Volvo V40 Cross Country petrol launched in India at Rs. 27 lakh

Volvo V40 Cross Country petrol launched in India at Rs. 27 lakh New Volvo V40 Cross Country
author image Aditya Chatterjee
Monday 20 April 2015, 12:29 PM

Volvo, the Swedish luxury carmaker, today launched the petrol derivative of the V40 Cross Country in the Indian car market. The petrol V40 Cross Country is priced at Rs. 27 lakh (ex-showroom, Mumbai).

Under the bonnet is a 1.6-litre turbocharged EcoBoost engine sourced from Ford. This engine is capable of producing a top power output of 185PS and a peak torque of 240NM. Power is transmitted to the front wheels of the car via a six-speed automatic transmission. The V40 Cross Country is one of the most powerful cars in its league. It accelerates to 100kmph from stand still in just 8.5 seconds.

V40 Cross Country

The diesel version is propelled by a 2.0L turbocharged engine that is good for 148bhp of power and 350Nm of torque. This motor is coupled to a six-speed 'Powershift' automatic gearbox, which sends power to the front wheels.

The V40 Cross Country is basically the beefed-up version of the standard hatchback. It rides on 17-inch "Larenta" alloy wheels with brushed-aluminium finish. The vehicle is equipped with front curtain and knee airbags, ABS with EBD, traction control, ESC, child safety etc. For passenger comfort and convenience, the Cross Country has leather seats, park assist system, cruise control, rear parking sensors with camera, etc.

The V40 Cross Country petrol competes against the Mercedes-Benz GLA, BMW X1 and Audi Q3. The vehicle will come as completely built-up unit to India. The Swedish luxury carmaker is also planning to launch the V40 hatchback in the Indian car market soon.

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