The first ever XC40 reviews

What the experts say

See what motoring journalists from around the world have to say about the XC40.

Feann Torr - motoring.com.au

Given the way it drives and the levels of luxury, technology and convenience it brings to the table, there’s no doubt this vehicle will be one of Volvo’s top sellers. “

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The first ever XC40 reviews

GoAuto.com.au

The first ever XC40 reviews

“It’s the first car that people have gone, ‘Wow! That is cool.’ And that impacts our next phase, it gives a really fresh look to the Volvo brand.” - Terry Martin

Car Advice

The first ever XC40 reviews

“The all-new Volvo XC40 has absolutely taken me by surprise. It's a compact SUV with a big heart and awesome driving dynamics”. - Paul Maric

Tech Guide

The first ever XC40 reviews

“The XC40 is designed to fit in with our lifestyles and this is shown through other small yet delightful touches.” - Stephen Fenech

CNET

The first ever XC40 reviews

“Volvo is absolutely knocking it out of the park these days. … and this new XC40 might just be the best one yet.” - Steven Ewing

The Motor Report

The first ever XC40 reviews

“This machine represents a commendable mix of aesthetic and practical design in combination with … an impressively refined driving experience.” - David McCowen

carsguide.com.au

The first ever XC40 reviews

“Is there anything interesting about its design? I think it's perfect. The more I look at it, the more I struggle to see what I would want to change.” - Matt Campbell

news.com.au

The first ever XC40 reviews

“First impressions are that this could be the new benchmark for the class in terms of ride, handling and comfort.” Joshua Dowling

Drive.com.au

The first ever XC40 reviews

“As expected, Volvo’s Scandinavian design ethos results in a comfortable, beautifully executed cabin featuring everything you need without ostentatious frippery.” - David McCowan

Practical Motoring

The first ever XC40 reviews

“The latest SUV offering … continues its efforts at providing a chassis well-balanced between control and ride quality.” - Stuart Martin

The first ever XC40 reviews

The first ever Volvo XC40

Dynamic and intuitive, the XC40 is the first of its kind from Volvo.