Review: 2019 Volvo XC40

Review: 2019 Volvo XC40

The all-new Volvo XC40 delivers a smooth ride with two powerful engine options and presents an elegant, comfortable cabin. Visit Capital Volvo of Albany and discover why the 2019 Volvo XC40 was named #1 in luxury subcompact SUV’s by U.S. News.

Performance

The Momentum, R-Design, and Inscription grades of the 2019 Volvo XC40 are powered by a 2.0-liter inline four-cylinder direct-injected turbocharged engine mated to an eight-speed Geartronic™ automatic transmission. The T4 utilizes a front-wheel drivetrain, generates 187-hp and 221 lb-ft of torque, and achieves an estimated 36 mpg highway and 25 mpg city. The T5 works with an all-wheel drivetrain, pumps out 248-hp and 258 lb-ft of torque and earns an EPA-estimated 31 mpg highway and 23 mpg city. The XC40 offers five drive mode settings to customize your drive including comfort, ECO, dynamic, off-road and individual.

Technology

The 2019 XC40 comes standard with a 9-inch Sensus infotainment touchscreen for access to entertainment and connectivity to apps, a 12.3-inch digital driver display, Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™ compatibility, Bluetooth®, SiriusXM® satellite radio, a 12V power outlet in the luggage/cargo area, Volvo On Call to unlock, lock and start your engine remotely, and a 330-watt high performance audio system with eight speakers. Wireless charging, keyless entry, Sensus Navigation Pro with real-time traffic information, and a thirteen-speaker Harman Kardon premium sound system are optional.

Safety

The 2019 Volvo XC40 has been awarded the coveted 2019 Top Safety Pick+ rating from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). Standard safety features include oncoming lane mitigation, lane keeping aid, road sign information, run-off road mitigation, hill start assist, hill descent control, and the City Safety pre-collision warning system. Volvo's unique Whiplash Protection system reduces the risk of whiplash injury if your car is hit from behind. A 360-degree surround view camera and Pilot Assist are available.

Pricing

Starting at $33,700 MSRP

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