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Performance

The V40 is an impressive car that handles extremely well when cornering. The car boasts a lot of front end grip and feels extremely agile and speedy when cruising along B-roads. Four engines are available and they comprise two petrol and two diesel engines with three power outputs. Choose the 180bhp 1.6-litre petrol T4 engine and the benchmark sprint will take you 7.7 seconds and it has a top speed of 140mph. If you opt for the 150bhp 2.0-litre D3 diesel you can expect a top speed of 130mph.

Running Costs

The Volvo V40 running costs are affordable and economically friendly. The ideal engine choice is likely to be the 115bhp 1.6-litre diesel. It’s the most fuel-efficient engine in the range and Volvo claims it will return 78.8mpg. For other engines, powerful T4 petrol has official figures of 51.4mpg and 129g/km. This may seem a less attractive option in terms of fuel consumption, however the T4 more than makes up for its lack of mileage with its huge surge in power. For drivers who wish to travel further, the diesel would be the safest option.

Equipment

The Volvo V40 has various levels of trims available, all featuring a very impressive list of features. The entry level ES version includes Volvo's City Safety system, pedestrian airbag, Bluetooth, entertainment system with five-inch colour display screen, electronic climate control, 16-inch alloy wheels, dynamic stability and traction control (DSTC), front and rear electric windows, leather steering wheel and gear knob. Move up to the SE and you get textile/T-Tec upholstery, graphite inlays, cruise control, steering wheel remote controls, keyless start, electric door mirrors, ground lighting and chrome exterior trim. The top of the range SE Lux trim include leather upholstery, 17-inch alloys, LED running lights, active bending xenon lights with a headlight cleaning system.