Volvo XC40 Recharge

Electric and plug-in hybrid crossover SUVs are taking over the market. And the all-new Volvo XC40 Recharge is not to be taken lightly. This exciting new addition to the lineup will be available at Star Motor Cars Volvo, in Houston, Texas, later this year. Get to know the all-electric SUV from Volvo and start your sneak peek now.

Engine, Transmission and Performance

The new 2021 Volvo XC40 Recharge is the first purely electric and plug-in hybrid SUV manufactured by Volvo. The Recharge comes with a dual electric motor powertrain. The electric powertrain features a liquid-cooled 78-kWh battery pack that mounted at the center of the vehicle to improve stability. Front and rear electric motors provide standard all-wheel drive. 

This powertrain delivers 402 horsepower and 487 pound-feet of torque. The XC40 Recharge goes from 0 to 60 mph in only 4.7 seconds and offers an electric range of 200 miles on a fully charged battery. The battery only takes 40 mins to be 80% charged by a fast charger. This SUV offers a maximum towing capacity of 2000 pounds.

The other powertrain is a plug-in hybrid that combines a 1.5-Liter turbocharged three-cylinder engine with an electric motor and a 10.7 kWh lithium-ion battery pack that delivers a total of 257 horsepower and 258 pound-feet of torque.

Interior, Comfort and Cargo

The 2021 Volvo XC40 Recharge comes with a functional state-of-art interior. It is designed with recycled plastics materials to reduce environmental impact. The Swedish design allows for light and air to be present and has spacious front and rear seats. The cabin is beautiful and functional, giving it a luxurious feel. 

The momentum and the R-Design trims offer an optional blaze orange door panels and carpeting, metallic trims, and rectilinear vents with chrome adjusters. The panoramic roof opens and tilts by the switch of a button to freely allow fresh air to flow into the cabin.

The Volvo XC40 can also accommodate 23 mid-size suitcases with the second row folded.

Infotainment and Connectivity

The 2021 XC40 Recharge gains advanced infotainment and connectivity features. The Recharge offers Google Connectivity that features Google Maps navigation and Google Assistant voice control. This system also provides in-car apps that can be downloaded from the Google Play store. The touchscreen also features Apple CarPlay, Bluetooth connectivity, and Sirius XM radio. The XC40 Recharge also features Harman Kardon sound systems with strategically placed speakers to produce high-quality sound.

Safety and Driver-Assistance Features

The 2021 Volvo XC40 Recharge comes with both active and passive safety features. With safety being the most important feature for buyers, the XC40 Recharge is upgraded with automated emergency braking and an optional semi-autonomous driving mode. Other car safety features include standard automatic emergency braking, lane-keeping assistance and automatic high beam headlamps, pedestrian detection with automatic emergency braking, rear-cross traffic alert, blind-spot monitoring, and automatic headlights with cornering lights. Additional safety features include tire pressure sensors, adaptive cruise control, and parking sensors.

Trims Available

Inscription T5 Plug-in Hybrid

  • The Inscription model is powered by a combination of a 1.5-Liter three-cylinder engine, a 10-kWh battery, and an electric motor. The interior features leather-trimmed seating upholstery and body-color side mirror caps. The exterior features 18-inch 6-spoke alloy wheels, LED head and tail lights.

  • The XC40 Inscription also adds a power liftgate, rain-sensing windshield wipers, automatic air conditioning, climate control, and a cap-less fuel filler.

 R-Design T5 Plug-in Hybrid

  • The R-design comes standard with 19-inch alloy wheels that offer a comfortable ride and adds a black roof, black side mirror caps, and dual exhaust outlets. The interior features beautifully designed leather-trimmed seating upholstery, leather-covered steering wheel, aluminum grille trim, and power-adjustable front seats. The XC40 also adds sport performance features such as steering-mounted paddle shifters, and a sporty suspension.

  • Driver-assist features include a blind-spot monitoring system, rear-cross traffic alert, lane-keeping assist, automated high beams with cornering lights, and pedestrian detection.

Fully Electric

  • This model features power-adjustable driver seats with memory, power-adjustable passenger seats, rear and front parking sensors, Harman Kardon premium sound system, lane-keeping assist, blind-spot monitoring, lane-centering, rear-cross traffic alert, and adaptive cruise control.

  • Exterior features include 5-spoke black diamond-cut alloy wheels, a roof spoiler, and black side-mirror caps. The Recharge Electric is powered by the dual-motor electric and a 75-kWh battery system. It also comes standard with all-wheel drive.

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