New Volvo XC40 Model Review


2023 Volvo XC40 at The Autobarn Volvo Cars Oak Park

Explore the adventure-ready new 2023 Volvo XC40, a compact SUV boasting unique Scandinavian design, world-class technology, and impressive performance options. Turn heads with the new Volvo XC40's refreshed exterior design featuring upgraded headlamps, a revised front bumper and grille, and new wheel designs. Take a seat inside the modern and minimalist cabin featuring intelligent technology, and refined amenities like a 9-inch touchscreen, Google Built-in services, and an available Harman Kardon Premium sound system. Keep reading to unpack everything the new Volvo XC40 has to offer below and to see how it compares to the competition. After you've finished your research and found the perfect new Volvo XC40 trim for you, swing by The Autobarn Volvo Cars Oak Park in Oak Park, IL for a test drive.

Starting at $36,350

New Volvo XC40 Highlights

  • Performance: Available all-wheel drive, up to 247 horsepower, 3500 lbs towing capacity, 23 mpg city, 30 mpg hwy, and 26 combined mpg.
  • Interior: Seating for up to 5, available laminated Panoramic Moonroof with power sunshade, available Power Passenger Seat, and 57.5 cu-ft of cargo capacity.
  • Technology: Google built-in services featuring best-in-class navigation, Google Assistant, and Google Play, available Harman Kardon Premium Sound, 9-inch center display, and 12-inch instrument panel.
  • Cargo Capacity: XC40 Momentum has 57.5 cu-ft of cargo space, compared to the XC60 Momentum's 63.3 cu-ft of cargo space.
  • Safety Features: Standard automated emergency braking with pedestrian detection, standard lane-departure warning with lane-keeping assist, available adaptive cruise control with a semi-autonomous driving mode, and an available 360-degree camera.

Exterior and Interior Design

The all-new 2023 Volvo XC40 embraces its Swedish design with a contemporary look that combines fun and functional features into a seamless look. The sleek and sophisticated compact SUV is ideal for a versatile and on-the-go lifestyle. Enjoy a newly refreshed exterior boasting upgraded headlamps, a revised front bumper and grille, and all-new wheel designs.

Take a seat inside the roomy and versatile cabin with room for up to five passengers and an expansive cargo area that fits shopping trips as easily as it handles camping adventures. Load up the Volvo XC40's flexible 57.5 cu-ft of cargo space.  Additional luxury features offered throughout the 2023 Volvo XC40 lineup include:

  • Available laminated Panoramic Moonroof with power sunshade
  • Available Power Passenger Seat
  • Power Tailgate
  • Smart Cabin Storage solutions


The all-new 2023 Volvo XC40 is a mild hybrid with two potent engine options, the B4 and B5 four-cylinder direct injection turbo-gasoline engines both feature a 48-volt hybrid system. The B4 is the Front wheel drive option and boasts 194 horsepower and 221 lb-ft of torque. The B5 is the All-wheel drive system that features 247 horsepower, 258 lb-ft of torque, and a max speed of 112 mph.

Enjoy both style and substance with this powerful and efficient ride. The new mild hybrid system means that you can drive more and stop less thanks to regenerative braking technology. Additional performance highlights found in the new 2023 Volvo XC40 include:

  • Volvo XC40 Recharge model with over 200-mile range and up to 402 horsepower
  • 3,500 lbs. towing capacity
  • Available Polestar Engineered Optimization performance package
  • 23 mpg city, 30 mpg hwy, and 26 combined mpg


Stay connected and safe inside the intelligent new 2023 Volvo XC40, enjoy both comfort and convenience thanks to the XC40's top-of-the-line technologies. Experience intuitive technology built around you, and access everything from navigation and music to cooling and heating settings.

Explore all the great upgradable features including dual-zone automatic climate control, the available 13-speaker premium Harman Kardon Premium speaker system, and an all-new Google Infotainment system with best-in-class navigation. Additional technology features found in the new Volvo XC40 include:

  • Google Assistant, and Google Play
  • 9-inch center display
  • 12-inch instrument panel
  • Available Keyless Entry


Achieve unmatched peace of mind with the all-new 2023 Volvo XC40, featuring state-of-the-art safety and driver's assistance features. Drive with added confidence knowing that this highly advanced SUV has your back. Take advantage of incredibly advanced features including:

  • Automated emergency braking with pedestrian detection
  • Lane-departure warning with lane-keeping assist
  • Available BLIS™ and Cross Traffic Alert
  • Lane Departure Warning/Lane-Keeping Aid
  • Available adaptive cruise control with a semi-autonomous driving mode
  • Available 360-degree camera

XC40 Equipment Levels

2023 Volvo XC40 Core Model Trim


Starting at $37,645

  • Google Assistant, Google Maps and Google Play Store
  • BLIS™ and Cross Traffic Alert
  • Hill Start Assist & Descent Control
  • Power tailgate
  • 18″ 5-Double Spoke Black Diamond Cut Wheels

2023 Volvo XC40 Plus Model Trim


Starting at $42,045

  • Power Passenger Seat
  • Crystal gear selector knob by Orrefors®
  • Laminated Panoramic Moonroof with Power Sunshade
  • Park Assist, rear and front
  • Keyless entry

2023 Volvo XC40 Ultimate Model Trim


Starting at $45,795

  • 360° camera
  • Adaptive Cruise Control
  • Harman Kardon Premium Sound
  • Pilot Assist
  • 19" 5-Y Spoke Matt Graphite Diamond Cut Alloy Wheels

Volvo XC40 FAQs

The 2023 Volvo XC40 starts at $36,350, and the first equipment level, Core, begins at $37,645.

The 2023 XC40 B4 FWD boasts 194 horsepower, and the B5 AWD model features up to 247 horsepower.

The new 2023 XC40 dimensions are 174.8” L x 75.2” W x 65” H.

The new XC40 offers an impressive 3,500 lbs. towing capacity, perfect for towing anything from boats to campers.

The rear seats offer plenty of space for all passengers to stretch out and relax with an impressive 39.1” and 36.1” of legroom.

The new 2023 Volvo XC40 comes with a 250-watt High-Performance Audio with eight speakers standard and can be upgraded to Harman Kardon premium sound with 13 speakers.

Yes, the new 2023 XC40 offers an impressive 23 city and 30 highway. In addition to the standard mild hybrid model, the new XC40 also comes in an electric model called the Volvo XC40 Recharge which can offer over 92 city mpg and 79 hwy mpg.

Yes! Not only does the new 2023 Volvo XC40 have an innovative blind spot information system (BLIS™) with steer assist, but the new XC40 also comes equipped with a suite of driver assistant features including 360° bird's eye parking view, cross-traffic alert, and more.


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