2019 Volvo XC40

2019 Volvo XC40

A brand new model for 2019 and on sale this year, the Volvo XC40 is the brand’s first compact SUV, slotted below the midsize XC60 and full-size XC90. Much like the Lexus NX, the Volvo XC40 is designed to appeal to millennial shoppers as they gain more purchasing power. Styling is hip and modern, inside and out. Especially noteworthy is the optional Lava floor carpet option, more on that below. Prices start at an MSRP of $32,200.

Pros: Stylish Inside & Out, Solid Construction, Tech Features

Cons: Road Noise, Slow Base Engine

Looks Best In: Black Stone exterior/Charcoal interior with Lava (!) carpet 

2019 Volvo XC40 exterior2019 Volvo XC40 interior

Coolest Feature: The optional panoramic moonroof lets natural light flood into the cabin.

2018 Volvo XC40 panoramic roof

Competition: Mercedes-Benz GLA, Infiniti QX30, BMW X1

Summary: The XC40 takes all the expected Volvo qualities like understated style, ultra-comfortable seats and plenty of safety gear and boils it down to a smaller package.

Did You Know? With the 2019 XC40 Volvo launched a new subscription model called Care By Volvo, whereby a consumer pays one monthly fee that covers the price of the car and insurance.

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