in an unlikely event of a collision.
The XC40 is available in the R-Design trim with a 2L 4-Cylinder Twin-Turbo D4 diesel variant producing 190hp and 400Nm of peak Torque. The powertrain has an 8-Speed Geartronic gearbox and Haldex AWD with different drive modes – Eco, Comfort, Dynamic, Off-Road and Individual modes that provides you a varied choice of settings for driving in different conditions.
Other Salient features
- Panoramic Sunroof
- Induction Charging for mobile phones
- Android Auto & Apple CarPlay Support
- Unique storage space
- Rear and front park assist pilot
- Diamond cut alloy wheel
- Power tail gate, hands-free power tail gate opening and closing