Volvo XC40 170kW Recharge Plus 69kWh 5dr Auto Review

Category: Family SUV

Section: Version review

Fuel type:
electric
Gearbox:
auto
Doors:
5 doors
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RRP£48,300
Review

It might be some time since we voted the multi-talented Volvo 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. If you're a private buyer, we reckon the T3 petrol makes the most sense, but the T4 plug-in hybrid is a great choice for company car drivers.

Our preferred Plus model gets heated and electrically adjustable front seats, a reversing camera and a more efficient interior heating system that helps to improve the car’s driving range in winter conditions.

The single motor version delivers 228bhp and is powered by a 69kWh battery that gives around 260 miles of range.


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Key information

Doors5
Seats5
0-62 MPH7.4 seconds
Fuel TypeElectric
GearboxAUTO

Available colours

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

578

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

0

g/km

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