The vehicle is powered by a 2 litre, 5 cylinder diesel engines. The company claims that it has a mileage of over 16 kmpl.
Volvo Auto India Managing Director Tomas Ernberg said that “The car will bring in new impetus to our growth strategy in India. So far, we have bookings of about 70 units and our target is to sell about 120 units this year.”
As part of the company’s plans to boost sales in India by about 50%, Ernberg said that Volvo will also have two latest launches—fresh models of sedan S60 and SUV XC60 in October.
Volvo Auto India has set a target to sell 20,000 units per annum by 2020 in the country, by when it could be consider having assembly operations.