Comparing Luxury Compact SUVs to the 2019 Volvo XC40

A Competition Outline by Faulkner Volvo Cars Trevose

As the smallest Volvo model to date, the all-new 2019 Volvo XC40 arrives with major expectations here at our dealership. We're excited to outline the possibilities that this compact crossover provides, from its lengthy list of standard active features to its all-wheel drive design and the innovative cabin amenities it incorporates.

 

But before considering what this new Volvo model does well on its own, align some of these points with traits of the competition to gain some real insight and perspective. Our team took the liberty of directly comparing the all-new 2019 Volvo XC40 to competition that includes the BMW X1, Audi Q3 and Mercedes-Benz GLA-Class. Consider the performance of these model's engines, fuel economy, award recognition, technology and more in the proper context.

 

2019 Volvo XC40 (T5 AWD Momentum) vs. 2018 BMW X1 (xDrive28i)

  • Engine Results: 248 horsepower vs. 228 horsepower
  • Combined Fuel Economy: 26 miles per gallon vs. 25 miles per gallon
  • Award Recognition: Ward's Auto - 10 Best Interiors Nominee vs. not applicable
  • Ground Clearance: 8.3 inches vs. 7.2 inches
  • Smartphone App Integration: Android Auto and Apple CarPlay ready vs. (optional) Apple CarPlay ready
  • Active Safety: Default autonomous braking vs. optional; automatic hazard warning lights, driver attention alert system, lane keeping assist, safety brake pedal system and traffic sign recognition vs. not available
 


2019 Volvo XC40 (T5 AWD Momentum) vs. 2018 Audi Q3 (2.0T quattro Premium)

  • Engine Results: 248 horsepower vs. 200 horsepower
  • Combined Fuel Economy: 26 miles per gallon vs. 23 miles per gallon
  • Award Recognition: Ward's Auto - 10 Best Interiors Nominee vs. not applicable
  • Cargo Volume: 25 cubic feet vs. 16.7 cubic feet
  • Ground Clearance: 8.3 inches vs. 6.7 inches
  • Smartphone App Integration: Android Auto and Apple CarPlay ready vs. (optional) Audi MMI Connect
  • Active Safety: Default autonomous braking, automatic hazard warning lights, driver attention alert system, lane keeping assist, pre-collision warning system, safety brake pedal system and traffic sign recognition vs. not available

2019 Volvo XC40 (T5 AWD Momentum) vs. 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLA-Class (GLA 250 4MATIC)

  • Engine Results: 248 horsepower vs. 208 horsepower
  • Award Recognition: Ward's Auto - 10 Best Interiors Nominee vs. not applicable
  • Cargo Volume: 25 cubic feet vs. 17.2 cubic feet
  • Ground Clearance: 8.3 inches vs. 5.3 inches
  • Smartphone App Integration: Android Auto and Apple CarPlay ready vs. (optional) Apple CarPlay and Android Auto ready
  • Active Safety: Default autonomous braking, automatic hazard warning lights, rear cross-traffic alert, safety brake pedal system and traffic sign recognition vs. not available
  


Need further convincing? A test drive of the all-new 2019 Volvo XC40 will provide all the confirmation you need. Connect with our team online or over the phone to schedule this appointment and stop by our showroom soon.

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