Volvo XC40 2.0 D3 R DESIGN 5dr Geartronic Review

Category: Family SUV

Section: Version review

Fuel type:
diesel
Gearbox:
semi-auto
Doors:
5 doors
Available colours:
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RRP £35,185What Car? Target Price£32,912
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.

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Trim: R DESIGN

Our favourite trim. This adds seats trimmed in leather and suede, power-folding door mirrors, privacy glass and multicoloured ambient interior lighting to everything you get with cheaper Momentum trim. You also get sports suspension which gives you a more controlled, and ultimately more comfortable, ride. 

Engine: 2.0 D3

The cheapest diesel engine is a great fit for the XC40. It's more flexible at low engine speeds than the T3 petrol, so you don't have to work it so hard to make progress. Plus it returns much better real-world fuel economy than the more powerful D4 diesel. Available with an automatic or manual gearbox, as well as front or four-wheel drive.


Key information

Doors5
Seats5
0-62 MPH10.2 seconds
Fuel TypeDiesel
GearboxSEMI-AUTO
MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

47.6

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

586

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

157

g/km

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