A Signature Luxury Compact SUV Arriving at Mitchell Subaru in Simsbury, CT

Updated Volvo XC40 Offers Mild-Hybrid Efficiency

The one, main update to the Volvo lineup has been the full implementation of mild-hybrid powertrains. This seen across select, new models entering the inventory at Mitchell Volvo Cars of Simsbury.

As for Volvo XC40, mild-hybrid powering is one such improvement. Other updates offer convenience in technology and what's offered in revamped equipment levels.

In this, local Simsbury drivers have much to be excited about.

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Volvo XC40 - A Luxury SUV, Lessened Emissions

For those Simsbury drivers desiring a more compact SUV, Volvo XC40 shouldn't go unnoticed.

Providing a cozy feel to an interior seating five passengers, there's a level of detail to every angle and nook. To the brushed driftwood décor accenting the cockpit to the panoramic moonroof above, the Simsbury family is treated to an airy, sustainable experience.

Mild-Hybrid Powering

Performance-wise, fuel efficiency is delivered in 23 mpg within city grids and 30 mpg when traveling highways. There's also the capacity to tow up to 3,500-lbs., along with cargo spacing reaching a maximum of 57.5 cu.-ft.

Assisting with XC40 performance is the much vaunted, mild-hybrid powertrain. Without requiring a plugged-in charge, harnessed is spent braking energy to be stored onboard. When it comes time to accelerate, that saved energy acts as a powering boost to the remaining combustion engine.

As a result, this operation reduces fuel consumption and lessens emissions released.

Other key aspects to Volvo XC40 may be found in the following details summarized below.

Google Applications Built-in

The local Simsbury driver will find the Google applications embedded into the cabin as a pure delight. With simple verbal commands, each application is at the ready to facilitate many tasks while driving.

  • When seeking to place a take-out order, tell Google Assistant and the particulars are handled hands-free.
  • Then, Google Maps will direct you to the eatery's location for quick pickup.
  • And during the drive, Google Play may be accessed for the downloading of drive-friendly applications.

New Equipment Levels

Volvo XC40 now benefits from a new menu of equipment levels. Within this selection is greater flexibility when seeking certain features and distinct exterior executions. Such latitude lends the Simsbury driver complete confidence in what's desired and what isn't.

Below are summaries of these new equipment levels applied to Volvo XC40:

  • Core represents the entry-level trim affording the Simsbury driver standard features.
  • Plus incorporates Core equipment and adds additional features for a well-equipped model.
  • Ultimate absorbs all previous trim equipment, while lending top-tired amenities for a highly equipped model.

The trims above accentuate shared Volvo XC40 attributes and specifications already in-place.

Performance-driven Specifications

Comprising this compact luxury SUV is a panoply of performance- and safety-driven systems. Taken in total, they form the main attraction that many Simsbury families desire.

As such, key details below highlight what to expect in safety, convenience and technology:

  • Available Harman Kardon sound offers pristine conveyance of playlists.
  • Advanced air purification prevents up to 95% of harmful particulates from entering the cabin.
  • An array of four exterior cameras provides a 360-degree view of surroundings for assistance when parking.
  • The powered liftgate is initiated with a simple move of your foot beneath.
  • Simsbury drivers will enjoy the 12-inch instrument panel that may be customized per your needs.
  • The 9-inch, centralized touchscreen display provides instant access to infotainment, navigation and the Park Assist Camera.
  • Assisted safety offers a full suite of all the essential functions for a safer trip past Simsbury.


From busy city streets to winding backroads to open highways, the Volvo XC40 delivers an engaging driving experience with composed and confident handling, precise steering, and ample motivation under the hood. The base T4 powertrain (turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder) sets the XC40 in motion, sending 187 horsepower and 221 pound-feet of torque to the front wheels through a smooth-shifting eight-speed automatic transmission. Upgrading to the T5 powertrain nets a higher-tuned turbo-four with 248 horsepower and 258 pound-feet of torque, plus standard all-wheel-drive.

If you're seeking even more power and a more environmentally-friendly commute, the XC40 Recharge Twin is an excellent choice. Powered by a pair of electric motors (402 hp, 487 lb-ft), this emissions-free crossover sprints from zero to 60 mph in under 4.7 seconds and offers an estimated 223 miles of range.

Interior and Technology

The Volvo XC40's refined and roomy cabin expresses Volvo's signature Scandinavian design philosophy, with an ultra-clean layout, premium materials, and sophisticated styling details. The seats are well-cushioned, supportive, and bolstered for long-distance comfort, and there are abundant experience-enhancing amenities, like leather upholstery, automatic climate control, and seamlessly integrated tech features.

The XC40's 9-inch central touchscreen is powered by Android Automotive OS.

Every  XC40 comes standard with a full suite of IntelliSafe driver-assistance technologies to support driver awareness and help avoid hazards. No matter which trim level you choose, you'll enjoy the added security and convenience of driver aids like:

  • Volvo City Safety (forward collision warning and automatic emergency braking)
  • Blind Spot Information System (BLIS™ )
  • Rear Cross Traffic Alert
  • Lane Keeping Aid
  • Road Sign Information
  • Automatic high beams

Trim Levels

The Volvo XC40 organizes its amenities across three primary trim levels: Momentum, R-Design, and Inscription. The feature-packed XC40 Momentum ensures Hartford drivers can access a well-equipped experience no matter which tier they choose. R-Design and Inscription models are similarly equipped, but with unique details accentuating the XC40's sportiness and luxury, respectively. Here's a quick rundown of each trim's standard features.

XC40 Momentum

  • 18-inch alloy wheels
  • LED Steering-adaptive headlights with automatic high beams
  • Automatic climate control
  • Leather upholstery
  • 8-way power driver's seat
  • 12.3-inch Driver Display
  • 9-inch touchscreen Android Automotive OS and Apple CarPlay
  • IntelliSafe driver aids

XC40 R-Design

  • 19" 5-Double Spoke Matte Black Diamond Cut Alloy Wheels
  • Black Stone-colored roof
  • Glossy Black trim on mirrors, side windows, and grille
  • Sport-tuned suspension
  • Skid plates
  • R-Design leather-clad gearshift knob
  • Lava carpet
  • Wireless charging
  • Laminated panoramic moonroof with power sunshade

XC40 Inscription

  • 18" 6-Spoke Black Diamond Cut Alloy Wheels
  • Chrome accents
  • Upgraded leather upholstery
  • Driftwood interior décor
  • Orrefors Crystal gear selector

Test-Drive the Volvo XC40 near West Hartford and Farmington, CT

Reach out to Mitchell Volvo Cars to learn more about the Volvo XC40 and its available configurations and special Volvo loan and lease opportunities. You can also get a head start on the buying process and save time at the dealership by taking advantage of our convenient no-obligation online financing application. And if you would like to get behind the wheel to explore the new Volvo XC40 for yourself, we welcome you to visit us here in Simsbury for a test drive. It will be our pleasure to assist you.

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  1. Mitchell Volvo Cars of Simsbury

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    Simsbury, CT 06070

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