This is the second generation automobile expected to be built on the new Compact Modular Architecture platform. It will be the second model to be made based on the CMA stage. The platform was revealed in Paris Auto show when the Volvos senior vice president announced that 2016 Volvo XC40 will be developed in collaboration efforts with Geely, a Chinese company. The sport utility vehicle will be an improvement of V40 2015 model. It will come with a more aggressive design compared to the V40 series.
2016 Volvo XC40 Exterior and Interior
This vehicle is expected to come with a stylish exterior design which will include a silver garnished roof rail, side skirts, company emblem, front body colored bumper, body moldings, and signature radiator grille. It will also have sleek headlights featured with the bi-xenon lamps. The magnificent body work will radiate with confidence and elegance. Its SUV appearance will be enhanced by the anterior aluminum protective cladding and the roof will also have an excellent glossy black finish. The 17 or 18 inch alloy wheels will also feature tubeless tires.
2016 Volvo XC40 the interior will be spacious and will be fitted with an advanced infotainment system, soft to touch surfaces, a high grade audio system and a perfect seating arrangement. Other installations will include the digital instruments which includes; the cruise control system, climate control system, key-less access, dynamic TFT presentation, journey control framework, speed dependable power steering and more elements which are standard for all Volvo models. Safety installations will include the airbags, laser breaking system, a blind spot monitor, cross traffic assists, lane keeping assistance, rear view cameras and more present day safety features. All these will maximize the driver and passenger’s safety and assist drivers to avoid accidents as well as head on collisions.
2016 Volvo XC40 Engine
2016 Volvo XC40 will operate on both the diesel and petrol engines, although this has not yet been confirmed. The diesel option will be a 2.0 Liter 5 cylinder engine which will produce 148HP at 3500RPM and 350Nm at 1500-2700RPM. The diesel engines will also be featured with with a 6 speed automatic transmission. 2016 Volvo XC40 the petrol version will be 1.6 Liter 16valve engines which will be able to produce up to 180HP at 5700RPM and 240Nm at 1600-5000RPM. 2016 Volvo XC40 it will be equipped with two transmissions which involve the 5speed manual and 6 speeds automatic. The latest technological advancements used in construction will contribute to a high performance and will eventually improve fuel economy. The main rivals will be the BMW X1, Audi Q2 AND Range Rover Evoque models
2016 Volvo XC40 Release Date and Price
The 2016 Volvo XC40 will be presented in the markets in early 2016 and the price is speculated to start from $46500. But in reality, the official price will be competitive in comparison to the main rivals’ prices.