Volvo Three Cylinder Engine Revealed – Will Feature in Upcoming XC40

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Volvo Three Cylinder Engine Revealed – Will Feature in Upcoming XC40 and power more cars in the future as well

Volvo Cars, the premium carmaker, today launched its new three-cylinder Drive-E powertrain in the XC40, the company’s first entry into the compact SUV segment. The new powertrain is the first three-cylinder engine in the company’s 91-year history. The all-new 1.5 litre, three-cylinder, direct-injection petrol engine was developed in-house using the same modular design as Volvo’s four-cylinder Drive-E engines. The three-cylinder powertrain comes with a manual six-speed transmission. An optional automatic eight-speed transmission will follow next year.

Volvo-Drive-E 3 cylinder Petrol - optimised structure

In line with Volvo Cars’ strategy to continue improving economies of scale, the engine will roll off the same production lines as the company’s four-cylinder petrol and diesel engines. Volvo’s current D3 150hp diesel and T4 190hp petrol engines are also added to broaden the XC40 engine offer. Furthermore, the new three-cylinder powertrain has been deliberately designed for integration into Twin Engine plug-in hybrid cars. A hybridised, as well as a pure electric powertrain option for the XC40, will be added later.

XC40 customers now also have more choice in trim levels, including base, the launch variants Momentum and R-Design, plus the luxurious new Inscription level. The Inscription trim offers exterior styling choices with 18”, 19” or 20” rims, unique skidplates, side window and grill mesh chrome, plus model-specific car colours. Inside, Inscription adds a newly designed crystal gear knob and the attractive Driftwood deco, which Volvo first introduced in its award-winning XC60 mid-size SUV.

Volvo-Drive-E 3 cylinder Petrol - modular design

XC40 customers can further express themselves with accessories like the 21” Black Diamond Cut alloy wheels, and the new accessory styling kit that offers brushed stainless steel skidplates and integrated dual tailpipes. Items included for each trim level may vary market to market. XC40 customers are advised to check with their local Volvo dealer for market-specific details.

Volvo-Drive-E 3 cylinder Petrol - interior

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