2023 Volvo XC40 Release Date, Price, Features, Interior & More

2023 Volvo XC40 Release Date

The 2023 Volvo XC40 will be available as an all-electric vehicle and a mild-hybrid SUV. We anticipate a slew of upgrades to the Volvo XC40 for this coming year, including two new powertrains, a redesigned steering wheel, and premium leather-free upholstery. The redesign promises to make this fantastic and economical vehicle even more compelling.

Whether you're interested in the excellent Volvo XC40 Recharge all-electric SUV or the mild-hybrid version that still uses gasoline, this page will be useful. We will discuss the specs of the respective vehicles, what we can expect from the interior, and more. As for the release date, we think we'll see the 2023 Volvo XC40 available in Fall 2022.

2023 Volvo XC40 Recharge

The 2023 Volvo XC40 pure electric vehicle will feature a 75-kWh battery pack mated to a pair of electric motors. One motor powers the front wheels and the other the rear set, lending the vehicle full-time all-wheel drive. This configuration outputs up to 402 horsepower. Electric cars can output instant torque, which differs from traditional automobile engines that have to spin up. This difference means you can leap off the starting line in the Volvo XC40, passing folks with ease.

The Volvo XC40 Recharge can help you and your family save at the pump with its incredible all-electric driving range. According to the EPA, it can go up to 223 miles on a single charge.1 You'll be able to run errands all over town without worrying about your battery. If you're ready to drive one of these slick vehicles today without waiting for the 2023 release, then it's time to lease a Volvo XC40 from 2022 with the same range.1

2023 Volvo XC40 Recharge

2023 Volvo XC40 Specs

The 2023 Volvo XC40 redesign will turn the formerly gasoline-only SUV into a hybrid. Volvo Cars is adding a battery-and-motor system to the gasoline engine that powered the 2022 version of this sleek vehicle. Drivers will find two options for the 2023 model year, the B4 and B5 powertrains. The B4 pairs a 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine with the battery-and-motor system. This configuration will make 194 horsepower and 221 pound-feet of torque.

The B5 powertrain adds a supercharger to the B4 setup. This upgraded mild-hybrid SUV will get 247 horsepower and 258 pound-feet of torque. Both the B4 and B5 models of the 2023 Volvo XC40 will feature an eight-speed automatic transmission. B4 models come with front-wheel drive, while B5 versions have standard all-wheel drive. Both options will easily propel this SUV down the road, allowing you to pass anyone holding up traffic on the highway.

As a contrast, the Volvo XC60 is a size class up from the Volvo XC40. It still has two rows but offers more cargo space. The trade-off between the two lies in the fact that the Volvo XC40 is more maneuverable and competitively priced; the Volvo XC60 is also not available as an all-electric vehicle. If you'd like to learn more about the Volvo XC60, then check out this page where we compare the Volvo XC40 to the Volvo XC60.

Both versions of the Volvo XC40 feature an expansive suite of safety technology. Every model has automated emergency braking with pedestrian and cyclist detection, lane-keeping assist, and lane-departure warning. We also expect that the top-tier trims will likely offer adaptive cruise control and an autonomous driving mode to keep you and your family safe on the road.

2023 Volvo XC40 Interior

While the new Volvo XC40 and Volvo XC40 Recharge differ in their powertrains, they share a great deal when it comes to their interiors. The 2023 Volvo XC40 facelift will affect both of these vehicles. In addition to luxurious yet leather-free upholstery, the new versions of this SUV will now have a brand-new Google technological interface. This technology will let you control navigation and music smoothly.

The 2023 Volvo XC40 will have a spacious interior, just like the 2022 model. You and your passengers will be very comfortable in the front or back rows, especially if you opt for higher-tier trims with features like heated seats. The vehicle's rear seats fold down nicely, allowing you to carry a lot of cargo if you find yourself having to haul a lot. The Volvo XC40 offers versatility and style in one sleek package.

2023 Volvo XC40 Trim Levels

The new version of the Volvo XC40 SUV will have a completely redesigned slate of available trims for the 2023 model year. Gone are the Momentum and Inscription designations. The new trims are:

  • Core: The base model of this redesigned vehicle is full of features and comforts. It boasts 18-inch alloy wheels, an eight-speaker sound system, an auto-dimming interior mirror, roof rails, and dual-zone automatic climate control. Despite its status as the entry-level model, it has a luxury vehicle's features lineup.
  • Plus: The most notable feature of this trim level is the new theme choice. You'll choose between Dark and Bright when you purchase a Volvo XC40 Plus. Dark models have black exterior trim and interior stylings, while the Bright models have chrome on the exterior and a lighter color palette in the cabin. Both versions of the car have a panoramic sunroof, front parking sensors, and a universal garage door opener.
  • Ultimate: The Ultimate trim also offers drivers a choice between the Bright and Dark styles. On the features side, it boasts an air purification system, 19-inch wheels, adaptive cruise control, and a surround-view camera. This technologically advanced SUV is sleek, luxurious, and safe. All of the trims offer great value for your money, but the Ultimate is the choice for folks who really value comfort.

2023 Volvo XC40 Release Date

As noted above, we expect the new 2023 Volvo XC40 to be released to the public in Fall 2022. We know, however, that some folks will want to start driving a Volvo XC40 before that. If that sounds like you, then check out our new Volvo XC40 inventory. The 2022 version of this SUV can still help you and your loved ones save on gas while riding in luxury.

Our whole team here is tremendously excited about the upcoming release of the new Volvo SUVs. When you shop with us, you'll find that our customer service is the best you've ever experienced. Reach out to our dealership to schedule a test drive of the cars in our superb inventory.

Frequently Asked Questions

When will the 2023 Volvo XC40 be released?

Volvo Cars has not provided us with an exact release date for the all-new Volvo XC40. We can, however, tell you that the vehicle is expected to be available to the public starting in Fall 2022. Our team looks forward to the release of this innovative and competitively priced Volvo SUV. If that sounds like too long of a wait for you, reach out to us. Our friendly and professional staff will help you get into a new Volvo vehicle today.

Will the 2023 Volvo XC40 be getting a redesign or facelift?

The Volvo XC40 receives a refreshed exterior and interior for the 2023 model year with new wheel options and cabin technology. The new Volvo XC40 and Volvo XC40 Recharge are equipped with a new interface powered by Google™. Finally, the Volvo XC40 mild-hybrid variant is an option.

Will there be a Volvo XC40 Recharge in 2023?

The team at Volvo Cars cares a great deal about the planet. They are leading the industry charge into the new world of all-electric and hybrid vehicles. As such, there will be a redesigned Volvo XC40 Recharge available in the 2023 model year. This SUV does not use gasoline at all, meaning that you'll have some wiggle room in the family budget. This car does not sacrifice performance in order to do so, either. The Volvo XC40 Recharge gets a whopping 402 horsepower from its battery-and-motor powertrain.

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1This is an electric vehicle. Since electricity is not measured in gallons, a conversion factor is used to translate the fuel economy into miles per gallon of gasoline equivalent (MPGe). Use for comparison purposes only. Your MPGe will vary for many reasons, including but not limited to, driving conditions, how and where you drive, how you maintain your vehicle battery-package/condition, and other factors. For more information, including information on MPGe, see www.fueleconomy.gov

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