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Key facts

2012 Volvo V40 T3, 2013 MY information summary

What body style?
hatchback with 4/5 seats
How long?
4369 mm
How heavy?
1360 kg
What size engine?
1.6 litre, 1596 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
150 PS / 148 bhp / 110 kW @ 5700 rpm
How much torque?
270 Nm / 199 ft.lb / 27.5 kgm @ 1600-4000 rpm
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 8.80 s
How fast?
210 km/h, 130 mph
What carbon dioxide emissions?
134 CO2 g/km

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2012 Volvo V40 T3 technical specifications

Introduction

The V40 T3 is a front wheel drive hatchback passenger car with a front placed engine, produced by Volvo.
Its 4 cylinder, double overhead camshaft turbocharged engine has 4 valves per cylinder and a displacement of 1.6 litres. It provides power and torque figures of 148 bhp (150 PS/110 kW) at 5700 rpm and 270 Nm (199 lbft/27.5 kgm) at 1600-4000 rpm respectively.
The engine delivers its power through to the wheels via a 6 speed manual transmission.
Its stated weight at the kerb is 1360 kg.
Its maximum speed quoted is 210 km/h or 130 mph, and carbon dioxide emissions are 134 g/km.
2012 Volvo V40 T3 data
2012 Volvo V40 T3, 2013 MY data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater hatchback
Number of doors5
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2647 104.2
Track/tread (front) 1546 60.9
Track/tread (rear) 1536 60.5
Length 4369 172
Width 1783 70.2
Height 1420 55.9
Ground clearance 133 5.2
length:wheelbase ratio 1.65
Kerb weight 1360 kg 2998 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 52 litres 11.4 UK Gal 13.7 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient 0.310
Frontal area 2.17
CdA 0.67
engine
engine type turbocharged petrol
Engine manufacturer Volvo
Engine code B4164T3
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 1.6 litre
1596 cc
(97.394 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 79 × 81.4 mm
3.11 × 3.2 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.97
double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output 150 PS (148 bhp) (110 kW)
at 5700 rpm
Specific output 92.7 bhp/litre
1.52 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 270 Nm (199 ft·lb) (27.5 kgm)
at 1600-4000 rpm
Specific torque 169.17 Nm/litre
2.04 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction aluminium block & head
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 10:1
Fuel system direct petrol injection
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 2125.9 kPa (308.3 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 399 cc
Aspiration Turbo
Compressor
Intercooler
Catalytic converter Y
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h 8.80 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 210 km/h (130 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 110.34 PS/g
81.15 kW/g
108.82 bhp/ton
0.05 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 12.32 kg/kW
20.58 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres per 100km
km per litre
UK MPG
US MPG
Carbon dioxide emissions 134 g/km
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK) E
CO2 Effizienz (DE) C
chassis
Engine position front
Engine layout transverse
Drive wheels front wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering rack & pinion PAS
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front 205/55 R 16
Tyres rear 205/55 R 16
Brakes F/R VeDi/Di-S-ABS
Front brake diameter 278 mm
Rear brake diameter 280 mm
Gearbox 6 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.62
Final drive ratio 3.35
general
Carfolio.com ID267630
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 15.5
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2012 Volvo V40 T3 added 2012-03-11.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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