2022 Volvo XC40 Recharge  RealSafeCars90Safety Rating

#18 of 2022 SUVs

#24 of all 2022 vehicles

Pictured: 2020 Volvo XC40 Recharge
The XC40 Recharge, introduced by Volvo in 2021, is a small SUV with seating up to 5. The Volvo XC40 Recharge provides superior horsepower for its class, offering great power. The XC40 Recharge provides superior EPA (miles per gallon) for its class, easing fuel costs and reducing pollution. It handles mud, snow, and sand with ease with standard all-wheel drive (AWD). Volvo offers a 4-year, 50,000-mile basic/powertrain warranty on its lineup.

The 2022 Volvo XC40 Recharge is safe compared to all vehicles.

Comparison to all vehicles.  This plot shows RSC safety scores on the horizontal axis vs. the number of vehicles with each safety score (depicted by bar height and percentages at the bottom). Colors reflect vehicle safety, ranging from red (not that safe) to green (safer). For reference, a score of 0 implies a 0.15% chance of driver death (13% chance of driver injury) over 15 years, and a score of 100 reflects a 0.016% chance (1.4% chance of driver injury). The 2022 Volvo XC40 Recharge has a score of 90, implying a 0.028% chance of driver death (2.5% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2022 Volvo XC40 Recharge has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0282% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 3.2248%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0282% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 3.2248% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2022 Volvo XC40 Recharge is 39% less likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other suvs, the 2022 Volvo XC40 Recharge is 31% less likely to result in a fatal accident.

Active safety features with Volvo's IntelliSafe can substantially reduce the risks of harm to vehicle occupants by preventing severe accidents. The following active safety systems are included even on lower trims/versions of the 2022 Volvo XC40 Recharge: Automatic Emergency Braking (AEB), Lane Departure Warning System, and Blind Spot Information System (BLIS).

Some safety features still may make a vehicle safer, even if not at the forefront of technological advances. Optional Cornering Headlights / Leveling Head Lamps points head lamps towards where the vehicle is heading, better lighting the road ahead. Side mirror turn signals are standard on the Volvo XC40 Recharge. They alert other vehicles of your intention to switch lanes, which allows the other vehicle's driver to prevent an impending accident with you. Automatic High Beams are standard on the 2022 Volvo XC40 Recharge. This feature recognizes oncoming traffic and shuts off high beam headlights until the oncoming traffic has passed.

But it is about as safe as many comparable models.

10077INFINITI Q50Hyundai NexoDodge ChargerLexus RCA. e-tron SportbackAudi e-tronTesla Model YA. A6 Allroad (Wagon)Volvo XC40 RechargeM.-B. GLE-ClassTesla Model 3Alfa Romeo GiuliaComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2022 Volvo XC40 Recharge with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 77 to 100. The 2022 Volvo XC40 Recharge is safer than the 2022 INFINITI Q50, the 2022 Hyundai Nexo, and the 2022 Dodge Charger and less safe than the 2022 Audi A6 Allroad (Wagon), the 2022 Tesla Model Y, the 2021 Audi e-tron, and the 2021 Audi e-tron Sportback. It is about as safe as the 2022 Alfa Romeo Giulia, the 2022 Tesla Model 3, and the 2022 Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class.

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