Volvo V40

Volvo V40 petrol launched in India

Volvo India all set on a fast track


Expects more from Indian auto industry


The Swedish car manufacturer renowned to make the safest cars in the world- Volvo has recently introduced the petrol version of its popular crossover V40 Cross Country in India. Till date, V40 was available only in the Diesel option.

Engine & Gearbox:

Volvo V40 Petrol is powered by a four cylinder engine having a capacity of 1596cc. This engine is capable of producing 132 kW of power at a speed of 5700rpm while its maximum torque output is 240Nm in the speed range of 1600-5000 rpm. To maintain a perfect balance between performance and fuel economy, Volvo has employed a number of modern technologies on it like fuel direct injection and turbo-charging. This powerful engine is then mated to a six speed automatic gearbox.

Volvo V40 Steering wheel (Courtesy: Volvo)


Volvo V40 is accoutred with ample convenience features designed to reduce the driver fatigue and make driving a more enjoyable experience. Some of them are:

Rain sensing wipers

Electrically adjusted outer rear view mirrors

Park assist

Speed Limiter or Cruise Control

Safety features on Volvo V40:

To maintain the ‘Volvo status’ of safety, V40 is armed with a number of safety features both active and passive, to ensure the safety of the occupants as well as other vehicles on road. Some of these safety features are:

Active Safety-

City Safety or IntelliSafe

Dynamic Stability Control

Traction Control

ABS with Brake Assist

LED Daytime Running Lights

Emergency Brake Light (EBL)

Passive safety-

Reinforced passenger compartment

Three point seat belts

Airbags (Driver, Passenger, Knee, Side)

Collapsible steering column

Energy absorbing interiors


The Volvo V40 Petrol is priced at Rs. 27 Lakhs (Ex-showroom Mumbai). From the price point of view, this model would be competing the Mercedes Benz A class and BMW 1 series.

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