Volvo’s stylish new V40 has undoubtedly confirmed its status as one of the hottest new hatches around. The manufacturer’s debut premium five-door hatchback is now available with more options than ever, meaning you can really make this great car your own. You couldn't pick a safer car, with the V40 with Driver Support Pack Winning the award for Safest Used Car for Families for the third year in a row at the Co-op Insurance Safest Used Car Awards.
Volvo’s V40 allows you to design your perfect car, selecting each aspect from the paint colour and cabin trim, to options such as alloy wheels and special steering wheels. The possibilities are endless including heated front seats, autofolding power door mirrors and a handy blind spot information system.
PERFORMANCE AND HANDLING
Volvo’s tried and tested vertical suspension keeps the V40’s ride as smooth as possible, and ensures that you and your passengers are comfortable on long and short journeys alike. The V40’s precise, accurate steering puts you in conrtol, and for those looking for a sharper response, the Sport chassis lowers the car and adds firmer suspension. The Corner Traction Control fitted as standard, adds more grip and control when you need it, making cornering both safer and more fun.
What’s more, you’ll find Volvo has packed the V40 with innovative new technology to improve the driving experience and enhance safety as well – from City Safety which alerts of an imminent collision and will apply the brakes automatically, to Park Assist Pilot which detects the right size of space and steers for you, the V40 is intuitive and well-designed.
ENGINE SPECS AND FUEL ECONOMY
Available with a selection of 4 different petrol and diesel engines, the Volvo V40 is equipped with start/stop technology as standard, meaning the driver’s experience is more relaxing, not to mention more efficient. Within the diesel line-up are Volvo’s ultra-efficient 1.6-litre four cylinder D2 engine which returns a startling low 118g/km CO2 emission level, and delivers an incredible 70.6 MPG.
The petrol choices are the T2, offering 122bhp, or the more powerful T3, delivering 152bhp; both are four-cylinder direct injection engines.
Featuring a noticeably more aerodynamic silhouette for a hatchback, the new V40 sits lower to the ground than many in its class. It's youthful, contemporary good looks are characterised by Volvo's signature T-shaped headlights.
On the inside, you're welcomed by a bright ,spacious interior, further enhanced by the optional panoramic roof. The sculpted seats support you and your passengers, giving premium comfort, making every journey relaxed and pleasurable.
There are a wide range of options and trim levels, allowing you to express your individuality. The City Weave upholstery option adds a contemporary look to the warm V40 interior.