Volvo EC40

RANGE

438 - 510kms

PRICE

$92,990+

The EC40 is an electric SUV coupe – called initially the C40 Recharge (name changed in 2024). It is available in single and dual motor variants and is based on the Compact Modular Architecture shared with the Volvo EX40 and Polestar 2.

The EC40 has a unique sloping rear hatch and stretched segmented rear taillights. It is also the first model from Volvo to be completely leather-free. The top-spec Recharge Twin has a microtech and textile interior with backlit map panels on the dashboard and door cards.

Specs

Volvo EC40

2023→

Previously called C40 Recharge.

Price

Price$92,990
Range (WLTP)438 km

Performance

0-100 km/h7.4 s
Top Speed160 km/h
Total Power170 kW
DriveFront Wheel Drive

Range & Efficiency

WLTP Consumption182 Wh/km
Running Cost $4.55/100 km
Highway Range337 km
Economy 6.5 km/kWh

Real range estimator

Real range390 km

Type of driving

All urban
(< 80 km/h)
Mix
All highway
(100 km/h)

Outside temperature

17 °C

Battery & Charging

Battery69 kWh / 67 kWh
ChemistryNMC
AC speed (max)11 kW
DC speed (max)136 kW
V2L-

Dimensions

Seats5
Tow Rating750 kg / 1500 kg
Boot Space419 L / 1205 L
Frunk31 L
ShapeMedium SUV
Length4440 mm
Width1873 mm
Height1596 mm
Kerb Weight2001 kg

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Volvo EC40 Ultimate

2023→

Previously called C40 Recharge Twin.

Price

Price$107,900
Range (WLTP)510 km

Performance

0-100 km/h🔥 4.7 s
Top Speed180 km/h
Total Power300 kW
DriveAll Wheel Drive

Range & Efficiency

WLTP Consumption208 Wh/km
Running Cost $5.20/100 km
Highway Range393 km
Economy 6.5 km/kWh

Real range estimator

Real range454 km

Type of driving

All urban
(< 80 km/h)
Mix
All highway
(100 km/h)

Outside temperature

17 °C

Battery & Charging

Battery82 kWh / 79 kWh
ChemistryNMC
AC speed (max)11 kW
DC speed (max)149 kW
V2L-

Dimensions

Seats5
Tow Rating750 kg / 1800 kg
Boot Space419 L / 1205 L
Frunk31 L
ShapeMedium SUV
Length4440 mm
Width1873 mm
Height1596 mm
Kerb Weight2185 kg

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Volvo EC40Volvo EC40 Ultimate
Price$92,990$107,900
Range (WLTP)438 km510 km
Highway Range337 km393 km
0-100 km/h7.4 s4.7 s
Top Speed160 km/h180 km/h
DriveFWDAWD
Power170 kW300 kW
Battery (nominal)69 kWh82 kWh
Battery (usable)67 kWh79 kWh
WLTP Consumption182 Wh/km208 Wh/km
ChemistryNMCNMC
AC speed11 kW11 kW
DC speed136 kW149 kW
Vehicle to Load--
Boot space419 L419 L
Boot (seats down)1205 L1205 L
Frunk31 L31 L
Seats55
Length4440 mm4440 mm
Width1873 mm1873 mm
Height1596 mm1596 mm
Weight2001 kg2185 kg
Tow (braked)1500 kg1800 kg
Tow (unbraked)750 kg750 kg

Local reviews on New Zealand roads

DriveLife
2023 Volvo C40 Recharge Plus | Electric Car Review

"The design is iconically Volvo, and the interior is as comfy as the Swedish future gets. There is a great level of tech and market-leading safety features. The 78Kwh battery provides a super-practical 451km range. If you're looking for a mid-sized EV for a couple of small families, the C40 Recharge is something you need to try, especially if you want to stand out from the crowds of Teslas on the road these days."

Tarmac Life
EVolvolution – Volvo C40 Recharge review NZ

"The Volvo C40 Recharge is a great crossover and a giant step forward as the brand evolvoes, oops evolves to being EV only. Plenty of range and plenty of tech, just personally, I would go for a little more Ultimate power."

Ecotricity
Volvo C40 Review: Spacious, Stylish, Safe – but not boring…

"I really like the car, it's a decent machine - very very decent machine ... this thing is definitely worth its weight in Swedish meatballs"

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All Time
#50
Last 12 months
#47

The Volvo EC40 is the 50th best selling new battery electric vehicle (of all time) - in New Zealand. Over the past 12 months, the Volvo EC40 was the 47th best selling new EV.

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How many Volvo EC40's have been sold in NZ?

There have been 75 Volvo EC40's registered in NZ to date. These were all registered as new.

How many sold per month and year

Volvo EC40 registrations per month and year, (NZ new and used imports combined).

How many of each submodel is there?

How many units of each major model variation (NZ new only) have been registered to date.

SubmodelUnits
P8 ULTIMATE RECHARGE51
P6 PLUS RECHARGE 69K24
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