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Can the Volvo XC40 Tow a Travel Trailer or Popup Camper?

The Volvo XC40 can tow up to 3500 lbs. This is enough capacity for a small camper.

The advanced features of the Volvo XC40 include rear-cross traffic alert, blind-spot monitoring, adaptive LED headlamps, leather upholstery, and power-folding exterior mirror with the specially designed auto-dimming function. Other than this, you will also love the two rear-seat USB-C ports, and rear parking sensors added to the 2021 model.

Buyers can also plan to enhance features by investing in options packages that include cargo-area 12-volt outlet, and once-standard heated windshield wiper blades; however, the adaptive suspension system is not accessible anymore.

Transmission, engine, and performance

All XC40 SUV models are loaded with a turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder system that can be either supported by T5 248 horsepower or T4 184 horsepower capacity. With the powerful T5 system, you can achieve 60 mph over all-wheel drive within only 6.2 seconds. The automatic eight-speed transmission handles the gearchanges instantly without causing any harshness in the cabin.

If we talk about the EPA rating on speed and fuel economy, this vehicle is believed to achieve class-competitive fuel-efficiency ratings of up to 30 mpg on highways and 22 mpg on city roads; however, the average performance during 200 miles highway fuel-economy test was observed to be 29 mpg. On the other side, the front-wheel-drive T4 model has achieved EPA ratings of 32 mpg on highways and 23 mpg on city roads.

Interior, comfort, and safety features

The contemporary Swedish styling leads to a functional and fun-oriented finish for XC40. The airy atmosphere and well-enlightened cabins create positive vibes for this model. The existing users are satisfied with enough space available with both rear and front seats. The manufacturers at Volvo have made additional efforts to add more youthful features to this model along with R-Design trims. You can also invest in optional blaze-orange carpeting that reaches up to door panels, rectilinear vents with specially designed floating chrome adjusters, and textured metallic trim with traditional wood inlays.

The manufacturers have added Volvo’s Sensus Connect infotainment system on the 9.0-inch touchscreen. Although it is possible to control the cabin via this specially designed screen, you will also find few redundant physical buttons for easy access. Other than this, Volvo XC40 comes with several driver assistance techs including automated emergency braking; however, the semi-autonomous driving mode is optional to the buyers. Warranty coverage is also fair enough from the company with complimentary scheduled maintenance up to three years.

The XC40 can pull your camper to your favorite vacation spot.