Volvo Hybrid Electric 2021 Concept.
A deluge of Volvo’s 2022 fashions will likely be provided with 48-volt mild-hybrid powertrains within the U.S.
These fashions will affection B5 and B6 badges and be acclimated by the 2022 S60, S90, XC60 and V90 Cross Nation and can alter the non-hybrid T5 and T6 powertrains. Abstracts from the Environmental Safety Company (EPA) confirms that the 2022 S60 B5, for instance, allotment 26 MPG metropolis, 35 MPG freeway, and 30 MPG mixed, in comparison with the 23 metropolis, 34 freeway, and 27 amassed of the approachable 2021 mannequin.
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Volvo already sells its B5 and B6 powertrains in added markets. Each use a 2.0-liter four-cylinder that’s turbocharged in B5 guise whereas the B6 different is each turbocharged and supercharged. The B6 powertrain will likely be accessible as a bonus on the XC60, Automobile and Driver experiences, and accepted within the S90 auto and V90 Cross Nation wagon.
Particulars for the U.S.-spec fashions haven’t but been confirmed, however the B5 archetypal awash in Europe has 247 hp, hardly beneath than the T5 powertrain with its 250 hp. Equally, the B6 is rated at 295 hp in Europe in comparison with the 316 hp of the T6.
For the XC60, ammunition burning abstracts reveals that the B5 archetypal offers a 1 MPG entry over the burghal aeon in comparison with the T5. Equally, the higher-powered B6 is 1 MPG larger within the burghal and 1 MPG added in a position over the amassed aeon in comparison with the 2021 XC60 T6.