Check out the 2019 Volvo XC40! This all-new subcompact crossover puts a new spin on Volvo, packing everything drivers love about this Swiss automaker into a small-but-satisfying package. Want performance? This Volvo has it in the form of a turbocharged engine. Want features? The XC40 offers plenty between its trims and upgrade options. Want safety? Again, check -- this new, luxurious crossover provides just as much comfort as peace of mind. And buyers will love that the XC40 is squarely affordable. If you've been waiting for a subcompact crossover with more elegant styling than your typical crossover vehicle, then this might be what you're looking for. Read on for the latest information about the all-new 2019 Volvo XC40.
The all-new Volvo XC40 is offered in the Momentum and R-Design trims. The Momentum is the base trim, but don't let that fool you -- it is loaded with options. An additional front-wheel drive trim is expected to be added to the lineup later.
Which features are found in the Momentum trim?
The Volvo XC40 Momentum gets a generous standard equipment list. Highlights include leather seats, LED headlights, a power liftgate, automated climate control, ambient lighting, a power-adjustable driver seat, driver seat memory settings, roof rails, Apple and Android app compatibility, Bluetooth compatibility, a Wi-Fi hotspot, an eight-speaker stereo and more.
Which features are included with the R-Design trim?
The R-Design trim is the sportier of the two. It gets larger wheels, special black exterior trim, a unique suspension and steering wheel paddle shifters. It also gets other nice features, such as a wireless phone charger and power-folding rear seats for maximizing storage space. This trim also gets a hands-free tailgate and navigation.
Which safety features come standard?
The new Volvo XC40 comes with some key safety features as standard equipment. This list of features includes a rearview camera, forward-collision warnings, emergency braking and lane-change assist.
Can the XC40's trims be upgraded?
Several upgrade packages are available for the 2019 Volvo XC40. The Premium, Vision and Advance packages are available for both trims, with the Premium focusing on features and the other two packages adding new safety features. Highlights of the Premium trim include a wireless charger and adaptive cruise control, while the highlight of the other two packages is the 360 surround-view camera offered by Advance Package. There is also a Multimedia package for the Momentum trim that upgrades the stereo and adds navigation.
What kind of engine does the XC40 have?
The 2019 Volvo XC40 subcompact crossover is equipped with a turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine that pumps out 248 horsepower and 258 pound-feet of torque. The engine provides plenty of power for the crossover's small size.
Is the XC40 all-wheel drive?
Yes, the new Volvo XC40 is an all-wheel drive vehicle. However, Volvo is expected to release a front-wheel drive version of its new subcompact crossover at a later date, although this version will be paired with a slightly weaker engine.
Is the XC40's interior comfortable?
The Volvo XC40's interior is surprisingly comfortable for being a subcompact crossover. The interior is filled with soft-touch materials that don't feel cheap, and the rear seats aren't short on room. Only taller drivers and passengers might feel a bit cramped in this crossover.