New Volvo V40 Cross Country: the V40 leaves the asphalt

Volvo V40 Cross Country

Volvo points to the previous model Paris Salon and does so with the new Volvo V40 Cross Country, off road version of the new Volvo V40. We had already seen camouflaged voices was a rumor to the arrival of this version “optimized” for use occasional off-road. Now the rumor materializes, officially presented the new Volvo V40 Cross Country.

Comes with an aesthetic appropriate to its new status as a model country now, an image is accompanied by an overhaul of the cycle most propitious for its new status. A crossover condition that departs not dynamically depending on your version Volvo compact, but it does address valid for the occasional dirt track. Learning about the new Volvo V40 Cross Country.

40mm higher and with an aesthetic appropriate to its new status
Volvo V40 Cross CountryThe Volvo V40 Cross Country separate soil reaches 40 mm more than the compact, with wheels of the same size as the Volvo V70, with 19-inch tires. His aesthetic receives, and only with the increase in height, a major change is reinforced by the adoption of a new front and rear bumpers and new side profiles.

These new bumpers and side skirts party to introduce black tone, which contrasts with the original tone of the body. Moreover, both bumpers as their side profiles, incorporating a protective aluminum makes the extra point in the aesthetics of the V4 offroad Cross Country.

Volvo V40 Cross CountryIn its interior emphasizes the adoption of elements in a copper tone (like the tone of the body chosen for the official photos) which is also present in the seams of the leather, you can choose 5 different colors. In addition to Volvo who also have thought who needs space in addition to the family, to transport long objects, and may also pull down the rear seats in a ratio of 40/60, folding front passenger seat, creating a long load surface. Inside also highlights the presence of seven different tones for ambient lighting.

Volvo V40 Cross CountryVolvo V40 Cross CountryMechanics from the 254 to 115 hp
We got to the mechanical section of the new Volvo. We found a total drive system associated with T5 petrol engine and an automatic transmission. This block 2.5-liter 5-cylinder rated at 254 hp, with a torque of 400 Nm that take hastsa the 100 km / h in 6.1 seconds with a combined consumption of 7.8 l/100 km.

Furthermore, depending on the market, there is a T5 version with 2 liter displacement that delivers 212 hp and 300 Nm.

Volvo V40 Cross CountryNext to T5, T4, GTDi block 1.6-liter 180 hp and 270 Nm torque, approving a consumption of 5.5 l/100 km with emissions of 129 g / km. Furthermore, depending on the market, instead of the 1.6 is a 2.0 with 300 Nm of torque and 180 hp.

Besides these blocks presented to Volvo V40 Cross Country with the D4, the 2.0-liter diesel that delivers 177 horsepower with a torque of 400 Nm with acceleration of 8.3 seconds in the 0 to 100 km / h, with automatic transmission, with the Manual is 8.6 seconds and a combined consumption of 4.4 l/100 km approved with manual and 5.2 l/100 km with the automatic transmission.

Volvo V40 Cross CountryBelow D4, D3, 2 liters of a 150 horsepower and 350 Nm which the mark is not the time specified by figures and below this the D2, 115 hp, 285 Nm and a consumption of 3.8 l / 100 km that leaves us with emissions of 99g/km of CO2.

Mechanics also complete with Stop & Start on all models, with all kinds of transmissions and descent control.

Volvo hopes to sell 17,000 units of the new Cross Country of which, 50% will go to Europe, while 30% of the total is made in China. Be produced in Belgium and production will begin in November this year.

Volvo V40 Cross Country

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