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Volvo XC40 SUV named Best New Car for 2021 by Autotrader

  • Volvo’s Compact SUV stands out amongst more than 300 new vehicle models
  • Fully electric XC40 Recharge acknowledged for stand out style, acceleration and range


MAHWAH, NJ (February 10, 2020) - The 2021 Volvo XC40 luxury compact SUV has been named one of the Best New Cars for 2021 according to the experts at Autotrader.


First recognized by Autotrader in 2019, the 2021 Volvo XC40 offers refined design, functionality and technology, while embodying the brand’s safety legacy with the latest innovations.


Autotrader also recognized the pure electric version of the popular SUV, the XC40 Recharge, highlighting its impressive acceleration and more than 200 miles of range. Autotrader called it “an all-electric subcompact luxury crossover that does just about everything well.”


Autotrader’s team of experts tested and scored more than 300 new vehicle models and selected twelve winners using a range of criteria including unique features, interior comfort, build quality, technology, driving experience, value and more. The winners scored a 4.0 or higher on Autotrader’s five-point scale.


The complete list of Autotrader’s Best New Cars for 2021 can be found here. Customers can learn more about the Volvo XC40 and the pure electric XC40 Recharge at


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