Volvo XC40 P8 Recharge 300kW 78kWh First Edition 5dr AWD Auto Review

Category: Family SUV

Section: Version review

Fuel type:
electric
Gearbox:
auto
Doors:
5 doors
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RRP£59,985
Review

It might be some time since we voted the multitalented 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. Just be aware that the plug-in hybrid Recharge versions aren't as good to drive as regular petrol models.

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This top-spec version pack plenty of kit, including leather-trimmed heated front and rear seats, adaptive cruise control with autopilot, a panoramic sunroof, a heated steering wheel, keyless entry, smartphone mirroring, wireless phone-charging, a Harman Kardon sound system and a bird's-eye-view camera.

Nearly 250 miles on a single charge and 0-62mph in just 4.9sec are seriously good key points, but it's also mega expensive until Volvo brings out cheaper trim levels.


Key information

Doors5
Seats5
0-62 MPH4.9 seconds
Fuel TypeElectric
GearboxAUTO
Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

586

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

0

g/km

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