The 2021 Volvo XC40 does not only look handsome, but it also performs dynamically too. Its cabin holds so much space to offer plenty of comfort and support for everyone onboard. The XC40 easily snags up a spot near the top of most charts, thanks to its full blend of comfort, space, and performance. Let us explore more on this vehicle along with its competition, the 2021 BMW X1 through the article below.

Design & Style

The 2021 XC40 has plenty of space to accommodate up to five people. Its cabin is equipped with cushy seats across both rows whilst space is abundant even for adult travelers. The XC40 is styled in a sleek mode with clean lines that create a minimalist outlook. Only premium materials are used for its surfaces and sides which are visually appealing.

The 2021 BMW X1 is roomy and attractive. Its cabin can fit up to five people whereas its seats are upholstered in synthetic leather. Power adjustment options are offered in the front row as standard whilst other upgrades like genuine leather, front sport seats, and more are available at additional costs. The X1 basically looks handsome as its cabin makes use of deluxe materials for most surfaces.

Technology & Safety

The 2021 XC40 is modern and high-tech thanks to its wide range of standard features that include Android/Apple platform compatibility, a 9-inch touchscreen, various USB ports, Bluetooth connectivity, both HD and satellite radios, and 8 speakers. The car also offers safety tech like auto emergency brakes, collision warning, lane keep and departure assists, collision mitigation, rear traffic alert, blind spot monitor, auto high beams, adaptive headlamps, parking sensors, rearview camera, and rain-sensing wipers.

The 2021 BMW X1 offers various tech features including Apple CarPlay, an 8.8-inch touchscreen, 7 speakers, satellite radio, Bluetooth connectivity, and 1 USB port. For safety, the car comes with auto emergency brakes, collision warning, lane departure warning, rear and front parking sensors, a rearview camera, and auto high beam headlamps.


The 2021 XC40 performs smoothly to put out 187 horsepower while on a turbocharged engine. It can get an average of 23 mpg in of gas mileage in cities and 32 mpg on highways.

The 2021 BMW X1 can make 228 horsepower through a 2L engine. Its gas mileage gets 24 mpg and 33 mpg in city and highway respectively.

The Bottom Line

The 2021 XC40 boasts a solid engine lineup that is accompanied by an impressive interior. Its cabin quality is refined and its rows of seats are extremely roomy. Those onboard also get to enjoy plenty of high-tech features that come as standard.

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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 2021 Volvo XC40 now!


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