There are a number of SUVs in all shapes and sizes. Which can make it difficult for Stamford drivers to choose the vehicle that best meets their needs. For example, should I buy a new Volvo XC40 or XC60? They are both versatile Volvo SUVs that deliver thrilling performance and feature numerous advanced technology and safety features. However, one may be better suited to your needs and lifestyle. So which Volvo model is best for you?

To help our customers across New Canaan we have highlighted the difference between these two thrilling Volvo models.

  • Size: The biggest difference between the XC40 and XC60 is size and interior space. The XC40 is slightly smaller than the XC60. Both vehicles have comfortable seating for five passengers but the XC60 has a maximum cargo space of 63.3 cubic feet. The XC40 has 57.5 cubic feet.
  • Powertrain: The XC40 and XC60 both deliver spirited performance, but the XC60 has more powerful engine options as well as a plug-in hybrid. The XC40 is powered by a 187 horsepower, 2.0L turbocharged four-cylinder. The XC60 is available with either a 250 horsepower, 2.0L turbocharged four-cylinder, a turbocharged and supercharged 2.0L four-cylinder with 315 horsepower, and a 2.0L turbocharged and supercharged four-cylinder with an electric motor for 400 horsepower.
  • Safety Features: Both the XC40 and XC60 offer the same safety features. Standard features of the XC60 include Blind Spot Information System & Cross Traffic Alert, and Brakes with Hill Start Assist and Automatic Hold. While the XC40 comes equipped with Lane Keeping Aid, City Safety Collision Avoidance Technology, Collision Mitigation Support, and Automatic Braking After Collision.

One of the best ways to decide whether the Volvo XC40 or XC60 is right for you is from behind the wheel. So take the short driver from Norwalk down to Riley Volvo Cars Stamford and go for a test drive to fully experience everything that a Volvo SUV has to offer.