Impeccable cars like the 2018 Volvo XC40 and the 2018 Skoda Kodiak deserves some attention from car lovers like you. How you wish you can just buy both cars. If you have enough money to buy only one car, it will be best to compare one from the other. Do you need help with that? Just read on through this comparison to easily set apart the Volvo from the Skoda.

Design & Style

The 2018 Volvo XC40 may be a picture of toughness with its solid construction and its crisp lines on the outside. Despite that effort on the part of the carmaker, you will also realize that this car is simply modern at all angles. Inside it, you will see how it has carried its confidence all throughout. The cabin has been gifted with the best quality materials too. You will also appreciate its smart storage feature without sacrificing comfort for passengers.

As for the 2018 Skoda Kodiak, you will also love the fact that it has been gifted with an appealing body. Inside it, you will notice the plenty of room that it has been blessed with. The materials in the interior are rather chic than masculine though. Imagine how the glossy decor has been combined with much plastic and you will say that the interior design was not really carefully thought of.

Technology & Safety

The smart technologies in the 2018 Volvo XC40 are really hard to surpass by a lot of car models out there. Imagine how voice control and connectivity works well with the high-resolution, touchscreen display inside it and you will love it even more. Come to think of how advanced driver aids have been fitted into one feature, known as City Safety. This covers the likes of automatic emergency braking, blind spot monitoring, forward collision warning, and pedestrian detection on top of a full suite of driver aids.

The 2018 Skoda Kodiak, on the other hand, has also been gifted with some technologies standard in all variants. Included in the list are adaptive cruise control, autonomous emergency braking, antilock braking system, reverse collision avoidance, and electronic stability control. However, blind spot monitoring and lane support system are optional for this car.


Operating with the help of a dependable four-cylinder, 2.0-liter engine, the 2018 Volvo XC40 is capable of producing up to as much as 247 horsepower and 258lb-ft of torque. Meanwhile, the 2018 Skoda Kodiak can only produce up to as much as 151lb-ft of torque and 164 horsepower for its four-cylinder, 2.0-liter engine.

The Bottom Line

After reading this comparison, you will surely appreciate the 2018 Volvo XC40 even more. You have seen how it qualifies as one of the best cars out there. You will definitely get your money's worth once you decide to own one.

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Do you want to see and experience for yourself what this Volvo vehicle has to offer? Visit us at Volvo Cars Manhattan today! Our customer service representatives are knowledgeable and can provide pertinent advice regarding car purchase, servicing, financing, and more. Contact us today and book a test drive for the 2018 Volvo XC40 now!


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