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The Most Common Volvo C40 Symbols

These are the most common dashboard symbols that you will see in your Volvo C40. Click on one to see more information or scroll further down to see the link to the owner's manual where you can find even more symbols.

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About the C40

The C40 is a fully-electric subcompact crossover SUV produced by Swedish manufacturer Volvo. It made its debut in 2021.

It is essentially a fully-electric version of the Volvo XC40 Recharge, which is a hybrid variant of the same SUV. Both models share a large number of features, which means they are often compared.

Another similarity to other Volvo models is that it shares the same powertrain with the Polestar 2s

It features the typical 5-door layout found on most SUVs and is built on Volvo’s Compact Modular Architecture platform.

Competition for this model comes from the ever-increasing fully-electric crossover SUV class. . The Tesla Model Y and Audi Q4 e-Tron are some of its main competitors currently, as well as the XC40 Recharge.

Trim options consist of only three levels. These are the base Core, followed by the Plus, and the top-tier Ultimate.

Electric powertrains are limited to two different power outputs. It is driven by either a single or dual set of permanent magnet synchronous motors, which are capable of delivering either 170 or 300 kW. Only the Core trim is limited to the single motor lower power output, while the other two trim packages allow a choice of powertrains.

These are driven by either a 69 kWh or 75 kWh lithium-ion battery which feeds either a single or dual set of electric motors respectively.

Volvo initially released only the dual-motor version but revealed plans for a single-motor version in 2022.

Drivetrains consist of either front-wheel drive or the four-wheel systems found paired with the higher output dual-motors.

Volvo announced an estimated range of approximately 273 and 226 miles for the single and dual motors respectively.