Just after officially releasing the digital images of the V series in March by Volvo, the 2016 Volvo V40 Cross Country has been spotted. The model received minor tweaks to the exterior, interior as well as the brand also added an engine in its line up. The Swedish car manufacturer unveiled the new version of the V40 in March through digital images.
Speaking of the exterior, the new version sports the ‘Thor’s Hammer’ headlights with noticeable T-shaped LED DRLs, same as seen in the Volvo XC90, V90 and S90. It also features a new grille with vertical slats with bigger Volvo Badge on it and also new alloy wheel option. Inside, the cabin gets new leather upholstery as well as trim options – new City Weave upholstery, the same as in the Volvo Concept Estate plus a new Charcoal/Blond steering wheel option. Interior panel trim options are Stealth Aluminium, Aluminium and Black Grid Aluminium along with contrasting stitching for the trim-coloured door inserts, and optional black headliner.
Mechanically, the V40 Cross Country’s engine lineup includes a 1.5-litre turbo petrol, 2.0-litre turbo petrol and 2.0-litre turbodiesel engines available in a range of power outputs that will be based on variants - T3, T4, T5, D2, D3, D4. For the version the power output will range between 150bhp to 241bhp for the Petrol variant and 118bhp to 187bhp in diesel models. Transmission duties will be carried out by a 6-speed manual gearbox for base variants and an 8-speed automatic gearbox, while all wheel drive system is available for T4 and T5 petrol variants, only.