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Compare Volvo V40 Hatchback [D2 115PS] vs Audi A3 8P1 [1.4 TFSI]

Reviews

Neo score
35%
35%
Pros
  • Low official fuel consumption
  • Good design from many angles
  • Good transmissions
  • Volvo's iconic I5 engine
  • Interesting VR6 engine
  • Manual widely available
Cons
  • Stuck with MacPherson struts in the front
  • Semi-independent suspensions in FWD models
  • Unreliable DCT (DSG) transmissions

Price

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Variants

D2 115PS
D2 115PS AT
D2 120PS
D2 120PS AT
D3 150PS
D3 150PS AT
D4 177PS
D4 177PS AT
D4 190PS
D4 190PS AT
T2 120PS
T2 122PS
T2 122PS AT
T3 150PS
T3 152PS
T3 152PS AT
T4 180PS
T4 180PS AT
T5 213PS AT
T5 245PS AT
T5 254PS AT
1.4 TFSI
1.6
1.6 AT
1.6 FSI
1.8 TFSI
1.8 TFSI DCT
1.9 TDI
2.0 FSI
2.0 FSI AT
2.0 TDI 140
2.0 TDI 140 DCT
2.0 TDI 140 quattro
2.0 TDI 170
2.0 TDI 170 DCT
2.0 TDI 170 quattro
2.0 TFSI 200
2.0 TFSI 200 DCT
2.0 TFSI 200 DSG
2.0 TFSI 200 quattro
3.2 quattro
3.2 quattro DCT

Capacity

Cargo Capacity
496 L / 17.5 cu-ft
350 L / 12.4 cu-ft ~ 1080 L / 38.1 cu-ft
Coolant Capacity
10.0 L / 10.6 qt
Engine Oil Capacity
3.8 L / 4.0 qt
3.6 L / 3.8 qt
Fuel Capacity
55.0 L / 14.5 gal
55.0 L / 14.5 gal
Passengers
5
5
Payload
633 kg / 1396 lbs
560 kg / 1235 lbs

Chassis

Brakes | Front
Ventilated discs
Ventilated discs
Brakes | Rear
Disc
Disc
Power Steering
Hydraulic Steering
Suspension | Front
MacPherson strut
MacPherson strut
Suspension | Rear
Independent, spring
Semi-independent
Tire Size
195/65 R15
205/55 R16, 225/45 R17
Turning Circle
11.2 m / 36.7 ft
10.7 m / 35.1 ft

Construction

Body Style
5-door Hatchback
3-door Hatchback

Dimensions

Ground Clearance
133 mm / 5.2 in
Size | Height
1445 mm / 56.9 in
1421 mm / 55.9 in
Size | Length
4369 mm / 172.0 in
4214 mm / 165.9 in
Size | Width
1802 mm / 70.9 in
1765 mm / 69.5 in
Track Width | Front
1546.0 mm / 60.9 in
1534.0 mm / 60.4 in
Track Width | Rear
1536.0 mm / 60.5 in
1507.0 mm / 59.3 in
Weight
1257.0 kg / 2771.2 lbs
1260.0 kg / 2777.8 lbs
Wheel Size
15 in
6.5J x 16, 7.5J x 17
Wheelbase
2647 mm / 104.2 in
2578 mm / 101.5 in

Performance

Acceleration | 0 - 100 km/h
12.3 sec
9.6 sec
Acceleration | 0 - 60 mph
11.7 sec
9.1 sec
CO2 Emission
94 g/km
156 ~ 163 g/km
Coefficient Of Drag
0.33
Fuel Economy
3.6 L/100km / 65.3 MPG (combined) | 4.0 L/100km / 58.8 MPG (urban) | 3.4 L/100km / 69.2 MPG (highway)
6.5 L/100km / 36.2 MPG (combined)
Top Speed
190.0 km/h / 118.1 mph
203.0 km/h / 126.1 mph

Powertrain

Drivetrain Layout
Front-engine (transverse), Front-wheel drive
Front-engine (transverse), Front-wheel drive
Emission Standard
Euro 5
Euro 4
Engine
D4162T
CAXC, CMSA
Engine | Bore
75.0 mm / 3.0 in
76.5 mm / 3.0 in
Engine | Compression Ratio
16.0:1
10.0:1
Engine | Displacement
1.6 L / 95.2 cu-in / 1560.0 cc
1.4 L / 84.8 cu-in / 1390.0 cc
Engine | Power
115.0 hp / 85.8 kW @ 3600 rpm
125.0 hp / 93.2 kW @ 5000-6000 rpm
Engine | Specific Output
73.7 hp/L / 1.2 hp/cu-in
89.9 hp/L / 1.5 hp/cu-in
Engine | Stroke
88.3 mm / 3.5 in
75.6 mm / 3.0 in
Engine | Torque
270 Nm / 199.1 lb-ft @ 1750-2500 rpm
200 Nm / 147.5 lb-ft @ 1500-4000 rpm
Engine | Type
Turbocharged commonrail diesel inline-4 engine
Turbocharged direct-injected petrol inline-4 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinder
Transmission | Gears
6-speed
6-speed
Transmission | Type
Manual
Manual

Production

Availability
2012 ~ 2015
2007 ~ 2008
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