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Volvo XC40 (2017-) review

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Key features
  • Compact/Small SUV
  • Available new
  • Petrol/Diesel/Mild hybrid
Expert review

Volvo launched its XC40 in 2018, slotting in as the Swedish company's debut in the popular compact SUV market. The XC40 competes head-on with prestige 4x4 rivals such as the Audi Q3 and BMW X1. But is it better than these upmarket SUVs? Read our full Volvo XC40 review to find out.

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  • Pros and cons
  • What is it?
  • What's it great at?
  • What's it like to drive?
  • How reliable is it?
  • How comfortable and spacious is it?
  • How economical is it to run?
  • How safe is it?
  • Is there anything I should look out for?
  • Should I buy it?
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Last checked by Which?

December 2021

First reviewed by Which?

March 2019

Released

January 2018

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