After the success of the Volvo V70 Cross Country is now bringing the off-road look in the compact class, and shows at 2012 Paris Motor Show for the first time the Volvo V40 Cross Country.
In comparison to the more robust models, the Cross Country XC models from Volvo are designed more than off-road dynamic offshoot Hatchback models.
The V40 Cross Country impresses with a revised front grille with dark, contrasting bumpers, independent front and rear bumper including integrated underride protection and elaborately molded door sills. Compared with the standard V40 Cross Country is also 40 millimeters higher to to offer off-road benefits and receive an SUV-like seating position.
Here, the V40 Cross Country is clearly positioned towards premium, what quality materials and great attention to detail prove. For the V40 Cross Country, five different versions of leather upholstery are available, including the new color "espresso". Best highlights the painting "Raw Cooper" the outdoor character of the Volvo V40 Cross Country, deposits in the same color in the center console, the nature-loving world of color emphasize on.
With the engines, customers can choose the same engine as the V40, there are two petrol and three diesel engines with outputs ranging from 115 hp (84 kW) to 254 hp (187 kW) available. The top model, the Volvo V40 T5 AWD Cross Country has, as standard with a 6-speed automatic transmission and accelerates in only 6.4 seconds from 0 to 100 km / h.
Base gasoline engine is the 1.6 GTDI with an output of 180 hp combines (132 kW), the sporty performance with moderate fuel consumption and will consume an average of only 5.5 liters of gasoline per 100 kilometers.
The diesel engines are fitted with an output of 115 hp (84 kW) to 177 hp (130 kW) and can also be combined with an automatic. The thrifty D2 with 115 hp (84 kW) is content with an average of 3.8 liters per 100 kilometers, and thus comes to a CO2 output of only 99 g / km.
The start of production for the Volvo V40 Cross Country will take place in November 2012, the first copies are then end of 2012 / beginning of 2013.