2016 Volvo V40 (facelift) and V40 Cross Country – Old vs. New

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The Volvo V40 hatchback, Volvo’s entry-level model, has received its mid-life facelift and will debut in the updated form at the 2016 Geneva Motor Show next month. Here’s a comparison between the 2016 Volvo V40 and the pre-facelift Volvo V40.

2016 Volvo V40 Cross Country (facelift) front three quarters old vs. new
The 2016 Volvo V40 and Cross Country feature new Thor’s Hammer headlights with T-shpaed LED daytime running lights on the front.

Exterior

The 2016 Volvo V40 features new grille meshes that incorporate the new and more prominent Volvo Iron Mark, and ‘Thor’s Hammer’ headlights with the striking T-shaped LED daytime running lights. Five new colours will be available now: Amazon Blue, Denim Blue, Bursting Blue, Mussel Blue and Luminuous Sand. The first two shades of blue are completely new and not offered on any of the brand’s other models. Volvo is also introducing new tailgate rank marks with the facelift, to differentiate the variants and trim levels in a new way.

Interior

The 2016 Volvo V40 features a new City Weave upholstery which was seen in the Volvo Concept Estate. Other new features include Charcoal/Blond steering wheel option, Milled Aluminium, Black Grid Aluminium and Stealth Aluminium interior panel trims, contrasting stitching for the trim-coloured door inserts, and optional black headliner. The Inscription trim levels and the R-Design variant gain new tread plates. The new V40 customers will get an updated key fob featuring the new Volvo logo.

2016 Volvo V40 (facelift) rear three quarters left side old vs. new
The CO2 emissions rating of the 120 hp 2.0-litre diesel engine (in standard variant) has reduced from 94 g/km to 89 g/km.

Technicals

The CO2 emissions rating of the 2.0-litre diesel engine (in standard variant) has reduced from 94 g/km to 89 g/km.

The 2016 Volvo V40 will be available in the following technical configurations:

  • T2 (B4204T38) – 2.0-litre turbocharged four-cylinder petrol engine (122 hp/220 Nm), 6-speed (M66H) manual transmission, front-wheel drive
  • T2 (B4154T5) – 1.5-litre turbocharged four-cylinder petrol engine (122 hp/220 Nm), 8-speed (AW TF-71SC) automatic transmission, front-wheel drive
  • T3 (B4204T37) – 2.0-litre turbocharged four-cylinder petrol engine (152 hp/250 Nm), 6-speed (M66H) manual transmission, front-wheel drive
  • T3 (B4154T4) – 1.5-litre turbocharged four-cylinder petrol engine (152 hp/250 Nm), 8-speed (AW TF-71SC) automatic transmission, front-wheel drive
  • T4 (B4204T19) – 2.0-litre turbocharged four-cylinder petrol engine (190 hp/300 Nm), 6-speed (M66H) manual transmission or 8-speed (AW TF-71SC) automatic transmission, front-wheel drive
  • T5 (B4204T11) – 2.0-litre turbocharged four-cylinder petrol engine (245 hp/350 Nm), 8-speed (AW TG-81SC) automatic transmission, front-wheel drive
  • D2 (D4204T8) – 2.0-litre turbocharged four-cylinder diesel engine (120 hp/280 Nm), 6-speed (M66H) manual transmission or 8-speed (AW TF-71SC) automatic transmission, front-wheel drive
  • D3 (D4204T9) – 2.0-litre turbocharged four-cylinder diesel engine (150 hp/320 Nm), 6-speed (M66H) manual transmission or 8-speed (AW TF-71SC) automatic transmission, front-wheel drive
  • D4 (D4204T14) – 2.0-litre turbocharged four-cylinder diesel engine (190 hp/400 Nm), 6-speed (M66H) manual transmission or 8-speed (AW TF-71SC) automatic transmission, front-wheel drive

The 2016 Volvo V40 Cross Country will be available in the following technical configurations:

  • T3 (B4204T37) – 2.0-litre turbocharged four-cylinder petrol engine (152 hp/250 Nm), 6-speed (M66H) manual transmission, front-wheel drive
  • T3 (B4154T4) – 1.5-litre turbocharged four-cylinder petrol engine (152 hp/250 Nm), 8-speed (AW TF-71SC) automatic transmission, front-wheel drive
  • T4 (B4204T19) – 2.0-litre turbocharged four-cylinder petrol engine (190 hp/300 Nm), 6-speed (M66H) manual transmission or 8-speed (AW TF-71SC) automatic transmission, front-wheel drive
  • T4 (B4204T21) – 2.0-litre turbocharged four-cylinder petrol engine (190 hp/320 Nm), 8-speed (AW TG-81SC) automatic transmission, all-wheel drive
  • T5 (B4204T11) – 2.0-litre turbocharged four-cylinder petrol engine (245 hp/350 Nm), 8-speed (AW TG-81SC) automatic transmission, all-wheel drive
  • D2 (D4204T8) – 2.0-litre turbocharged four-cylinder diesel engine (120 hp/280 Nm), 6-speed (M66F) manual transmission or 8-speed (AW TF-71SC) automatic transmission, front-wheel drive
  • D3 (D4204T9) – 2.0-litre turbocharged four-cylinder diesel engine (150 hp/320 Nm), 6-speed (M66F) manual transmission or 8-speed (AW TF-71SC) automatic transmission, front-wheel drive
  • D4 – 2.0-litre turbocharged four-cylinder diesel engine (190 hp/400 Nm), 6-speed (M66H) manual transmission or 8-speed (AW TG-81SC) automatic transmission, front-wheel drive

2016 Volvo V40 – Old vs. New (Image Gallery)

2016 Volvo V40 Cross Country – Old vs. New (Image Gallery)

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