After four years of marketing and technical update last year ( the generalization of the new 2.0 petrol and diesel engines), the compact Volvo today has a slightly redesigned. While it is true that with a particularly successful in drawing the base, the weight of years does not seem to reach the V40, it was all him even necessary to comply with the new visual identity étrennée by the new XC90, S90 and V90. Thus, the compact optic receives new, taking the light signature “Thor’s hammer”.
The grille is also slightly changed, now with vertical black strips, and two shades of original bodywork (Blue Amazon and Blue Denim) appear on the chart. Eight new wheels are also available in V40, V40 R-Design and V40 Cross Country, the latter two naturally enjoying the same cosmetic changes. The cabin also receives minor changes, with a track “City Weave” unprecedented and new upholstery on the dashboard or against the door. The ventilation system now has the appellation CleanZone, announced through a filter especially active outside air.
Finally, the Volvo On Call system, which can manage many remote capabilities, receives some updates, including compatibility with Windows 10. The company Goteborg was not referring to the engines; it seems that the provides mechanical remains unchanged, with petrol engines ranging from 122 to 245 hp (T2, T3 and T5) and diesel from 120 to 190 hp (D2, D3 and D4). See you in a few days at the Geneva show to discover this new V40 on the Volvo stand.