Volvo XC40 1.5 T3 [163] Momentum 5dr Review

Category: Family SUV

Section: Version review

Fuel type:
petrol
Gearbox:
manual
Doors:
5 doors
Available colours:
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RRP £29,720What Car? Target Price£27,732
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: Momentum

You get cruise control, keyless start, dual-zone climate control and a 9.0in tablet-style touchscreen with sat-nav, a DAB radio and Bluetooth. You also get digital instruments, 18in alloy wheels, LED headlights, driver and passenger electric lumbar adjustment and rear parking sensors. Well worth a look.

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 MPH9.3 seconds
Fuel TypePetrol
GearboxMANUAL
MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

40.4

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

586

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

158

g/km

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