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Volvo V40 D3

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V40 Volvo V40 D3 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 D3 Review

Volvo India, the maker of luxury cars has introduced the all new V40 hatchback in the country. The event took place at their Hyderabad showroom, where company's officials announced the launching of this vehicle in two trims. Among those, Volvo V40 D3 Kinetic is the base variant. It is equipped with a 2.0-litre turbocharged diesel engine under the hood, whose torque is distributed to the front wheels through a six speed automatic gearbox. This vehicle gets several advanced features including laser assisted automatic braking system, ABS and number of other security functions. While the comfort aspects include automatic climate control unit, electrically adjustable seating system and a sophisticated infotainment system. The interiors are in a dual tone color scheme wherein, the seats, steering wheel and gearshift box gets premium leather upholstery. It is quite spacious from inside and assures luxurious space for five occupants. The manufacturer is also offering this vehicle with a 'Volvo on Call' application for your smartphone using which, owners can start the engine, lock/unlock doors and can gain access to roadside assistance. Being a hatchback, this vehicle will now compete against the likes of BMW 1 Series and Mercedes Benz A Class in the entry level luxury hatchback segment.

Exteriors:

Like all other company's cars, this hatchback looks very stylish owing to its beautifully structured aerodynamic design. Its front facade comprises of a bigger radiator grille with thick chrome surround along with the company insignia positioned in the center. The headlight cluster looks curvy, but black accents and projector lamps gives it a bold appeal. The front bumper is in body color featuring a wide air dam with horizontally positioned slats. Additionally, there are LED lights placed on bumper that further dazzles this facet. The side profile looks swanky with bigger fenders, which are equipped with dynamic alloy wheels. The window frame looks very sleek and is surrounded by a chrome strip. Both the door handles and the outside mirror caps are done up in body color. This vehicle has its B pillars in glossy black that renders it a modern appeal. Coming to the rear end, it gets signature taillight cluster with arrow shaped lighting pattern featuring LEDs. The tailgate in the center looks very small, but glossy black finishing makes it look unique. It has a total length of 4369mm, width of 1857mm (excluding the outside mirrors) and with an overall height standing at 1420mm.

Interiors:

Its interiors have a rather subtle design that has a two-tone color scheme. This eye-soothing theme is further complimented by chrome highlights given on its dashboard. The steering wheel has a three spoke design featuring several control switches, which makes it easy to operate audio and call functions. This steering along with seats have been covered with leather upholstery that renders a regal stance to the cabin. Just behind this, there is a fully digital instrument cluster, whose illumination can be adjusted as per the requirement. The seat are extremely comfortable wherein the front seats can be adjusted using electrical function. The company has placed several control switches around the driver's seat, which makes it quite convenient to access various functions of this hatchback.

Engine and Performance:

The manufacturer has powered it with a 2.0-litre diesel engine that has displacement capacity of 1984cc. It carries 5-cylinders, twenty valves and is paired with a 6-speed geartronic automatic transmission gearbox. This mill returns a healthy fuel economy of around 23.25 Kmpl when driven on expressways. It is incorporated with a direct fuel injection system. It churns out a maximum power of 150bhp at 3750rpm and yields peak torque output of 350Nm in the range of 1750 and 3000rpm. This variant consumes around 9.3 seconds to break the speed limit of 100 Kmph and attains a top speed of nearly 200 Kmph.

Braking and Handling:

This variant has both its front and rear wheels equipped with disc brakes. Its availability with anti-lock braking system is an advantage as it boosts this mechanism. Coming to its suspension system, its front axle is affixed with a McPherson spring strut and a multi-link is used for the rear one. Proper handling is ensured by the electric power assisted steering system. It offers excellent response and makes driving easier in all road conditions.

Comfort Features:

In terms of comfort, it comes with heated front seats that have lumbar support as well. These are power adjustable, while the rear one has a foldable function. An advanced infotainment system is offered, which features a touchscreen display. It has CD, MP3 player and supports Bluetooth connectivity as well. The sun visors at front include illuminated vanity mirrors, whereas the outside mirrors are power adjustable. It has a dual zone climate control that helps in maintaining the cabin temperature. Besides these, it has heated windscreen and tinted windows of which, the latter aids in keeping the cabin temperature low in sunny conditions. It has all four power windows along with auto up and down function. The list of comfort aspects further include automatically dimmed inside mirror, sunglass holder, steering wheel mounted with audio switches, cruise control, auto bending headlights and so on.

Safety Features:

A long list of protective features makes it one of the safest vehicles in the market. The city safety system is one of its finest aspects, which is a laser based technology that can sense an impending collision and prevent it. The driver support package includes blind spot information system, cross traffic alert, lane keeping aid, driver alert control and a few other features. All its passengers are offered with seatbelts that have pyrotechnical pretensioners, whereas the whiplash protection system reduces the possibility of injury in the event of a collision. It comes with dual front, side and curtain airbags as well. Apart from all these, this trim also includes anti-lock braking system, traction control, rear door child locks, dynamic stability control, collapsible steering column, alarm, remote controlled central locking system and many other such aspects that enhance the level of protection.

Pros:

1. Good cabin space with ample leg and head room.
2. Impressive exterior and interior aspects.

Cons:

1. Low ground clearance is a drawback.
2. Price range is quite high.

Key Specifications of Volvo V40 D3

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 D3

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 - FrontNo
Fog Lights - RearNo
Power Windows RearYes
Power Windows FrontYes
Wheel CoversNo
Passenger AirbagYes
Driver AirbagYes
Power SteeringYes
Air ConditionerYes

Volvo V40 D3 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 SensorsRear
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 Seats
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 Size115/90 R16
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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Volvo V40 D3 Colours

Volvo V40 2015-2016 is available in 8 different colours - Bright Silver Metallic, Ice White, inscription electric silver metallic, Rebel Blue, Osmium Grey Metallic, Caspian Blue Metallic, Passion Red, Black Sapphire Metallic.

  • Passion Red
    Passion Red
  • Ice White
    Ice White
  • Black Sapphire Metallic
    Black Sapphire Metallic
  • Caspian Blue Metallic
    Caspian Blue Metallic
  • Rebel Blue
    Rebel Blue
  • Bright Silver Metallic
    Bright Silver Metallic
  • Osmium Grey Metallic
    Osmium Grey Metallic
  • inscription electric silver metallic
    inscription electric silver metallic

Compare Variants of Volvo V40 2015-2016

  • Diesel
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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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