Volvo Introduces 4-Cylinder 190HP D4 and 245HP T5 Drive-E Engines for V40
Feb 26, 2014 12:57
Volvo has announced that new powertrains available for the V40 and V40 Cross Country. It will include two four-cylinder engines from the Drive-E range with 190hp twin-turbo diesel D4 and a 245hp petrol turbo T5.
Producing 190hp and 400Nm (295 lb-ft) of torque, the 2.0-liter diesel engine is offered with a standard six-speed manual gearbox and is expected to return 3.3 l/100 km (71.2 mpg US) on the V40 while emitting just 85 grams of CO2 per kilometer.
In the V40 Cross Country, combined fuel consumption is projected at 4 l/100 km (58.8 mpg US), with CO2 emissions of 104 g/km (with the manual gearbox).
There's also an optional 8-speed automatic gearbox for the diesel that comes with paddles on the steering wheel for manual shifting.
The diesel engine will feature Volvo's i-ART technology with pressure feedback from each fuel injector which will have an intelligent chip on top of it that monitors injection pressure.
The engine comes with reduced friction and a smart valve solution on the cooling system for a more rapid heat-up phase after a cold start.
The 2.0-liter turbo petrol T5 engine produces 245 hp and 350 Nm (258 lb-ft) of torque. On the V40 with the 8-speed automatic, the unit returns 5.8 l/100 km (40.5 mpg US) and emits 136 g of CO2 per kilometer.
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