Power 178hp engine + 80 hp electric - 258 hp
Torque 264 Nm
Accelerate 7.3 sec. per 100 km / h
VOLVO XC40 Recharge PHEV Owner's Manual & Quick Guide PDF above the page.
Volvo promised in 2017 that it will offer electrified versions of all of its models by 2019. The luxury XC40 T5 crossover, which will first enter the UK market, has also waited its turn.
The plug-in hybrid is powered by a 1.5-liter three-cylinder engine with 178 hp and 264 Nm of torque, aided by an 80 hp electric motor. and 160 nm.
Volvo claims a total horsepower of 258 hp, making it the most powerful in the XC40 lineup, beating the 2.0-liter turbo in the T5 AWD with 14 hp.
The new PHEV comes with front-wheel drive only and takes 7.3 seconds to accelerate to 100 km / h, 0.7 seconds more than the T5 AWD.
WLTP fuel consumption estimates start at 1.7 liters per 100 km combined on 19-inch wheels - nearly three times the best performance for the next most fuel efficient XC40 in the lineup.
In pure electric mode, the 10.7 kWh battery provides a range of up to 46 km.
The XC40 T5 PHEV comes standard with a charging cable that powers the battery from a household outlet, which takes 3.5 hours to 6 hours.
Volvo can also offer a Type 2 charger, which charges the battery in 2.5 hours via the in-system 3.7 kW charger.