The 2019 Volvo XC40 could change the way cars are bought or rather subscribed. With the XC40 coming into the showrooms next spring, as a 2019 model, Volvo announces that it will introduce its third crossover SUV in four years. It will also offer buyers the choice between a traditional sale and a car subscription, in which they can switch to a new car once a minimum period has expired (probably 12 months). Subscribers also have the option to keep the car at the end of the subscription period by paying a remaining amount.
Volvo says the 2019 XC40 represents a “new expression of Scandinavian design.” Thor’s daytime running lights and taillights are coming back, but the XC40 has a new approach to the current Volvo grille theme. XC60 and XC90, and provides a better visual balance than what is commonly displayed by luxury compact crossover SUVs. Oversized wheels are available, and an available color contrast roofing treatment offers up to 17 different paint and roof color combinations to choose from. Volvo says the XC40 provides a 8.3-in. the driving height, although the company’s statement is unclear as to whether this measure refers to the ground clearance or the height difference of the sitting position between the XC40 and a compact luxury entry car S40.
The leather seats available in four different colors combine with metal trim panels and accents to give the XC40 a modern interior look. LED ambient lighting offers several different colors to choose from. Many components are familiar with the existing Volvo lineup, particularly the Sensus infotainment system, the air vents and the stereo volume knob. Volvo says it has focused on practical storage solutions, such as a dedicated smartphone area, large door pockets, built-in shopping bag hooks, and a configurable loading area. 2019 Interior Photo of the Volvo XC40Optionally, the XC40 is equipped with a panoramic sunroof that bathes the cabin of natural light.
Although Volvo has not released full specifications, the 2019 Volvo XC40 T5 will be equipped with a standard all-wheel drive and a four-cylinder engine with Drive-E technology. This will likely mean forced induction thanks to Volvo’s unique combination of turbocharging and turbocharging, producing 250 horsepower, similar to the XC60 T5.
The 2019 Volvo XC40 T5 will release first at $ 35,200, while the XC40 T4 will appear next summer, with prices starting from $ 33,200.