2018 Volvo XC40 – Safe, Compact, European CUV

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2018 Vovlo XC40

 

The New 2018 Volvo XC40 Makes a Bold Statement in the Compact SUV Market. The XC40 is their first entry in the small SUV segment.

 

Volvo’s goal is to reduce emissions, congestion, and accidents.

The use of colors, wheels and styles allows you to create your own look and style.

 

The clever use of space and interior materials, the 2018 Volvo XC40 introduces a bold rendition of Scandinavian design and functionality. An available panoramic sunroof allows natural light into the cabin and at night, integrated LED mood lighting can be color adjusted to match the mood or temperature the driver desires.

 

Proper storage is essential with ample interior space for both passengers and storage, smart daily-use features such as large door pockets, integrated bag hooks and a customizable cargo area help organize the driver’s life while in the car. Wireless QI mobile phone charging and Bluetooth connectivity with the standard 9” Sensus Connect touchscreen helps reduce the clutter of charging cables and connectors. A dedicated cell phone storage space frees up cup holders and other areas commonly used by customers to store their phone. The development of a unique air-ventilated woofer located behind the dashboard allows for more storage in the door panels without sacrificing stereo sound in the cabin.

 

Harmon Kardon Premium audio system to amazing with a fresh air bass to give a truer sound. Volvo On Call as standard and the ability to share the car with trusted friends and family via a mobile phone app. Applications such as Spotify, Pandora and Yelp are available via the center touch screen, as well as Volvo’s Apple CarPlay and Android Auto integration.

 

With standard City Safety, which includes pedestrian, cyclist, vehicle and large animal detection with emergency autobrake. Safety and driver assistance features on the XC40 include Pilot Assist, Run-off Road protection and mitigation, Cross Traffic alert with brake support and the 360° Camera that helps drivers maneuver their car into tight parking spaces.

 

T4:
FWD
horsepower: 187 hp
starting at $33,200

T5:
AWD
Horsepower: 248 hp
Curb weight: 3,629 lbs
Seats: 5
Momentum trim will start at $35,200

 

The XC40’s bold exterior is available with a range of body colors and color-contrast roof, providing up to 17 combinations. 18 to 20” wheels and new Inscription trim level. R-Design offers more options.

 

Care by Volvo is an all-inclusive, negotiation-free option that will be offered alongside traditional purchase and lease choices. A national, flat-rate monthly fee, no down payment, insurance included by Liberty Mutual, combined with the opportunity to upgrade to a new car as early as 12 months. Care by Volvo in the US includes almost everything needed to own and operate a car such as maintenance, insurance, wear and tear items and protection services. Volvo Subscription service is a 1-2 year deal with the option to upgrade 1 year in. Example: 2018 Volvo XC40 AWD Momentum – $600/month, XC40 AWD R-Design $700/month. Miles restricted to 15,000/year with $500 deductible.

 

2018 Volvo XC40 Competes with:
Mercedes GLA
BMW X1
Audi Q3

 

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