How long does it take to charge the Volvo XC40?
The Volvo XC40 charging time varies depending on the model, the battery size, and the type of charging station you use. The Volvo XC40 comes in two variants: the Volvo XC40 Recharge Single Motor has a 66 kWh usable battery capacity, and the Volvo XC40 Recharge Twin Motor has a 79 kWh usable battery capacity.
With a regular AC charging station, the Volvo XC40 supports a maximum power output of 11 kilowatts (kW), meaning it would take around 6 hours 39 minutes to charge the Volvo XC40 Recharge Single Motor from 0 to 100 percent and 7 hours and 58 minutes to charge the Volvo XC40 Recharge Twin Motor from 0 to 100 percent.
With a DC fast charging station, the Volvo XC40 can support a maximum power output of 135 kW meaning it would take around 24 minutes to charge the Volvo XC40 Recharge Single Motor from 20 to 80 percent and about 28 minutes to charge the Volvo XC40 Recharge Twin Motor from 20 to 80 percent.
How to charge a Volvo XC40?
There are a couple of ways you can charge a Volvo XC40. By far the cheapest and most convenient is charging at home using a dedicated home EV charging station. In this way, you can simply plug in your car when you come home in the evening and wake up ready to go with a fully charged battery.
Another option for charging your Volvo XC40 is using public charging stations. These can be found in many everyday places you likely already visit, including restaurants, supermarkets, hotels, offices, and service stations. Charging on the go gives you the choice between regular AC charging and DC fast charging – whereas the former will charge your car in a couple of hours, fast charging can top your car up in anywhere from 15 minutes to an hour, depending on the power output.
What is the Volvo XC40 range?
The Volvo XC40 range varies based on the model:
- The Volvo XC40 Recharge Single Motor has a range of 454 km*
- The Volvo XC40 Recharge Twin Motor has a range of 522 km*
*These estimates are based on the WLTP ratings and the actual range may vary based on factors such as speed, weather conditions, and elevation change.
How much is a Volvo XC40?
The Volvo XC40 price varies based on the model, your location, and the dealership. The starting prices range between $54,645 and $60,595* in the US, €45,995 and €53,495* in the EU, and £46,505 and £56,605* in the UK.
*Prices were taken at the time of writing from Volvo’s website.
What about the Volvo XC40 specs?
Like many EVs, the Volvo XC40 is packed with the latest technology for maximum comfort, convenience, and safety. The XC40 is equipped with Volvo’s Digital services package, which includes a range of built-in Google services, including Google Maps for navigation, Google Assistant for voice command, Google Play, and a range of third-party apps.
But the Volvo XC40 also places safety at the forefront with a range of smart safety and driver assistance features. This includes a 360° parking view, lane assist, as well as Volvo’s blind spot information system and advanced collision detection systems to reduce the risk of accidents, even in conditions with poor visibility.
What is the size and weight of the Volvo XC40?
The Volvo XC40 is classed as a crossover SUV with a relatively compact form factor and spacious interior and storage volume. The Volvo XC40 specs include a length of 4,425 mm, a width of 1,873 mm (2,034 mm including mirrors), and a height of 1,652 mm, with a 419 L cargo volume and 31 L front trunk.
The Volvo XC40 Recharge Single Motor has a gross vehicle weight (GVWR) of 2,470 kg and a maximum payload of 505 kg, while the Volvo XC40 Recharge Twin Motor has a GVWR of 2,650 kg and a maximum payload of 555 kg.
How much does it cost to charge the Volvo XC40?
The cost to charge a Volvo XC40 Recharge varies depending on the model, its battery capacity, and the type of charging station you use. The table below gives an overview of the costs of charging a Volvo XC40 at home, on the go, and with a fast-charging station.
Charging station type (right)
Volvo XC40 Recharge model (below)
cost per kWh: $0.15
cost per kWh: $0.35 + $1 connection fee
cost per kWh: $0.60 + $2 connection fee
Important: Costs are approximations based on our experience and do not represent the real-life situation. Prices represent the cost to charge from zero to 100 percent SoC.