Volvo Recharge

Volvo Recharge. Responsible luxury.

Introducing Volvo Recharge – our new line of advanced pure electric and plug-in hybrid cars, designed to give you a refined and more sustainable driving experience. The cars you trust to protect your family, now also help protect their future.

Every new Volvo car launched will be electrified.
Today, Volvo are the only traditional car maker to offer plug-in hybrid options on all models. And over the next five years, they will launch five new fully electric cars. It is their ambition that by 2025, half of the cars we sell will be electric.

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Electrification Explained

Mild Hybrids

What is mild hybrid?
A traditional combustion engine supported by a small electric motor.

How are they charged?
Through energy recovered from regenerative braking, so you don’t have to plug them in.

Can they run solely on electric power?
No, the electric motor provides support to improve the engine’s efficiency.

What models are available?
The line-up consists of three models: XC60 B4 mild hybrid, XC60 B5 mild hybrid and XC90 B5 mild hybrid.

Plug-in Hybrid

• What is a plug-in hybrid?
A traditional combustion engine combined with a battery-powered electric motor.

• How are they charged?
By being plugged in, or through regenerative braking while on the move, or the car can charge the battery from the engine. This means you can leave a city on electric, use the combustion engine for the motorway while charging the battery, ready for the drive through the next city!

• Can they run solely on electric power?
Yes, for short journeys of up to 30 miles, dependent on the model.

• What models are available?

Every model in the Volvo range is available as a plug-in hybrid.​​

Pure Electric

What is pure electric?
Powered by a plug-in battery and propelled by electric motors only.

How are they charged?
By being plugged in, and through regenerative braking while on the move.

How long can I drive before I need to recharge the battery?
The upcoming pure electric XC40 Recharge has a projected range of over 200 miles.

What models are available?

Volvo’s first pure electric model, the XC40 Recharge, is available to order and will arrive at the end of 2020.

Part Petrol. Part Electric. All Volvo.

The Volvo XC40 is available to order as a plug-in hybrid. Enjoy the same award- winning compact SUV, now with a smaller footprint. Order before 30th September 2020 and it also comes with up to one year of reimbursed driving electricity.*

*New Volvo Plug-in hybrids only. UK retail and business customers, age 18+, registered on app. Sum reimbursed based on electricity price set by Volvo Cars based on public sources of information (actual tariff may vary). Max. reimbursement £1000/3000kWH. Order from participating retailer 17.10.2019 - 30.09.2020. 12 months electricity runs from date app is updated - you must own the car for a minimum of 12 months. Not transferable. T&Cs apply.

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The Line Up​

Few car makers can match Volvo’s history and credibility in making well-designed, exciting and versatile models, and the brand’s electric range looks set to continue that story. Below, you can discover the full range of mild hybrid, plug-in hybrid, and pure electric models.

What do these numbers mean?

  • HP: The horsepower of the engine
  • MPG: The miles per gallon to help you understand the vehicle’s fuel economy
  • CO2: The vehicle’s CO2 emissions for road tax purposes
  • BIK tax: The Benefit In Kind for company car drivers

SUVs

Plug-in Hybrid

Otherwise known as plug-in hybrids or plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs). A plug-in hybrid is a traditional combustion engine combined with a battery-powered electric motor. They can be charged by being plugged in, or through regenerative braking whilst on the move.

Plug-in Hybrid

XC40 T5 Twin Engine

Petrol/Electric
264HP
94.2 – 122.8MPG
38 – 41G/KM CO2
From 16% BIK tax

XC40 T5 Twin Engine

XC60 T8 Twin Engine

Petrol/Electric
390HP
94.2 – 122.8MPG
47 – 52G/KM CO2
From 16% BIK tax

XC60 T8 Twin Engine

XC90 T8 Twin Engine

Petrol/Electric
390HP
94.2 – 122.8MPG
52 – 55G/KM CO2
From 19% BIK tax

XC90 T8

Mild Hybrid

A traditional combustion engine supported by a small electric motor. Our mild-hybrids are recharged by collecting wasted energy through regenerative braking – so you don’t have to plug them in. 15% more fuel efficient. 15% lower emissions.

Mild Hybrid

XC60 B4 mild hybrid

Petrol/Diesel/Electric
197HP
39.2 – 46.3 MPG
142 – 151G/KM CO2
From 36% BIK tax​

XC60

XC60 B5 mild hybrid

Petrol/Diesel/Electric
235HP
39.2 – 46.3 MPG
142 – 151G/KM CO2
From 36% BIK tax 

XC60

XC90 B5 mild hybrid

Petrol/Diesel/Electric
235HP
37.7 – 44.1 MPG
154 – 156G/KM CO2
From 37% BIK tax

XC90

Pure Electric

Zero-emissions driving all day, every day. Simply charge up and go.

Pure Electric

XC40 Recharge (Arriving later in 2020)

408HP
4.9 seconds 0 – 62mph
~250 miles long range
10 to 80% charge in ~ 40 minutes
0% BIK tax​

XC40 Recharge

Estates

Plug-in Hybrid

V60 T8 Twin Engine

Petrol/Electric
390HP
113.0 – 166.1MPG
39 – 42G/KM CO2
From 16% BIK tax

V60 T8

V90 T8 Twin Engine

Petrol/Electric
390HP
108.6 – 166.2MPG
43 – 46G/KM CO2
From 16% BIK tax

V90 T8 Plug-in Hybrid

Saloons

Plug-in Hybrid

S60 T8 Twin Engine

Petrol/Electric
390HP
122.8 – 176.5MPG
39 – 42G/KM CO2
From 16% BIK tax

S60 Recharge Polestar

S90 T8 Twin Engine

Petrol/Electric
390HP
108.6 – 166.1MPG
40G/KM CO2
From 16% BIK tax

S90 T8 Recharge