Volvo C40 Recharge Twin Pure Electric

Years of Production
When the car first came out and when they stopped making it
2021 - 2022

Trims

Discontinued
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Volvo C40 Recharge Twin Pure Electric

Technical Specifications of Volvo C40 Recharge Twin Pure Electric

General Info

Years of Production
When the car first came out and when they stopped making it
2021 - 2022
Country of Manufacture
Country where final assembly of the car took place.
No Data
Current Status
Announced (planned), Pre-order (reservations open), Produced (on sale), Discontinued (no longer made)
Discontinued
Body Style
Refers to the car's shape & design (sedan, SUV, hatchback)
SUV Volvo C40 Recharge Twin Pure Electric

Range and Efficiency

Range EPA
Estimated range on a full battery according to official EPA ratings (USA)
No Data
Range WLTP
Range according to WLTP ratings.
TEL: car in its lightest configuration.
TEH: car in its heaviest configuration.
TEL
TEH
279 mi 249 mi
Efficiency
Energy consumption per distance driven. Lower figures indicate better efficiency.
kWh/100 mi
Wh/mi
32.6 kWh 326 Wh

Battery and Charging

Battery Capacity
Nominal: total amount of energy the car’s battery can hold. Usable: actual amount of energy you can access.
Nominal
Usable
78 kWh 75 kWh
Max Charging Power
Max electric power the car can accept for charging, determined by its on-board charger (AC) and battery (DC)
AC
DC
11 kW 149 kW
Charge Port
The car's charge port type. It affects charging speed and station compatibility.

Performance

Drive Type
PMSM: Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motor. IM: AC Induction Motor
AWD
Motor
Total power and torque of the car's electric motor(s)
Power
Torque
300 kW (402 hp) 487 lb-ft
0-60 mph
Acceleration time from 0 to 60 mph (USA) or 0 to 100 km/h (Europe)
4.5 s
Top Speed
The fastest the car can go (maximum speed)
112 mph
0.00 s
00 mph

Dimensions

Length
Car's body length (front to back bumper)
174.8 in
Width
Car's body width including or excluding side mirrors
with Mirrors
w/o Mirrors
80.1 in 73.7 in
Height
Car's body height (from ground to highest point)
62.8 in
Wheelbase
Distance between centers of front and rear wheels (affects ride and handling)
106.4 in

Cargo and Towing

Number of Seats
Total passenger capacity of the car (including driver)
5
Curb Weight
Car's weight without passengers or cargo
No Data
Cargo Volume
Trunk: cargo capacity (rear seats up).
Max: cargo capacity (rear seats folded).
Frunk: cargo capacity in the front hood.
Trunk
Max
Frunk
14.8 ft3 42.6 ft3 1.1 ft3
Towing Capacity
Maximum weight the car can tow safely with a trailer that has its own brakes
No Data
Last Updated:
March 10, 2024
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Charging Volvo C40 Recharge Twin Pure Electric

Slow (AC)
Fast (DC)

Home and Office (AC) Charging

Fast (DC) Charging

Last Updated:
March 10, 2024
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About Volvo C40 Recharge Twin Pure Electric

The Volvo C40 Recharge Twin Pure Electric is an all-electric all-wheel drive SUV. It came out in 2021. Volvo stopped making the Recharge Twin Pure Electric in 2022.

The Volvo C40 Recharge Twin Pure Electric has a 78 kWh battery pack, allowing it to travel up to 230 mi on a single charge. The car has an average efficiency of 32.6 kWh per 100 miles (or 326 Wh/mile) — ranked №374 out of 662 electric vehicles.

Frequently Asked Questions

How powerful is it? How fast does it accelerate?

The Volvo C40 Recharge Twin Pure Electric can accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in 4.5 seconds (ranked №163 out of 662 electric vehicles) and reach a top speed of 112 mph.

The car’s powertrain delivers up to 300 kW (402 hp) of power and 487 lb-ft of torque.

How far can it go on single charge? What is the real-world range?

The estimated How far can it go on single charge? What is the real-world range? for Volvo C40 Recharge Twin Pure Electric falls between 207–253 miles, ranking it №374 out of 662 electric vehicles. Several conditions can influence this range:

  • Speed: The battery drains faster at higher speeds.
  • Temperature: Extreme temperatures can impact range.
  • Terrain: Range is reduced on hilly or mountainous terrain.
  • Driving style: Aggressive driving behaviors, such as frequent acceleration and braking, decrease efficiency.
  • Feature utilization: Climate control and media system usage also affect range.

These figures are approximations, and your actual driving range may vary. When planning trips, consider these factors and be prepared for potential charging stops.

For trip planning assistance, utilize the EV Navigation interactive map.

What charging options are available? How long does it take to charge it?

For significantly faster charging, public DC fast-charging stations are available. Although the car can achieve a maximum DC charging rate of 149 kW, factors such as battery temperature and charge level may affect the actual charging speed.

Use Green Cars Compare Charging Calculator to estimate charging time, rate, and cost.

How big is it? What are the dimensions (length, width, height)?

Here are the dimensions and weight for the Volvo C40 Recharge Twin Pure Electric:

  • Length: 174.8 in
  • Width: 80.1 in (including side mirrors) or 73.7 in (excluding side mirrors)
  • Height: 62.8 in
  • Wheelbase: 106.4 in (distance between the center of the front and rear wheels)
  • Curb weight: N/A lbs (weight of the empty car, no people or cargo)
How much cargo space does it offer? Does it have a front trunk?

The rear cargo area of the Volvo C40 Recharge Twin Pure Electric provides 14.8 cubic feet of space when the rear seats are upright (ranked №386 out of 662 electric vehicles).

Folding these seats down unlocks a maximum cargo capacity of 42.6 cubic feet (ranked №386 out of 662 electric vehicles).

In addition, the car has a frunk, a front compartment with 1.1 cubic feet dedicated to smaller items.

Is it suitable for towing? What is the maximum towing capacity?

The car isn’t officially rated for towing.

Ratings

3.9

Design

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4.0

Performance

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3.8

Desirability

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Safety Ratings

NCAP safety rating
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WLTP (TEL)
WLTP (TEH)
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Similar Performance

0-60 mph
Torque
Power
  1. 487 lb-ft 0% Tesla Model X 90D
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