Volvo XC40 P8 Recharge 300kW 78kWh R DESIGN 5dr AWD Auto Review

Category: Family SUV

Section: Version review

Fuel type:
electric
Gearbox:
auto
Doors:
5 doors
Available colours:
Volvo XC40 Recharge P5 Plug-in Hybrid front
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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: P8 Recharge 300kW 78kWh

We haven't tried this fully electric version of the XC40 yet, but we'll let know what it's like as soon as we can.


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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