The upcoming 2023 Volvo XC40 has made its debut. According to the Swedish manufacturer, the next model will be available later in 2022. As we can see, the next-generation model will receive some interesting changes, such as a revamped front fascia new fog lights, and daytime running lights.
Aside from visual; upgrades, we anticipate that the new SUV will have a more appealing interior equipped with a plethora of technology and high-quality materials. The base trim level will continue to use the same turbo-four engine with 184 horsepower, while the more powerful variant should make around 250.
Volvo XC40 Specs
The forthcoming 2023 Volvo XC40 will be powered by a turbo-four 2.0-liter gasoline engine producing 184 horsepower. There is also an optional drivetrain with 248. According to Volvo, the more potent T5 variant, which is only available with all-wheel drive, can reach 60 miles per hour in 6.1 seconds.
On both versions, an eight-speed automatic transmission with smooth shifting is available. The towing capability of the XC40 stays unchanged at 3500 pounds. The all-electric XC40 Recharge is also available, with a 402 horsepower electric motor and a range of 223 miles on a single charge.
Volvo will also implement some upgrades inside the 2023 Volvo XC40. The interior is stylish and roomy enough to seat five people. In general, the interior is no less appealing than that seen in more expensive versions such as the XC60 and XC90. When you first enter this SUV, you’ll see a restyled dash with updated infotainment. Moreover, there is a very modern 12.3-inch driver display.
The XC40 also includes premium stuff such as leather upholstery, additional USB ports, and the latest driver-assistance aids. The new model will offer systems such as rear cross-traffic alert, blind-spot monitoring, parking sensors, and additional cameras.
The new 2023 Volvo XC40 will look more modern than its predecessor. Its design is already appealing, but the new model will build on that. As previously stated, the design will vary based on the trim chosen. The R-Design trim has a sporty appearance, but the Inscription trim has a more opulent look.
The next model features a reworked front fascia and an improved lighting system. That includes new fog lights and daytime running lights. In terms of dimensions, the Volvo XC40 is quite modest. It is, after all, smaller than competitors such as Lexus UX and Audi Q3.
2023 Volvo XC40 Release Date, Price
The 2023 Volvo XC40 will go on sale in the second half of 2022. This impressive model will cost $35,000. It is the price of the base T4 version with a standard FWD system. Volvo provides three trim levels. The Momentum is the entry-level variant, and R-Design as a mid-range trim will cost around $40,000.
The T5 powertrain comes with a standard AWD setup and the Inscription trim level will cost above $42,000. Volvo XC40 will continue to rival luxury models such as BMW X1 and Cadillac XT4.