2022 Volvo XC40 Recharge Pure Electric: Fact sheet


Volvo’s first fully-electric car, the XC40 Recharge Pure Electric, develops 300kW and 660Nm and is powered by a 78kWh lithium-ion battery. The dual electric motors take the electric XC40 from 0-100km/h in 4.9 seconds making it the quickest Volvo on sale in Australia.

It is available from $76,990 (before on-road costs).

2021 Volvo XC40 Recharge Pure Electric – data table

2022 Volvo XC40 Recharge Pure Electric
Price (MSRP) $76,990
Format Dual motor, all-wheel drive
Power 300kW
Torque 660Nm
Battery size 78kWh
Range (WLTP) 418km
Energy use 25.5kWh/100km
Max charge speed 150kW DC
Plug type Type 2 AC / CCS DC
Weight (tare) 2140kg
Boot space 452L

The Volvo XC40 Recharge Pure Electric comes with a Type 2 charging cable as part of the standard gear, and a wallbox can be arranged through your Volvo dealer.

Approximate charging times – 0–80 per cent


(up to 2.4kW)

(up to 7.7kW)

(up to 11kW)

(up to 50kW DC)
Volvo XC40 Recharge Pure Electric 78kWh 26h 8h 06min 5h 40min 1h 15min 37min


Vani is a journalist and infrastructure specialist with almost 20 years in the industry. Her love for cars started in her father’s petrol service stations in South Africa and she hasn’t been able to outrun it yet. She was a cricket and political journalist before turning her hand to motoring and has worked with a number of print and online outlets in Australia and in the UK. She also works in advising government on major infrastructure projects.

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