Volvo V40 is a C-segment car, available as 5-door hatchback, and was unveiled at the 2012 Geneva Motor Show. Replaces Volvo S40 saloon and V50 estate, and has been on sale in Europe from May 2012 and England since August. V40 was designed by the U.S., Chris Benjamin, Volvo yesterday and is being designed as part of British designer Peter Horbury, before moving to Volvo Geely matrix. It is built on a modified Ford C1 platform that was used for the Volvo C30, with power management settings and adjust the spring and damper settings.
alignment engines make current Volvo models, a gasoline engine two, 1.6-liter EcoBoost I4 producing 180 HP and 150 and depends on the dimensions and 2.5 liters Volvo B525 HP products i5 254 and two diesel engines 1.6-liter Ford Duratorq engine, which produces 115 horsepower, while emitting just 94 g / km of CO2, and Volvo i5 2.0-liter diesel is available in two versions, with 150 HP and 177 HP.
Volvo V40 is new from the wheels up, and is designed to differentiate premium hatchback rivals like Audi A3, Mercedes A-Class and BMW 1 Series. Offers a stylish look, good fuel economy and a long list of kit that includes pedestrian airbag safety first in the world. Super-low CO2 emissions start from just 94g/km, which makes the V40 a great choice for car buyers company. From those with their own money be hard pushed to choose Volvo for nothing more than Germany, but if you want to hatch a safe, clean and entertaining, then V40 is a good choice. The new model V40 duty offroad suspension has seized up and plastic body cladding, while the sporty R-model is also available.
Volvo V40 is new from the wheels up, and is designed to differentiate premium hatchback rivals like Audi A3, Mercedes A-Class and BMW 1 Series. Offers a stylish look, good fuel economy and a long list of kit that includes pedestrian airbag safety first in the world. Super-low CO2 emissions start from just 94 grams per kilometer, which makes the V40 a great choice for car buyers company. From those with their own money be hard pushed to choose Volvo for nothing more than Germany, but if you want to hatch a safe, clean and entertaining, then V40 is a good choice. The new model V40 duty offroad suspension has seized up and plastic body cladding, while the sporty R-model is also available.
Volvo V40 takes its styling cues from the big V60, with a strong interface buffers, such as curves and folds in the body that go all the way back. the overall effect is a car that is more interesting than the Audi A3 or VW Golf and more attractive BMW 1 Series. Inside, the V40 takes a step forward in terms of quality and design is logical and sensible minimalist distributed. That said, not quite match the Audi for quality and some of the reams endless menus and submenus can be quite confusing. ES luxury cars come equipped entry-level 16-inch wheels, exterior mirrors and a leather-wrapped fire wheel. There are also SE R-Design models sports and Cross Country robust version that offers the option of four-wheel drive, but comes with a hefty price and SE Lux.
Volvo V40 Driving
Choose diesel V40 and you will have plenty of power forward, even if you choose a low production model D2. 2.0-liter 147bhp D3 offers a good combination of power and efficiency, while the growl of five-cylinder D4 is especially interesting and passed slower moving traffic a cinch. There are lots of grip and precise steering very impressive V40 not only on the roads, but also on the twisty road. However, since the V40 can match the price, those who want a sporty ride may be better to opt for BMW 120D. six-speed manual gearbox is stiff and awkward, but when Geartronic automatic is not as easy or efficient as the latest gearbox dual clutch directly from Audi and VW.
Volvo has always been a class leader in safety innovation and V40 is no exception to that proud tradition. It is the first production car to pedestrian airbag, and successfully complete a crash test rating of five stars in the Euro NCAP tests. Euro NCAP also said that the V40 was officially the safest car ever tested – a fine distinction for any new car. Volvo 10 finished strong in 2012 Driver Power reliability survey, which shows that buyers still have faith and ownership experience and reliability of the products include lost its way in recent years.
Measuring size of 335 liter, V40 boot is slightly smaller than the VW Golf. But despite his disappointing test, start having a false floor that allows items to be stored on two different levels. Inside, Volvo designers have chosen form over function there is plenty of storage space and door bins are quite small. Rear headroom is compromised by the speed of the sloping roofline, too, but all the seats are very comfortable. So give your passenger is over six feet, should be to rejoice over long distances.
Volvo V40 Operating Expenses
When it comes to running costs, Volvo V40 stands. D2 diesel only produces CO2 and manages 94g/km staggering 78.5mpg fuel economy, corresponding to a BMW 116d Dynamic efficiency. Gasoline is even stronger T4 Official figures 51.4mpg and 129g/km. Although the V40 is expensive to buy, its price is incompetent and luxury rivals BMW and Mercedes and a generous amount of standard equipment included. However, all services and depreciation was higher than the equivalent BMW 1 Series.