Volvo S40 and V50 now with CO2 emissions of 99g/km

Volvo S40 and V50 now with CO2 emissions of 99g/km

Environmentally conscious drivers Volvo S40 and V50 can now buy one with CO2 emissions of 99 g / km. The corresponding fuel consumption is 3.8 l/100 km. The Volvo C30, which previously was available in a version with 99 grams of CO2 emissions, so get joined by two other models in the “under the 100-club.

“We have CO2 emissions by another 5 grams per kilometer limited compared to the previous implementation. This means that the S40 and V50 in terms of fuel to the top of their segment,” says Magnus Jonsson, Senior Vice President of Product Development at Volvo Cars.

“Developments have moved rapidly since we are in the autumn of 2008 our first three so-called ‘119 gram’ models presented in Paris. The fact that we will soon have five models that are less than 120 grams of CO2 per kilometer, three even with a CO2 emissions below 100 grams per kilometer, stressed that few of our competitors can beat us on the road to sustainable cars, “says Magnus Jonsson.

The Volvo C30, S40 and V50 DRIVe the first three models with the improved 1.6-liter diesel engine that meets Euro 5 emissions standard that takes effect in January 2011. The combination of the advanced engine, a six-speed manual and start-stop function, Volvo’s engine experts are able to reduce CO2 emissions by 99 to 104 g / km.

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