2023 Volvo C40 Recharge  RealSafeCars90Safety Rating

#22 of 2023 SUVs

#27 of all 2023 vehicles

The C40 Recharge, which Volvo introduced in , is a small SUV with seating up to 5. The Volvo C40 Recharge has exceptional horsepower for its class, packing substantial oomph. The C40 Recharge provides exceptional fuel efficiency for its class, saving your wallet and the environment. With standard all-wheel drive (AWD), it handles mud, snow, and sand with ease. Volvo offers a 4-year, 50,000-mile basic/powertrain warranty on its lineup.

The 2023 Volvo C40 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 2023 Volvo C40 Recharge has a score of 90, implying a 0.028% chance of driver death (2.5% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2023 Volvo C40 Recharge has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0282% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 3.2208%, 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 3.2208% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2023 Volvo C40 Recharge is 40% less likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other suvs, the 2023 Volvo C40 Recharge is 31% less likely to result in a fatal accident.

The Volvo XC40 Recharge is a fully electric SUV that offers a range of advanced safety features. It comes with the latest version of Volvo's City Safety technology, which includes features like automatic emergency braking, pedestrian and cyclist detection, and lane departure warning. The car also features a 360-degree camera, front and rear parking sensors, and adaptive cruise control, which helps the driver maintain a safe distance from other vehicles on the road. Additionally, the XC40 Recharge has a suite of airbags, including driver and passenger airbags, side airbags, and curtain airbags. Overall, the XC40 Recharge offers a comprehensive range of safety features that work together to provide a safer driving experience for its passengers.

But it is about as safe as many comparable models.

10076Toyota 4RunnerVolkswagen Golf RHyundai NexoKia EV6Tesla Model 3A. Q4 e-tron SportbackVolkswagen ID.4Audi Q4 e-tronTesla Model YVolvo C40 RechargeVolvo XC40 RechargeHyundai Ioniq 5Comparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2023 Volvo C40 Recharge with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 76 to 100. The 2023 Volvo C40 Recharge is safer than the 2023 Toyota 4Runner, the 2023 Volkswagen Golf R, and the 2022 Hyundai Nexo and less safe than the 2023 Tesla Model Y, the 2023 Audi Q4 e-tron, the 2023 Volkswagen ID.4, and the 2023 Audi Q4 e-tron Sportback. It is about as safe as the 2022 Tesla Model 3, the 2023 Hyundai Ioniq 5, and the 2023 Volvo XC40 Recharge.

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