2021 Volvo XC40  
2021 Volvo XC40  

Compare Subcompact and Compact Models from the Legendary Volvo Brand

Discover two notable SUVs from our legendary Volvo brand, the Volvo XC40 and the Volvo XC60, and identify a specific model designed for you. Consider subtle but relevant differences in performance, interior space and design to determine the vehicle that aligns with your lifestyle.

2021 Volvo XC60    2021 Volvo XC40
All-Wheel DriveOptional    Optional
Available Horsepower250 - 400    187 - 402
City MPGup to 22    up to 23
Highway MPGup to 29    up to 32
Rear Legroom38.0 in.    36.1 in.
Fuel Tank Capacity (Gallons)18.8    14.2
Cargo Volumeup to 63.3 cu. ft.    up to 57.5 cu. ft.

A New Era of SUVs

Both new Volvo SUVs feature 3 trim levels for consideration and are available with season-adaptable all-wheel drive. The Volvo XC60 offers a plug-in hybrid powertrain option, dubbed the 2021 Volvo XC60 Recharge, for shoppers who appreciate sustainability, extended range, and an eco-friendly design. The Volvo XC60 has been recognized all over the world for its design, innovations, and engaging experience behind the wheel. Whether you spring for the top-of-the-line Volvo XC60 Inscription or the well-rounded Volvo XC60 Momentum, you can rest assured you're driving a world-renowned luxury SUV.

The Volvo XC40 allows for the expression of individuality. It offers distinctive styling options and smart storage like no other. Much like the Volvo XC60, the Volvo XC40 also offers a plug-in hybrid powertrain option with similar naming conventions and a healthy dose of horsepower from its dual electric motors. Plus, with its compact stature, the new 2021 Volvo XC40 is markedly easier to maneuver around crowded cities like Manchester and Londonderry, NH than many of its larger luxury SUV competitors. For additional details, both vehicle lineups break down as follows:

The Volvo XC40:

  • T4 FWD (Momentum, R-Design, Inscription)
  • T5 AWD (Momentum, R-Design, Inscription)
  • Recharge (Momentum, R-Design, Inscription Expression)

The Volvo XC60:

  • T5 FWD (Momentum, R-Design, Inscription)
  • T5 AWD (Momentum, R-Design, Inscription)
  • T6 AWD (Momentum, R-Design, Inscription)
  • Recharge (Momentum, R-Design, Inscription Expression)

A Scandinavian take on SUVs

Whether taking a road trip around Merrimack and Bedford, NH or a refined city drive, our elegantly spacious SUVs are detailed with luxury, innovation, all-road capability, and a commanding view of the road. Effortless Scandinavian design includes leather seating, power-adjustable driver and passenger seating functions, panoramic sunroofs and Sensus Connect infotainment with smartphone integration through Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™. Scandinavian-influenced body designs accentuate personality, style, and flair on the outside, highlighting the result of thoughtful craftsmanship and careful detail.

Meanwhile, the Volvo Brand's groundbreaking technologies make it easy to access the navigation and infotainment options on both the new 2021 Volvo XC60 and Volvo XC40. At the heart of a Volvo are cutting-edge safety innovations. The stylish Volvo XC40 is designed for life on the go, keeping things simple, and sharing your travels with family and friends.

Likewise, the Volvo XC60 Recharge offers a combined 400 horsepower from its gasoline and electric powertrain. Additionally, up to an EPA-estimated 59 MPGe is possible in the Volvo XC60 Recharge. And it's also worth noting that the new 2021 Volvo XC60 features a more fleshed out array of standard features, adding on adaptive headlights, a hands-free power-operated rear liftgate, and even a rear seat USB-C port.

Looking Out for You

Both the Volvo XC40 and the 2021 Volvo XC60 offer safety and technology to help protect passengers and make driving safer. Safety is at the heart of the Volvo XC60 and Volvo XC40 and is the result of decades of innovation. The following standard examples are just a few of many driver-assist technology systems included in Volvo SUVs:

  • Collision mitigation support
  • City Safety collision avoidance
  • Driver alert control
  • Lane keeping aid
  • Run-off road mitigation
  • Oncoming lane mitigation
  • and more…

The Volvo XC40 vs. the Volvo XC60 - A Winning Proposition Regardless of Choice

Volvo Cars USA is proud to present the Volvo XC40 and the Volvo XC60. While different in design, both models represent the ingenuity and creativity that makes the Volvo brand so special. Visit our Volvo dealership in Manchester, NH to try out the new 2021 Volvo XC40 and Volvo XC60 at your earliest convenience, or take advantage of the opportunity to buy or lease your next Volvo online with Volvo Accelerate.

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