THE XC40 Recharge plug-in is the initial electrified member of Volvo’s ever-preferred compact SUV portfolio and a precursor to the looming Pure Electric version due in this article in August.
Not only is it the most highly-priced variant in the existing XC40 line-up – right up until the BEV arrives – at $sixty four,990 in addition on-roads, it is also easily the most effective with its turbocharged one.five-litre 3-cylinder PHEV powertrain churning out a meaty 195kW – 10kW additional than the T5 R-Design and style.
Volvo doesn’t quote a blended torque determine, but the pressure-fed tiny triple churns out a respectable 265Nm all by alone (and contributes 135kW to the whole 195).
When the power output is amazing, it is the XC40 Recharge’s overall economy figures that verify the most eye-catching.
Combined fuel intake is rated at just two. litres for every 100km on the blended cycle while the all-electric