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Volvo XC40 Facelift Launched; Other Models Also Updated: XC60, XC90, S90

Volvo India has launched the facelifted XC40 in India at an introductory price of Rs 43.20 lakh (ex-showroom, India). The Swedish carmaker has also updated the other cars in its Indian lineup with a new mild-hybrid powertrain. Here’s a look at their new prices: –

Model New Price (Ex-showroom)Premium Over Previous Model
Volvo XC40*Rs 45.90 lakh Rs 1.4 lakh
Volvo XC60Rs 65.90 lakh Unchanged
Volvo XC90Rs 93.90 lakh Rs 1 lakh
Volvo S90 Rs 66.90 lakh Rs 1 lakh
Volvo India Lineup Price List

*Prices will be revised after the festive season.

Volvo XC40 Facelift

Being a facelift model, the Volvo XC40 has undergone subtle cosmetic updates and a new powertrain. For starters, the SUV gets a refreshed front fascia, with more angular pixel LED headlamps, redesigned LED DRLs, sharper looking front bumper, and updated fog lamps surrounding.

The SUV also receives two new monotone color options: Fjord Blue and Sage Green. It will no longer be available in dual-tone shades.

2023 Volvo XC40 interior

Inside, the XC40 retains the same dashboard layout, albeit with new wooden trims on the dashboard and doors. The carmaker has also updated its Android infotainment system with google apps for a better user experience. Besides, features like a 14-speaker Harmon Kardon sound system, wired Apple CarPlay, a new & more advanced air purifier with PM 2.5 filter, and a full ADAS suite comprising adaptive cruise control, pilot assist, lane keeping assist, blind-spot monitoring, and rear cross-traffic alert with forward & rear collision mitigation now also benefits the facelifted XC40.

Under the hood, the 2023 Volvo XC40 equip a 2.0-litre turbocharged petrol engine that now comes paired with a 48-volt mild hybrid system, delivering a combined output of 197PS/300Nm, a gain of around 7PS over its previous model. However, the peak torque remains unchanged. Transmission duties are taken care of by an 8-speed torque converter automatic gearbox, transmitting power to the front wheels only.

2023 Volvo XC40 Price in India

In the Indian market, the Volvo XC40 will continue to go up against the BMW X1, Mercedes-Benz GLA, Mini Countryman, and Audi Q3.

2022 Volvo XC60, XC90, and S90 – What’s New?

2023 Volvo XC90 interior

The Volvo XC90 has also recieved an Android-based operating system (OS) for its vertically oriented infotainment system. It also gets three new paint schemes: Bright Dusk, Denim Blue, and Platinum Grey, which will be offered with existing white and black shades. The carmaker has also discontinued its 407PS 2.0-liter plug-in hybrid petrol engine. It is now only available with the 300PS 2.0-liter petrol mild-hybrid mill. 

The Volvo XC60 and S90 also receive the same mild-hybrid powertrain rated at 250PS and 350Nm.

Other updates

At the launch event of the Volvo XC40 facelift, the carmaker also announced to introduce a new electric car every year in India. The next EV from the Volvo will be the C40 Recharge that is likely to be launched by mid-2023.