The Volvo XC 40 was launched recently and it’s not even a month, the Luxury Compact SUV has been completely sold out for the first batch of 200 XC 40 R-Design trim and along with that the introductory offer too ends. Following the demand in Indian market the Swedish car maker has launched the XC40 with two more variants. The Volvo XC40 has been launched with two variants – Momentum priced at 39.9 Lakhs and Inscription priced at 43.9 Lakh. While the XC 40 mid trim R-Design is priced at 42.9 Lakhs (all the prices are ex-showroom).
The features from R-Design trim like Heated seats, 18’ Inch Wheels (although the design differs at trim level), Powered Tailgate, Adaptive cruise control, Park assist pilot, Wireless charging, Gear Shift paddles. While Momentum variant misses all the above, except the 18’ Inch Wheels and gets a Standard cruise control along with a standard high performance audio system. Additionally the Inscription trim get features like powered headrest, Drift wood décor inlay interiors, Crystal gear lever knob. The Safety features are covered across the variants and doesn’t have any changes in the safety equipment’s.
The Volvo XC 40 is mechanically unchanged across variants and continues to powered with same 2.0 litre engine which produces 190 hp and 400 Nm of peak torque. While the front grills are identical to each trim. The Momentum trim gets chrome surround with vertical liner grills while the Inscription trim gets chrome surround and chrome inserts in the grill. The R-Design gets a blacked out scuff plates while the Inscription and Momentum trim gets silver scuff plates. The Volvo XC 40 Momentum is the most affordable compact SUV of the Volvo
Charles Frump – Managing Director, Volvo Car India shared, “We are absolutely delighted to have received such a positive response for the newly launched XC40. It’s a great beginning for us and we expect it to contribute considerably in achieving 10% segment share by 2020.”
With the launch of Volvo XC 40 Inscription and Momentum trims, Volvo has just made the right boxes ticked. The variant wise pricing seems to be very competitive considering that these SUVs are Completely Built Unit (CBU) and imported from its homeland and this may worry the rivals. Although, The R-Design trim is the best priced and equipped across the trim and is our favorite as well. However, if you want to buy yourself the R-Design trim you have to pay 42.9 lakhs as the introductory prices has concluded along with first 200 booking. Volvo has also started the official booking for both the new trims with an amount of 2 lakh. The deliveries will start later this month for the new bookings.
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