2018-2022 VOLVO XC40 (1st Generation)
3RD best luxury subcompact SUV has been among the bestselling and more demanding crossovers since its launch two years back. XC40 offers you the comparatively lowest starting prices than all its rivals apart from its premium Swedish brand name. 2020 Volvo XC40 is different from the usual SUV design of Volvo with relatively blunt and tall looks while it comes with plenty of fun-to-drive features to make your rides thrilling.
What’s new? :
2020 version of XC40 is now upgraded with a 12.3 inches instrumental cluster and base trim is equipped with cloth seats now however leather upholstery is also available in higher trims. Apart from this panoramic sunroof, child locks and auto-dimming rearview mirrors are present in all trims of XC40.
Trim & Variants :
2020 Volvo XC40 is now available in three trim levels equipped with eighteen inches wheel, keyless ignition, memory feature of driver’s seat, and faux leather-covered seats with the steering wheel. R design trim provides you with all features of convenience and premium package along with a navigation system, large-sized wheels, and faux-suede inserts. Inscription trims further upgrade the vehicle with wooden trims, leather upholstery, and thirteen speakers audio system. If leather seats are not required then Momentum trim is highly recommended which is reasonably priced and convenient and the premium package can further add more appealing latest features to your XC40. Let us see the specs and features of the Momentum trim of 2020 XC40 in detail.
Engine, transmission & performance:
2020 XC40 gives you the option of two powertrains offering you both front-wheel drive option and all-wheel drive feature. Momentum trim is powered by 2 liters 4 cylinder engine producing a horsepower of 187 hp and a torque of 221 pounds-feet with a front-wheel driving feature while you can also option the all-wheel driving feature that produces a total power of 248 hp and torque of 258 pounds-feet. Eight-speed automatic transmission is given as standard in all trims with easy gear changes without transmitting any harshness to the cabin.
Performance & Drive:
It offers you a quick acceleration hurling from 0 to 60 miles per hour in 6.2 seconds. The steering response of the Volvo XC40 is light and playful with sharp handling and it comes with stiffer suspension that gives you increased agility. All-wheel drive T5 gives you a driving range of twenty-nine miles per gallon while front-wheel-drive T4 gives you the mileage of twenty-three miles per gallon. The only complaint to be received by XC40 customers in its performance is its coarse engine noise when cruising vehicles making disturbance and irritation for passengers sitting in the cabin.
Exterior design & features:
The boxy and balanced proportions of XC40 draw all eye-catching hues and its bold exterior colors definitely make it unique among its rivals. The front end holds a concave angles grille having Volvo signature stamped on it beautifully while its signature Thor Hammer LED headlights give it a beautiful finishing. The broad shoulder lines flow smoothly into the contrast-colored sloping roof while nineteen inches alloy wheels give it a real sporty stance. The soundproof panoramic sunroof gives it a beautiful layout along with adding brightness and a better view of the cabin.
Interior design & features:
The interior design of the Volvo XC40 is architectural and classy with simple and up-to-date materials used while modernism can be seen throughout the cabin. Base trim features cloth seats and textile upholstery while you can go for leather seats in higher trims.
The central console design is simple and it features a nine inches touch screen display for infotainment that can be connected with your Apple Car Play and Android Auto giving you a top-of-a-list intuitive infotainment system. 12.3 inches digital cockpit gives you all information required for driving while some of the other assisting features to include Bluetooth connectivity, surround-view camera, keyless ignition, wireless charging facility, power-adjustable driver’s seat given with memory function
And for safety, there are present automatic emergency brakes, forward collision warning alarms, active lane control systems,s, and adaptive cruise control systems. IIHS has given good scores to the 2020 Volvo XC40 in their crash test giving us more confidence in this SUV.
The price for Volvo XC40 ranges from 33,700 US dollars to 42,450 US dollars with momentum trim priced at 34,695 US dollars and it offers a limited time warranty for 4 years.
- T4 FWD Momentum = MSRP $34,100
- T5 AWD Momentum = MSRP $36,100
- T4 FWD R Design = MSRP $39,350
- T4 FWD Inscription = MSRP $39,850
- T5 AWD R Design = MSRP $41,350
- T5 AWD Inscription = MSRP $41,850
- Recharge Plus = MSRP $55,300
- Recharge Ultimate = MSRP $58,150