Although the Volvo has announced the 20-series family, which will be at the bottom, when the dimension is concerned, during 2018 we expect now, the smallest crossover. The 2019 Volvo XC40 is already in the testing phase. So far, the model has not been seen without camouflage. 40.1 The concept model clearly defines the design of future models, which does not deviate significantly from the larger XC60 model.
2019 Volvo XC40 Release and Design
Volvo will not present the 2019 XC40 crossover in Frankfurt in September. Next, the big auto show in Detroit. Then we can expect that the vehicle debuts. Production of the new model from Volvo model lineup will be carried out in two factories. In Ghent, Belgium, where the current V40 and V40 Cross Country are built, and in Luqiao, China at a plant shared with Geely Lynk & Co.
2019 Volvo XC40 is set to CMA (Compact Modular Architecture) platform. This platform is the result of cooperation between Volvo companies and their current majority owner, the company Geely. This platform enables the use of new technologies, primarily autonomous driving and new forms of connectivity.
The design of the 2019 XC40 crossover is closely associated with the design concept 40.1. This model is presented as an announcement serial XC40 2019 model. Direct competitors of new model of the Audi Q3, BMW X1, Infiniti QX30 and Mercedes-Benz GLA. Volvo XC40 is the first model of the company that will use the new platform. While the 2018 Volvo XC60 debuts, first, will not serve for possible modifications, because they do not offer the same quality as the smaller model.
Redesigned models, Volvo production, have clearly defined the drive unit, which are marked by signs and assigned to each model. Vehicles with T5 label, have top of the range when the power and performance are concerned. This model feature a Twin Engine plug-in hybrid powertrain. It is consisting of combustion engine and electric motor. 2019 Volvo XC40 models with a 3-cylinder, turbocharged, will carry mark T2, and T3. D2, D3 and D5 models are equipped with diesel engines. Of course, these models will not be part of the offer intended for the US market.
Data on the price of the new 2019 Volvo XC40 model still does not. There are some speculations. Allegedly Volvo XC40 but with a electric range could cost around 35,000 pounds. Although it is assumed that the company will soon formalize this fact. Only the complete specification will wait closer representation of the model.