The world of luxury compact SUVs is filled with remarkable options like the 2019 Volvo XC40 and the 2019 BMW X3. Both cars have powerful engines that place them on equal footing when compared. What other things need to be compared by car buyers in Manhattan when looking at this car? Here is a comparison to enlightening you with all factors that can affect the purchase.

Design & Style

The 2019 Volvo XC40 knows how to embrace ruggedness and handsomeness in its exterior. For a tough side, it has 18-inch wheels to carry the weight in it. For its looks, it counts on LED headlights, grille assembly, and roof rails. For its interior designing, it has an impressive set of materials, all chosen for the high quality that they offer. Space is plenty for this car too, ready to accommodate the needs of five adults of different sizes and ages.

Also very impressive to look at, the 2019 BMW X3 is one car that has combined luxury with toughness on the outside. This sturdy car boasts plenty of cargo space as well, with supportive and spacious seats inside the cabin. The overall design is so simple though, lacking the flair that more opulent rivals like the XC40 offers.

Technology & Safety

Integrating support for Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, the 2019 Volvo V90 starts to make a mark in terms of technologies. It also has an impressive and functional gauge cluster display, customizable depending on your needs, working in accordance with the infotainment interface. For safety, you can count on adaptive cruise control, automatic emergency braking, and lane departure warning for this car.

In the case of the 2019 BMW X3, you will love that it has included a 6.5-inch touchscreen in its iDrive infotainment interface. Note, though, that it takes time learning functionalities in the system. It also fails to provide Android Auto support. Pedestrian detection, traffic sign recognition, and forward collision warning are available for this car.


Blessed with engines that are four-cylinder, 2.0-liter in terms of capacity, these two cars both reach a mark of 248 horsepower. Differences in terms of performance can be seen in their respective fuel efficiency ratings. The 2019 Volvo XC40 manages to reach up to 23mpg for city driving and 33mpg for highway driving. Figures for the 2019 BMW X3 are set at 23/30mpg for city/highway driving.

The Bottom Line

With this comparison, you have seen the many reasons for you to love the 2019 Volvo XC40. This car is more than just fascinating in terms of looks. It is also gifted with technology features and a powerful engine that fulfills the promise you are looking for in a luxury car.

Ready to Schedule a 2019 Volvo XC40 Test Drive Today?

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 2019 Volvo XC40 now!


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