2019 Volvo XC40

November 19 2018, John Scotti Volvo

2019 Volvo XC40

The SUV Compact 2019 Volvo XC40 arrives to Canada

The renewal of the XC90 and XC60 is only the beginning for Volvo: the Swedish brand's line-up includes another completely new SUV, the XC40. More specifically, it is a compact crossover that benefits from the latest innovations developed by Volvo. This model has already been seen with the Volvo 40.1 concept, unveiled in 2016. The Volvo XC40 was officially presented in Milan on September 21st, 2017.
Find more about this new SUV that none fails to notice.

Incredible aesthetic and technical success

The concept had announced beautiful things, now confirmed by this 2019 Volvo XC40. By adopting the codes of its older sibling the2018 XC60, it fits as a smaller version and more suitable for urban use. The lines remain refined and sober.

In terms of technologyVolvo once again offers a model equipped with the best equipment.

Interior of the 2019 SUV XC40

This 2019 Volvo XC40 benefited from an incredible background work. It has been designed to be as functional as possible.

We can mention in particular:
- The installation of a basket in the central armrest
- No speakers in the doors to save space and provide extra storage space
- Rear shelf that can slip into a compartment when removed
- The ability to recharge your phone by induction
- ...

This Volvo XC40 is surely the best-designed vehicle for the users that the automotive industry has ever known.
Discover the presentation video of the work done on interior design.

Research was also carried out on materials. The Swedish manufacturer wanted to present a new model, this requires the use of different materials and an exemplary finish. This quality can be found on all the latest models presented by the brand.

Exterior of the 2019 XC40

Outside, we find the curves on the 40.1 concept. Like all the latest models released by Volvo, this 2019 XC40 will be equipped with lights in the form of "hammer Thor". Splendid Swedish creation, they come to enhance a car with magnificent curves.

Note also that this 2019 XC40 will be the first Volvo model combining two exterior colors. A fantasy that customers of certain versions will be able to choose.

Couleurs proposées pour la version R-Design.


Couleurs proposées pour la version Momentum

Volvo XC40 elected Car of the Year 2018

The 2019 Volvo XC40 was voted European Vehicle of the Year 2018. A first award for this Swedish compact SUV.

Versions available in 2018

In 2018, two versions will be available in CanadaMomentum and R-design. The others will surely follow in 2019. These future versions could even benefit from a different engine (see below).

2019 Volvo XC40 engine

The only engine on offer in Canada when the 2019 XC40 comes out next spring should be a 2.0L 4 cylinder turbocharged engine with 250 horsepower and 258 pound-feet of torque. It will be delivered with the all-wheel drive and an 8-speed automatic transmission.

Volvo XC40 Hybrid Plug-in or 100% Electric

As you know, Volvo has chosen to offer only 100% electric or rechargeable vehicles by 2019/2020. The Volvo XC40 will be an integral part of this program. According to some reports, the first Volvo XC40 hybrid or 100% electric could appear in 2019, and arriving to Canada in 2020. 

It will then be equipped with the T3 engine, the first 3-cylinder engine developed by Volvo, and an electric motor thus forming the T5 Twin Engine. Since the gasoline engine provides power to both front drive wheels, the rear wheels should be driven by the electric motor to offer a complete all-wheel drive system.

The price of the 2019 XC40 in Canada

The price of this new Volvo XC40 starts at $39,900. This price does not include transport, taxes and preparation. 

New for this 2019 Volvo XC40Care by Volvo. This new form of rental should see the light of day with this new compact SUV. Theprice would include all costs related to the use of a car, except gasoline. However, it is not sure that customers could benefit from this subscription in Quebec at this current time.

The XC40 available in Canada in the spring of 2018

After several months of long waiting, the 2019 Volvo XC40 will be released in Canada in early 2018. The first deliveries are expected in April.

Order it now!

Orders for the 2019 XC40 are already available at John Scotti Volvo in Montreal

We draw your attention to the fact that without a pre-order, you would have less chance to get the XC40 in 2018. Indeed, the limited number of models provided by Volvo in Canada will certainly not make it possible to have models other than those pre-ordered during this first year.

Test drive of the 2019 Volvo XC40

At John Scotti Volvo, we will offer you a test drive of this new 2019 Volvo XC40. The first tests should be carried out at the same time as the reception of the models, i. e. in spring 2018.

We can already announce that the two models of the 2019 XC40 Momemtum and R-design, will be available for test drive on this date.  

The John Scotti offer for the 2019 Volvo XC40

When you buy or lease a new Volvo XC40, John Scotti Volvo will offer you:

  • First maintenance / oil change
  • Winter carpets
  • A courtesy vehicle free of charge when you come to the service

The equipment

If you look at the technical data sheet of this 2019 Volvo XC40, you will quickly see the quality of this compact SUV. In addition to the customization possibilities we've seen earlier, this XC40 should offer a lot of equipment:

  • LED front light
  • Directional main-beam headlamps
  • "Park Assist Pilot", understand the parking assistance offered by Volvo
  • 360° camera
  • Aluminium roof bars
  • Induction refill
  • Touch screen control panel
  • ...

The equipment and options available depend on the desired finish.


In terms of safety, this Volvo XC40 will offer the best technologies offered by the Swedish brand with the IntelliSafe system:

  • Electronic Stability Control (ESC)
  • Crossing lines
  • Driver concentration warning device
  • Sign reading
  • Detection of cyclists, pedestrians and large animals with full brake action capability
  • Blind Spot Car Detection
  • The semi-automatic pilot
  • Adaptive Cruise Control
  • And many others

Volvo has also paid particular attention to protecting passengers when vehicle collision happens. A problem that seems to be recurrent in North America, the manufacturer would have worked to make this XC40 even safer in this type of situation.

Did you know about this?

The 2019 XC40 is higher than its direct competitors!

In fact, this Swedish SUV offers a higher body height than its German competitors such as the BMW X1, Mercedes GLA or the Audi Q3.
So you will have an important additional asset for winter driving for example.

The 2019 Volvo XC40 is made in Belgium

Contrary to popular belief, the 2019 Volvo XC40 will be manufactured in Europe and more specifically in Belgium at the factory of Gand.

The Chinese owners are even considering of expanding the Belgian factory in order to include the manufacture of model 01. This SUV is actually the cousin of the Volvo XC40, but manufactured by Lynk & Co whose Chinese owners are the same as Volvo.

Just for info, 6000 vehicles were sold in 2 minutes and 17 seconds of this Chinese model. A record to beat for the Volvo XC40. 

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