Volvo launches small SUV XC40 in Malaysia

New premium small SUV comes packed with safety features 

Volvo Car Malaysia has entered the premium small SUV segment with the launch of the Volvo XC40 T5 which comes in R-Design trim level as standard. Filled with a range of technologies shared with its larger siblings, the all-wheel drive XC40 comes with Pilot Assist (semi-autonomous driving), the latest generation of City Safety (autonomous collision mitigation and avoidance, including pedestrian, cyclist and large animal detection), Run-off Road Protection and Mitigation, Cross Traffic Alert with Auto Brake, and other features also in the Volvo 90s and 60s ranges.

The XC40 T5 R-Design has a 2.0-litre petrol engine with a total output of 252bhp and 350Nm of torque. Acceleration to 100km/h takes 6.4 seconds.

Priced at RM255,888 on-the-road without insurance, the XC40 T5 R-Design comes in four colours: Bursting Blue, Fusion Red, Crystal White and Osmium Grey.