The Volvo XC40 and C40 Electric get cheaper versions; See prices

The Volvo XC40 and C40 Electric get cheaper versions;  See prices

After announcing the pre-sale of the 2024 tram line C40 H XC40 In July, Volvo It begins delivering the first units of the entry-level SUV in November. The biggest news is the arrival of the cheaper option of the C40 SUV-Coupe, which only had a more powerful option with two engines capable of producing 408 hp.

Now, bring the model The new version of Recharge PlusIt is equipped only with a rear engine capable of generating 238 hp. The electric package features a 69 kWh battery that, according to Volvo, provides a range of up to 475 km on the global WLTP cycle. In the most stringent measurements made according to IntroThe utility vehicle travels up to 385 km on a full charge.

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The Volvo XC40 Recharge Plus has a new option

Hey XC40 Recharge Plus, in turn, already had one engine option in its range. However, this car was in the lead, with slightly less power, 231 hp. In this way, the electric SUV gets the same 238 hp as its “sibling”. If the power was increased a little, the torque increased even more, going from 33.5 mkg to an excellent 42.8 mkg.

According to Volvo, this SUV can travel up to 460 kilometers on the WLTP cycle (423 kilometers in the previous model). And in Brazilian Program for Vehicle Labeling (PBVE) From Inmetro 367 km. In other words, a significant improvement compared to the 231 km length of the 2023 line. Moreover, the recharging time has decreased from 10% to 80% on 150 kW chargers from 40 minutes to 34 minutes.

Volvo XC40 Recharge Plus 2024
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New 19-inch wheels are in the range

According to the Swedish manufacturer, the advantage of rear-wheel drive in the XC40 and C40 is to provide a better ride, as well as additional power compared to the previous entry-level version of the XC60. What’s more, both models can be painted in Vapor Gray and Cloud Blue, options that debuted on New entry-level SUV EX30.

In fact, the EX30 became Volvo’s first model in Brazil. With size Volkswagen T-CrossThe SUV is already on sale in the country, with prices starting at R$219,950. However, the first units are supposed to arrive here only in March 2024. However, almost 2,000 units of the model have already been reserved, which is a new phenomenon. It is worth noting that the XC40 is the best-selling electric car in Brazil in 2023 (see ranking).

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  • XC40 Recharge Plus – 299.950 Brazilian reals
  • C40 Recharge Plus – 314,950 Brazilian riyals

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