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Volvo C40 Recharge EV 2023: Price, Range, Battery and Performance

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Volvo Car India launched a second electric car for the Indian market – the Volvo C40 recharge on June 14, 2023. They shook the electric vehicle market once again with the highly anticipated debut of the Volvo C40 Recharge after the successful launch of the Volvo XC40 Recharge last year.

Volvo reported a 38% growth in the sales of their electric cars in India during the first half of FY2023. Here’s a detailed review of the design, features, and performance of the most anticipated electric car from Volvo Car India.

Volvo C40 recharge: Exterior and Interior Deisgn

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Volvo C40 Recharge exterior design
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The Volvo C40 Recharge draws inspiration from its sibling, the XC40 Recharge, and features the iconic Scandinavian design that Volvo is known for.

With sleek lines, a stylish profile, and meticulous attention to detail, this electric SUV boasts a modern and minimal electric vehicle design.

It features Volvo’s iconic wide LED DRLs at the front and Vertical LEDs at the rear Taillamps.

Inside the cabin, you’ll find a world of luxury and comfort. The C40 Recharge offers a 9.0-inch central touchscreen that provides easy access to a range of entertainment and connectivity features.

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Volvo C40 Recharge interior

The digital driver’s display adds a futuristic touch to the driving experience, while the Harman speakers ensure an immersive audio journey. The panoramic sunroof in the Volvo C40 Recharge fills the cabin with natural light, creating an open and airy atmosphere.

Volvo C40 Recharge: Performance

The Volvo C40 Recharge offers an exciting driving experience with two motor options – a single motor and a dual motor setup.

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The dual motor configuration also found in the XC40 Recharge, generated a power of 402 HP and a torque of 660 Nm. Instant torque in the Volvo C40 recharge offers a world-class driving experience.

Also: Volvo XC40 Recharge: Full Review

Volvo C40 Recharge: Battery and Range

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Volvo c40 recharge electric car specifications

The Volvo C40 recharge gets a 78kWh battery pack that delivers an impressive driving range of 420 km on a full charge. It comes with ultra-fast charging capabilities which juices up the Volvo C40 Recharge battery from 0-80 percent in 45 minutes.

Whether it’s your daily commute or a weekend getaway, you can travel worry-free, knowing that range anxiety is a thing of the past.

Volvo C40 Recharge: Price and Booking

The Volvo C40 Recharge EV’s price starts from Rs 60 lakh (ex-showroom pan India). This places it in the premium electric SUV segment like its XC40 recharge model at Rs 56.9 lakh.

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Bookings for Volvo C40 Recharge are likely to start on 15 June 2023. Bookings can be done from Volvo’s official website dedicated to Volvo C40 recharge.

Safety

Premium electric cars are rated always ahead in terms of safety. Similarly, the C40 recharge comes with a range of safety features such as dual airbags, knee airbags, an Automatic Braking System, a 360-degree camera connected to the central screen, Anti-theft GPS, and ADAS. These safety features make the Volvo C40 recharge worth its price.

Volvo C40 recharge: Rivals

Falling under the premium electric car segment, it will compete with renowned electric cars such as the BMW i4 and the Mini Cooper SE. These exceptional electric vehicles have already made their mark, showcasing the increasing demand for premium electric cars in India.

Volvo Electric Cars in India

Volvo entered the Indian automotive market in the year 2007 and penetrated the electric vehicle market in 2023 with the launch of the Volvo XC40 Recharge, followed by the recently launched C40 Recharge in June 2023.

The launch of Volvo electric cars coincides with the Indian government’s efforts to promote electric vehicles and establish a robust charging infrastructure across the country.

Volvo Car India’s commitment to sustainability aligns perfectly with the GOI initiatives, making the C40 Recharge an ideal choice for environmentally conscious buyers.

The Volvo C40 Recharge represents a significant milestone in India’s electric vehicle revolution. It is a fusion of advanced technology, luxurious comfort, and sustainable mobility. With its stunning design, innovative features, and sustainable performance, it promises to reshape our perception of electric mobility in India.

As Volvo Car India launched the highly anticipated C40 Recharge EV in India, we embark on an electrifying journey into the future of electric transportation in India. Stay tuned for more updates as we do a complete test drive of the C40 Recharge.

FAQ

What is the price of Volvo electric car?

Currently, there are two electric car models from Volvo – XC40 Recharge at Rs 56.7 lakh and C40 Recharge at Rs 60 lakh.

What is the Price of Volvo C40 Recharge?

The Volvo C40 Recharge is priced at Rs 60 lakh(ex-showroom) in India.

What is the mileage of Volvo C40 Recharge?

With a 78kWh battery, the Volvo C40 Recharge delivers a driving range of 420 km on a full charge.

What is the longest mileage Volvo electric car in India?

Volvo C40 Recharge delivers the highest range of 420 km with a battery pack of 78kWh.

Is Volvo C40 a safe car?

Volvo C40 recharge is safest premium electric car in India with safety features such as dual airbags, knee airbags, an Automatic Braking System, a 360-degree camera connected to the central screen, Anti-theft GPS, and ADAS.

Abhishek Gautam
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