Volvo XC40 Frequently Asked Questions: All that You Need to Know

When you're looking for your next vehicle in Plano, it's important to have all your questions answered before committing. At Crest Volvo Cars, we serve Richardson, TX, and beyond by providing you with the information you need about the new Volvo XC40 to make an informed decision. We make decision-making easier by answering the most common questions about the new XC40.

Browse our XC40 FAQ and our answers to discover all that you need to know to move forward with buying a new XC40 for sale.

Does the Volvo XC40 need premium gas?

Volvo recommends that premium, 91 unleaded octane or higher for the best performance. However, your Volvo XC40 can run on regular 87 unleaded octane without affecting the engine reliability. It is also safe to use fuel containing up to 10-percent Ethanol in your XC40.

Is the Volvo XC40 All-Wheel Drive?

Volvo's all-wheel drive system with Instant Traction™ does not come standard, but it does come standard for the T5 engine option. Drivers in the Allen, TX, area will discover that this all-wheel drive system comes with an advanced electronic management system that continually monitors engine torque, throttle, brakes, and more to distribute torque exactly where and when it is needed.

Does the Volvo XC40 have Apple CarPlay®?

Yes, the new Volvo XC40 comes with Apple CarPlay® for access to your phone's key features and apps while on the go. Get directions, make phone calls, send and receive texts, and listen to your favorite playlists when driving in the Dallas area.

Does Volvo XC40 have Android Auto™?

Yes, the new XC40 also comes with Android Auto™ standard. When your phone integrates with the multimedia system, you will have access to a similar interface as what you experience on your phone.

Can the Volvo XC40 Tow? 

It sure can. The new XC40 can tow up to 3,500 pounds so that you can take along a boat or trailer on your next adventure.

Does the Volvo XC40 Require a Special Coolant?

Yes, the XC40 requires a special coolant to deliver its exceptional performance. The coolant needed is a specialized Volvo-brand coolant that features Hybrid Organic Acid Technology (HOAT) that handles extreme heat from high-performance vehicles.

What is the Volvo XC40 R-Design?

The XC40 R-Design is a trim level of the XC40 that emphasizes performance and a sporty aesthetic. Plano drivers can expect trim-exclusive features like a sport chassis, paddle shifters, and black trim for the grille, door mirrors, and side windows.

How Can I Update the Volvo XC40 Navigation?

You can update the XC40's navigation system by downloading the latest update on the Volvo website onto a thumb drive with at least 64 GB of free space. Download the update into a FAT32, NTFS, or exFAT file format. Plug your USB dongle into the charge port in your XC40, and the data transfer will begin. After the transfer has completed, wait a few minutes before removing the thumb drive to prevent data corruption.

What is the Safety Rating for the Volvo XC40?

The latest XC40 has yet to be rated by the IIHS or the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. However, the last model year of the XC40 earned the 2019 Top Safety Pick Plus title when equipped with specific headlights. With the new XC40 coming with only more safety features, it's safe to assume that the new XC40 will earn to marks again.

Come to Crest Volvo Cars in Plano

For any questions about financing the new XC40, find out what our finance center can do to help. While we hope we have addressed the majority of our questions, contact us for more answers to your questions. One of the best ways to have your questions answered is by coming to our location and seeing the new XC40 in person.

Schedule a test drive today to experience all the exciting features of the new XC40 for yourself!