Volvo V40 Review
Volvo launches petrol version of V40 Cross Country in Indian car market
Volvo V40 Cross Country launched in India at Rs 28.5 lakh
14 June, 2013: Finally, the much anticipated luxury compact crossover, Volvo V40 Cross Country has been launched today by Volvo Auto India. The Swedish carmaker has offered the luxury SUV to Indian customers at Rs 28.5 lakh (Ex-showroom Delhi). It has been made available in only one variant which is called the V40 D3. It comes equipped with safety features of front passenger and driver airbags, curtain airbags, knee airbags, ABS, ESP, City Safety System, front seats with whiplash protection. The vehicle is loaded with a powerful 2L, 5 cylinder, D3 diesel diesel motor and returns a mileage of over 16 kmpl as per ARAI test. In Indian domestic auto market the new Volvo V40 Cross country is a major competitor of BMW X1 SUV.
Volvo V40 Price and Variants
Volvo V40 Cross price in India is placed at Rs 28.5 lakh (Ex-showroom Delhi) which is competitive enough. Other luxury brands in India like Mercedes, Audi and BMW have entry level cars in their respective portfolio that are available for sale at an affordable price. More such vehicles are coming in India proffering luxury wagons at affordable price. Volvo V40 Cross has been juxtaposed to other luxury cars in India like Mercedes Benz BMW X1 and Audi Q3 both in terms of positioning and pricing. The Volvo V40 Cross Country is a strong competitor for its contemporaries.
|Volvo V40 Cross Country Variants||Volvo V40 Cross Country Price (Ex-showroom Delhi)|
|Volvo V40 Cross Country D3||Rs 28.5 lakh|
Volvo V40 Review by Expert
Volvo V40 Cross Country is an entry level compact crossover which based on the Volvo V40 hatchback it does not look like a full grown SUV it rather looks like a combination of a compact SUV and a luxury sedan. Volvo has left no stone unturned to make V40 Cross look appealing be it design, body frame, motor, exteriors, interiors, safety features and the comfort features. This SUV is definitely going to give a tough competition to its rivals in India, SUVs have gained popularity over the time in the domestic market and Volvo V40 Cross is a treat for the Indian customers.
India has received a diesel powered Volvo V40 Cross which is viable too as Indians have a liking for diesel engines thanks to the ever increasing petrol price and a large gap between petrol and diesel price. There are one trim is available in V40 Cross Country in India. At the price tag of Rs 28.5 lakh it has been least priced Volvo car in India.
The compact SUV from Volvo comes equipped with 2.0 litre, 5 cylinder, D3 turbo diesel engine with a start stop function. This 2.0 liter Turbo diesel engine is pumping a high power of 150bhp and and a peak torque of 350 Nm. A six speed automatic transmission is mated to the2.0 litre turbo D3 diesel engine. The power output when compared to other luxury compact SUVs in India, is a tad less.
Volvo V40 Cross Country has inherited with jaw dropping looks as its other siblings. The exterior stance is impressive and the SUV is capabel to win the heart of Volvo car lovers. For an SUV to look commanding it is extremely important to a have a preeminent front and even more important to have a domineering rear that falls in sync with the front fascia. Inside the SUV has chic and plush interiors equipped with cutting edge features. This five seater SUV comes with 40/60 folding rear seats that provides ample space.
It is extremely important for a car to be well equipped with safety feature and Volvo V40 comes loaded with all important safety features. Some of the safety features have been offered with it as standard are front passenger and driver airbags, curtain airbags, knee airbags, ABS, ESP, front seats with whiplash protection and City Safety System. Its City Safety System feature has also won the Euro NCAP Advanced Award.
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