New Volvo XC40 Recharge Model Review


2023 Volvo XC40 Recharge at The Autobarn Volvo Cars Oak Park

Discover the all-new 2023 Volvo XC40 Recharge, a compact plug-in hybrid SUV boasting unique Scandinavian design, innovative technology, and impressive efficiency and performance power. Command attention with the XC40's refreshed exterior design featuring upgraded headlamps, a revised front bumper and grille, and new wheel designs. Sit back and relax 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 Recharge 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 Recharge trim for you, swing by The Autobarn Volvo Cars Oak Park in Oak Park, IL for a test drive.

Starting at $53,550

New Volvo XC40 Recharge Highlights

  • Performance: 223 miles of electric range, 402 horsepower, 37-minute fast-charge (10%-80%), and 4.7 second 0-60 acceleration.
  • 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.
  • 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

Expect Volvo's iconic Swedish design both inside and out when it comes to the all-new 2023 Volvo XC40 Recharge. 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. As for the interior, load up the Volvo XC40 Recharge'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 Recharge is a plug-in hybrid with one pedal drive and swift acceleration. Enjoy the efficiency that a traditional hybrid provides and combine it with the unreal performance power that you've come to expect from Volvo's lineup. Simply plug in your XC40 Recharge when you return home for the day and you'll have all the capability by the next morning. Not only that, but the 2023 Volvo XC40 has a 37-minute fast charge that charges your vehicle from 10% to 80%. Additional performance highlights found in the new 2023 Volvo XC40 include:

  • 223 miles of electric range
  • 4.7 seconds acceleration from 0-60 mph
  • 402 horsepower
  • 2,000 lbs of towing capacity

Technology & Safety

Stay seamlessly connected with the innovative new 2023 Volvo XC40 Recharge and enjoy both comfort and convenience thanks to the XC40 Recharge's state-of-the-art technologies 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. As for safety, achieve unmatched peace of mind with the all-new 2023 Volvo XC40 Recharge, featuring state-of-the-art safety and driver's assistance features including:

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

XC40 Recharge Equipment Levels

2023 Volvo XC40 Recharge Core Model Trim


Starting at $54,645

  • Google Assistant, Google Maps and Google Play Store
  • BLIS™ and Cross Traffic Alert
  • Hill Start Assist & Descent Control
  • Power tailgate
  • Shift-by-wire single speed transmission

2023 Volvo XC40 Recharge Plus Model Trim


Starting at $57,345

  • Power Passenger Seat
  • Laminated Panoramic Moonroof with Power Sunshade
  • 360 Camera
  • Fog Lights
  • HomeLink® and automatically dimmed inner rearview mirror with compass

2023 Volvo XC40 Recharge Ultimate Model Trim


Starting at $60,595

  • Adaptive Cruise Control
  • Harman Kardon Premium Sound
  • Pilot Assist
  • Heated Steering Wheel
  • Heated Rear seats

Volvo XC40 Recharge FAQs

The 2023 Volvo XC40 Recharge starts at $53,550, and the first equipment level, Core, begins at $54,645.

The 2023 XC40 Recharge offers 223 miles of all-electric range.

The 2023 XC40 Recharge boasts 402 horsepower.

The 2023 XC40 Recharge features up to 57.5 cu-ft of cargo space.

The new XC40 Recharge offers an impressive 2,000 lbs towing capacity.

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


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