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Volvo XC40 Earns Five Star Rating from Euro NCAP

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After undergoing Euro NCAP safety testing, the Volvo XC40 has earned the distinction of a five-star rating. Now the XC40, the first Volvo to win the European Car of the Year award, boasts comparable safety ratings as models in the 90 and 60 series.

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“The new XC40 is one of the safest cars on the market,” said Malin Ekholm, head of Volvo Cars Safety Centre. “It comes standard with the largest offering of safety technology of any small SUVs, helping drivers detect and avoid collisions, remain safely in their lane and reduce the impact of accidentally running off the road.”

Even though the 2018 Euro NCAP testing was more stringent than in the past, the XC40 not only passed but also earned the highest score of any vehicle involved in the assessments.

Gallery: 2018 Volvo XC40 Exterior

The all-wheel-drive-equipped 2018 Volvo XC40 is available at two trim levels: Momentum and R-Design. The XC40 is capable of generating 190 horsepower and 400 lb-ft of torque. Technologically advanced, the XC40 features Park Assist Pilot, a self-driving system designed to help you easily navigate parallel parking and parking in general.

Gallery: 2018 Volvo XC40 Interior

The XC40 features a sophisticated interior that overflows with smart storage solutions giving you much-needed order to your driving life. Three large water bottles and a laptop fit perfectly in the door’s storage spot. A waste basket and space for other items is situated beneath the center armrest while your bag can be secured by the glove compartment hook.

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With its outstanding safety features, smooth performance, and captivating design, the XC40 has rapidly become one of Volvo’s most popular models. It’s so popular that the automaker has plans to increase production of the model.