The Volvo XC40 Recharge Pure Electric can be bought directly from Volvo for around £60005 as standard, excluding any extras and upgrades.
Drivetrain and Performance
The Volvo XC40 Recharge Pure Electric is an all-electric, 5 seater Crossover / SUV with All Wheel Drive and Automatic transmission. It has a top speed of around 112mph and does 0-62 in 4.9 Seconds. It can produce a maximum torque of around 487lb-ft.
Range and Efficiency
The average range you can expect from the Volvo XC40 Recharge Pure Electric on a full charge is around 260 Miles and the energy efficiency is around 365 Watt hours per mile (Wh/mi). Both of these figures were calculated by the Worldwide Harmonised Light Vehicle Test Procedure (WLTP).
The range and efficiency you get from the car will vary considerably, depending on a wide variety of factors such as: Driving style, weather, quality of road, traffic, cargo load, passenger load, tyre pressure, use of creature comforts such as air conditioning, heating, music and use of charge sockets.
Battery and Charging
The Volvo XC40 Recharge Pure Electric has a battery capacity of 78kWh, producing a maximum power output of around 300kW.
The fastest possible charge speed that the Volvo XC40 Recharge Pure Electric can utilise from commercial charging stations (DC) is 260mph, whilst the fastest possible charge speed at home using a 7.4Kw charging station (AC) is around 26mph. The amount of power that can be drawn from each charging method equates to 151kW and 11kW respectively.
The Volvo XC40 Recharge Pure Electric uses a Type 2 charging socket, located at the Left Rear of the vehicle.
Dimensions and Luggage Capacity
The Volvo XC40 Recharge Pure Electric measures L4425mm x W1873mm x H1652mm in size and has a gross weight of 2650Kg, with an unladen kerbweight of 2188Kg.
It has a wheelbase of L2702mm, with a turning circle of 11.4m.
The Volvo XC40 Recharge Pure Electric has a maximum cargo capacity of 1289L and a maximum loading weight of 537Kg.
It can seat up to 5 people, has 5 doors and can carry 75Kg on its roof.
This vehicle has no NCAP safety test data.