Volvo XC40 Recharge Pure Electric

Volvo’s first pure EV is the XC40 Recharge Pure Electric.

Launched in 2021, the Chinese-sourced small SUV arrived to complement the plug-in hybrid (PHEV) version.

It originally only came with a motor on each axle for a combined 300kW and all-wheel drive, while a 72.5kWh battery offered 418km of range.


Motor: Synchronous electric permanent-magnet
Transmission/drive: Single-speed reduction gear/FWD or AWD
Battery: 69kWh (78kWh) Lithium Ion
Power/torque: 170kW/330Nm (300kW/660Nm)
0-100km/h: 7.4s (4.9s)
Consumption: 15.8-19.0 (17.9-25.0) kWh/100km
Electric range: 380km (418km)
Warranty: 5yr/unlimited
Battery warranty: 8yr/160,000km
Safety rating: 5 stars

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