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Volvo V40 2015-2016 D3 R-Design

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V40 D3 R-Design Overview

  • Mileage (upto)
    16.8 kmpl
  • Engine (upto)
    1984 cc
  • BHP
    150.0
  • Transmission
    Automatic
  • Boot Space
    324-litres
  • Airbags
    Yes
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V40 2015-2016 D3 R-Design Review

Volvo India has rolled out the hatchback series of its popular model V40 in the market. Brought into the country through the CBU (completely built-up units) route, this vehicle will compete against the likes of BMW 1 Series, Mercedes Benz A-Class and others in this segment. It is available in two variants, of which Volvo V40 D3 R-Design is the entry level variant. It looks almost the same as its Crossover version, but lacks scuff plates and body cladding. This trim is fitted with a 2.0-litre diesel engine under the hood, which comes with a displacement capacity of 1984cc. This powerplant is cleverly mated with a six speed automatic transmission gear box, which helps in generating a maximum power of 150bhp in combination with a peak torque output of 350Nm. The braking and suspension mechanism are quite proficient, which helps in keeping the vehicle stable at all times. Its braking mechanism is further augmented by ABS along with electronic brake force distribution. Apart from the reliable engine, it is fitted with a lot of comfort and safety features. It has a spacious internal cabin, which is incorporated with an automatic air conditioning unit, an advanced music system with various input options, parking assist system and many other such aspects. In addition to these, the car maker has blessed it with a lot of safety features, which protects the occupants as well as the vehicle. It is being offered with eighty airbags along with front passenger airbag cut off switch and side airbags, city safety tech, central locking system and so on.

Exteriors:

The front fascia is designed with a large radiator grille, which is fitted with three chrome plated slats and embedded with a prominent company logo in the center. It is flanked by a neatly crafted headlight cluster, which is incorporated with high intensity lamps and side turn indicator. It also has LED based day time running lights, which gives it a distinct look. The body colored bumper has a wide air intake section, which is flanked by a couple of bright fog lamps. Coming to its side profile, it is designed with body colored door handles and some expressive lines. The external wing mirrors are electrically adjustable and have been integrated with side turn blinkers. It has silver finished window sill that gives the side profile a decent look. The pronounced wheel arches are fitted with a modish set of alloy wheels, which have been further covered with robust tubeless radial tyres that provides a superior grip on any road conditions. Its rear end is designed with a large windscreen that has black border. It is integrated with wash and wipe function and a defogger as well. For enhancing the look of the vehicle, it has a sporty roof spoiler, which is integrated with a LED high mounted stop lamp. The body colored bumper is accompanied by black finished skid plate, which prevents it from minor damages. It also has dual end pipes that are finished in chrome. The curvy boot lid is embossed with variant badging and a thick chrome strip. Its luminous tail light cluster is equipped with high intensity reverse lights and turn indicator.


Interiors:

The spacious interiors are designed in a two-tone color scheme and incorporated with a number of sophisticated features. There are ergonomically designed seats, which are very comfortable and provide ample leg space and shoulder room. Its front seats can be adjusted electrically and have proper lumbar support. These are integrated with adjustable head restraints and covered with leather upholstery. The rear seat comes with split foldable function, which helps in increasing the boot compartment. The dashboard is made of robust material and is equipped with a large illuminated glove box with cooling effect, 3-spoke steering wheel with multi-functional switches, an instrument panel and chrome finished AC vents. The chrome finished inside door handles and gear shift knob along with leather wrapped steering wheel gives the interiors a classy look.


Engine and Performance:


Under the bonnet, this variant is powered by a 2.0-litre turbocharged diesel engine, which comes with a displacement capacity of 1984cc. It is integrated with four cylinders and sixteen valves using double overhead camshaft based valve configuration. With the help of direct injection fuel supply system this vehicle generates about 23.25 Kmpl, under standard driving conditions. On the other hand, it is mated with a six speed automatic transmission gear box, which enables the motor to deliver a decent acceleration and pick up. This diesel mill can churn out a maximum power output of 150bhp in combination with a peak torque of 250Nm.


Braking and Handling:


The front axle is assembled with a McPherson spring strut, whereas the rear axle is affixed with a multi link type of mechanism. The automaker has blessed it with a highly responsive power assisted steering system that makes handling quite convenient. All its wheels are fitted with high quality disc brakes, which are further assisted by anti lock braking system along with hydraulic brake assist.


Comfort Features:


This newly launched hatchback is incorporated with a long list of convenience aspects, which gives the occupants a comfortable driving experience. The company has incorporated it with an advanced music system, which comes with Bluetooth connectivity for pairing mobile phones. The multifunctional steering wheel is mounted with audio, call and cruise control buttons. It has an efficient air conditioning unit, which comes with dust and pollen filter. Apart from these, the company has given it front center armrest, mood lighting TFT instrument panel with several functions and a few other such aspects that helps in giving an enjoyable driving experience.


Safety Features:
The car maker has bestowed this variant with a lot of safety features, which gives a hassle free driving experience. It is made of strong and rigid body structure that offers maximum security in the event of a collision. The front and rear crumple zones help to distribute the crash force and minimizes the impact on the occupants inside the vehicle. Furthermore, it has city safety technologies, which can sense an impending collision at speeds of up to 50 Kmph and provides automated braking system. In addition to these, it also has dual stage front, side as well as knee airbags, safety belts with notification on instrument panel, power child safety locks, whiplash protection system and so on. It is also bestowed with an electronic engine immobilizer, which makes it impossible to start the vehicle without the right key and protects it from theft.


Pros:


1. Compact size makes it perfect for maneuvering on city roads.
2. Spacious internal cabin with a lot of safety features.


Cons:


1. Rear view camera and panoramic sunroof can be added.
2. Cost of ownership and spares are quite expensive.

Key Specifications of Volvo V40 2015-2016 D3 R-Design

ARAI Mileage16.8 kmpl
City Mileage12.5 kmpl
Fuel TypeDiesel
Engine Displacement (cc)1984
Max Power (bhp@rpm)150bhp@3500rpm
Max Torque (nm@rpm)350Nm@1500-2750rpm
Seating Capacity5
TransmissionTypeAutomatic
Boot Space (Litres)324
Fuel Tank Capacity60
Body TypeHatchback

Key Features of Volvo V40 2015-2016 D3 R-Design

Multi-function Steering WheelYes
Power Adjustable Exterior Rear View MirrorYes
Touch ScreenNo
Automatic Climate ControlYes
Engine Start Stop ButtonYes
Anti Lock Braking SystemYes
Alloy WheelsYes
Fog Lights - FrontYes
Fog Lights - RearNo
Power Windows RearYes
Power Windows FrontYes
Wheel CoversNo
Passenger AirbagYes
Driver AirbagYes
Power SteeringYes
Air ConditionerYes

Volvo V40 2015-2016 D3 R-Design Specifications

Engine and Transmission

Engine TypeTurbo Diesel Engine
Displacement (cc)1984
Max Power (bhp@rpm)150bhp@3500rpm
Max Torque (nm@rpm)350Nm@1500-2750rpm
No. of cylinder5
Valves Per Cylinder4
Valve ConfigurationDOHC
Fuel Supply SystemDirect Injection
Bore X Stroke81 x 77 mm
Turbo ChargerYes
Super ChargeNo
TransmissionTypeAutomatic
Gear Box6 Speed
Drive TypeFWD
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Fuel & Performance

Fuel TypeDiesel
Mileage (ARAI)16.8
Fuel Tank Capacity (Litres)60
Emission Norm ComplianceEuro V
Top Speed (Kmph)210
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Suspension, Steering & Brakes

Front SuspensionMacPherson Strut
Rear SuspensionMulti Link
Shock Absorbers TypeGas Filled
Steering TypePower
Steering ColumnAdjustable & Collapsible
Steering Gear TypeRack & Pinion
Turning Radius (Metres)5.45 meters
Front Brake TypeDisc
Rear Brake TypeDisc
Acceleration9.3 Seconds
Acceleration (0-100 kmph)9.3 Seconds
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Dimensions & Capacity

Length (mm)4369
Width (mm)2041
Height (mm)1420
Boot Space (Litres)324
Seating Capacity5
Ground Clearance Unladen (mm)133
Wheel Base (mm)2647
Front Tread (mm)1559
Rear Tread (mm)1546
Kerb Weight (Kg)1561
Gross Weight (Kg)1980
Rear Headroom (mm)932
Rear Legroom (mm)847
Front Headroom (mm)984
Front Legroom (mm)1073
No of Doors5
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Comfort & Convenience

Power Steering
Power Windows-Front
Power Windows-Rear
Air Conditioner
Heater
Adjustable Steering
Automatic Climate Control
Air Quality Control
Remote Trunk Opener
Remote Fuel Lid Opener
Low Fuel Warning Light
Accessory Power Outlet
Trunk Light
Vanity Mirror
Rear Reading Lamp
Rear Seat Headrest
Rear Seat Centre Arm Rest
Height Adjustable Front Seat Belts
Cup Holders-Front
Cup Holders-Rear
Rear AC Vents
Heated Seats Front
Heated Seats - Rear
Seat Lumbar Support
Cruise Control
Parking SensorsFront & Rear
Navigation System
Foldable Rear Seat60:40 Split
Smart Access Card Entry
KeyLess Entry
Engine Start/Stop Button
Glove Box Cooling
Voice Control
Steering Wheel Gearshift Paddles
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Interior

Tachometer
Electronic Multi-Tripmeter
Leather Seats
Fabric Upholstery
Leather Steering Wheel
Glove Compartment
Digital Clock
Outside Temperature Display
Cigarette Lighter
Digital Odometer
Electric Adjustable SeatsFront
Driving Experience Control Eco
Folding Table in The Rear
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
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Exterior

Adjustable Headlights
Fog Lights - Front
Fog Lights - Rear
Power Adjustable Exterior Rear View Mirror
Manually Adjustable Ext. Rear View Mirror
Electric Folding Rear View Mirror
Rain Sensing Wiper
Rear Window Wiper
Rear Window Washer
Rear Window Defogger
Wheel Covers
Alloy Wheel Size (Inch)
Power Antenna
Tinted Glass
Rear Spoiler
Removable/Convertible Top
Roof Carrier
Sun Roof
Moon Roof
Side Stepper
Outside Rear View Mirror Turn Indicators
Intergrated Antenna
Chrome Grille
Chrome Garnish
Smoke Headlamps
Roof Rail
Tyre SizeR17
Tyre TypeTubeless,Radial
Additional Features
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Safety

Anti-Lock Braking System
Brake Assist
Central Locking
Power Door Locks
Child Safety Locks
Anti-Theft Alarm
Driver Airbag
Passenger Airbag
Side Airbag-Front
Side Airbag-Rear
Day & Night Rear View Mirror
Passenger Side Rear View Mirror
Xenon Headlamps
Rear Seat Belts
Seat Belt Warning
Door Ajar Warning
Side Impact Beams
Front Impact Beams
Traction Control
Adjustable Seats
Tyre Pressure Monitor
Vehicle Stability Control System
Engine Immobilizer
Crash Sensor
Centrally Mounted Fuel Tank
Engine Check Warning
Automatic Headlamps
Clutch Lock
EBD
Follow Me Home Headlamps
Rear Camera
Anti-Theft Device
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Entertainment & Communication

Cd Player
CD Changer
DVD Player
Radio
Audio System Remote Control
Speakers Front
Speakers Rear
Integrated 2DIN Audio
USB & Auxiliary input
Bluetooth Connectivity
Touch Screen
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Compare Variants of Volvo V40 2015-2016

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Rs.28,53,100*EMI: Rs.
16.8 kmplAutomatic
Pay 3,04,100 more to get
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      Rs.25,49,000*EMI: Rs.
      16.8 kmplAutomatic
      Key Features
      • Fixed Panoramic Sunroof
      • Laser Assisted Automatic Braking
      • Roll Stability Control

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