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xc40 phev spare

Post by masteretch » Thu Apr 08, 2021 11:33 am

can anybody recommend a spare tyre kit that would fit over the battery in the boot of the phev version .

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Re: xc40 phev spare

Post by Felindre » Thu Apr 08, 2021 5:23 pm

What's this battery look like, Got a photo? There's a thread on spare wheel where i got the kit for the B4 mild hybrid, but your battery is probably larger.
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Re: xc40 phev spare

Post by masteretch » Fri Apr 09, 2021 10:10 am

I was a bit surprised to see this in the boot , i have seen a pic online of a recharge that has the factory fitted spare over the battery and I'm hoping somebody on here has managed to fit an aftermarket one in the same space

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Re: xc40 phev spare

Post by pjm007 » Fri Apr 09, 2021 11:43 am

Call me old fashioned but I prefer the concept of the mildest of all hybrids - i.e. a zero % hybrid aka pure petrol or diesel with no need for any chunky weighty battery storage. No 112mph top speed limit either. πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚
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Re: xc40 phev spare

Post by Bernard Bernardsson » Fri Apr 09, 2021 1:56 pm

Mines a "pure" diesel (D4), that's limited to 112mph too, think its more the build date, than the power train. I've yet to experience the limiter working, but I can hitch the caravan up next week, so will test it out, best make sure it works eh? 😳😳
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Re: xc40 phev spare

Post by Bernard Bernardsson » Fri Apr 09, 2021 1:58 pm

Actually, have you even checked, I think yours might be restricted too, if you bought it newπŸ€”πŸ€”πŸ€”πŸ˜³πŸ˜³?
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Re: xc40 phev spare

Post by m@rk » Fri Apr 09, 2021 3:47 pm

ALL Volvos now have the 112mph limiter as standard. It's not specific to the XC40

I would like to think some of the Polestar versions might not have this but can't find anything to confirms that on the Volvo website
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Re: xc40 phev spare

Post by m@rk » Fri Apr 09, 2021 3:51 pm

m@rk wrote: ↑
Fri Apr 09, 2021 3:47 pm
ALL Volvos now have the 112mph limiter as standard. It's not specific to the XC40

I would like to think some of the Polestar versions might not have this but can't find anything to confirms that on the Volvo website

All I can find is:


Speed cap
To send a strong signal about the dangers of speeding, we reduced the top speed of all our new cars to 112 mph in 2020. We are also looking at how smart speed control and geofencing technology could automatically limit speeds near schools and hospitals in the future.


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Re: xc40 phev spare

Post by Felindre » Fri Apr 09, 2021 4:00 pm

OK back to OP, i'm surprised your battery is so exposed. Here's mine
viewtopic.php?f=8&t=2565&hilit=spare&start=20#p23240

The official spare wheel and kit i bought fits upside down over the battery and my biggest concern would be the exposed terminal and wires i can see in yours.
viewtopic.php?f=8&t=2565&hilit=spare&start=10#p23225

Your battery is also a lot further back than mine.
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Re: xc40 phev spare

Post by Bernard Bernardsson » Fri Apr 09, 2021 4:01 pm

Yup, as I understand it, it's all MY21 cars, except ones built for the emergency services. πŸš”πŸš”
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