The Volvo XC40 has been up to date as soon as once more for the Malaysian market, with the B5 mild-hybrid variant out there in a sole Final trim, priced at RM278,888 on-the-road with out insurance coverage, which is an identical to that of the XC40 Recharge Pure Electrical (XC40 EV) in Final trim.
For comparability, the XC40 Recharge BEV continues to be on sale as 2023 yr mannequin and will get promotions reminiscent of a RM25k rebate. For the 2024 mannequin yr, the mild-hybrid B5 is RM10,000 greater than its final replace in October 2022, and the Recharge T5 plug-in hybrid variant has been discontinued.
As denoted by its B5 designation, this XC40 packs a mild-hybrid powertrain comprised of a 2.0 litre turbocharged petrol engine that outputs 249 hp from 5,400 rpm to five,700 rpm and 350 Nm of torque from 1,800 rpm to 4,800 rpm. The electrical drive element of the powertrain brings 11 hp and 40 Nm, yielding mixed outputs of 260 hp and 390 Nm of torque, despatched to all 4 wheels by an eight-speed Geartronic automated transmission.
New for the 2024 mannequin yr on the XC40 is the Vapour Gray exterior paint color, changing Thunder Gray within the palette from the mannequin’s earlier iteration whereas additionally bringing over Sage Inexperienced that was beforehand the protect of the full-EV XC40 Recharge. All exterior colors are paired with inside upholstery in Charcoal Join suede and Microtech materials.
Adjustments introduced on the newest mannequin yr iteration additionally embrace the Pixel Know-how headlamps, succeeding the LED projector items of the earlier 2023 model-year model, which can counsel that the continued chip scarcity is being overcome.
Rolling inventory on the XC40 B5 are 19-inch wheels of the identical design as used on the earlier MY2023 B5 variant, and are additionally shod with Michelin e.Primacy tyres measuring 235/50R19. Added to the XC40 B5 for the 2024 mannequin yr is a sunroof, whereas the 2023 mannequin did with out.
Inside, inside upholstery is by the aforementioned Charcoal Join suede and Microtech materials in black, with infotainment by Android Automotive OS with built-in Google Companies, and normal for 5 years from the acquisition of the XC40 is Google Assistant, Google Maps, Google Play Retailer, Volvo Automobile App distant performance and information for stated companies.
As earlier than, the driving force will get a 12-inch digital instrument show with infotainment offered by a nine-inch, portrait-oriented touchscreen, whereas audio output comes courtesy of a Harmon Kardon 600W, 13-speaker sound system plus subwoofer. A Qi wi-fi telephone charging pad is current within the centre console, joined by a pair of USB-C ports and a 12-volt/120-watt energy outlet, in addition to one other within the baggage compartment.
Lively security tools within the 2024 XC40 B5 Final contains the Metropolis Security pack comprised of collision avoidance and mitigation with Intersection Help Pedestrian, bicycle owner and enormous animal detection with steering help and braking.
Additionally on are entrance and rear collision warning and mitigation help, lane retaining assist, run-off street mitigation with street edge detection, blind spot info system with steer help, cross visitors alert with auto brake, seat belt detection with graphical indicator for all seats, and emergency cease help, plus adaptive cruise management and the Pilot Help driver help system.
Passive security package contains run-off street safety, dual-stage driver and entrance passenger airbags, aspect affect safety system with twin chamber airbags, full-length curtain airbags and whiplash safety for the entrance seats.
In Malaysia, the 2024 Volvo XC40 B5 Final is offered with a five-year, limitless mileage guarantee.
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