Volvo V40 Hatchback 2012

This generation of Volvo V40 has been produced from January, 2012 to December, 2016. We can provide information about 20 modifications of this generation. The car has been produced only with front wheel drive.

This Volvo is available with seven petrol engines with displacement from 1.6 to 2.5 litres and power of from 122 to 254 horsepower un five diesel engines with displacement from 1.6 to 2.0 litres and power of from 115 to 190 horsepower.
The car is available with both manual (11 versions), as well as automatic (9 versions) gearbox.

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Volvo V40 hatchback average fuel consumption in combined cycle for petrol engine is from 5.4 to 9 litres per 100km, whereas for diesel engine - from 3.2 to 5.2 litres per 100km. The most economical Volvo V40 petrol engine version is Volvo V40 T3, consuming 5.4 litres per 100km. While the most economical Volvo V40 diesel - Volvo V40 2.0 D2 for 100 kilometers consumes 3.2 liters of diesel.

Volvo V40 hatchback CO2 emissions for petrol engine are from 125 to 185 grams per kilometer, whereas for diesel engine - from 94 to 136 grams per kilometer. From Volvo V40 with petrol engines the lowest CO2 emissions has Volvo V40 T3 which produces an average of 125 grams of CO2 per kilometer. In turn, from the Volvo V40 diesels least CO2 distributes Volvo V40 D2 - 94 grams per km.

The best acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h - 6.3 seconds has Volvo V40 2.0 T5 version, conversely the tardiest one is Volvo V40 D2 reaching this speed only in 12.3 seconds.

Lenght of Volvo V40 is 437 cm, it is medium size car. For comparison - Volvo V40 is about 1 cm longer than Ford Focus hatchback, but 5 cm shorter than Opel Astra hatchback. Volvo V40 gross weight is from 1890 to 2040 kg (depending on modification), this car is about 11 percent heavier than the average for this age and class of vehicles.

This Volvo is slightly expensive - it can be purchased (in Latvia) for around 10 500 €. Users calculated Volvo V40 cost of ownership for this generation, got average 2300 € cost per year and 0.17 € cost per one kilometer. Fuel costs were estimated at around 49%, while repair and maintenance costs - around 27% from total. We have an excellent car cost calculator, calculate ownership costs of Volvo V40 for your situation and driving habits here! Below you will find more detailed information about Volvo V40 prices and costs.

In user reviews Volvo V40 received average grade 9.0 (from 10), which is good rating, on average cars of this age are rated only 8.0. All authors of reviews would recommend Volvo V40 to the friend.

Volvo V40 modifications

Modification Engine Power Consumption Gearbox
Volvo V40 T3 Jan 2012 — Jan 2016 1.6 Petrol 150 HP 5.4 l/100km Manual (6 gears)
Volvo V40 T4 Jan 2012 — Jan 2016 1.6 Petrol 180 HP 5.5 l/100km Manual (6 gears)
Volvo V40 T4 Jan 2012 — Jan 2016 1.6 Petrol 180 HP 6.4 l/100km Automatic (6 gears)
Volvo V40 D2 Jan 2012 — Jan 2016 1.6 Diesel 115 HP 3.6 l/100km Manual (6 gears)
Volvo V40 2.0 T2 Jan 2015 — Dec 2016 2.0 Petrol 122 HP 5.5 l/100km Manual (6 gears)
Volvo V40 2.0 T3 Jan 2015 — Dec 2016 2.0 Petrol 152 HP 5.5 l/100km Manual (6 gears)
Volvo V40 2.0 T4 Jan 2013 — Dec 2015 2.0 Petrol 180 HP 7.5 l/100km Automatic (6 gears)
Volvo V40 2.0 T5 Jan 2013 — Dec 2016 2.0 Petrol 213 HP 7.5 l/100km Automatic (6 gears)
Volvo V40 2.0 T5 Jan 2014 — Dec 2016 2.0 Petrol 245 HP 5.9 l/100km Automatic (8 gears)
Volvo V40 2.0 D2 Jan 2015 — Dec 2016 2.0 Diesel 120 HP 3.2 l/100km Manual (6 gears)
Volvo V40 2.0 D2 Jan 2015 — Dec 2016 2.0 Diesel 120 HP 3.6 l/100km Manual (6 gears)
Volvo V40 2.0 D2 Jan 2015 — Dec 2016 2.0 Diesel 120 HP 3.8 l/100km Automatic (6 gears)
Volvo V40 D3 Jan 2012 — Jan 2016 2.0 Diesel 150 HP 4.3 l/100km Manual (6 gears)
Volvo V40 D3 Jan 2012 — Jan 2016 2.0 Diesel 150 HP 5.2 l/100km Automatic (6 gears)
Volvo V40 D4 Jan 2012 — Jan 2016 2.0 Diesel 177 HP 4.3 l/100km Manual (6 gears)
Volvo V40 D4 Jan 2012 — Jan 2016 2.0 Diesel 177 HP 5.2 l/100km Automatic (6 gears)
Volvo V40 2.0 D4 Jan 2014 — Dec 2016 2.0 Diesel 190 HP 3.3 l/100km Manual (6 gears)
Volvo V40 2.0 D4 Jan 2014 — Dec 2016 2.0 Diesel 190 HP 3.8 l/100km Manual (6 gears)
Volvo V40 2.0 D4 Jan 2014 — Dec 2016 2.0 Diesel 190 HP 4.2 l/100km Automatic (8 gears)
Volvo V40 T5 Jan 2012 — Jan 2016 2.5 Petrol 254 HP 9 l/100km Automatic (6 gears)

Volvo V40 safety

During safety testing Volvo V40 has obtained 5 stars from five, which means very high safety level.
Adults (driver and passenger) safety of Volvo V40 is evaluated with outstanding rate 98 from 100, children safety: good mark - 75 from 100, for pedestrian protection Volvo V40 got 88 points from 100.
Volvo V40 safety equipment has been rated as outstanding - 100 percents from 100.

Volvo V40 prices

Volvo V40 2012 - 2016 hatchback price in Latvia is from 8000 € to 14500 €.
Comparing to analogical vehicles Volvo V40 price is very high - Volvo V40 is approximately for 32 percents more expensive then average hatchbacks of this age (compare hatchbacks 2012 - 2016 prices). Volvo V40 high price can be explained by its quality above average (see below), therefore this Volvo could be reasonable purchase in long term perspective.

YearLowestAverageHighestAvailability
Volvo V40 2016 price 11 000 € 13 000 € 14 500 €
Volvo V40 2015 price 9000 € 11 000 € 14 000 €
Volvo V40 2014 price 9500 € 10 000 € 11 000 €
Volvo V40 2013 price 8000 € 9500 € 11 500 €
Volvo V40 2012 price 8500 € 9500 € 11 000 €

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Volvo V40 reliability and quality

According to yearly reports of German vehicle inspection service (TÜV) Volvo V40 quality is above average. In the roadworthiness tests carried out in 2022, defects were detected in an average of 12.1 percent of Volvo V40 of this generation (the average failure rate for a vehicles of the same age was 17.8%).

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Volvo V40 hatchback features (options)

Percentage of Volvo V40 with corresponding feature (option)

Climate control
86%
Rain sensor
81%
Conditioning
71%
Metallic paint
70%
Cruise control
56%
Adjustable steering wheel
54%
Tire pressure control
53%
Rear parking sensors
52%
Navigation
48%
Heated seats
34%
Dimming mirrors
32%
Leather upholstery
31%
Xenon headlights
30%
Distance control
24%
Bi-xenon lights
24%
Rear-view camera
22%
Front parking sensors
13%
Electrically adjustable seats
13%
Roof bars (railings)
12%

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Volvo V40 reviews

Total 25 Volvo V40 owner reviews

Volvo V40 2015 Hatchback Diesel 2.0 litres, Manual gearbox
Purchase year:2019 (age of car 4 years) Owned for:5`000 kilometers (1 year)
Average fuel consumption: 4.5 litres per 100km (70% urban driving)
Total car rating:
9/10
   male, age 80
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