Volvo launches V40 Cross Country globally

Volvo launched the all new V40 Cross Country in the international markets. Volvo introduced an all new segment by launching the V70 Cross Country in 1997 and the V40 takes this segment a step further. The V40 is designed for those who want a sense of adventure in their everyday life.

The new Cross country blends style with elegance. The five-door, five-seat all-roader features refined off-road inspired details such as the anodized, black high-gloss frame around the greenhouse, the black rear-view mirror housings and the sleek rails floating over the roof.

The cross over is powered by a choice of diesel engines. The five-cylinder 2.0-litre D4 turbodiesel has been optimised for performance and fuel-efficieny. It delivers 177 hp and has torque of 400 Nm across a wide rpm range. Acceleration from 0-100 km/h takes 8.3 seconds with the automatic gearbox (8.6 sec with manual). In addition there is the 2.0-litre D3 producing 150 hp and 350 Nm of torque. Both turbodiesels are available with a six-speed automatic transmission or six-speed manual gearbox.

For the extra fuel conscious drivers a D2 version of the V40 Cross Country is offered which delivers a mileage of 3.8 l/100 km. The 1.6-litre diesel engine has 115 hp and 285 Nm of torque, including 15 Nm overboost.

For the petro heads the company is also offering a five-cylinder 2.5-litre T5 engine has a power output of 254 hp and 400 Nm of torque, including 40 Nm overboost delivered during acceleration. The T5 is also available in a 2.0-litre version with 213 hp and 300 Nm of torque on certain markets.

There is also the T4, a 1.6-litre GTDi engine with 180 horsepower and maximum torque of 270 Nm, including 30 Nm overboost. Fuel consumption is 5.5 l/100 km. A 2.0-litre five-cylinder T4 engine with 180 hp and 300 Nm of torque is available on certain markets.

Other highlights of the new Volvo V4 Cross country are:

Start-stop and braking energy regeneration on all versions

Hill Descent Control on the T5 version with All Wheel Drive

Smooth Powershift transmission

Seven different mood light options

Two-piece, 40/60, rear seat backrest

Volvo may certainly consider this model for the Indian market. For more details visit our global site: