Volvo India today launched the updated versions of XC40 and XC90 SUVs in the country. The smaller XC40 gets a mid-life facelift while the changes to the XC90 are limited to a new infotainment unit.
2022 Volvo XC40 Facelift: Pricing and Variants
The new XC40 SUV is now available at an introductory price of Rs 43.20 lakh (ex-showroom). This mouth-watering deal price is only available for the festive season; post that, the price will be updated to Rs 45.90 lakh (ex-showroom). The new car will be sold alongside the existing model at a discounted price of Rs 41.99 lakh (ex-showroom) until stocks last. Unlike the pre-facelifted version, the new model will be sold in a single B4 Ultimate trim.
2022 Volvo XC40 Facelift: Powertrain
Powering the facelifted Volvo XC40 is the 2.0-litre turbo petrol engine paired to a 48V mild hybrid system. The combined power output from the system is rated at 197 bhp and 300 Nm. The new mild-hybrid system comes mated to an 8-speed torque converter automatic transmission, that channels power to the front wheels of the SUV.
2022 Volvo XC40 Facelift: Changes to the Exterior, Interiors and Features
The new Volvo XC40 gets minor cosmetic updates, which include redesigned front grille finished in gloss black, a tweaked headlamp assembly with Thor’s Hammer-shaped LED DRLs and a new gloss black fog lamp housing. Other changes include a reworked front and rear bumper with skid plate. Towards the side we get a rather simple looking 5 spoke 18-inch alloy wheels.
On the inside, the overall dashboard layout remains the same, but get new wooden treatment. In addition to the new wooden treatment, the car also gets Crystal gear level knob, 2 USB type-C ports and an updated 9-inch Android infotainment system which supports Google Maps, Voice Assistant and Google Playstore.
Features additions to the new model include Advanced Air Purifier, Active Noise Cancellation, Blind Spot Information System with CTA (Cross Traffic Alert), Collision Mitigation Support, adaptive cruise control, 14 speakers Harman Kardon Sound System among others. The XC40 takes on the likes of BMW X1, Audi Q3 and Mercedes Benz GLA in its segment.
Along with the facelifted model of the XC40, Volvo cars also launched an updated version of the XC90 for 2022.
2022 Volvo XC90 Facelift: New Pricing and Changes
The updates on the Volvo XC90 are limited to a new Google-based Infotainment system supporting Google Maps, Voice Assistant and Google Playstore. Other changes include the addition of a Gen-2 Graphical Head-up display, 2 USB type-C connectors, wired Apple CarPlay, Park Assist (Front, Rear and Side) and Volvo Support.
The Volvo XC90 is only available with a single 2.0-litre mild-hybrid petrol engine which puts out 300 bhp and 420 Nm of peak torque. Volvo doesn’t offer the plug-in hybrid powertrain with the updated model.
The new flagship SUV now costs Rs. 94.90 lakh (ex-showroom).