id=”article-body” class=”row” section=”article-body”Enlarge ImageWe’ll miss this little Swede.
Manuel Carrillo III/Roadshow While you can learn a lot in a week or two of driving a car daily, you learn so much more after a full year. That’s why we love taking what you might call a decidedly extended test drive of some of the more popular cars in the market, and given how many of you were clicking on everything we wrote about Volvo’s smallest and most attainable car, adding an XC40 to our long-term fleet was an easy decision.
Choosing how to spec it, however, required a little more discussion. Ultimately, 우리카지노계열 for the car we called “The Swede,” we opted for the T5 spec, with a 248-horsepower, 2.0-liter, turbocharged engine and all-wheel drive. We added the $1,400 premium package to get us Volvo’s Pilot Assist adaptive safety suite plus other niceties like wireless charging. Ticking other boxes like heated front seats and metallic paint gave us a cost of $42,590 delivered.
The car started its time with us in California, where Managing Editor Steven Ewing got first dibs, concluding that our Volvo XC40 is “a really nice little car.” News Editor Kyle Hyatt was similarly enamored after taking our XC40 on an extended road trip, though former reviews editor Manual Carrillo III wasn’t quite so keen on the XC40, struggling to get comfortable.
Following a stint up in our San Francisco office, the Swede went on a little journey. We tied it up with a bow (not really) and packed it off for Detroit, where I took delivery and drove it back to New York, diving in the deep end with a 10-hour, 600-mile run along the wild expanses of I-90. Not the most exciting of introductions, but a great opportunity to test out Pilot Assist. The …