Volvo Set to Extend XC40 Engine Line-Up

Added: 30 August 2018

Fresh off the back of revealing the new Volvo XC40 T5 Twin Engine, the Swedish manufacturer have revealed three more variants: T3, T4 and D3.

The compact SUV will gain two new petrol engines and a diesel engine.  The petrol range will now kick off with the T3. The T3 is powered by a 1.5 litre turbocharged 3 cylinder engine, which in effect matches the T5 Twin Engine but without the electrical aspect.  The engine will produce 154bhp and deliver 265Nm of torque which will translate into a 0-62mph time of 9.4 seconds, and will deliver 45.6mpg.  This will be paired with a six speed manual gearbox with an eight speed automatic to follow in the future.

New Volvo XC40

Volvo XC40 Spec

Next in line will be the T4. The T4 is a 2.0 litre petrol engine that comes with an automatic transmission and will be four wheel drive. The increase in engine size means 187bhp is produced and this reduces 0-62mph time down to 8.2 seconds and delivers 40.9mpg.

The new diesel option comes branded as the D3. The D3 is available as either a front-wheel drive manual, or an automatic which comes as either front or four wheel drive.  Producing 148bhp the D3 has 320Nm of torque. This converts into an impressive 0-62mph time of just 8.2 seconds while pairing this with fantastic economy figures of 58.9mpg.

New Volvo XC40 Exterior

Volvo XC40 Price

The Volvo XC40 is available in three main trim levels: Momentum, Inscription and R-Design, with pro versions available at each level.  The entry-level XC40 is the T3 momentum and goes on sale from £27,610 while the range topping model is the T5 Inscription Pro which will be priced at £37,620.

To hear more about the new range of XC40 engines, or to get behind the wheel with a test drive, get in touch with the Fordthorne team today!

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