Volvo XC40 1.5 T3 [163] Inscription Pro 5dr Geartronic Review

Category: Family SUV

Section: Version review

Fuel type:
petrol
Gearbox:
semi-auto
Doors:
5 doors
Available colours:
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RRP £35,145What Car? Target Price£32,777
Review

It might be some time since we voted the multitalented XC40 our Car of the Year, but it still cuts the mustard. It blends generous passenger space and a practical boot with a quality interior and top-notch safety. That means you aren't only buying a hugely desirable product, but one backed up with real substance. There are however better plug-in hybrid SUVs out there, should you be considering a T5 Recharge.

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Trim: Inscription Pro

On top of the toys included with Inscription, the Pro version adds adaptive LED headlights, heated front seats, an electrically adjustable passenger seat with memory function, headlight washers, a heated windscreen and 19in alloy wheels.

Engine: 1.5 T3 [163]

Has a respectable 161bhp and, particularly when combined with the optional automatic gearbox, delivers adequate performance for most family SUV buyers’ desires. The pick of the range for most buyers, although with a lower towing capacity than other models (1600kgs), not all.


Key information

Doors5
Seats5
0-62 MPH9.6 seconds
Fuel TypePetrol
GearboxSEMI-AUTO
MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

38.7

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

586

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

166

g/km

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