Volvo is one world class vehicle manufacturer that always seems to be working on making their models better every year. Likewise, we have all seen how good the XC40 SUV is. Volvo doesn’t seem to get enough out of it, and as the company doesn’t settle for less, which is why new XC40 model is coming up. This new model will go by the name 2018 Volvo XC40.The current generation of this model is already adored by customers for its wonderful performance and great driving experience. Volvo will be making this 2018 variant even better in almost everything from performance to design and convenience. This upcoming Volvo XC40 will be based on the CMA platform. The structure and DNA will be retained while incorporating new changes.
Exterior Body and Interior Design of 2018 Volvo XC40
As stylish as it gets, the exterior body of this upcoming Volvo XC40 2018 will feature certain modifications for good. The revised design of the grille in its front fascia will project a fresh look. The headlights too will look different as a modified design will be incorporated into it. This fresh frontal look will also be complimented by a modified bumper. The wide air intake will have an aggressive styling. The roof rails will also add to the changed look. In its rear portion, a robust design will be given to the bumper and taillights. The ground clearance will be kept the same.
It’s way too early to shed some light regarding the interior cabin of this 2018 Volvo XC40. There might be a slight increase in leg room. Upgrades in the technological features are for sure.New soft-touch materials might be used for upholstery; some revisions will be done on the instrument cluster, center console and the steering wheel. Changes and additional features will also depend on upon the various trims. Improvements and concerns will also be regarding coupes features of safety. It has been said that there will be a total of 10 airbags for high safety, electronic safety features like pedestrian detection and blind spot monitoring will be precisely fast and accurate.
2018 Volvo XC40 – Engine and Performance
Regarding the engine of this upcoming 2018 Volvo XC40, gasoline engine variants will be T5, T4, T3 and T2 while diesel engine variants will be D4, D3, and D2.A plug-in hybrid drivetrain will also be used. Some sources have said that the base engine will be able to produce 245 pound-feet of torque and 180 hp. The top speed of this 2018 XC40 is said to be 135 miles per hour as it will sprint from 0 to 60 miles per hour in 8 seconds. There is no word about its transmission system and fuel economy as of now, but an all-wheel drive configuration can be expected if front wheel drive comes standard.
2018 Volvo XC40 – Price and Date of Launch
This 2018 XC40 is suspected to have a starting price of $30,000. Although there are no official confirmations, this 2018 Volvo XC40 might be released during the late half of 2017 or at the early onset of 2018.