The regular 2021 Volvo XC40 comes in Momentum, R-Design and Inscription trim levels, with either the T4 or T5 drivetrains.
(T4 $34,695, T5 $36,695) includes 18-in alloy wheels, powered lift gate with programmable height settings, rain-sensing wipers, roof rails,
, automatic emergency braking, active blind-spot monitoring with cross-traffic alert, lane-keeping assistance, driver attention monitoring, slippery road/hazard light alerts, self-dimming mirrors, power-folding side mirrors, full LED headlights with automatic high beams and active bending lights, LED fog lights, automatic climate control, power-adjustable driver’s seat with memory settings, 60/40 split/folding back seat, leather upholstery,
emergency communications, 12.3-in digital driver information display, selectable drive modes, rear parking sensors, programmable Care Key, 9-in vertically oriented infotainment touchscreen, Wi-Fi,
/Android Auto smartphone integration, Bluetooth, HD/satellite radio, two USB-A ports up front and a pair of USB-C ports for those in the rear seats, plus an 8-speaker audio system. This trim is eligible for a Premium package that includes navigation, hands-free liftgate operation, remote garage door opener, dual-zone climate control, power-adjustable front passenger seat, removable/folding load floor with grocery bag holders, power-folding rear outboard headrests, front parking sensors, and keyless entry/ignition.
(T4 $39,945, T5 $41,945) has the contents of the Premium package as standard, then adds 19-in alloy wheels, a lowered sport-tuned suspension, special styling including a black-painted roof and trim-specific color choices, R-Design Nappa leather/Nubuck upholstery, and a sport steering wheel.
(T4 $40,445, T5 $42,445) reverts to the Momentum’s chassis tuning and steering wheel, then adds its own, more premium touches like real wood trim, leather upholstery, and a crystal gear shift knob. All trim levels may be ordered with an Advanced package, bringing
adaptive cruise control
with lane-centering steering assistance (Pilot Assist), 360-degree camera system, 12-volt outlet in the luggage area, wireless charging, and high-pressure headlight cleaning. Among the other options are heated seats/steering wheel/wipers (T5 versions have heated front seats as standard, so the option in this instance would be heated rear seats), 20-inch alloy wheels (R-Design only), self-parking system (R-Design and Inscription only), and a Harman Kardon audio system (Inscription only). The 2021 XC40
($53,990 before credits) is very well equipped. It's the first Volvo to use the Android Automotive operating system, which means it has Google Assitant and Google Maps navigation. The XC40 Recharge also gets a 12.3-inch digital driver display, wireless smartphone charging, and heated front seats. Also notable: The XC40 Recharge has a small front trunk, and it's the first Volvo to use the company's scalable Advanced Driver Assist sensor platform, which means it's primed for future autonomy.