2023 Volvo XC40 Recharge  RealSafeCars90Safety Rating

#23 of 2023 SUVs

#28 of all 2023 vehicles

Pictured: 2020 Volvo XC40 Recharge
The XC40 Recharge, introduced by Volvo in 2021, is a small SUV with seating up to 5. The XC40 Recharge provides exceptional fuel efficiency for its class, saving your wallet and the environment. The Volvo XC40 Recharge has exceptional horsepower for its class, packing substantial oomph. 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 2023 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 2023 Volvo XC40 Recharge has a score of 90, implying a 0.029% chance of driver death (2.6% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2023 Volvo XC40 Recharge has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0286% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 3.2629%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0286% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 3.2629% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2023 Volvo XC40 Recharge is 39% less likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other suvs, the 2023 Volvo XC40 Recharge is 30% less likely to result in a fatal accident.

The 2023 Volvo C40 Recharge is a fully electric SUV that offers a wide range of advanced safety features designed to keep its passengers safe. As with all Volvo vehicles, the C40 Recharge is built with safety as a top priority, and it features a range of innovative technologies that provide added protection and peace of mind.

And it is less safe than many comparable cars.

10080Hyundai NexoVolvo V60 RechargeKia EV6Hyundai Ioniq 5Volvo XC40 RechargeVolvo C40 RechargeA. Q4 e-tron SportbackVolkswagen ID.4Audi Q4 e-tronTesla Model YAudi Q5Genesis GV60Comparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2023 Volvo XC40 Recharge with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 80 to 100. The 2023 Volvo XC40 Recharge is safer than the 2022 Hyundai Nexo and the 2023 Volvo V60 Recharge and less safe than the 2023 Genesis GV60, the 2023 Audi Q5, 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 2023 Hyundai Ioniq 5 and the 2023 Volvo C40 Recharge.

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