In a move that has surprise many, Volvo Cars has announced increase of prices of its cars across the entire range thereby making its cars expensive by up to ₹ 2.5 lakh.
The Swedish carmaker announced that it is making an upward revision in ex-showroom prices for all its cars by up to 2.5 per cent. This price revision means that Volvo’s most affordable model – the V40 D3 Kinetic is now expensive by ₹ 54,750 taking its price to ₹ 26.04 lakh. On the other hand, the company’s flagship model – the Volvo XC90 T8 Excellence – 4 seat plug-in hybrid, that came for ₹ 1.25 crore has become dearer by ₹ 2.5 lakh and now it’s priced over ₹ 1.27 crore. (All ex-showroom, Delhi)
Volvo says it is increasing the prices due to rise in input costs which affect all models sold in India. The revised pricing are applicable with effect from the 1st of April 2017.
One of the newest additions to the company’s line, the all-new Volvo S90 is offered in India in only one variant and that too has received a price hike of ₹ 1 lakh. While initially the car was priced at ₹ 53.50 lakh, the current pricing has gone up to ₹ 54.50 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). Despite the price hike the Volvo S90 still makes a much sweeter package compared to its rivals the Mercedes-Benz E-Class, Audi A6, BMW 5 Series and the Jaguar XF.
Currently, Volvo Cars India has a much comprehensive model range which includes Volvo V40 hatchback and the V40 Cross Country crossover, the S60 and the S60 Cross Country sedans and their flagship sedan, the Volvo S90. Among the SUVs, Volvo has – the XC60 and the flagship XC90 along with the Volvo XC90 Excellence, which was also the country’s first plug-in hybrid SUV.
|Model/Variants||Old Price||New Price||Difference|
|V40 D3 Kinetic||₹ 25.49 lakh||₹ 26.04 lakh||₹ 54,750|
|V40 R-Design||₹ 28.50 lakh||₹ 29.10 lakh||₹ 56,900|
|V40 Cross Country D3 Inscription||₹ 29.45 lakh||₹ 30 lakh||₹ 54,200|
|V40 Cross Country T4 Petrol||₹ 27.29 lakh||₹ 27.85 lakh||₹ 55,500|
|S60 Kinetic||₹ 30.88 lakh||₹ 31.64 lakh||₹ 75,030|
|S60 Momentum||₹ 35 lakh||₹ 35. 76 lakh||₹ 75,030|
|S60 R-Design||₹ 38.50 lakh||₹ 39.25 lakh||₹ 75,000|
|S60 Cross Country Inscription||₹ 39.90 lakh||₹ 40.65 lakh||₹ 75,000|
|S90 D4 Inscription||₹ 53.50 lakh||₹ 54.50 lakh||₹ 1 lakh|
|XC60 Kinetic||₹ 44.80 lakh||₹ 45.71 lakh||₹ 90,500|
|XC60 Momentum||₹ 47.99 lakh||₹ 48.90 lakh||₹ 90,200|
|XC60 Inscription||₹ 51.70 lakh||₹ 52.61 lakh||₹ 90,400|
|XC60 R-Design||₹ 50 lakh||₹ 50.90 lakh||₹ 90,000|
|XC90 Momentum||₹ 70.96 lakh||₹ 71.97 lakh||₹ 1 lakh|
|XC90 Inscription||₹ 80.23 lakh||₹ 81.23 lakh||₹ 1 lakh|
|XC90 R-Design||₹ 78 lakh||₹ 79 lakh||₹ 1 lakh|
|XC90 T8 Excellence – 4Seat||₹ 1.25 crore||₹ 1.27 crore||₹ 2.5 lakh|